Technical Solution Architect

  • Full Time
  • Milan
  • Posted 3 weeks ago



Role Purpose:

Inside technology department, the candidate will have to support effectively Vodafone business in designing complex and innovative projects to win in business market and guarantee a best-in-class E2E customer journey in line with best practices IT.

Key accountabilities and decision ownership:

•    Acting as Technology focal point for Vodafone Business co-design complex technical solutions for private deal, RFx, strategic projects based on core & innovative services implemented internally or through partners, participating to commercial approval processes.

•    Active participation in cross-functional working groups to build innovative ICT solutions related to systems, architectures and configurations to address specific customer needs.

•    Technology reference for customers (inc. Agid/Consip), service engineering & business teams for PA and BID deals set-up and their evolution.

•    Active participation in product standardization and evolution.

•    Support project management and assurance teams in order to guarantee a smooth handover and a smart adaptation of the project to customer requirements. 

Key performance indicators:

•    High-quality technical feasibility outputs 

•    Specific projects/tenders design and support during build phase up to positive testing and handover

•    Number of innovative solutions, processes, software capabilities designed and implemented/yearly

Core competencies, knowledge and experience:

•    Extensive knowledge/direct experience on fixed and mobile network architectures and enterprise IT/ICT products.

•    Good knowledge/direct experience on at least one of the following technical areas: security, cloud (private/hybrid/public), virtualization, Unified Communications, IoT.

•    Experience in pre-sales engineering; solutions architect roles is considered a plus.

•    Strong ability in influencing and problem solving even under pressure from both customers/suppliers and internal stakeholders in complex organisation.

•    Strong written communications skills are a must, as well as verbal/presentation skills with a high degree of comfort speaking with management, sales and senior engineers.

Must have technical / professional qualifications:

•    Specific vendor certifications and/or best in class technology certifications are preferential

•    Project management certifications (e.g., PMI – PMP/ITIL, Agile, SAFe) are preferential

•    Experience in building Office365 applications is considered a plus

•    Tenure/Years of experience:  at least 5

 •   Industry/Company:  ICT/TLC

Academic Background:

•    Relevant higher education in the Engineering field, preferably on Telco/IT/ICT

•    Fluent in English.

Location: Roma, Milano

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