Solution Architect – Policy Control Function (Ericsson)

Location: Sydney, Australia

Company: Ericsson

Functional Area: Service Delivery

Work Rights: AU/NZ Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident

Travel: up to 10%

Background Checks: All employment offers to join Ericsson are subject to satisfactory completion of our global pre-employment check

As the tech firm that created the mobile world, and with more than 54,000 patents to our name, we’ve made it our business to make a mark. When joining our team at Ericsson you are empowered to learn, lead and perform at your best, shaping the future of technology. This is a place where you’re welcomed as your own perfectly unique self, and celebrated for the skills, talent, and perspective you bring to the team. Are you in? Come, and be where it begins.

Our Exciting Opportunity:

Ericsson Australia is growing! As a result, we are now looking for a Solution Architect who will sit within the Policy Control Function (PCRF) group of Ericsson 5G delivery team, a highly experienced team at Ericsson. You will be working at the cutting edge of technology (5G, IOT, VoNR and VoLTE) and be a domain specialist and a go-to person in the field of PCRF.

In this role, you would:

  • Design, deploy and implement Policy Control Solutions in a reputed telecommunication network.
  • Propose solutions, develop and present technical presentations and proposals
  • Manage customer expectations, implementation of customer solutions within agreed time, scope and cost.
  • Provide ideas and suggestions to Product Management to further improve/add/modify existing offerings within the Network and Design portfolio
  • Work with Project or Program managers to understand the solution scope and fragment into deliverable activities & solutions
  • Participate in knowledge transfer, documentation & information sharing

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Degree in Electrical, Electronics or Telecommunications Engineering or IT.
  • Significant work experience in ICT Industry with experience in service delivery
  • Demonstrable experience on designing, deploying and implementing Policy Control solutions in a telecommunications network and previous hands-on experience on PCRF nodes (Ericsson vSAPC preferred)
  • Solid understanding in the role of PCRF on QoS Management, Access Control and Service Authorization, Support for Voice over LTE (VoLTE) services and Usage Limit Control with an Online Charging System
  • Capacity to analyze diameter protocol messages and flows that are relevant to the PCRF solution (Gx, Rx, Sy)
  • Understanding on the evolution of Policy Control in 5G networks
  • Solid grasp of the 5G SA Core Network specially in NEF (Network Exposure Function) and NSSF (Network Slice Selection Function)
  • Experience fixing complex issues and guiding technical teams on Root Cause Analysis processes
  • Consistent track record of leading teams to successful project outcomes!

What’s in it for you?

Here at Ericsson, our culture is built on over a century of courageous decisions. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds you will be redefining it. You won’t develop for the status quo but will build what replaces it Joining us is a way to move your career in any direction you want with hundreds of career opportunities in locations all over the world, in a place where co creation and collaboration are embedded into the walls. You will find yourself in a speak up environment where empathy and humanness serve as cornerstones for how we work, and where work life balance is a priority. Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless.

Ericsson Australia Employee Benefits

  • Wellness: Ericsson Australia offers a variety of programs crafted to support your physical and emotional wellbeing
  • Paid Time Off: We encourage all employees to switch off to recuperate and recharge through paid time off.
  • Work Conditions: Looking to find better work / life balance? Speak to us about flexible work arrangements**
  • Employee Discounts: We offer employees access to discounted health insurance, groceries and entertainment through our partner providers.
  • Employee Development: Working at Ericsson gives you access to Degreed, an integrated learning platform where you can learn, upskill, develop and measure your skills.
  • Awards: Ericsson values dedication, and we regularly recognize employee commitment through award programs i.e. service awards and peer recognition

**speak to your recruiter.

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Ericsson Australia has been endorsed as a WORK180 Employer for Women in 2020. WORK180 is an advocate for working women, who provide job applicants with a transparent directory of endorsed employers who support diversity, inclusion and equality.

Ericsson Australia has also been awarded WORK180 Flex Able Certification in 2020 after an evidence-based audit to ensure we have the cultural, structural and technological enablers in place to allow genuine flexible work arrangements to flourish.

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