2018-04-11: Job: Visualization Expert at Nokia in Vimercate, Milan, Italy

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Nokia is a global leader in the technologies that connect people and things. With state-of-the-art software, hardware and services for any type of network, Nokia is uniquely positioned to help communication service providers, governments, and large enterprises deliver on the promise of 5G, the Cloud and the Internet of Things. Serving customers in over 100 countries, our research scientists and engineers continue to invent and accelerate new technologies that will increasingly transform the way people and things communicate and connect.

Job Description[edit]

The successful candidate must be willing to work in a very dynamic environment which includes interactions with multiple organizations on a regular basis. They must be able to communicate effectively and have detailed knowledge of coding applications and designing data visualizations into integrated dashboards and layered map or GIS solutions. The Data Visualization Expert is solution oriented, curious, open-minded, autonomous and willing to work in team. Rigorous, they can take initiative to propose and find innovative solutions fitting end-customer needs, over and beyond their initial requests.

He/she will be working with Nokia AVA cognitive services platform. Nokia AVA is a cloud-based platform that combines big data storage, intelligent analytics and extreme automation, allowing Telecom operators to move away from traditional reactive network operations to a cognitive approach that predicts faults and solves them rapidly. As well as delivering today's expert services, AVA will facilitate a more efficient and faster delivery of Nokia services across the entire network lifecycle. This means Care services, Network implementation, Network Planning and Optimization and Managed Services are supported, with more to come as Nokia continues to move towards cloud-based delivery of services, artificial intelligence and contextualized delivery. AVA ensures low latency, high throughput and extreme resilience of the network. These elements will be key to support operators explore new business areas in the connected world.

As part of the job, the Data Visualization Expert will:

  • lead the functional and technical analysis of customer needs regarding visualization
  • drive to the design of the customer solution for the best possible user experience and friendliness
  • develop the graphical user interface and structure of the application/dashboard, embedding the most relevant visualizations
  • collaborate to receive and integrate refined data in the different views of the app/dashboard
  • collaborate to identify correlative and predictive analytics as part further improvements
  • participate in multiple projects simultaneously
  • work harmoniously in a cross-functional team consisting of managers, supervisors, business analysts, systems personnel, network staff, and other developers in ensuring the delivery of software solutions as planned, within set budget, and timely
  • work with stakeholders to understand business requirements and processes for projects so implementation can be done without delays
  • provide excellent customer service by responding to, and assisting with, requests to resolve issues, including system outages
  • maintain and continuously improve delivered solutions


  • Solid knowledge in data visualization tools such as Tableau Desktop / Server, Arcadia or QlikSense, or 5+ years’ experience in web development languages such as HTML and CSS (including responsive UIs), Javascript (D3.js), Ember or AngularJS, Java or also Ruby
  • Experience with SQL language & Oracle and CQL language & Cassandra is a plus
  • Ability to investigate issues and come up with resolutions for large data sets is a must
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other cross-functional organizations
  • Ability to work independently and be a self-starter
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Fluent in English (written and verbal)

Additional requirements:

  • Knowledge of Telco Quality/Key Performance Indicator management and reporting
  • Data Visualization and/or Analyst experience in Telco industry

Nice to have:

  • Experience in agile best practices
  • Cloud concepts understanding


  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, computer engineering, or related field required (Masters/PhD a plus)



If you have any question, please contact Dr. Paolo Federico (for information request only; if you want to apply, please follow the APPLY link above)

Reference: 1700000DX2