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NSP Network Orchestration SA

Customer Services
NI Network Infrastructure
21000002UY Requisition #

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At Nokia we create the technology to connect the world. Developing and delivering the industry's only end-to-end portfolio of network equipment, software, services and licensing that is available globally. Through our research teams, including the world-renowned Nokia Bell Labs, Nokia is leading the world to adopt end-to-end 5G networks that are faster, more secure and capable of revolutionizing lives, economies and societies. Nokia adheres to the highest ethical business standards as we create technology with social purpose, quality and integrity. A truly global company, we are 160 nationalities working in more than 100 countries.


About Network Infrastructure

The mission of the Network Infrastructure (NI) Business Group is to be the most trusted partner for the world’s most critical network infrastructure. NI will respond to the ever-increasing demand for networks with higher capacity, greater reliability, faster speeds, and lower costs. Within NI, the Finance organization provides financial and strategic leadership to the Business Group and acts as a key business partner to the BG president and the BG leadership team.


About IP & Optical Networks Business Divisions

Our IP and Optical Networks Business Divisions includes IP, optical and network automation technologies and related services sold to our communication service provider customers as well as adjacent markets including webscale companies and enterprises. Our comprehensive wide area networking (WAN) solutions enable our customers to build and operate automated, secure, and high-performance networks at massive scale – helping to interconnect people and things from any broadband access modality to – and among - edge clouds, central clouds, the Internet, and other services and data centers.


Job Description

The Regional Business Unit’s Customer Engineering team provides Services in support of deployments of advanced Solutions across the IP/Optical Networks (ION) Business Line product portfolio.


Virtual Networks Orchestration (VNO) automates the set-up of service chains across the SD-WAN, Private, and Public datacentre domains. Orchestration also plays a key role in Nokia's 4G/5G core slicing strategy. The Professional Services team is involved in delivering services for automation and orchestration of slicing use-case, specifically for 5G core network slice orchestration.


The ION Customer Engineering has a global customer base and is looking for driven and passionate individuals willing to work in this new and challenging domain. The work is customer-facing and spans both Solution Architect, New Product Introduction (NPI), post-sales integration and delivery.


Job Responsibilities & Competencies

  • Design and blueprint customer end to end network services in collaboration with (ION PS) Network Architects
  • Design, develop, and test Network Service Descriptors (NSDs) and plug-ins towards (IP) devices and appliances
  • Create relevant design collateral documentation 
  • Validation of (Nuage, IP, and IP appliance) network end-end packet flows; in Domain Specific Languages such as Tosca
  • Contribute NSD templates, generalizations and other items towards the NSD library, design principles and recommendations to productize the VNO solution;
  • Set up and maintain VNO Linux based development & test environments using state of the art automation tools, such as Puppet and Ansible;
  • Set up and maintain cloud environments using KVM, VMware ESXi, Hyper-V and docker, OpenVSwitch-based networking technologies such as Nuage Networks, and physical and virtual appliances such as Fortinet, Palo Alto, Riverbed, etc. All this in the context of the Cloud Stacks such as OpenStack and CloudStack open-source clouds.
  • The above tasks will have to done specifically in customer contexts, being directly and deeply involved in the definition and execution of customer projects.



This role requires cross-domain knowledge and the selected candidate would be expected to be familiar with some of the following:

  • Minimum 8 years of experience in Network Management & API, 4G, 5G packet core and network slicingStrong knowledge of ETSI MANO Architecture
  • Experience with NFV TOSCA YAML templates such as VNF Descriptors, Network Services Descriptors (NSDs)
  • Cloud Computing concepts and platforms such as OpenStack, OpenShift
  • Container management and orchestration with Kubernetes and Docker
  • Kubernetes architecture and objects (pods, deployments, services, DNS, volumes)
  • Experience in workflow languages such as Mistral, Ansible playbooks and process automation using Camunda BPM would be a valuable asset
  • Knowledge of 4G, 5G packet core and network slicing
  • Knowledge of Network Management & API concepts and protocols such as NETCONF, YANG, OpenFlow, SNMP, REST, XMPP
  • Good Knowledge of IP Networking and routing protocols
  • Software development educational background & experience: Python, JavaScript, Data Modelling languages such as JSON and XML
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent
  • Nokia Service Routing Architect Certification or equivalent
  • Nuage Networks Certifications or equivalent


Imagine creating technology that has the potential to change the world. Working with us, you will have a positive impact on people’s lives and help to overcome some of the world’s most pressing challenges. We act inclusively and respect the uniqueness of people. At Nokia, employment decisions are made regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Nokia culture welcomes people as their true selves. Come create the technology to connect the world. 

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