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Solution Design Expert (f/m/x)

Posting Country:  Germany
Date Posted: 
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

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.

Join our journey as we connect for a better future. Ready?

Location: Düsseldorf, Germany

Role purpose:
VF Financial Clearing House is a Group competence centre for global B2B clearing solutions for high value 
non-standard products and services. It delivers E2E solutions for business models from 3rd party billing to Intercompany recharging and settlement processes at highest automation level.
The purpose of the role is the technical design and development of financial clearing solutions in business areas such as Roaming,  Interconnect, Carrier Services,  Internet of Things (M2M), , Vodafone Messaging Hub (VMH) and other B2B services.
The role supports the development of global new business initiatives across the Vodafone Operating Companies by managing projects enabling B2B billing and settlement solutions as well as streamlining and redesigning of existing processes. This incorporates driving the development of automated platforms and processes across various teams to support the strategic programmes within Vodafone Group to explore new revenue streams.
This role covers the technical responsibility for the final solution design and implementation and is a key success factor for VF Financial Clearing solutions.

With us you will: 
•    Ability to understand and to transfer business demands into technical solutions
•    Analyze, create, describe software concepts and compare possible solutions
•    Deliver effort estimations on the different approaches. Give recommendations and statements on the possible To-be solutions
•    Creation of POCs to visualize different techniques and technologies, gather knowledge on the different approaches and support decision making   
•    Responsible for accurate implementation of designed solution
•    Quality assurance: Constantly review the code to ensure the quality of the design 
•    Responsible for accurate testing: Modul Testing with support for System-, Integration- and End User Testing. 
•    Ensure trouble-free releases of new functionalities and software into Production.
•    Root Cause Analysis & Resolution of any issues in production / development / test environments of the FCH platform
•    Communicates appropriate in content and style across teams and stakeholders

Apply if you have:
•    Technical understanding of roaming, interconnect and other B2B models in the telco market
•    Expertise in billing and  financial settlement solutions
•    Ideally Financial or Data Clearing House background
•    Several years of profound experience in Software Solution Design 
•    Several years of experience of working in agile projects as software developer
•    Several years of experience in software development
•    Absolute integrity, management of sensible financial values
•    Ability to operate in dynamic, high-growth, high-uncertainty environments
•    Cross-functional process orientation
•    Entrepreneurial mentality
•    Risk awareness and assessment capabilities
Must have technical / professional qualifications: 
•    Essential - profound technical expert knowledge gained through an education at a corresponding university or college of higher education or through a comparative vocational training. 
•    Essential – excellent expertise in Oracle Databases: Oracle DB 11g & 12c, Oracle APEX, Oracle SQL Loader
•    Essential – excellent knowledge of: SQL, PL/SQL, Bash, PHP, Python, JavaScript
•    Essential – excellent knowledge in markup languages like XML, HTML, XSD, CS, JSON
•    Essential – knowledge of Operating systems Unix & Linux, Windows
•    Essential - familiar with following products and tools: SQLDeveloper, Oracle BI Publisher
•    Essential – fluent in English



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.