Alcatel-Lucent Cross Domain Architect in Perth, Australia


  • Introduction: *

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.

General Purpose:

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

complex projects.

Job Description:

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


Additional Requirements:

Five 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

new services/solutions.

Demonstrated track record of successful sales support and/or

business development.

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 & Japan-Australia-Perth

Req ID: 170000043C