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Pre Sales Lead-Connectivity & Networks



Sales & Business Development
United Kingdom
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

At Capgemini Engineering, the world leader in engineering services, we bring together a global team of engineers, scientists, and architects to help the world’s most innovative companies unleash their potential. From autonomous cars to life-saving robots, our digital and software technology experts think outside the box as they provide unique R&D and engineering services across all industries. Join us for a career full of opportunities. Where you can make a difference. Where no two days are the same.​

About the job you’re considering​

Pre-sales Team Leader will be responsible for developing and driving the offer roadmap, feasibility studies, specifications, software architecture, customer interfacing, and support the sales, bid, and account teams with resources, content, references, tools, and market information to effectively sell the products or services and deliver high quality proposal responses. They should have experience in open network solutions, telecommunication connectivity, cloud architectures, network AI, and contribution to standard bodies.

Your role

Lead the Technology & Architecture CTO Team’s activities in Europe with global responsibilities on:

  • Offer Roadmap Development, Feasibility Studies, Contribution to specification bodies.
  • Drive the development of a high-performance architecture team for global business in 5G / edge computing, Telecom networks, Enterprise Private Networks, System Integration
  • Drive the high-value partnerships with Silicon vendors (Intel, NVIDIA, Qualcomm) and Hyperscalers (Microsoft, AWS…)
  • Software Architecture (containing multiple complex sub-systems), customer interfacing, effort estimation and schedules.
  • Responsible and accountable for project’s architecture and software stack technology

Skills and Experience (should have solution architect experience in a couple of the below areas)

  • Architected Open network solutions in Radio, Fixed access, disaggregated networks for switching and routing solutions from scratch and guided multiple Dev and integration and verification teams working on all the layers in radio network.
  • Background in telecommunication connectivity, industry4.0, IoT and cloud architectures
  • Some experience in developing network architecture, orchestration, telco cloud.
  • Working knowledge on cloud native principles is an added advantage.

Expertise in the below areas will be a plus:

  • Background in Silicon / SoCs / Middleware software for open network nodes including fast path acceleration technologies.
  • Background in Radio Algorithms, Scheduling, Signalling and performance improvement.
  • Experience in network AI is an additional benefit.
  • Hands-on experience with I&V tools, Simulators, Coding, Debugging tools.
  • Evidence of contribution to thought leadership content is a plus. Contribution to standard bodies (TIP, O-RAN Alliance, ONF) is an advantage.
  • Extensive wireless experience. BS/MS in Electrical Engineering / Telecommunications or Computer Science

Your security clearance ​

Security Check (SC) Clearance​

To be successfully appointed to this role, it is a requirement to obtain Security Check (SC) clearance. ​

To obtain SC clearance, the successful applicant must have resided continuously within the United Kingdom for the last 5 years, along with other criteria and requirements.​

Throughout the recruitment process, you will be asked questions about your security clearance eligibility such as, but not limited to, country of residence and nationality.​

Some posts are restricted to sole UK Nationals for security reasons; therefore, you may be asked about your citizenship in the application process.​

What does ‘Get The Future You Want ‘ mean for you?​

Flexibility to work your way: You will be encouraged to have a positive work-life balance. Our hybrid-first way of working means we embed hybrid working in all that we do and make flexible working arrangements the day-to-day reality for our people. All UK employees are eligible to request flexible working arrangements.
Your wellbeing: You’d be joining an accredited Great Place to work for Wellbeing in 2023. Employee wellbeing is vitally important to us as an organisation. We see a healthy and happy workforce a critical component for us to achieve our organisational ambitions. ​
To help support wellbeing we have trained ‘Mental Health Champions’ across each of our business areas, and we have invested in wellbeing apps such as Thrive and Peppy.
Shape your path: You will be empowered to explore, innovate, and progress. You will benefit from Capgemini’s ‘learning for life’ mindset, meaning you will have countless training and development opportunities from thinktanks to hackathons, and access to 250,000 courses with numerous external certifications from AWS, Microsoft, Harvard ManageMentor, Cybersecurity qualifications and much more

Why you should consider Capgemini​

Growing clients’ businesses while building a more sustainable, more inclusive future is a tough ask. But when you join Capgemini, you join a thriving company and become part of a diverse collective of free-thinkers, entrepreneurs and industry experts. A powerful source of energy that drives us all to find new ways technology can help us reimagine what’s possible. It’s why, together, we seek out opportunities that will transform the world’s leading businesses. And it’s how you’ll gain the experiences and connections you need to shape your future. By learning from each other every day, sharing knowledge and always pushing yourself to do better, you’ll build the skills you want. And you’ll use them to help our clients leverage technology to grow their business and give innovation that human touch the world needs. So, it might not always be easy, but making the world a better place rarely is. ​

About Capgemini

Capgemini is a global business and technology transformation partner, helping organizations to accelerate their dual transition to a digital and sustainable world, while creating tangible impact for enterprises and society. It is a responsible and diverse group of 340,000 team members in more than 50 countries. With its strong over 55-year heritage, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to unlock the value of technology to address the entire breadth of their business needs. It delivers end-to-end services and solutions leveraging strengths from strategy and design to engineering, all fueled by its market leading capabilities in AI, cloud and data, combined with its deep industry expertise and partner ecosystem. The Group reported 2023 global revenues of €22.5 billion.​

​Get The Future You Want |​

​At Capgemini Engineering we value excellence, care, responsibility, dynamism and innovation. We offer a job with variation that leaves plenty of room for initiative and development. In fact, we are not just offering you a job, we’re inviting you to be part of our community where we will provide you trainings, tools & grounds for professional and personal growth. Each career experience is assorted by an attractive salary package.​