Open Source Solutions Architect

If you are motivated by the challenge of building elegant solutions for very complex projects, we really want to meet you!

Open Source Solutions (OSS) Architect

We are growing our development team in St Louis, MO, and we are searching for an experienced architect who cares deeply about craftsmanship and quality.


  • Network architecture and design, equipment specification, vendor evaluation, and selection of OSS
  • Actively support the goals and objectives of NII and Nextel business plans, as determined by senior leadership
  • Provide technical leadership; own responsibility for information related to interfaces into and out of BSS/OSS
  • Solution-architecture leadership and delivery, including BSS/OSS (business/service/network management) solution engineering, project coordination, business-requirements analysis, requirement specification, and project documentation
  • Assist in the development of BSS/OSS interface-solution architecture, plus the strategy to deliver the overall solution according to specifications received from internal areas, including Engineering and IT organizations
  • Track and document requirements for enterprise OSS development projects and enhancements
  • Support internal customers with OSS requirements and performance-management data collection and analysis to ensure KPIs are properly captured
  • Analyze system elements (software, monitoring, reporting functions and capabilities, integration architecture, and processes) and provide recommendations for appropriate changes according to pre-identified requirements
  • Translate technical requirements into system, application, and process designs that identify functional requirements; lead the identification, justification, and design of OSS
  • Manage specification development in collaboration with other internal areas and vendors; discuss architecture strategy, progress, and results in accordance with company objectives


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering
  • 8+ years of experience in OSS architecture/solutions design
  • Experience driving and realizing complex, end-to-end solutions
  • Understanding of how decision/design impacts architecture delivery
  • Expertise in OSS/BSS integration
  • Experience vetting OSS designs against overall architecture and ability to ensure establishment of mid- and long-term OSS
  • Experience writing, reviewing, and evaluating OSS RFI/RFP technical vendor responses
  • Outstanding communication skills; ability to interact effectively both in writing and in person with associates at all levels (CTO, directors, middle management, and workforce)
  • Effective relationship building and interpersonal skills
  • Execution- and results-oriented work ethic


Position Type:



Competitive salary plus benefits


12140 Woodcrest Executive Dr., St. Louis, MO 63141

Remote candidates with the right skills and experience will also be considered.

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