Thursday, December 1, 2011

Telecom BSS/OSS Architect Vacancy | IBM Careers

Telecom BSS/OSS Architect

Job ID GBS-0443054
Job type Full-time Regular
Work country Multiple (EG, KE, MA, NG, SA, ZA, AE)
Posted 26-Oct-2011
Work city - Any
Job area Consulting & Services
Travel Up to 2 days a week (home on weekends-based on project requirements) Job category Consultant
Business unit ConServ
Job role General Other Consultant
Job role skillset General
Commissionable/Sales-Incentive jobs only No

Job description
The Telco BSS/OSS Architect is responsible for translating client's business requirements into specific system, application, and process designs. This includes working with client personnel and executives to identify functional requirements and subsequently working with and leading others in the identification, justification and design of the client's BSS/OSS solution. Responsible for a wide range of activities from requirements analysis through design specification. At the Senior level or higher, the position requires significant knowledge across competitive ISV/NEP solutions, multiple platforms, processes or architectures, as well as broad knowledge of new technologies, and will include directing the design efforts of less experienced architects. Readiness to travel within the region and globally is required.

At least 5 years experience in the following areas:
BSS/OSS Software Application Integration
Billing, Mediation, and CRM
Order to Cash end to end process
Service Assurance/Network Management process
Service Delivery Platforms (SDP)
IP Multimedia Systems (IMS)
Independent Software Vendors (ISV)
Network Equipment Providers (NEP)
Next Generation Networks (NGN)

Outsourcing Operations, Applications, and Services
Developing systems architecture, solutioning and implementation
Requirements analysis, estimation and proposal development
Developing executive level relationships, with prior experience in the identification, development, and closure of sales efforts
Guiding & facilitating exec level business decisions & performing business analysis such as quantitative & qualitative analysis, business case development, operations analysis, and/or other solutions

Project management, team leadership, and client relationship management in support of the delivery of business and/or technical project solutions
Consulting experience
Readiness and ability to accommodate extensive global/regional travel (90% or more)
Bachelor's Degree
Strong written, oral communications and presentation skills in English

Education/Experience : Masters Degree or Equivalent experience, Field of study: Telecommunications Industry Operations,Processes,and Systems
Experience: Minimum 5-8 years of experiences in the Telco Industry.
Proven ability to advise large scale complex projects transforming new or existing processes, operations, or solutions. Proven ability to lead/support large BSS/OSS architecture planning and delivery projects

Additional information:

This position is only open to residence of the Middle East & Africa

Bachelor's Degree
English: Fluent

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