We create the technology to connect the world. We develop and deliver the industry’s only end-to-end portfolio of network equipment, software, services and licensing that is available globally.
Through our research teams, including the world-renowned Nokia Bell Labs, we are leading the world to adopt end-to-end 5G networks that are faster, more secure and capable of revolutionizing lives, economies and societies.
With Nokia future becomes present. You will work on new generation mobile networks (5G) which will allow autonomous car, ultra-high speed and millions of connected devices become a reality.
The NSW / CS&C / GSID / Platforms (Nokia Software / Core Services & Care / Global Systems Integration Delivery / Platforms) organization has an opportunity for an experienced Delivery Technical Manager (DTM).
As Platforms DTM, you will be engaged in CloudBand CBIS, CBAM & NCS delivery, typically part of Cloud NFV and vNF (vIMS, vPPC, vEPC, ) delivery projects, spanning the NOKIA Cloud portfolio as well 3th party Cloud infrastructures and vNFs.
As a Delivery Technical Manager
You coordinate and manage the implementation of all the technical aspects of our Cloud / NFV / SDN customer delivery projects, globally, in terms of feature content, delivery date and quality of the technical solution, from offer preparation through project realization activities and customer acceptance.
In this context, you plan, organize and steer the customer delivery project activities within the scope of NFV / SDN Infrastructure and MANO components, and potentially vNFs and other vApps.
You identify and monitor technical risks of strategic projects, globally, while providing alternate solutions to mitigate the risks.
You monitor solution Quality of Service and stability, ensuring that all Key Performance Indicators are within contract definition.
You coordinate answers to unresolved technical issues and sets up technical support processes between the CloudBand CBIS, CBAM & NCS R&D and the NSW / GSC organization.
You operate within the framework of the Nokia Sell / Execute Process / ACE (Automated Customer Engineering) methodology.
In your role as DTM, you are accountable for delivering the NFVI / SDN / MANO part, and potentially the vNF / vApp parts of various customer projects, in terms of quality, schedule and content.
You will closely collaborate with customer delivery project stakeholders such as NOKIA product BU’s, other NSW / CS&C Domains and Delivery Units, 3rd party suppliers, local delivery teams and customer technical interfaces.
You are the customer’s prime interface for all the technical aspects of the solution and you manage the day to day relationship with the customer.
Therefore, some travel to local customer sites is required.
You are the key Technical Focal point for the CloudBand CBIS / CBAM / NCS Delivery and integration activities, bridging the NSW / CS&C Delivery organization and the main CloudBand R&D hub on a global scale
Within the Cloud / NFV / SDN strategic project related activities :
You define the global technical part of Project Management Plans.
You define an end-to-end integration strategy & coordinates involvement of integration teams.
You validate and approve the global technical part of Project Management Plans.
You are supporting NSW / GSC organization in making sure that project are delivered, in terms of quality, schedule and content in line with the Project Management Plan.
You identify deliverables under your responsibility. You plan & execute these deliverables taking care of cost & milestones
You are the prime interface with customer CTO for all technical concerns.
You understand the customers' strategy and manage his technical expectations
You are in charge of identifying risks for both customer and Nokia. You propose & implement risk mitigation.
You are in charge of building the technical staff of the project
You manage allocation of resources to ensure project deliverables.
You identify cost improvements throughout collaboration with R&D to further automate delivery and integration tasks
You define the general plan with GPM, taking care of First Off applications and Product Roadmap
You define the KPIs with the customer. You define the strategy of follow up with the Project team. You follow up KPIs of the operator's network in order to ensure the optimized usage of the deployed solution
You are responsible to propose GPM a migration strategy & plans of execution
Key differentiators and additional information
You are in the most strategic crossroads of the digital transformation of Nokia into Software and Cloud Native applications, between the CloudBand R&D and the NSW / GSC Solution Delivery teams
You work in a highly challenging and ever technology changing environment
You get involved in a great variety of technologies
You combine multiple roles / execute different type of activities
You experience directly the customer facing and appreciation
You deal with different internal and external stakeholders and partners
You participate in different type of projects
Key qualifications for the role
Vast experience in (senior) project, cost & risk management, based on PMBOK
Additional certifications, such as PMP certification, are a plus
Sell / Execute process and AIM expertise is needed
You have a Telecommunications / Electronics / SW / Computer master’s degree or equivalent through experience
Experience and background in infrastructure, system and IT (Linux servers, Virtualization, Containerization, External Storage Solutions)
Experience in L2,L3 networking (configuring and designing at high and low level)
Experience in Programming / Scripting (Bash, Python, Ansible etc) is a plus
Expertise in NFV, SDN and Cloud concepts linked with virtualization practical experience is needed
Expertise in Cloud Management Systems, Virtual Infrastructure Management systems and Cloud Infrastructure Management Systems is required
Knowledge on NOKIA’s CBIS, CBAM, NCS, CBND, Nuage, is a plus
Expertise in HEAT / HOT, Ansible, Mistral concepts is a plus
Technical knowledge on Openstack, VMware , RHEL ,, .. is key.
Knowledge of 3th party Cloud environments like Mirantis, HP NFV Director , ACN, Canonical, Suse .is a plus
Expertise in Containers, Kubernetes and Microservices concepts
You are personally committed to quality
You love working in a customer facing environment
You operate autonomously and are result driven
You take ownership and accountability
You are flexible in taking up different roles and tackling multiple technologies
You have strong negotiation and communication skills in multi-national and global enviroment
You are capable of showing technical and organizational leadership
Very high English proficiency
Up to 20% travel (flexible)
What does Nokia offer you?
Competitive salary based on your experience
Performance, Christmas and Easter bonuses
Interaction with international teams of software developers, architects, project managers, testers, integrators etc.
Visibility on latest configuration control technologies, 5G innovating mobile networks, Cloud, shared testing resources
E-learning platforms such as NokiaEDU, Harvard ManageMentor, LinkedIn Learning etc. at your disposal for technical training and personal development
Access to Nokia Garage innovation space where you can express your technical creativity and implement new projects with support from local community
Events and conferences on technical matters but also on well-being at work and other general-purpose subjects
Flexible time and teleworking
24+ paid days-off
Sports, Wellness and Culture reimbursement
PublicTransport / Private Parking allowance or bike / electrical scooter reimbursement
Meal tickets + extra food allowance
Private health and life insurance
Kindergarden / after-school reimbursement
Everyday Excellence Employee Recognition Program (Awards can be redeemed via our online store)
Share in Success - Nokia’s voluntary employee share purchase plan
One of the highest employee referral bonuses on the market so you can bring your friends too : )