Solutions Specialist - VODAFONE - Accra - Wizbii

Solutions Specialist

2018-08-04T08:47:19+0000

Job description

Role purpose:

Work with Business Units, Revenue Assurance, Corporate security, Finance and other Technology departments to analyse, design, plan, develop, implement and deliver end to end solutions across sales and activation systems, Freelancer and Retail Systems, Provisioning & Activation systems, Products and Tariffs, Offers, Value Added Services, Vodafone Cash, Campaign management and related systems

Key Responsibilities

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Facilitate the process of cost and effort estimation of new features and applications for delivering new solutions

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Responsible for the end-to-end solutions design effort for complex solutions requirements in conjunction with the design authority, delivery management, and operational teams within the technology organisation.

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Write or contribute to design documents which are in-line with the architectural guidelines

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Document product requirements and translates them into technical specification and acceptance criteria

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Application Architecture:

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Sales & Activation Domain & systems (CBU, EBU, FBU, Vodafone Cash

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Define application's Architecture, in line with guidelines, and support the E2E Architecture

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Freelancer and Retail Systems

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Provisioning & Activation systems (SIM Reg)

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Products & Tariffs

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Campaign Management

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Solution Design, Development & Functional Testing:

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Solution design

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Low Level Design

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Internal development

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Retail (in-store) & Sales Application development

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Products, Tariffs, Offers & Promotion Development, implementation, configuration (Mobile/Fixed, prepaid, post-paid, Converged solutions, content, VAS – USSD, SMS, IVR, and VF-Cash, etc.)

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Campaign and Management & Related systems

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Engagement and management of development partners, vendors & 3 rd parties

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Execution of all the testing levels and acceptance tests

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Responsible for the E2E delivery of the required SLA's defined within the solution development for Business units

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Support Maintenance of application & products:

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Application Maintenance (3rd level) supporting the IT Operations and Product Service Operations

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Software & E2E product quality delivery

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Faster Time to Market

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Better Quality

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Higher Flexibility

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Lower costs

Key performance indicators:

Carry out the following activities within set KPIs

Key Deliverables

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Technical Requirements Specifications

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Feasibility Report

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Solution Architecture

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Solution Design

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High/Low Level Designs

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Implementation, Development & E2E Delivery of Sales, Activation & Provisioning Systems, Products & Tariffs, Offers, Promotions, Campaign management & Related Systems

KPIs

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% of solutions delivered on time, to budget and quality & within agreed SLAs

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% of solutions aligned with architecture standards

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# of defects detected post go live

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# of positive test cases / # of test cases executed

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% of solutions delivered using Agile

Seeked profile

Qualifications :

Core competencies, knowledge and experience

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Degree in Telecommunications Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline / experience.

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Business & Customer Requirements Analysis

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Telecom & IT networks and systems, Back end System, Service and Solution Development,

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Operating systems (Unix, Linux, Windows and related environment), Database administration

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Application Development (Shell Scripting, Java, PHP, Python, .Net, SOAP/XML, REST APIs, Web services, etc.), Research & Development

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Architecture & Design

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Testing & Evaluation, Implementation & Integration

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Charging, Rating & Billing, Protocols – TCP/IP, SIGTRAN, CAMEL, Diameter, SMPP, MAP protocol

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Sales, Activation & Provisioning systems

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Minimum 3 years' experience in Online Charging System configuration, product and application development for mobile and fixed networks, and Value Added Services or related field of telecommunications

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Ability to understand the business requirements and convert them into solution designs

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Experience in network and architecture design, systems integration and quality assurance testing

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Hands-on experience in Products & Tariffs Development - Mobile/Fixed, prepaid, post-paid, VAS & Content, VF-Cash, Campaign Management and Related Systems

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Knowledge in development of Sales & Activation Systems – Freelancer and Retail Systems (SIM Registration, etc.)

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Knowledge in application development

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Experience in Project and Process Management & Agile working

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Good interpersonal and communication skills with excellent stakeholder management

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Must be analytical, with troubleshooting and problem solving skills, and a team player

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About VODAFONE

Vodafone sucht ab sofort einen Praktikanten (m/w) im Bereich Führungskräfteentwicklung & Talent Management in Düsseldorf (DE011575).

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