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Telecom Lead Architect

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Telecom Lead Architect

From applied research to advanced engineering, the Engineering Technologist team has the expertise to shape ground-breaking products, material and processes. It’s a fascinating field of work. We’re involved in assessing the competition, developing technology and product strategies and generating intellectual property. We lead technology investigations, analyze industry capabilities and recommend potential acquisitions or vendor partner opportunities. Our insights influence product architecture and definitions. And we work with colleagues across the business to ensure our products always lead the way.

Join us as a lead architect in the Telecom Systems Business Co-innovation team remotely from anywhere in US. Where you will play a key role in create products and solutions catering for the worldwide telecommunications market, with a focus on being a prime architect liaison on-site with a large telecommunications customer.

What you’ll achieve

You’ll help drive the architecture and definition of next-generation server, storage, and networking platforms optimized for the telecommunications industry, and in particular for one of our large customers, as well as validating various aspects of the platforms with a focus on the RAN aspects of the solution. You’ll collaborate closely with our customer’s key architects to co-develop architectures that meet their 5G network needs. You’ll also work closely across Dell with product management, system level architects, and various development teams across Dell to engineer the RAN features needed to make Dell and Dell’s telecom customer successful. You’ll form opinions on improvements to the architecture or to the system configurations, and you’ll help incorporate your opinions into the specification of future generations of the products. You’ll have a hand in designing Dell’s products and, ultimately, in the emerging 5G networks across the world.

You will:

  • Be the primary architect liaison and lead developer on a number of leading-edge concepts developed with one of Dell's largest customers
  • Be on-site at the customer’s facility as your primary work location
  • Participate in architectural discussions within Dell, representing the needs of Dell’s customer, and with key telecom ecosystem partners, both hardware and software
  • Apply telecom-specific requirements to ensure telecom-optimized functionality and performance
  • Drive independent research on the applicability of alternative hardware  and SW architectures in RANs
  • Collaborate closely throughout the development process to ensure solutions with compelling value in customer deployments

Take the first step towards your dream career

Every Dell Technologies team member brings something unique to the table. Here’s what we are looking for with this role:

Essential Requirements

  • Minimum 15 years of working experience in Telecom domain including experience in Consumer and Enterprise business segments.
  • Subject matter expert on Telco Transformation with deep expertise on ORAN, NFV, SDN, Kubernetes and Automation for 5G RAN using a Cloud Native approach. 
  • Experience in large scale telecom solution creation, Technology strategy consulting, Enterprise Architecture, Product Architecture and Design.
  • Ability to manage a wide variety of technical resources to collaborate and drive large enterprise grade, technically comprehensive customer projects
  • Deep understanding of leveraging Micro services-based architecture and agility in bringing new offerings and creating differentiated experience
  • Be able to play an advisory role to the clients by providing Solution & Technology consultancy including Problem definition, Discovery, product evaluation, Solution recommendation and Architecture definition.
  • Excellent communication skills; written, verbal and presentation
  • Bachelors or master’s in computer science, computer engineering, or related disciplines. However, exceptional candidates without college degrees who may have long industry experience and can demonstrate their skills & abilities will also be considered.


Benefits and Perks of working at Dell Technologies
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Some highlights:
• Choice of medical coverage
• Competitive bonus and commission programs (variable compensation programs are based on role and performance)
• Wellness program with medical premium discounts offered
• 401(k) Plan with before-tax and Roth contributions and company match
• Generous Time Off Programs
• Team member discounts on Dell products
• Fitness Reimbursement

Here’s our story; now tell us yours

Dell Technologies helps organizations and individuals build a brighter digital tomorrow. Our company is made up of more than 150,000 people, located in over 180 locations around the world. We’re proud to be a diverse and inclusive team and have an endless passion for our mission to drive human progress. 

What’s most important to us is that you are respected, feel like you can be yourself and have the opportunity to do the best work of your life -- while still having a life. We offer excellent benefits, bonus programs, flexible work arrangements, a variety of career development opportunities, employee resource groups, and much more. 

We started with computers, but we didn’t stop there. We are helping customers move into the future with multi-cloud, AI and machine learning through the most innovative technology and services portfolio for the data era. Join us and become a part of what’s next in technology, starting today. 

You can also learn more about us by reading our latest Diversity and Inclusion Report and our plan to make the world a better place by 2030 here.

Dell is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Dell are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Dell will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Dell encourages applicants of all ages. Read the full Employment Opportunity Policy here.


Job ID: R146440

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