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Technical Design Authority - IMS/SMS/MMS

Job Title: Technical Design Authority - IMS/SMS/MMS
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Berkshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: P/TDA/Sara_1605892074
Contact Name: Sara Rowe
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Technical Design Authority - Messaging - Mobile Telecoms - Permanent - Berkshire


This role will establish the technical vision for Core Network Messaging projects and guide a cross-functional team from different organisations to deliver it. The TDA will have accountability for designing and delivering end-to-end solutions for telco services like SMS, MMS, Voicemail, Cell Broadcast, OTA, eSIM/Entitlement.


  • Work with internal customers to understand their requirements, devise solutions and assess time and cost to deliver. * Provide the necessary technical leadership to ensure that solutions meet the required business outcomes and target architecture. * Define technical requirements and work with the partner management/procurement team to contract their delivery. * Ensure that the delivery of solutions meets the technical requirements in the timescale needed. * Support the Programme and Project Manager in project planning, risk and issue management and the budgeting process. * Support the Messaging domain manager to build and prioritise 18 month technical and budget roadmap. * Work with partners and colleagues to manage the performance and capacity of the Messaging domain. * Build and manage excellent working relationship with our partners and developing this to meet our current and future needs.

Skills & Experience

Providing techical vision, leadership and governance in a telco domain

  • Experience of provding direction to large and complex delivery programmes
  • Strong stakeholder and vendor management experience
  • Converting business requirements into technical solutions
  • Understanding of 3GPP and ETSI standards for mobile networks

  • In depth understanding of 3G, 4G and 5G Core Network Architectures including IMS. * In depth understanding of SMS, MMS, Voicemail and OTA SIM Provisioning architecture and service design end-to-end. * Demonstrable experience of architectural and detail design of Core Network solutions in at least two of the following services: SMS, MMS, Voicemail and OTA SIM Provisioning. * An appreciation of Telco Cloud technologies including NFV and SDN and the ability to apply them to the deployment of messaging network functions.

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