Nokia is a global leader in the technologiesthat connect people and things. With state-of-the-art software, hardware andservices for any type of network, Nokia is uniquely positioned to helpcommunication service providers, governments, and large enterprises deliver onthe promise of 5G, the Cloud and the Internet of Things.
Serving customersin over 100 countries, our research scientists and engineers continue to inventand accelerate new technologies that will increasingly transform the way peopleand things communicate and connect.
IP & Optical Networks Services Business Unit
Network Service Platform (NSP) Automation Solution Architect
The Services Business Unit’s Global Network Management Engineering team provides Professional Services in support of real-world deployments of advance solutions across the IP / Optical Network (ION) Business Line product portfolio
The team is seeking a highly skilled Network Service Platform Automation Solution Architect to provide professional services to Nokia’s customer base.
The candidate in this role will be required to work in a consultative manner directly with customers, project managers, sales engineers, business development, commercial and technical teams to deliver projects.
The role will include the following responsibilities :
Engage with Sales Engineers, Business Development, regional RBC and Project Managers to gain understanding of the overall project intent and goals.
Conduct needs analysis workshops with customers to gain in-depth details of business needs, specific use cases and expected project outcomes.
Document established understanding of the project goals and requirements; and share the understanding between customer and project teams.
stay informed about the latest product features and service offerings.
Keep a regular contact with product teams and suggest strategies, initiatives and remedies for existing or new products or product features.
Review existing business risks related to the implementation of solution design and ensures that such risks are mitigated.
Work with technical and commercial teams to outline project solution (solution architecture), suggest product components and service offerings to deliver on the project strive to propose and design a viable solution that will yield a return on investment for the business unit.
Assist sales, account and commercial teams in drafting statement of work for a commercial offer of the proposed solution.
Provide direction, assistance and answer questions to customers and Nokia project delivery teams; ensure project scope is maintained and solution implemented.
Serve as a liaison for cross business unit customer projects.
Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Telecom, Software Engineering, or equivalent experience.
IP, Virtualization, SDN and OSS training / certification is an asset.
The successful candidate will have strong technical, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills as well as being energetic, results oriented and will have knowledge and experience with some or all the following areas :
Comprehensive understanding and experience with IP / Optical networking, OSS, and SDN technologies and business, to be able to lead technical and business discussions with internal and customers experts
Excellent knowledge of the networking market, strategies, and offerings across the industry, including customers and competitors
Proven ability to transform analytical skills and strategic thinking into successful solution offerings
Very strong leadership and negotiation skills; highly collaborative work style with proven ability to gather consensus and take decisive and timely action
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work with senior executives, sales, account teams and program owners
Proven track record in sales or business development, typically demonstrated by 10+ years of senior-level experience in sales, marketing, engineering management or product management
University degree or equivalent experience in engineering, sales, or related field
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