Solution Architect job in Amsterdam
Location: Amsterdam
This is a Solution Architect job in Amsterdam.
The client is a large European cable operator offering quad-play to its customers.  The client is deploying a new set of mobile, broadband, voice and TV products in several of its European markets.

The Client is looking for an experienced OSS/BSS Solution Architects to be part of the Solution Architecture team. Major focus of the role will be to define and design the BSS/OSS domain for the wireless, mobile, broadband and voice programs. The Solution Architects is also expected to play a key role in defining and documenting IT solutions and act as the technical lead during software development life cycle, ensuring overall integrity, robustness & efficiency of the solutions.

This is an amazing opportunity for a Solution Architect in Amsterdam to join a growing team, delivery world-class services to a global telecommunication company.

Main responsibilities of this Solution Architect job in Amsterdam are:

  • - Develop and deliver High Level Solution Architecture (HLSA), corresponding artefacts (e.g. Activity Diagrams, Sequence Diagrams, Use Cases) and Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM) in support of documenting the program/project scoped IT business solution.
  • - Ensuring that the solution architecture is compliant and aligned to the published Enterprise Architectureblueprints and product, (IT) technology and infrastructure roadmaps.
  • - Review and approve Functional Designs (FD) and Technical Designs (TD), Interface Specifications (IS) and data mappings for the IT business solution, liaising with cross-functional teams to achieve high quality designs.
  • - Co-author with Enterprise Architecture the Marketing Service Description E2E architecture and operational impactassessments to assure the integrity, robustness and efficiency of the future E2E solutions while identifyingopportunities to increase reusability and maximise cost synergies.
  • - Deliver IT assessments focusing on solutions that bring clear business value.
  • - Deliver (senior executive) slide packs addressing various IT topics facilitating fact based decision-makingprocess.
  • - Contribute in shaping of the Enterprise Strategy (with focus on BSS/OSS Mobile domains ) and otheractivities in order to maximize both personal effectiveness as well as organizational productivity.
  • - Define, create, communicate and maintain taxonomies, repositories, workflows, and IT governance processesthat reflect industry best practices.
  • - Acts as the technical lead and authority throughout all project lifecycle stages; from assessment, design, build,test to production.
  • - Manage and facilitate the flow of information within CIO.
  • - Directs a design change control to ensure that all changes are considered in relation to the end-to- end designbaseline.
  • - Support interoperability testing and monitors technical performance of the tested system.
  • - Liaise with external/internal clients and vendors and represent the CIO (Solution Architecture) organization invarious forums assuring promotion of its values, standards and objectives.

Key knowledge and experience for Solution Architect job in Amsterdam

  • - 5+ years Software Developer of business applications.
  • - 3+ years Software Designer experience of compound, scalable business applications.
  • - 2+ years in a role of Solution Architect in a large Enterprises.
  • - Knowledge of industry standards, technology standards & architecture frameworks as TAM, eTOM, SID, TOGAF, SOA, Web 2.0.
  • - Experience in OSS/BSS and good experience with product catalogue and product modelling related initiatives; Customer Management, Order Management, Billing Management, Product/Service/Resource Management, Application Integration and Data Management.
  • - Exposure to IT/Solution/Business Architecture with focus on OSS/BSS MVNO Solutions and system integration (web services design).
  • - Strong background in BSS and OSS, good experience with B2B related products and E2E IT processes.
  • - Online and web integration, Security and Identity Management experience desirable.
  • - Exposure in Mobile, Voice, Messaging and Data technologies.
  • - Exceptional analytic capabilities to gather and interpret technical information and to develop, recommend, and implement solutions.
  • - Excellent overall communication skills, with the ability to communicate and to advise on complex technical matters to non-specialists.
  • - Proven ability to consult and negotiate in a highly sensitive environment with often conflicting interests.
  • - Ability to quickly and flexibly adapt to new business priorities.
  • - Ability to manage and direct technical teams, acting as mentor and coach for junior members of technical teams.