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SD-WAN - Solutions Architect

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SD-WAN - Solutions Architect
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SD-WAN - Solutions Architect

We are seeking a candidate as a SD-WAN Solution Architect, to work with our various teams to architect the evolution of Metacom’s SD-WAN managed service offering. The successful candidate will report to the Technology Executive.

Duties would include, but not be limited to:
  • Take ownership of the evolving Metacom SD-WAN requirement and produce and maintain a technical specification based on the business requirement.
  • To work with the Metacom Business Development team to understand Metacom’s customer requirements.
  • To provide direction and support to the resources directly involved with the implementation of the SD-WAN requirement, effectively acting as project team lead.
  • Work closely with the Metacom Network Operations team to ensure that the solution designed is aligned and compatible with the core architecture driven by the Metacom Network Operations team.
  • Work closely with the Metacom System Architect to ensure that the solution designed is aligned and compatible with the Metacom software ecosystem.
  • Work closely with the Metacom Product Development to ensure that the solution designed is aligned and compatible with the Metacom router roadmap.
  • Research, analyze and share industry trends and best practice in order to integrate such into the solution requirement.
  • Manage a project team directly responsible for the delivery of the SD-WAN requirement.

Minimum requirements:
  • BTech, BSc in IT, CCNP or similar would be advantageous
  • Experience in software/firmware development will be advantageous
  • Product Management experience will be advantageous
  • 3 years’ experience working with SD-WAN services
  • 3 years’ experience solution crafting.
  • Proven track record of successful design and implementation of customized solutions
  • Proven track record in leading a project team

Personal Attributes:
  • Have the ability to manage and complete tasks by themselves.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to remain flexible when working with demanding clients.
  • Have the ability to work within a team, but also independently.
  • Must have the ability to work with any level of person in target organizations.
  • Be willing and keen to share information.
  • Have good communication and documentation skills.
  • Have a natural tendency to be self-driven and highly self-motivated with a sense of pride in their work.
  • Show initiative.
  • Have an ability to grasp ‘big picture requirements’ and work with changing requirements.
  • Have a strong sense of integrity.
  • Be task orientated.
  • Ability to lead a team – good leadership qualities.

Should you meet the above requirements, forward a detailed CV with contactable references to
Metacom offers a highly rewarding role with substantial growth opportunities, as well as exciting benefits - Pension, Group Life Cover, Medical Aid and more.

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