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OSS/BSS Solution Designer

CACI Network Services has developed an experienced industry-leading team in the Enterprise & Service Provider sectors, providing professional services for a diverse customer base spanning Banking, Telco, Media, Utilities, Retail and Government. CACI NS has built a culture of delivering successful results with an ongoing commitment to quality and being recognised for providing our customers with technical excellence and value.
 

Role Description

  • Interact with the customer to define and provide systems that enhance the customer’s competitive position. The solution architect plans, designs and supports the delivery of OSS/BSS based solutions OSS/BSS providing capacity, functionality, end-user services and the ability to improve and grow a customers business.
  • Provide technical design skills on IT projects, throughout the project life cycle. Architect and Design IT solutions to meet client requirements and ensure these are successfully implemented.
  • Ensure that the integrity of the overall architecture is maintained through the use of appropriate controls and recommend architecture and design strategies in order to maximize revenue and minimize cost for a client.

 

Main Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with Customers, Project Managers, Solution Designers, Business Analysts, Development teams, testing and operational functions to ensure that solutions are technically viable and appropriately budgeted.
  • Review the Business Requirements Specifications and use cases. Design end to end IT solutions for projects, potentially integrating multiple systems ensuring that designs adhere to agreed design standards and methods.
  • Provide technical leadership on projects, managing subject matter experts and solution designers to ensure coherency of the “end to end” design whilst ensuring that technical dependencies are identified and managed throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Ensure that requirement compliancy to design is tracked through the project lifecycle through to deployment.
  • Manage the solution design throughout the project lifecycle through to deployment, ensuring that any defects are identified and resolved throughout the process.
  • Should technical changes be required ensure that proposed technical changes are assessed appropriately to ensure the impact and cost is fully understood.
  • Should have broad capability and understanding across Pricing, Billing, Systems and Business solutions.

 

Technical Skills (Essential)

  • Experience of performing an architecture and/or solution design role in a Telco organization.
  • Experience working on OSS/BSS Implementations
  • Experience providing “end to end” technical leadership for OSS/BSS projects.

 

Technical skills (Desirable)

  • Experience of working within a large-scale Telecom/IT environment, ideally an operator/supplier of fixed and/or mobile equipment
  • Awareness/Appreciation of Telecom fixed/mobile Operator Systems specifically Service Assurance, Billing, Trouble ticketing, Work Force Management, Network Planning and Design Systems, Service and Network Inventory, and network Fault and performance management solutions
  • Awareness/Appreciation of Telecom fixed/Mobile Operator networks including Optical, Radio and wireless
  • Experience of working on distributed IT solutions
  • Experience of business Transformation projects
  • Good knowledge of ITIL v3, TAM v4.3, TOGAF v9 and UML2
  • Ability to actively participate  in process definitions, analysis of deliverables, interviews and workshops with process participants (e.g. Product Owner, Developers), Business Solution Architects and review of the various design deliverables, in order to understand potential gaps, risks and issues with the various design elements

 

At CACI we believe in delivering services that deliver high levels of value to our customers. Therefore all candidates must be highly organised, able to multi-task, ambitious and have plenty of drive
 

How to apply:

If you feel you have something to offer CACI please send your CV and covering letter to ns-recruitment@caci.co.uk.

 

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES:

Please note that CACI does not accept unsolicited CVs from recruiters or employment agencies. CACI only works with carefully selected recruiters and agencies who have signed CACI’s standard recruitment agreement. If a recruiter or agency submits a CV or candidate to CACI, absent a signed agreement, CACI will not pay
(or consider payment of) any referral or recruiter fee or any other type of compensation. CACI and its hiring managers reserve the right to use, pursue and/or hire any such CV(s) and candidate(s) at any time, without any financial or other obligation to the recruiter or agency.