Solution Architect

Sandvine Technologies (I) Pvt Ltd.
  • Mumbai, Navi Mumbai
  • Confidential
  • 6-11 years
  • 18 Feb 2015

  • Software Design & Development

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services, IT/ Technology - Hardware & Networking
Job Description

Specific Responsibilities:

Leading and supervising technical end-to-end delivery of a solution as part of a team working on the system integration and implementation for a customer. Activities will include:
o Interfacing with the customer throughout the delivery of a solution
o Interpreting customer requirements into a well presented and documented technical solution design
o Supervising and participating in the development, testing and deployment of a solution
o Review and approval of all Sandvine internal and customer facing deliverables associated with a solution
Responsible for technical scope management and change control, ensuring proficient on-budget delivery of assigned projects and tasks
o Shall provide consultative support to project managers on technical scope
o Should be familiar with change management and identify and interpret additional business requirements and drive them to successful implementation
Candidate shall be required to ensure completion of project deliverables within designated timeframe and strict quality control while maintaining high level of customer satisfaction
Provide specific solution/technology/product consulting, technical, and sales support for major account opportunities
Continuously improve and expand Sandvines products and solutions portfolio understanding along with keeping an up to date industry knowledge around best practises and latest technological developments
Interface with Sandvine internal groups (Product Management, Engineering, Quality Assurance) to continuously improve and innovate
Providing knowledge transfer, consultative support and mentorship to other colleagues
Work effectively as a member of the team, taking initiative in driving projects to completion, and assuming a leadership role when needed

Required Qualifications:

Must Have:

BS or MS (or equivalent) degree in Engineering or Computer Science
5+ year experience in networking and data communications industry with different operator networks and/or vendors for Wireline (Cable, DSL, FTTx etc) and Wireless (Satellite, WiFi, LTE, GPRS-3G, CDMA-3G, WiMAX, GSM, UMTS etc)
Good understanding of end-to-end network call flows, as well as relevant technologies & protocols (DHCP, RADIUS, DIAMETER, GTP/GTP-C, BGP, SOAP, LDAP, GRE, IPSec, MPLS etc)
Knowledge of software/systems engineering models & processes (UML, SDLC, RAD)
Excellent demonstrated customer interaction skills in a technical or professional services type role
Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills
Willingness and ability to travel to domestic and international destinations (approx. 25% to 50% of the time)

Considered an Asset:

Understanding of billing and charging concepts and experience with Online Charging and Policy Enforcement (OCS, PCRF, PCEF)
Experience with Web 2.0 technology (Javascript, HTML, HTTP, etc.)
Exposure to and understanding of web application concepts like P2P, VoIP, WAP, MMS, RTSP
Experience with or exposure to programming languages such as Java or C++, Linux/UNIX/FreeBSD operating systems, and general scripting languages
Knowledge of packet level debugging using Wireshark, tcpdump, tcpreplay or similar tools

Unique Requirements: Should be comfortable to function in different time zones and challenging delivery schedules.
Should be willing to work hands on with equipment and tools where required and support other team members in a cross functional role
Ability and willingness to travel to absolutely any part of the world.
Ability and willingness to take initiative in driving projects to completion and operate with minimal supervision
Ability to manage and resolve ambiguity
Ability to multitask and seamlessly manage several concurrent projects
Ability to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines and adhere to challenging delivery schedules
Ability to professionally work with and in front of a customer even under high pressure and challenging environments

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