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Senior Solution Architect - Ericsson

Ericsson


Location:
Santa Clara, California
Date:
01/04/2017
Categories:
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Scientist
  • Business Intelligence
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Job Details

Ericsson Overview 

Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment & services to mobile & fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use Ericsson equipment, & more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. Using innovation to empower people, business & 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 & society to help shape a more sustainable world.
We are truly a global company, working across borders in 175 countries, offering a diverse, performance-driven culture & an innovative & engaging environment where employees enhance their potential everyday. Our employees live our vision, core values & guiding principles. They share a passion to win & a high responsiveness to customer needs that in turn makes us a desirable partner to our clients. To ensure professional growth, Ericsson offers a stimulating work experience, continuous learning & growth opportunities that allow you to acquire the knowledge & skills necessary to reach your career goals.
We welcome the opportunity to meet you!


Position Summary

The Analytics group at Ericsson Chief Innovation Office works on all aspects of data; storing and retrieving data, statistics and data science, systems that automatically learn from data, computing in distributed systems and visualization of insights. The team is constantly investigating new technologies in the data science area such as deep learning, online learning and cloud based data infrastructures. The teams develops IoT applications that are geared for autonomous cars, smart mobile networks, smart homes etc.,

One aspect of this job is to create technology spearhead prototypes in this area using state of the art machine learning technologies. 40% of the world’s smartphone traffic goes through Ericsson Networks, so there is unlimited data available to monetize. The goal of building advanced prototypes using Machine Learning, is to discover hidden patterns and trends in the data and networks, to optimize network management, make networks more proactive and pre-emptive, thereby leading Ericsson to become stronger in the core business and enabling the next-gen product portfolio.


Purpose of Job Role

  • Lead a team of data scientists
    • Responsible for creating, leading and growing a center of excellence consisting of applied data science and machine learning experts
  • Build and transfer technology competence to ensure technology leadership and profitable business for Ericsson by:
    • Developing novel concepts, solutions using Applied Machine Learning to discover trends in data and Networks. Protect innovation with IPR.
    • Introducing prototyped ML based solutions into product development units to be included in product roadmaps. The prototypes introduced to PDU’s should be geared towards product improvements, opex/capex saving and be a catalyst to enable advanced capabilities of existing products and solutions.
    • Presenting prototypes, concept demonstrations to internal and external stakeholders.
    • Interacting with customers and internal stakeholders to understand the overall strategy and market and identifying focus areas for building advanced solutions using ML, that fit the market need and the product portfolio, to accelerate existing revenue streams and also to create new revenue streams.

Requirements

Job-Role Competences

  • Excellent skills in data analytics and machine learning.
  • Excellent skills in programming languages (Java/Python).
  • Knowledge about big data platforms such as Hadoop and Spark.
  • Ability to perform studies and reports
  • Ability to develop simulators, demonstrators and test-beds
  • Ability to innovate
  • Deciding & Initiating Action
  • Leadership skills to lead a team
  • Presentation and communication skills.
 
DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. Therefore employees assigned may be required to perform additional job tasks required by the manager.

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