Vodafone Idea - Solution Lead - Devices - VIBS - IoT Business (10-12 yrs)
Role Solution Lead- Devices
Function / Department : VIBS - IOT Business
Location : Mumbai
Job Purpose :
Role purpose : To develop ecosystem of devices and sensors for various IOT application through in house capability/partnership approach which would meet customer requirement
Key Result Areas/Accountabilities :
- Define the roadmap of devices and sensors for various IOT applications from Telematics, Utility, Smart city and industrial use cases
- Closely work with Product team and device teams to evaluate and selection of right partnership and engagement model and provide market/business inputs to product and solution teams
- Partner with our Upstream Sales and Business Development teams to identify new project concepts and then develops these concepts to fill the business product portfolio.
- Understanding customer requirement from device and application perspective and propose right partner mix to meet the customer requirement
- Deliver pilots and proof of concepts for success for device and apps and monitor the performance.
- Hardware and Firmware release management for VIL
- Closely coordinate and interact with regulatory agencies including TSDSI, TEC, DOT & TRAI for device specifications and participate into white papers, draft specification and ensure adherence
Core Competencies, Knowledge, Experience :
- 10-12 years of experience in presales with various IOT applications like Telematics, Utility, health care, Industrial IOT etc
- Technical understanding of IOT ecosystem including Chipset, module, platform, device and application
- Understanding of IOT and mobility and device regulation and GSMA/3GPP standards and specifications
- Ability to create partner eco-system and support bespoke requirements.
- Excellent communication skills including verbal, presentation, email and social interaction.
- Customer relationship management skills with ability to interact comfortably at C- level
Must have technical / professional qualifications :
- Engineering Graduate in Electronics and Telecommunication /Post Graduate
- Detail understanding of various device protocols like MQTT/CANBUS/ MODBUS/RS-232/485
- Must have worked as senior lead at Presales/Product organization for at least 10 years around Enterprise solution and products
- Regulatory understanding and m2m guidelines and ability
Years of Experience 10-12 years of technical experiences in M2M device/applications/partner companies and complex solution implementation
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