Posted On Nov 12

VoLTE Network Architect


Location : Edinburgh

Headquarters : Redmond, Washington, United States

Hiring Mode : Full Time

Hiring Role : Architect

Experience : Mid Level

  • Microsoft is on a mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Our culture is centred on embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence, and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. In doing so, we create life-changing innovations that impact billions of lives around the world. You can help us to achieve our mission.
  • Metaswitch, a newly acquired division of Microsoft, lead the way in cloud native communication software. With award winning solutions providing highly scalable and fault tolerant systems that run right in the core of over 1,000 service providers and mobile operators networks, providing service to 100s of millions of end-users.
  • Microsoft is continuing to grow its Azure for Operators (Metaswitch Networks and Affirmed Networks) business and we are looking for an experienced Voice over LTE network architect with experience of building and deploying voice and multimedia services on top of 4G and 5G cores to work as part of our VoLTE engineering team based in Edinburgh, UK.
  • Working as part of a team of engineers in Edinburgh building highly scalable, resilient and distributed VoLTE services in Azure.
  • Collaborating across teams distributed geographically and timezones, contributing to and building on the work of others.
  • Taking the lead on architecting and designing VoLTE networks.
  • Working with our partners to identity products and services to include within our offerings, articulate requirements and drive technical discussions.
  • Define deployment, verification and change processes for VoLTE networks.
  • Interfacing to operators to understand their requirements, and use that input to deliver solutions that delight customers.
  • Contributing to an inclusive and collaborative environment, with local and remote Microsoft teams, to turn requirements into simple, elegant, and optimal solutions at large scale.
  • Based in the UK. You do not need to be located in Edinburgh, although some travel to our Edinburgh office will be required.
  • Experience of architecting, deploying and operating fault tolerant, high scale, distributed VoLTE networks at operators.
  • Proven technical problem-solving skills.
  • Has a confident, solution- and result-oriented working style, proven technical problem-solving skills, and constructive critical thinking.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing through all levels of the organization, to technical and non‐technical audiences.
  • Development skills in Java, Python or other languages are an advantage.
  • Native or professional fluency in English.
  • Bachelor and/or graduate degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics or equivalent science or technology based subject.
  • We are looking for flexible candidates who are experienced in building and deploying VoLTE networks and keen to join Microsoft on our journey.
Microsoft offers you:
  • The opportunity to use your VoLTE experience to build services that will empower millions of end-users across the planet to achieve more.
  • A flexible, hybrid working approach that welcomes and enables diverse ways of working.
  • A culture which is supportive, inclusive and respectful of all of its employees.
  • A competitive remuneration package, encompassing salary, bonus and equity.
  • Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.