EPAM Systems

Principal Expert for 5G & Radio Access Network / OpenRAN

2 days agoLondon, United Kingdom

Since 1993, EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE: EPAM) has leveraged its advanced software engineering heritage to become the foremost global digital transformation services provider - leading the industry in digital and physical product development and digital platform engineering services.
Through its innovative strategy; integrated advisory, consulting, and design capabilities; and unique 'Engineering DNA,' EPAM's globally deployed hybrid teams help make the future real for clients and communities around the world by powering better enterprise, education and health platforms that connect people, optimize experiences, and improve people's lives. In 2021, EPAM was added to the S&P 500 and included among the list of Forbes Global 2000 companies.

Selected by Newsweek as a 2021 Most Loved Workplace, EPAM's global multi-disciplinary teams serve customers in more than 45 countries across five continents. As a recognized leader, EPAM is listed among the top 15 companies in Information Technology Services on the Fortune 1000 and ranked as the top IT services company on Fortune's 100 Fastest-Growing Companies list for the last three consecutive years. EPAM is also listed among Ad Age's top 25 World's Largest Agency Companies for three consecutive years, and Consulting Magazine named EPAM Continuum a top 20 Fastest-Growing Firm.


Currently we are looking for a Principal Expert for 5G & Radio Access Network / OpenRAN to make our Western European team even stronger.

  • Build up Radio Access Network and 5G expertise within EPAM
  • Represent EPAM in industry organizations such as the OpenRAN Alliance
  • Identify new growth opportunities based on market knowledge, personal network and technology trends in top-tier and mid-tier Telco customer segment
  • Identify new services in different industries in combination of 5G/OpenRAN with specific domain needs (e.g. automation in product process planning and steering)
  • Participate in and drive RFP process with customer prospects together with colleagues from business development, account management and solution architecture
  • Drive and coordinate solution design as well as demos and proof of concepts
  • Coordinate effort estimation and contract negotiations process for new deal proposals
  • Hard skills / knowledge:
    • Master in Engineering, Computer Science or Business Informatics
    • Deep practical knowledge about 5G technology, service opportunities and rollout challenges
    • Expert knowledge in SDN, NFV and API driven infrastructure as well as MIMO, C-RAN and Wifi technologies. Possible experience with IoT technologies
    • 12+ years of experience in technical projects in Telecommunication industry and Mobile Network Infrastructure
    • 8+ years experience in engaging with prospect clients for new deal preparation and closure on senior management level. Experience in participation and leading of competitive RFP/RFQ scenarios - evaluating, presenting solution options and deal closure
    • Industry experience in Telecommunication, Mobile Network Equipment providers and/or 5G Service offerings
    • Wide network of contacts in top tier and mid-tier enterprises and institutions
    • Strong communication skills including experience in presentation for and management of senior stakeholders
    • Hands-on technical experience in programming or systems engineering that enables you to participate, lead and contribute value in technical and architectural discussions
    • German native speaking capabilities required. Fluent English is a must as second language
  • Soft skills:
    • You value an international, multi-cultural environment
    • You have the hunger to build something new and extraordinary
    • You have a can-do attitude with desire to offer to our customers most suitable solutions for practical use
    • You are looking to provide your capabilities to establish a structure for sustainable, yet high performance delivery in the collaboration of customers and EPAM stakeholders
    • You feel comfortable in a startup-like environment backed by a fast-growing global company
    • Although you bring along broad experience, you still have the drive to learn new things as customers and projects need it
    • Willingness to travel up to 60%-80% of working time to work onsite with customers
    • You value teamwork and partnership over individual performance ambitions and contract negotiation
    • You value delivery of solutions more than bureaucratic documentation and assignments
    • You consider continuous improvement as your natural mindset
We offer
  • We offer a range of benefits including
  • A competitive group pension plan, life assurance and income protection
  • Private medical insurance, private dental care and critical illness cover
  • Cycle scheme Tech scheme and season ticket loan
  • Employee assistance program
  • Various perks such as Gym discount, Friday lunch, on-site massage and regular social events
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • EPAM Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) (subject to certain eligibility requirements)
  • Some of these benefits may be available only after you have passed your probationary period

Client-provided location(s): London, UK
Job ID: EPAM-55438