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|Solution Architect - Smart Networks (Packet Core),   Khartoum,   Sudan|
The main responsibility is to ensure that all deliveries to customers, which also include documents, solution proposals, offers etc, are made in a professional way from a solution point of view, all in order to get satisfied customers and secure profitability for Ericsson.
The main responsibilities are described as:
Represent the Smart Networks organization towards the Customer, Key Accounts & CU
Lead & Develop Packet Core sales portfolio.
Analyze complex customer requirements/needs and propose E2E technical solutions to enhance customer's competitive position.
Specify and design a technical solution in co-operation with the customer through a Consultative Approach
Supporting the market and sales organization as an expert in the PS Core solution portfolio.
When applicable participate as a member of Core 3 team as a Customer Solution Responsible (CSR).
Act as the technical lead to define and document customized solutions for Ericsson customers in responding to customer requests (i.e. RfP) as well as being the custodian of the defined solution during the implementation of the project enhancing the solution through customer needs and change requests.
Both technical and business development are rapid; retain responsibility for continuously keeping competence and skills up to date
Qualifications and competence
Masters or Bachelor degree in Engineering or equivalent
Strong technical and business acumen and understanding of the customer's business priorities to look at opportunities from the customer's perspective.
Ability to develop and drive Customer Solutions on all levels
Strong Consultative Selling/Approach
Knowledge of Broadband Trends and business solutions
Excellent in-depth knowledge about PS Core (SGSN-MME, GGSN-MPG, EPG, SAPC, SASN,..) and about Core Network Functionality (Signaling/SIGTRAN, SGSN in Pool, SAU PDP & PPS parameters, Charging Systems).
Excellent knowledge about Core node design and dimensioning.
Good Knowledge on IP Networking and design
Excellent Knowledge on network evolution to LTE
Strong sense of Passion to win, Drive and Openness
Excellent Presentation and communication skills
Good business and financial awareness, understanding customer needs
Fluent in English. Arabic will be an advantage
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