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Across Levels – Comms & Media – Networks

Join our team in Strategy consulting to find endless opportunities and solve our clients' toughest challenges, as you work with exceptional people, the latest tech and leading companies across industries.

Practice: Comms & Media, Industry Consulting, Capability Network I Areas of Work: Networks | Level: Across Levels | Location: Delhi, Gurgaon, Mumbai, Bangalore, Pune, Hyderabad | Years of Exp: 1-15 years

Explore an Exciting Career at Accenture
Are you an outcome-oriented problem solver? Do you enjoy working on transformation strategies for global clients? Does working in an inclusive and collaborative environment spark your interest?

Then, Accenture Strategy and Consulting is the right place for you to explore limitless possibilities.

Comms & Media (C&M) is one of the Industry Practices within Accenture’s Capability Network (CN) team. It focuses in serving clients across specific Industries – Communications, Media & Entertainment.
• Communications – Focuses primarily on industries related with telecommunications and information & communication technology (ICT). This dynamic team serves most of the world’s leading wireline, wireless, cable and satellite communications and service providers.
• Media & Entertainment – Focuses on industries like broadcast, entertainment, print and publishing.

Globally, Accenture Comms & Media practice works to develop value growth strategies for its clients, who are top-notch organizations, and help improve their offers and go-to-market performance and maximize organizational effectiveness. We work on end-to-end projects delivering management and technology consultancy to help our clients achieve greater profitability, quality, and reliability.
From multi-year major systems integration transformation deals to shorter more agile engagements, we have a rapidly expanding portfolio of hyper-growth clients and an increasing footprint with next-gen technology and industry practices, with the following requirements:

• Deep expertise in Telecom Domain
• Good understanding of Radio (2G/ 3G/4G/ 5G) Multi Edge Computing use cases, telecom cloud ecosystem, O-RAN, 5G, NFV (e.g., Open stack), SDN, SD-WAN, Telco Cloud technologies (e.g., Kubernetes), ONAP, Slicing Orchestrator, NOC, SOC, operating model design, process improvement, network assurance and network capex and opex management
• Solutioning experience in cloud area on Microsoft, AWS, or Google Cloud Platform
• Lead delivery of small to medium-size teams to deliver management consulting projects for global clients.
• Lead innovation transformation programs and process enablement for our clients
• Take responsibility within Comms & Media industry group or across the Products group, help build the practice, track metrics, and so on.
• Develop assets and methodologies, point-of-view, research, or white papers for use by the team and larger community.
• Support global sales team to identify and win potential opportunities within the practice. Help in drafting proposals as an expert for domain areas.
• Lead proposals, business development efforts and coordinate with other colleagues to create consensus-driven deliverables.
• Understand customer needs and translate them to business requirements, business process flows and functional requirements
• Experience to engage with stakeholders independently
• Execute a transformational change plan aligned with client’s business strategy and context for change. Engage stakeholders in the change journey and build commitment for change.

What’s in it for you?
• An opportunity to work on transformative projects with key G2000 clients
• Potential to Co-create with leaders in strategy, industry experts, enterprise function practitioners and, business intelligence professionals to shape and recommend innovative solutions that leverage emerging technologies.
• Ability to embed responsible business into everything—from how you service your clients to how you operate as a responsible professional.
• Personalized training modules to develop your strategy & consulting acumen to grow your skills, industry knowledge and capabilities
• Opportunity to thrive in a culture that is committed to accelerate equality for all. Engage in boundaryless collaboration across the entire organization.


Qualifications

Your experience counts!
• MBA from a Tier 1 and Tier 2 school and Engineering from Tier 1 school or rich relevant industry experience
• Candidate should have 1-15 years’ experience of working with consulting / services provider firms in the telecom networks domain
• Direct onsite experience (i.e., experience of facing client inside client offices in India or abroad) is mandatory. Please note we are looking for client facing soft skills
• Good working experience of digital, analytical, automation use cases in the network planning, operations, deployments areas
• Specific Domain Knowledge:
• Delivery experience of Telecom networks process in either of network planning, architecture, network operations, deployments. Example: Service Delivery, Service Assurance, Field Force, Customer Complaint Handling, NOC / SOC, Infrastructure Roll Out
• Understanding or project delivery knowledge of OSS’s digital transformation
• Good understanding of network generations, architecture and 3GPP/ETSI/O-RAN specifications
• Good understanding of IoT, SDN, NFV network architecture, key market players and telecom ecosystem
• Strong analytical, problem-solving skills and good communication skills
• Exposure to global clients is preferred
• Preferable working knowledge of RPA / Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning / R / Python
• CCNA, CCNP, CCSP, BPMN, eTOM, SID, TAM or similar is good to have. eTOM certification is highly desirable
• For Experienced candidates, experience of team Management – Coach and mentor team members in projects, on asset development, BDs and overall professional development

Bring your best skills forward to excel in the role:
Skills in one or more Network areas with Consulting focus
• Network Architect - Exposure to key network systems and tools
• Understanding of the OSS, BSS, Decoupling, Order Management, Customer Engagement, Wired & Wireless telecom network architecture, Access technologies (LTE,5G), standards and protocols, routing & switching, RAN, EPC and SGi-LAN, as per 3GPP Specifications, Realtime OSS, Automated Orchestration, Network Cloudification, Software Defined Network, NFV, IoT, M2M
• Network Analytics - Understanding of use cases based on AI Service Assurance – to drive business/operations benefits
• Network Planning and Strategy - Understanding of Network planning & optimization across RF, access, core, transport, 3GPP/ETSI/O-RAN specifications, IoT, SDN, NFV network architecture, key market players, telecom ecosystem, digital program management
• Network Deployment - Experience of managing cloud deployment, Network Data Centre Management, Infrastructure Cloud deployment, Network coverage and capacity planning, CAPEX & OPEX planning, Investment planning, Network Deployment process, Process digitisation, Network automation, Radio, Transmission, Cloud and Data Centre
• Network OSS - Understanding or project delivery knowledge of OSS’s digital transformation, network management & operations, orchestration & self-organizing networks, and analytics & assurance
• Network Telco Cloud - Support telco clients to become data-driven, platform-based, cloud-native and virtualized in their architecture and operations
• Preferable working knowledge of RPA / Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning / R / Python
• CCNA, CCNP, CCSP, BPMN, eTOM, SID, TAM or similar is good to have. eTOM certification is highly desirable

Skills in one or more roles
• Experience in the role of Functional Business Analyst, Product Owners, Process Designers, Service Designers, Scrum Masters i.e.
• Business Analysis - Gather requirements from business and prepared requirement documents. Propose solutions to the client based on gap analysis for the existing Telco platforms
• Process Improvement - Understand issues with the current processes which can be resolved either through technology or process solutions and design detail level to-be process with all stakeholders
• Value Architect and Tracking - Create value driver trees to breakdown into value components of business objectives and value drivers

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