Nuage/SDN Professional

Employer: Nokia
Domain:
  • Engineering
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: > 5 years of experience
    Location:
  • BUCHAREST
  • Timisoara
  • Updated at: 19.03.2019

    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.

     

    Goal

    To provide Nuage (Nokia’s SDN solution) and NFV expertise for handling of Nuage product portfolio and Network Function Virtualization related Proof-of-Concepts, demo(s) but mainly deploying the Nuage/SDN solutions.

     

    Key Responsibilities

    • Nuage/SDN solution installation& integrations with Platforms like Openstack/VMware/Cloudstack
    • Develop customized test list documents and Method of Procedures
    • Executes a test strategy, test architecture, integration test plan, migration test plan, up to customer acceptance and support during live network
    • Contribution to (Technical) Pre-sales, Post-Sales, engineering and professional service support for the Nuage or NFV products
    • Validation of Nuage Usecase(s) by staging and demonstrating them in Nokia labs and/or customer site(s)
    • Troubleshoot and problem-solve customer support requests, often working closely with the engineering team to resolve issues
    • Occasionally develop ad-hoc documentation on top of the official/standard ones, like operations documents specific to customer network
    • Prepare and deliver customized trainings, on top of the standard ones
    • The ability to work as part of a distributed team is critical. The role will require international travel
    • Manage the delivery of periodic status reports to the customer as well as to the Nokia’s management team
    • Maintain and improve interfaces with technical personnel from other Nokia multi-regional groups and organizations involved in process (Central NPI teams, Project Manager, Regional Technical Support, Technical Expertise Center)
    • Provide inputs to product division for technical escalations
    • Collaborate with Cloud/IP transport/Netw Management teams for complex solutions implementation

     

    Key differentiators

    This position provides a unique membership of a highly skilled IP and SDN/NFV community of Nokia and provides an excellent opportunity of career development.

     

    Required Skills And Experience

    Mandatory (“a must”)

    ·  Strong experience with Linux/Unix system administration and networking

    ·  Excellent with configuring and/or designing networking equipment in datacenters/carrier networks

    ·  Networking skills minimum equivalent to Nokia NRS-I or CCNP + BGP/MPLS Knowledge

    “A huge plus”

    ·  Experience with basic virtualization in Linux qemu-KVM, Linux bridges, Open vSwitch

    ·  Experience of SDN and NFV concepts & technologies

    “ A plus”

    ·  Experience deploying firewalls, load-balancers, storage (NAS, SAN, virtualization)

    ·  Experience with Java and Python/Perl

    ·  Experience working at a Cloud Service Provider

     

    Technologies/Products

    ·  IP Routers, Nokia 7x50 XRS/SR/ESS product portfolio

    ·  VMWare ESXi, KVM, Xen, Hyper-V

    ·  VMWare vCloud/vCenter, OpenStack, CloudStack

    ·  Java, Python, Perl

    ·  RHEL/CentOS, Ubuntu

     

    Extra Assets (good to have)

    ·  Nokia/Cisco/Juniper certificates

    ·  Linux/Redhat certificates

    ·  Good understanding of IP/MPLS technologies

     

    Note once onboard, Nokia’s Nuage/SDN learning and developing track will be provided to you, including the specific trainings and workshops, on the job trainings and coaching.

     

    Social Skills (behavior, attitude, language knowledge, …)

    • Proven record in customer focus
    • Analytical problem solver
    • Strong team-player, flexible, easy trainee, capable of self-studying
    • A flexible, positive and creative attitude to change
    • Eager to learn
    • Fluent in English – written and verbal communication
    • Knowing other languages is a plus