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AGM - Product Architect-West

Job Req ID:  2221

Mumbai, IN

Function:  VIBS

Vodafone Idea Limited is an Aditya Birla Group and Vodafone Group partnership. It is India’s leading telecom service provider. The Company provides pan India Voice and Data services across 2G, 3G and 4G platform. With the large spectrum portfolio to support the growing demand for data and voice, the company is committed to deliver delightful customer experiences and contribute towards creating a truly ‘Digital India’ by enabling millions of citizens to connect and build a better tomorrow. The Company is developing infrastructure to introduce newer and smarter technologies, making both retail and enterprise customers future ready with innovative offerings, conveniently accessible through an ecosystem of digital channels as well as extensive on-ground presence. The Company is listed on National Stock Exchange (NSE) and Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) in India.


AGM - Product Architect-West

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Job Purpose

Our Connectivity portfolio engages with market across Enterprises, Government and SME sectors to support multiple propositions for domestic and global customers across a wide range of connectivity services including MPLS, GMPLS, NPLC, IPLC, Internet & further expected to get enriched with SD WAN and SDN NFV and associated solutions. The practice product architect is a cluster role, with subject matter expertise in above domain, and associated technologies and platforms. The role drive the products penetration enabling order booking at clusters level


Key Result Areas/Accountabilities

  • Design and develop connectivity technology solutions, including evaluation of promising technologies and development of evaluation criteria
  • Drive and lead the penetration of Connectivity product practice in the clusters.
  • Ability to influence and engage with customers, partners, suppliers and senior management and establish immediate credibility across technical and service skills that are backed by market and delivery experience
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm for change and the capability to adapt to changing circumstances. Accountable for compliance to all standards and procedures defined for solutions
  • Ensure efforts and solutions align and adhere to the organization’s Technical Architecture Framework (TAF) policies, standards and direction as well as Solution Owner requirements
  • Cluster level product penetration specific to Connectivity practice.
  • Ownership of customized solutions at cluster level to ensure process adherence to deliver first time right sale enabling incremental revenue recognition & CXX.
  • Revenue growth and retention strategy support for top accounts in the cluster
  • Deliver order booking in line with cluster DB target

Core Competencies, Knowledge, Experience

  • 10+ years of relevant experience in Presales handling domestic & global connectivity services & strong understanding of Data Network. Should have worked on complex solutions for large multinational customers
  • Good understanding of MPLS VPNs, SD WANs , IPLC and Internet protocols and a rich exposure in designing complex solutions for global organisations.
  • Good understanding and experience to build telecom and IT integration services across IT/ITES/BFSI/M&D/ Media & Services business verticals. Excellent understanding of the business process across these verticals.
  • Good Techno commercial and business acumen, presentation and documentation skills. Customer interaction and engagement exposure.

Must have technical / professional qualifications

  • Technology certifications (CCNA, CCNP, SDN) from leading vendors like Cisco/Juniper or other authorised organisations.
  • Engineering Graduate /Post Graduate


Vodafone Idea Limited (formerly Idea Cellular Limited)
An Aditya Birla Group & Vodafone partnership