To lead the high-level product and digital platform designs, delivery and management of solutions to support demands from Vodafone Business Platform Solutions customers across Vodafone Business, Local Markets and Partner Markets.
You will be part of the SaaS Solutions team in Group Technology responsible for the SaaS Digital Marketplace, which is supporting Vodafone’s key strategic growth areas of Vodafone business especially in the SME segment.
Key accountabilities and decision ownership:
•Lead the creation of technical domain level/agile team design of products, solutions and digital platforms to meet the needs of customers, obtaining the optimum balance between compliance to requirements and delivery times/costs/quality, within a virtual team.
•Work with the Vodafone Business teams to help in the definition of roadmaps and further development of these products and digital platforms.
•Work closely with the Architect Authority and Technical Product Owners during the design phase to ensure the compliance of the solution against the customer requirements and consistency with wider technical landscape and technology strategy.
•Lead the selections of 3rd party suppliers, manage the interaction with them (technical requirements, compliance, roadmaps, performance management, etc.) and support.
Core competencies, knowledge and experience:
•Excellent end-2-end solution design co-ordination and virtual team management skills
•Experience of design, development, implementation and roll out of ecommerce platforms, digital channels, SaaS/IaaS/PaaS cloud solutions, mobile/fixed telecoms services and mobile applications. Preferably gained in an international environment or global context
Must have skills:
•University degree in computer science/ electrical / electronic / telecommunications engineering or similar degree
•Minimum of 5 years experience in a mobile operating company or a global technology company
•Understanding and appreciation of wider BSS, OSS and billing system requirements for Telecoms and appreciation of middleware technologies and concepts
•Good understanding of:
- Mobile networks and technologies
- Communications Stack, Interfaces and Protocols
- Operating Systems and Software development
•Awareness of Industry bodies (TM Forum, W3C, 3GPP, GSMA,) and Industry standards (Open ID, SAML, OAuth)