Technical Design Authority

Bracknell, Berkshire
  1. Full Time
  2. IT/Technology
Posting date:18 Jun, 2018
OSS Technical Design Authority - Newbury
Competitive salary + excellent benefits

About the role

Responsible for the design, development and delivery of solutions in the Fulfilment and Service Activation OSS Domain. Accountable for delivering and maintaining the roadmap of the Fulfilment and Service Activation portfolio systems driving them towards the strategic architecture, moving the portfolio to new technologies like NFV, SDN, Virtualization and Cloud. You will manage the Fulfilment & Activation Systems such as Cisco ACS, Cisco MVSO, Nokia 5620SAM, Cortex Automation and others, with focus on the lifecycle and roadmap of these platforms in conjunction with OSS design team and IT Architecture. 

Key Responsibilities  
  • Represent OSS Fulfilment & Activation domain to the demand, Networks, bid and NPD community for Impact Assessments, costs and effort. 
  • Produce, own and maintain the OSS Fulfilment & Activation technical roadmap in conjunction with IT architecture and OSS domain design.
  • Technical ownership of the development & lifecycle of OSS Fulfilment & Activation Systems.  
  • Provide work package breakdowns to deliver end to end OSS solutions. 
  • Technical Authority for Domain OSS solutions, interfacing with vendors and 3rd parties as appropriate.

Key Skills and Experience
  • Virtualization / Cloud Experience. 
  • Hands on Deployment experience.
  • Technical knowledge of fixed and Mobile networks (3G, 4G IP, Voice & Transmission, Broadband). 
  • Ability to discuss technical details internally and with SIs and vendors.
  • Software Delivery and Project Lifecycle knowledge and experience focus on Agile delivery.
  • Ability to build credibility across technical and operational teams as well as influencing stakeholders to agree on technical solutions or delivery approaches.
  • Any formal Cisco certifications / accreditations (CCNA, CCNP, CCIE) would be beneficial to the application. 
  • Any exposure to Big Data would be beneficial to the application. 
  • Excellent written, mathematical and interpersonal skills.
Technology at Vodafone 

Millions of people interact with Vodafone Technology every day without even realising it. Our products deliver many essential services that critical to the lives of many different people. We connect all sorts of businesses including banks, shops and the media to and critical services such as the emergency services. Our technology and network is the backbone to everything we deliver and without it we wouldn’t have a business. That’s why we’re investing heavily in it and we need talented people to help us deliver the next wave of innovation.  

Why Vodafone?

Joining Vodafone is more than a job, what we do matters. We don’t just carry minutes, texts and data – we carry people’s lives. And that’s a huge responsibility. If you think for a minute about the people you rely on…the likelihood is they rely on us.

Customers are at the heart of everything we do and we want to make a difference to the lives of our customers, and the communities in which we live and work. We support our people to give something back to the causes that mean the most to them through helping them give time and money to the charities they love.

And what’s it like to work here? We have created an environment where you can look forward to coming to work and are empowered to be at your best. We offer flexibility in how you work that helps you do your job in a way that suits you, opportunities to help you grow and progress throughout your career, and a choice of benefits to suit your lifestyle.

Commitment from Vodafone

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodafone you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company. 

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