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Curriculum Vitae


28 Lambert Street

Washington, NJ 07882



Phone: +1-908-652-3594

Chris Vitalos | Solution Manager
Professional Summary
  • Proven record in re-engineering computer solutions across telecom and finance sectors, uplifting applications from native towards virtualized and cloud-native deployments. (20+ years)

  • Pursuing career growth in machine learning, AI, and data science (1+ years)

  • Expert in engaging customers for requirement definition and translating them into functional requirements, effectively assigning software development tasks. (7+ years)

  • Accountable for software product licensing, deployment services scoping, and scope control. (7+ years)

  • Skilled in direct and matrix management of project managers and technologists. (10+ years)

  • Implemented an agile, DevOps strategy to upgrade a virtualized application to a containerized deployment, meeting unique customer requirements.

  • Transitioned a standalone prepaid wireless system to a redundant node setup, achieving a 99.9% SLA and reducing customer call center tickets.

  • Improved requirements management processes, reducing the time between customer requirement submission and budgetary offer presentation by 125%.

Core Competencies​

Strategic Technology Planning • Network Architecture and Planning • Predictive Capacity Planning • Application Development and Testing • System Testing and Performance Tuning • Project Scope and Planning • Budgeting and Cost Control • Project and Resource Management • Vendor and Customer Relationship Management

Technical Competencies​

Machine Learning • Deep Learning • Artificial Intelligence • Data Analytics • Data Modeling and Visualization • 5G Standalone Core technologies • 4G LTE core networks • OpenStack • OpenShift • IMS • VoIP • PTT

Programming Languages

Python with Machine Learning libraries ∙ NodeJS ∙ HTML ∙ CSS ∙ Javascript

Work Experience
Solutions Manager at Ericsson North America

​May 2016 - Present


Responsible for developing cloud native and virtualized application solutions for North American wireless, wireline and cable operators.


Lead Business Manager, Messaging at Nokia Networks 

​September 2012 - April 2016


Responsible for professional service delivery supporting hardware and software sales in enterprise and telecommunications sectors. Create service sales opportunities with carriers by identifying value added service efforts, formulate proposals, and assist the sales process. Manage the execution of projects, ensuring on time delivery. Accountable to senior management for reaching target profit and margin goals.

Solutions Engineering Manager at Nokia Networks

​May 2011 - August 2012


Resource manager for a team of system integration and support engineers. Manage new software and hardware introductions. Ensure software quality by test planning and execution.

Principle Staff Systems Engineer at Motorola Solutions, Inc. 

​August 2005 - May 2011


Individual contributor responsible for deploying hardware and software solutions into large North American telecommunications carrier networks. Coordinated and led strategically important field trials crucial for realization of new sales opportunities. Provided system performance analysis on transaction growth in carrier networks, which supported sales initiatives.

Director, SS7/IN Engineering at bcgi (Boston Communications Group Inc.) 

​December 2000 - August 2005


Directed a group of engineers who install, maintain and troubleshoot hosted software solutions. Provided direction to applications development and test departments to validate software functionality.

Increased the high availability and resiliency of critical software infrastructure by deploying redundant systems and locations and eliminated single points of failure.

Manager, Software Test and Labs at Sevis Systems 

​December 2000 - August 2005


Resource manager of software testers responsible for generating and executing test plans against software requirements and functional specifications. Responsible for producing test results which supported ongoing software release cycles. Procured and managed development lab hardware and software resources.

National Technological University

1997 - 1998


Studied toward Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Computer Engineering​


University of Pittsburgh

​1987 - 1990


Awarded Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Electrical Engineering Technology

Christopher Vitalos University of Pittsburgh Bachelors of Science Electrical Engineering Technology
Professional Certifications
Project Management Professional (PMP) from Project Management Institute (PMI)​

Valid from January 2016 until January 2025


Credential ID: ​1892582

Christopher Vitalos Project Management Institute Project Management Professional PMP Certfication
Machine Learning Fundamental Level 2023 from Ericsson

​Issued July 2023 (no expiration)

Ericsson BCSS Machine Learning Fundamental Level 2023 Certification Chris Vitalos
Advanced Natural Language Processing (NLP) with Python: Foundations from LinkedIn Learning

​Issued June 2023 (no expiration)

Christopher Vitalos LinkedIn Learning: Advanced Natural Language Processing with Python for Machine Learning
Machine Learning with Python: Foundations from LinkedIn Learning

​Issued June 2023 (no expiration)

Christopher Vitalos LinkedIn Learning: Machine Learning with Python.jpg
2023 MANA Cloud Software & Services: Security Critical Skill from Ericsson

​Issued June 2023 (no expiration)

Ericsson 2023 MANA Cloud Software & Services: Security Critical Skill Certification
2023 MANA Cloud Software & Services: Cloud Native / Infrastructure + HCP Critical Skill from Ericsson

​Issued July 2023 (no expiration)

Ericsson 2023 MANA Cloud Software & Services: Cloud Native / Infrastructure Hyperscaler Critical Ski
Project+ from CompTIA

​Issued October 2009 (no expiration)


Credential ID: COMP001020022721

Network+ from CompTIA

​Issued September 2010 (no expiration)


Credential ID: COMP001020022721

Security+ from CompTIA

​Issued December 2010 (no expiration)


Credential ID: COMP001020022721

Patent Filings
Mobile Access Terminal Security Function

Application Filed to USPTO on March 14th, 2007

View Patent Application online

Volunteer Experience
Community Volunteer, New Jersey Highlands Coalition

January 2021 to Present


Engage residents regarding environmental topics pertaining to local public parks within Warren County NJ.

Chairman of the Board, Washington Borough NJ Board of Adjustments

January 2013 to September 2018


Provide leadership to quasi judicial body that adjudicates appeals of zoning cases.

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