Senior Telecommunications Solution Architect


Last Updated: 1st October 2019 (over 2 years ago)

Address
South Africa

E-mail
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Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
25 to 34

Qualification Level
Degree

Languages
Afrikaan, English

Summary

Senior Solutions Architect with strong operational and commercial experience.
• Very strong customer communication and interaction skills.
• Highly motivated and confident in managing and handling customer expectations.
• Skilled in building innovative customer solutions designed to meet and exceed expectations.
• Able to act decisively in high pressure environments. Excellent communication and presentation skills.
• Good interpersonal skills - works well with others, motivates and encourages.
• Ability to relate well to others and establish good working relationships.
• Results-driven approach to achieving tasks and objectives.
• Solid understanding of business needs and importance of customer focus.
• Able to learn new technologies and methodologies.
Summary
10 years’ experience
Core IP Networking and Unified Communications Design and Integration
Solution Architect
Technical Pre-Sales

Education

Shaw Academy
Professional Diploma: Leadership and Management

   Mar 2019
— Aug 2019

Durban University of Technology
NDip: Electronic Engineering – Computer Systems

   Feb 2007
— May 2010

Experience

Liquid Telecom South Africa
Senior Solution Architect

   Apr 2015
— Current

Dedicated to the Complex Projects and Strategic Accounts, my role is to assist with all Business Requirement Specifications. Equipment standardisation and design methodologies. Technology roadmaps and conversion of Business Problem Statements into Technical Proposals.
Responsibilities:
o Assist sales teams with all technical aspects.
o Work closely with procurement and sourcing to provide accurate pricing for entire working solution
o Facilitate field service technicians for all site inspections and low-level designs
o Assist customers with generation of technical strategy

IMPEX International Supplies, South Africa
Sales Consultant

   Mar 2015
— Apr 2015

Role/s: Technical Sales, Customer Generation, Supplier Base Consolidation, Quotation Generation
IMPEX services various large Oil and Gas companies throughout Africa with all their procurement and sourcing needs

Ericsson, South Africa ( via Quantum Consulting)
Netoworking Consultant

   Sep 2012
— Feb 2014

Role/s: Operation, Maintenance and Support of City of Johannesburg Broadband Metropolitan Network

With the handover of the network from Ericsson to Bwired Broadband, a managed services contract was entered into to cover all remaining implementation, operations and maintenance of the network. This included provisioning and onboarding of 3rd party customers for revenue generation purposes as well as continued migration and support of all CoJ sites. Once the managed services contract was concluded – all contract staff were absorbed into the client’s staff base.
Responsibilities:
o Attend all customer meetings clearly define requirements and expectations
o Provide technical advice and feasibilities for 3rd party connectivity
o Configure and integrate all existing sites based of priority levels and migrate across to new network infrastructure

Three6Five Networking Technologies, South Africa
Integration Engineer

   Mar 2012
— Sep 2012

Responsibilities:
o Attend all customer meetings to accurately understand their requirements
o Understand existing design and provide transition plan to migrate customers over onto the new system
o Configure and integrate Allot system to run in parallel followed by migration of customers

Ericsson, South Africa
Integration Engineer

   Jan 2009
— Mar 2012

Role/s: Lead Integration Engineer – Bintel/Azur Greenfield Rollout (Congo)
Integration Engineer – City of Johannesburg Broadband Metropolitan Network
Lead Integration Engineer – Airtel Malawi MPBN Software/Hardware Audit
Lead Integration Engineer – MTN Cameroon GPRS Firewall Swap-out
Achievements
• Ericsson Certified IP Networking Associate (2011)

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