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Technical Lead – Biq Query

  • Practice Data

  • Technologies Business Intelligence Jobs and Data Recruitment

  • Location Nürnberg, Germany

  • Type Contract

· Lead as a ‘Technical Owner’, the technical design, architecture and implementation of one or more telecom applications and be the technical SPoC for the identified service functionality

· Strengthen the “Agile Way of Working” for your agile team members, within your Tribe or Value Stream.

· Stimulate interactions and alignments between people, Tribes (Value Streams), Squads (scrum teams), Chapters (functional groups), Partners, Suppliers and Business organization.

· Collaborate with various cross-functional teams in an Agile way such as Product Managers/Owners, Business Owners, Solution Owners and Engineering.

· Provide advice and recommendations to the product team for aligning business requirements to base product/application functionality

· As an Application Analyst and Application Architect:

o Technical vision and planning, translating business needs into technology strategy for an application or domain

o Drive the adoption of new technologies relevant for the application (e.g. cloud, CI/CD, service virtualization)

o Definition of requirements for system availability, retention and improvement

o Requirements gathering and refinement of operational and non-functional requirements of the impacted application(s)

o Proof of concept for technical topics related to the application and the relevant Service Request

o Architectural decisions & guidance for an Application (e.g. Make or Buy)

o Define Application specific target architecture and maintain design/architecture documents

o Generation of the high-level application-specific design and determination of the coarse dependencies on other systems As an Application Analyst:

o Effort and Cost estimation for solutions within the software development lifecycle

o Creation of the technical part of a SOW (Statement of Work)

o Governance of the application analysis, design and architecture

o Review test plans, test cases and test results

o Bug handling and tracking for End-to-End and production defects

o Provide technical support and training

o Design cloud adoption plans, design and deployment mechanisms for applications

o Migrate complex, multi-tier applications in cloud environments

o Assess the infrastructure unit size for new or additional infrastructure related demand

o Provide additional infrastructure inputs (e.g.: inter application communication, access locations, DB types, etc)

o Review and alignment of the provided infrastructure inputs vs target design with Application Architect (or equivalent) and Infrastructure Architect (or equivalent)

Your skillset

· Overall around 10-15 years of work experience, with around 5 years of proven track record in Application Design and Architecture and in leading Application Development teams as a Technical Lead/Architect.

  • Bachelors and/or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline
  • Knowledge about Telecom domain with deep know-how about CRM systems, Billing systems, Order Management systems, Product Catalogue systems and other Telecom BSS Applications. Understanding about Prepaid, Postpaid and Enterprise customers of a Telecom Operator.  

· Experience in designing solutions around one or more Telecom BSS COTS Products (BSS Billing, Amdocs Kenan/FX, Amdocs Kenan/BP, BSS- Billing (Netcracker RBM) and in Driving end to end development with team, managing the application interfaces.

  • Strong hold on Billing and Financials processes related to collections with integration to upstream / downstream systems, usage processing, plans & products, RC/NRC, bill cycle configuration.
  • Experience in designing and programming solutions in Java/J2EE, Oracle technologies, Unix/Linux, SQL, PS/SQL.
  • Experience in implementing the CI/CD pipeline for an application using standard DevOps tools
  • Experience in delivering solutions on Public Cloud platforms (AWS, GCP, Azure etc.) with a good knowledge of Cloud native services available

· Experience in modernization and migration of legacy BSS applications to Cloud infrastructure

· Experience with architectural frameworks such as TOGAF, Micro-services architecture and in architecture modelling tools (e.g. with Visio, EA etc) will be beneficial

· Experience in agile practices using Scrum, Kanban

  • Excellent level of English. Knowledge of German will be beneficial.
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