Lead OSS Solution Architect

Our Exciting Opportunity

We are now looking for a Lead OSS Solution Architect, to drive assigned opportunities & deliveries. This role will be responsible for analyzing, designing and developing commercially viable End-to-End technical solutions for the customers. Lead SA will drive opportunities and deliveries in all OSS sub-domains Network Management, Analytics and Assurance and Orchestration. Working closely with Service Delivery Units, BDGS Solution Area OSS, Core & Cloud, PMO and the account team. The role is a part of the Digital Services team in Customer unit for West Africa.

You Will

  • Define the technical solutions for OSS projects
  • Driving pre-sales activities, produce solution maps and documents, cost estimation and Statement of Work
  • Drive feasibility studies, network impact reports and test strategies for green field deployments, upgrades, expansions and migrations
  • Act as a SPOC for all OSS solution engagements towards the customer and the Market Area teams
  • Establish thought leadership through delivering customer presentations and webinars
  • Support operational activities by closely working with the team responsible for deployment, upgrade, integration and testing

To Be Successful in The Role You Must Have

  • Education: University degree or equivalent
  • More than 7 years of experience as an OSS Solution Architect.
  • Proven experience in Ericsson Network Manager (ENM), Ericsson Network IQ Statistics (ENIQ), Self-organizing Network (SON), Ericsson Orchestrator, Adaptive Inventory, Dynamic Activation, Cloud Manager, CENX
  • Previous experience as a Services engineer or equivalent
  • E2E technical understanding
  • Core & Cloud solution architecture or 5G experience is an advantage
  • Decision making and "just do it" demeanor
  • Leading, presenting and communicating with internal and external partners at C-level.
  • Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Business and Commercial acumen
  • Evidence of ongoing self-development required

You Should Also Have

  • Travel up to 75% at short notice is important
  • Working during maintenance windows and outside working hours is important for this role

Role is flexible for hiring in Benin, Cameroon, Ghana or Ivory Coast.

We help our customers enable the full value of connectivity by creating game-changing technology and services that are easy to use, adopt and scale. Our comprehensive portfolio ranges across Networks, Digital Services, Managed Services and Emerging Business; powered by 5G and IoT platforms.