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Technical Product Lead-Fixed Data Squad

Posting Country:  Turkey
Date Posted:  22-Sep-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.


 Join our journey as we connect for a better future. Ready?
 We are looking for a Technical Product Lead - Fixed Data Squad



Our purpose at Vodafone is to connect for a better future. As a Global Communications Technology company, we put the customer at the heart of everything we do. We are forever challenging, pushing boundaries and discovering innovative ways to connect our customers with their digital societies.

We connect people, businesses, and communities across the globe to create the future. We earn customer loyalty, experiment, learn fast and get it done, together. As you can imagine, this means that we have a vibrant and diverse mix of skills and people making Vodafone a great place to work.


This role is within Vodafone Business Product & Solutions Tribe, Fixed Data Connectivity Squad which is responsible for end to end product management for both existing fixed core fiber/radio access (MPLS, VPN, Internet, IP, Lased lines, wireless, XDSL etc) and to launch next generation products to market (RPA, SD-WAN etc). 
The succesful candidate will directly contribute to the evolution of connectivity product and services as part of Vodafone’s world class enterprise customer solutions. He or she will be working with a team of Product Owner, Commercail product leads, CRM solution designers, and other developers to build next generation software defined network solutions and enhance core network product ceompetencies. Purpose of the team is to build best in class products and solutions, from Minimum Viable Product to a full product.
He/she will provide technical consultancy to identify and qualify new concepts before translating requirements into design and delivery in terms of fixed network mainly. The role is highly interactive and requires the ability to work with several internal departments (Technology Services, operations etc) and external partners as well as Group and Local Business teams

Job Responsibility

Your Place in the team

•    Technical the strategy and positioning of the product;
•    Translating business requirements to technical operations teams or vice versa during product lifecycle;
•    Planning, design and integration of fixed data services infrastructure for enterprise products and services;
•    Responsible for end to end low/high level design of new products through to delivery and preprares technical product document;
•    Ensuring the product lifecycle process is carried out in the most efficient way, achieving the best fit into the Vodafone networks and IT systems, considering low level platform and infrastructure design for both shared service environments and customer premises;
•    Deep knowldge of networking foundational concepts, learning about different fixed connectivity technologies, with a specific focus on more advanced network architecture and technologies;
•    Drives testing process of new products&functions of equipments (router, switch, acess point etc.);
•    Ensures that devices meet Vodaofne’s it&network&security requirements;
•    Manages decision making process of equipments in the infrastructure&end point customer devices process (license renewals, capacity changes, enhancing with new functions etc.);
•    Responsible for ensuring that Vodafone’s fixed connectivity product portfolio supports the business objectives moving forward;
•    Architecting & evaluating innovative solutions & technologies to continuously developing fixed data portfolio regarding global trends;
•    Takes significant role in all product phases including concept development, RFQ, product development, launch and life cycle management;
•    CAPEX budget owner for Fixed Data Services infrastructure in Vodafone VBU organization;
•    Coordinates FDS, SCM and Network Operation teams for new products and services during RFP, purchasing and vendor management processes;

We are looking for you if you have

•    University degree in computer engineering, electric-electronic engineering, telecommunications engineering or related disciplines
•    Minimum 5 years of experience in Technology/Network planning and operation activities in an telecommunications operator or organization supporting large heterogeneous Access & IP infrastructures or similar
•    Knowledge of network topologies and technological trends
•    Deep knowledge of Fixed Network Architecture (including HW and SW platforms roadmap)
•    In-depth knowledge of and experience with major internet routing protocols; specifically BGP, OSPF, MPLS, RSVP and ISIS.
•    Solid knowledge of IP technology and of Fixed networks requirements and characteristics.
•    Understanding & awareness of  services compatible on Fixed networks such as wireless, VPN, voice, security, SD-WAN
•    Certifications in CCNP, CCIE, HCIP R&S, NSE4 are considered an added value
•    Know how on ARUBA, Forti, Huawei will priortize candidate
•    Stakeholder management
•    Ability to work in an agile oriented organization.
•    Good written and verbal English


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Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.