OSS Solution Architect at Connect44 Ltd, Reading, £Contract Rate

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  • Reading RG1, UK
  • Jan 16, 2020
Duration not stated

Contract Description

An e2e OSS Solution Architect familiar with the Comarch NRM system to manage and suggest commercially viable e2e (NRM) solutions for RAN and Access Transport network with 3rd party partner. Manage and suggest design/development implementation and NRM deployment for Network Inventory modules (Network Inventory Management, Service Inventory Management, Network Planning & Design, RAN Capacity Management, OSS Process Management, Configuration Management, Discovery & Reconciliation.


  • Responsible for clarification and review of requirements for NRM systems with customers and third-party partners to ensure the quality of third-party output requirement documents
  • Responsible for reviewing the design documentation of the third-party NRM system to ensure the output quality of the NRM system design documentation
  • Responsible for monitoring and promoting the development of third-party NRM system
  • Manage and suggest commercially viable end-to-end network resource management (NRM) solutions for RAN and Access Transport network with 3rd party partner
  • Manage and suggest the design and implementation of Network Planning & Engineering, Network Optimization and the support for Network Operation in resource perspective
  • Manage and suggest design/development for Network Inventory modules (Network Inventory Management, Service Inventory Management, Network Planning & Design, RAN Capacity Management, OSS Process Management, Configuration Management, Discovery & Reconciliation);
  • Manage and suggest the design and implementation of NRM deployment solution with HA/DR required
  • Manage and suggest inventory modeling for RAN and Access Transport network as well as the design and execution of data migration solution mainly from Net Cracker
  • Manage and suggest 3rd system integration testing (SIT)/ Performance test / Disaster Recovery Test/ UAT solution and plan;
  • Assist in the development and implementation of quality improvement efforts
  • Solve problems & make decisions on a daily basis relative to architecture responsibilities
  • Provide inputs for evaluation and selection of appropriate technologies to be used across the NRM solutions to meet RAN and Access Transport OSS architecture requirements;
  • Work with core team on list of potential activities & solutions
  • Participate in knowledge transfer, documentation & information sharing position
  • Maintain effective business/project relationships with operations and delivery teams ensuring all requirements from the Business Units are met;
  • Exemplify the desired culture and philosophies of the organization
  • Manage and co-operate with sub-contractor (include review, test and approval).
  • Data management process and data cleaning method/step design and detail confirmation from subcontract.
  • Interface design as provider to support consumer systems.


  • Have a proven track record as e2e Solution Architect Project Accountable in at least 1 complex NRM Delivery Implementations from start to finish.
  • Familiar with the Comarch NRM system is preferred
  • Self-starter with the ability to appropriately prioritize and plan complex work in a rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to understand and develop business requirements and create design to meet those business requirements;
  • Ability to translate architecture documents in NRM functional specification documents;
  • Results-oriented with ability to produce products that deliver organizational benefit
  • Strong critical thinker with problem-solving aptitude
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to explain technical concepts
  • Ability to collaborate well with technical and non-technical staff
  • Expertise in analyzing Business requirements, lead JAD sessions, develop design and development specifications, and Use Cases contributing to overall quality delivery.

You will use domain experiences including

  • More than 8 years relevant domain experience in architecture/ design role for OSS solutions primarily on Inventory management (i.e. Comarch or Net Cracker)
  • Should have exposure in solution designing & architecting Network Planning/Inventory Solution(Network Planning, Network inventory, Discovery and Reconciliation, Network configuration) solution for clients matching with the client requirements and proposing optimal solution to the client
  • Understanding of telecom processes - Network Planning and Engineering process, Network Optimization and Network Operation and so on Process flows.
  • Proven experiences in E2E OSS Software Application Integration with Network & Service Inventory and strong understanding of Network Equipment & Protocols.
  • Knowledge of RAN and transmission layers especially on IP RAN and modeling those in an Inventory environment is a plus
  • Support both legacy Telecom NE and VNF, with physical and logical unit.
  • Understand the process of the data migration of network inventory solution
  • Extensive IT Projects experience including SOA/BPM architecture experience. Participation in OSS IT Transformation projects in the past is a plus.
  • Working experience on high availability (HA) and disaster recovery (DR).
  • System tuning capability and quick issue identification skill.