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Posted On Apr 08

IoT Solution Architect

Vodafone

Location : New York, NY

Headquarters : London

Hiring Mode : Full Time

Hiring Role : Architect

Experience : Mid Level

Role Purpose:

The IoT Solution Architect is part of the Technical Sales team and creates IoT connectivity solution designs using Vodafone’s
global IoT network and management platform to enterprise customers within the UK and the broader Northern European region.

Role Description
As IoT Solution Architect, you will apply your detailed technical knowhow in cellular communications and telecoms network technology to design and implement connectivity solutions for enterprise customers for many different IoT applications and industries. You will work hand in hand with Solution Architects in the team to design solutions based on Vodafone’s managed connectivity and IoT solution portfolio. You will support customers a pre-sales stage through implementation and deployment, and make sure the solution is appropriately tested and accepted by the customer.

Responsibilities
  • Work closely with IoT Solution Sales team and Technical Delivery teams in pre-sales, design, and implementation phases
  • Learn about and become a technical expert of Vodafone’s IoT network and solutions.
  • Design appropriate network connectivity and backend integration solutions., in line with customer’s existing systems and stated requirements
  • You may be asked to support workshops with customers and internal experts to work out optimal solutions and generate customer satisfaction
  • Support the sales process as technical expert from pre-sales and qualification stages, through RFP / bid and contract sign-up, all the way to implementation, deployment and successful acceptance testing and sign-off
  • Produce and maintain technical documentation conversant with the requirements of the customer and the capability of the business, and achieve customer technical solution approval
  • Support solution architect team, technical teams, and customers during deployments, testing, in-life during new feature deployments, and manage technical change requests
  • Liaise with internal delivery teams and drive solution design and testing through to completion
  • Occasional travel within USA
Essential
  • BS or BA or an IT/EE (or equivalent)
We are reliable and transparent to deal with. We deliver for others and trust others to do likewise:
  • Knowledge of cellular 3GPP and / or fixed data network technology, with an understanding of IoT applications
  • Some knowledge of data communication and network technology, software application and / or cloud technology
  • Some knowledge of the broader IoT market, typical applications and issues
  • Pro-active, driven, can-do attitude
  • Good team player
  • Comfortable to work in a fast-paced environment, flexible to adapt
  • A self-starter with a determination to succeed
Desired
  • Hands-on experience in IoT solution designs, implementation and issue resolution – on either the end device side, or the network side, or both
  • Experience in working within a multinational mobile network operator advantageous
  • Some knowledge of OSS/BSS systems for Telecoms of advantage
  • Some knowledge of IT security
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