Alcatel-Lucent Cross Domain Architect in Singapore, Singapore
Nokia is a global leader in the technologies that connect people and things. With state-of-the-art software, hardware and services for any type of network, Nokia is uniquely positioned to help communication service providers, governments, and large
enterprises deliver on the promise of 5G, the Cloud and the Internet of Things. Serving customers in over 100 countries, our research scientists and engineers continue to invent and accelerate new technologies that will increasingly transform the
way people and things communicate and connect.
The Cross Domain Architect (xDA) leads the technical definition,
development, delivery, and evolution of complex, and often new
customer solutions across Nokia, from pre-sales through the
delivery and ongoing operation.
Main Responsibility Area:
Cross Domain Architects are engaged on projects that introduce
both significant technical and business risks, that span multiple
products and services units that must be completed in multiple
phases over a significant period of time, and/or where the
consequences of project failure are high. The xDA is expected to
have multi-radio i.e., 3G, LTE, WiFi, Small Cells, IoT and other
radio technologies i.e., virtualization, cloud, bare metal
implementations, and multi-domain i.e., Radio, Backhaul, Core,
SDM, OSS, BSS and Customer Care, experience. The xDA should
have a strong personality to pull together various teams (within
Nokia, 3rd Party and customer) for execution of very large and/or
Technical Leadership & Direction for Pre-contract Solution
Development & Pricing: The xDA directs internal Nokia teams to
develop the solution across Business Groups (Services, Products)
and 3rd parties. The xDA, using a mix of strong consultative and
technical skills, interacts with key customer contacts and decision
makers to consult on customer objectives, gather business and
technical requirements, establish credibility for Nokia s solution,
and demonstrate technical leadership to the customer.
Technical Management and Delivery Quality Assurance: Provides
technical direction to all members of the technical project team.
Provide key inputs to implementation SOWs to insure
completeness and appropriately limited scope, verification of Nokia
and 3rd-party product commitments in support of the architecture,
and communication with key stakeholders as to the architecture
and implementation plan. Technically leads troubleshooting and
debugging interoperability issues, oversee testing activity, and
engage as required all technical resources (people & tools)
available to the program to resolve issues.
Delivery Planning: Provides input to the Project manager
developing the project plan, including phase definition, entrance
and exit criteria, major activities, identification of task
interdependencies, and technical project risks and mitigation
Architecture and Design: During delivery, the xDA documents the
solution requirements, develops the high-level design and leads
overall design activity. The xDA also leads development of
technical implementation planning documents such as the overall
Migration and Solution Test strategy documents.
Escalation point for solution-level technical problems that arise
Fifteen or more years of demonstrated experience in network
consultancy, architecture, design, implementation and
Strong leadership and consultative skills including ability to coach
and mentor team members.
In-depth knowledge of IP and IMS and at least 2 of the following
areas: 3G/LTE Wireless Architecture, Cloud/Virtualization, Small
Cells, Mobile Backhaul, Applications, IP Transformation.
Strong relationship management skills to build crossorganizational
support for appropriate engagement and support of
Demonstrated track record of successful sales support and/or
Must be a quick learner (without formal training), self motivated
with outstanding customer interface, communication and advocacy
Ability to understand customer and internal business drivers for
opportunities and projects and mentor team members.
Job: fNokia Business Unit Solution Architecture
Primary Location: Asia Pacific-Singapore-Singapore
Req ID: 1700000ASO