EPAM Systems

Principal Expert for 5G & Radio Access Network / OpenRAN (m/f/d)

1 month agoLondon, United Kingdom

EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.


Currently we are looking for a Principal Expert for 5G & Radio Access Network / OpenRAN (m/f/d) 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 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