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IoT Deployment Architect

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Job Description

As the IOT Deployment Architect, within the Geo-Expansion team you will be responsible for the end-to-end delivery and integration of various IoT products, services and solutions to Vodafone Operating Companies and partners around the globe. Enhancing the product portfolio in existing markets and expanding Vodafone's geographic footprint. IOT is a strategic and exciting area of growth for Vodafone. Delivering Global expansion programmes for Managed Connectivity including NB-IOT, Internet in The Car (IITC) as well as eUIIC capabilities. As such, this is a critical role in terms of customer perception and will directly impact the success/reputation of Vodafone's IoT product offering and its ability to achieve the forecasted revenue targets.

Responsibilities include:

  • Consulting and Integration Professional services for IOT Products

  • System and Network integration design

  • Standardisation and efficient deliveries (processes & procedures) of geographic expansion programmes

  • Quality and delivery against customer expectations

  • Managing external suppliers ensuring optimum delivery and cost

  • Support in problem determination, troubleshooting, root cause analysis, where necessary

  • Creation of quality documentation such as High Level Design and Low Level Designs

  • Work closely with product and LoB teams to ensure requirements and definitions are clear

  • Influence customer, suppliers and third parties to improve delivery engagement whenever possible

  • Participate in early opportunities with evaluations and input with cost and time analysis

  • Act as a subject matter expert for selected domain environments/ecosystems

  • Influence and build effective relationships with peers within Group, local markets, suppliers & partners

    The role may involve international travel from time to time.

    Key accountabilities and decision ownership

  • Lead the technical delivery of IoT Geo Expansion projects with quality and on time

  • Ensure technical requirements are met against delivery and budget

  • Support delivery team with smooth transition to Operations

Candidate Description

  • Background in system integration and network design for internet, mobile and/or communications technology, preferably gained in an international environment/global context.

  • Knowledge of IT datacentre infrastructure desirable (Server, F/W, NAS, SAN)

  • Experience with Cloud architecture (AWS) and delivery will be an advantage

  • Industry experience with Software Platforms in Linux/ Solaris/Windows platforms.

  • Good understanding of server technologies - Apache, WebLogic Server, Tomcat

  • Good understanding of mobile networks and technologies-2G/3G/HSPA/GPRS/EDGE, LTE/EPC

  • Experience in IP networking - switching, routing, firewalls, and load balancers in Telco and Enterprise environment.

  • Excellent knowledge of Mobile Packet Core routing including mobile devices, applications and device OSs and customer connectivity.

  • Knowledge of Web technologies: SOAP, HTML, XML, and Web technologies including APIs

Employer Description

At Vodafone, we're working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this.

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.