Solution Implementation Manager - FOA NPI

Job details
Posting date: 13 July 2020
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 12 August 2020
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Company: Ericsson
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: FOA NPI

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Role: Solution Implementation Manager - FOA NPI
Company: Ericsson
Location: Reading
Salary: 48,000 - 60,000 per annum
Posting Date: 13/07/2020
Application deadline: 13/08/2020

Solution Implementation Manager - FOA NPI


Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and services to mobile and fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use Ericsson equipment, and more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. Using innovation to empower people, business and society, we are working towards the Networked Society, in which everything that can benefit from a connection will have one. At Ericsson, we apply our innovation to market-based solutions that empower people and society to help craft a more sustainable world.

Job summary

We are now looking for a Solution Implementation Manager responsible for the End to End solution implementation for New Product Introduction of RAN Hardware, Software and Features exiting the design phase and moving through Test Lab and FOA Trial, in readiness for deployment.

As FOA NPI Solution Implementation Manager you will own the implementation of New Product Introductions into the Test Lab validation phase, and upon test exit into the FOA trial for the First Site Integration, for acceptance of the solution for deployment.

You will be working on RBS Solutions using the latest ERS products, Radio, Baseband and Site Solutions


Ownership of the E2E solution implementation of new products into the customer network, for new hardware, software & features. Ensure all technical requirements are included in the strategy and delivery plans to ensure successful acceptance from the customer
Co-ordinate the technical project aspects with respect to overall verification strategy, external and internal interfaces and interaction between units.
Analyse functionality and technical requirements of the delivery and identify verification strategy and test equipment
Be the stand alone point of contact for technical issues both internally. Co-ordinate all solution delivery planning activities in the project
Supervise the status and reporting of progress of the technical parts of the project. Supervise technical analysis of change requests and organise technical meetings and reviews
Carry out compliance evaluation against requirements/standards and identify potential risks from a technical point of view and report to the Project Manager
Support live deployments – for First Site Integrations, Second Site Integrations and support the Project for resource management. Act as a single point of resource coordination from within the delivery teams
Ensure that resource mix is deployed for each project (BL/CC/GSC/ARP) from a D&I NRO perspective
Technical Proficiencies

Broad technical knowledge in Radio & Mobile Broadband products, solutions and services
Detailed knowledge of design, integration, test and deployment methodologies as well as experience with lab testing and field trial of 4G and 5G radio
Detailed understanding of process and quality requirements.
Demonstrable technical leadership and customer relationship management skills
Experience working on RAN Swap and RAN refresh projects - Specific Ericsson Radio System (ERS) products knowledge
Academic Background

Degree Level / HND in Technical Field or Relevant Technical Experience
Why apply:

Are you looking to take the next step in your career with a company who can offer professional progression? Are you keen on a role that offers the option of flexible working?

If the answer is Yes to all the above, Ericsson offers all of this and more!

We can offer the opportunity to work in a fast paced, collaborative environment with like-minded professionals!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

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