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Technical Architect (Core) in Maastricht


Are you embracing the challenge to become an innovative Core Network Technical Architect?

This is what you do for our customer
The purpose of our Technical Architect is that you Plan, Design and Engineer Converged Networks, guaranteeing the highest level of quality, availability and robustness to meet customer expectations in his/her domain. You drive the evolution of Networks according to technologies and new requirements, which secure the node dimensioning and/or lifecycle management by constantly looking for optimization and improvement opportunities.

As an integral part of the team, you share the same vision as the rest of the team, a vision which assures the correct implementation.

This is how you do it
You are accountable for the planning & design of your area.

You work cross-functional, self-driven, demonstrate an E2E view and seek/arrange technical delivery alignment with other technology parties to assure the required evolution of the technology area during the lifecycle of E2E network solutions and network components.

You take responsibility for the overall technical solution/direction of your Object(s) or Domain and need to assure that it will stay open for changes that can be implemented in a technically excellent and cost-effective way. This requires skills in predicting and anticipating on these requirements and having strategies and plans in place.

In order to find the most appropriate architecture for your Object(s) or Domain, you shouldn’t only be focussed on determining the business goals and requirements but also on clarifying the functional requirements as performance, scalability, compatibility, security, auditing, diagnostic & logging, failover and disaster recovery.

In addition to proper design, it is also important to take care of operational and infrastructure aspects by collaborating with Project Managers, Network Operations/Incident Managers.

Your key accountabilities and decision ownership in short:

  • Network Evolution Plan
  • Analysis
  • Design & Capacity forecast
  • Innovation and change
  • Solution lifecycle management
  • Communication
  • Knowledge management and sharing

You strengthen
Core Engineering is part of Network Mobile, which is one of the five Technology pillars within our VodafoneZiggo organisation.

We are a team of 13 highly motivated & enthusiastic professionals with a strong future oriented drive where team working and knowledge sharing is key to their success. We cover all the mobile Core Network related nodes with respect to Signalling, Voice and Data.

We have an open and unconventional culture, which might feel like home, but with a dynamic and sometimes even hectic work twist. We just love our work!

If all of this sounds like you, than this could be the start of something beautiful!

Who we are
VodafoneZiggo is the result of two strong Dutch companies joining forces. Since January 2017 we have formed a powerful combination in the Netherlands. As a communication provider, we offer our clients the best in entertainment, mobile telephony, fixed-line telephony, and internet. Our products and services inspire people, companies and society to meet each other–whether they are on the road, at home or in the workplace.

With over 12,000 employees, we are an ambitious, dynamic, and socially committed enterprise. Proud of our achievements and of the people we work with; we offer all our staff abundant opportunity for personal development.

You’ve got what it takes
Of course, we expect you to be brilliant at what you do. And, that your LinkedIn profile is bursting with words like hands on, solution orientated and stress resistant.

Nevertheless, we do have some “Must haves” in mind:

  • HBO/University degree in the appropriate technical work field 
  • Solid knowledge of network design and/or architecture
  • At least 5 years of experience with Core Network
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills. English – mandatory

And next to this we would love to see the following in your experience;

  • Operational experience
  • End-2-end sensitivity to manage issues related with the execution of your network area related projects and projects aligned
  • Sensitivity to operational and execution challenges and attitude to troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Strong performance & customer orientation
  • Results oriented
  • Trouble shooting capabilities and problem solving attitude.
  • Exposure to operational environments and projects
  • Established networking or closeness with other engineering domains which also deeply impacting performance such as Access, Transport & Transmission, etc.

And last, but not least, we think a cultural match is as important. That you always face your challenges in a positive way, that you like getting stuff done by being flexible and highly driven.

At VodafoneZiggo we’re mostly interested in who you are. And aspire to become. Curious if VodafoneZiggo is a match?

Enjoy the benefits 
Based on a 40-hour work week at VodafoneZiggo, you can count on:

  • A gross salary between €3.257 and €4.650 per month, with potential for growth and an attractive bonus scheme
  • An ambitious employer, who recognizes that when you develop, VodafoneZiggo develops. Which is why we offer education and training opportunities and provide possibilities to take your next career step(s) here, too
  • 20 days paid vacation, with an option to buy up to 40 additional days off
  • You also receive a monthly Benefit Budget of 14,95% of your gross salary; you can use this to put money aside for vacation plans, save up additional sabbatical leave, buy extra days off, or you can simply take the cash. The choice is yours!
  • You get a voucher for a phone, and (of course) a Vodafone subscription to go with it. Which you are also welcome to use for private calls.
  • As an ambassador of our organization, you obviously get discounts on Vodafone and Ziggo products
  • With an eye to your retirement, we offer a pension scheme that also allows you to save for extra retirement income
  • We offer an NS-Business Card of your choice, including the option of a 1st class train pass that you can also use privately
  • If you want, you can work for us part-time 
  • Flexibility: work when and where you perform at your best
  • A great office environment, directly adjacent to Utrecht Central Station. Our Central Office is a work and meeting space for colleagues as well as customers, complete with an Experience Center and store
  • We value social impact. You can take part in several initiatives in this area, during work time. For example the Online Masters program, in which you teach kids how to navigate the digital world responsibly
  • We also offer good (financial) arrangements if you find yourself going through a rough patch, such as our disability plan
  • And we offer discounts on health insurance, sports memberships, day care and more

You do it
Are you in?  Fired up and click on the application button to reply.

Any questions? Just call Alexander Wich (recruiter) at 06-24927067 or send us a message;  

* Pre-employment screening maakt onderdeel uit van de selectieprocedure.

This job vacancy is part of our search for a new VodafoneZiggo colleague.
It is NOT used for purposes of acquisition.

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