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SDN/Cloud Architect

Customer Services
NI Network Infrastructure
21000004Z1 Requisition #

Job Description
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.
We are looking for a Software-Defined Networking Architect to deliver services to Nokia’s customer base.

The selected person will work in a consultative manner directly with customers, product line managers (PLM), Customer Support teams, and R&D teams to deliver projects, which may include the following responsibilities: 

-           Lead Operational & Engineering Consultation Workshops to establish an optimal Solution Design that meets the Customer’s objectives and Industry Best Practices

-           Create detailed design, implementation, operational and test documentation that enable a successful Solution Deployment

-           Work closely with Product Line Management and Support teams to manage solution issues and product evolution

-           Develop and deliver customized workshops and technical training to customers.

-           Develop and maintain in-depth technical and marketing knowledge of key IPD product lines.

-           The work is frequently on-site with customers, with travel a requirement (approx 25-35% of the time)


Technical  Competencies 

Knowledge of some or all of the following:

-           Knowledge of Cloud Computing Engineering, concepts, service models, deployment models, practical implementations, operations, and future trends

-           Experience working with Data Center hardware and management software

-           Knowledge of Virtual Machines (VMWare, KVM or other hypervisor software)

-           RESTful API Integration experience

-           Multi-vendor integration experience

-           Cloud Management Systems integration, OpenStack, CloudStack, vRealise Suite (vCAC)

-           Knowledge of UNIX/Linux

-           Expertise in core and edge IP routing technologies (IPv4 and IPv6,  BGP, OSPF, MPLS – RSVP, LDP, etc., Multicast – PIM, IGMP, Metro Ethernet / VPLS / VPWS, IP VPN, QoS, Security)

-           Experience with cloud computing and data center technologies

-           Data center network design (multi-tier zones, server load balancing, VXLAN, etc.)

-           Demonstrated knowledge of SDN and NFV concepts & technologies

-           Experience in delivering professional services to external Customers, from the initial detailed Solution Design, through to Implementation and Customer Acceptance customization, including proof of concepts, Solution Design Consultation, Stand-Alone and Inter-Operability Testing, Customer training and on-site support.


Soft Skills 

- The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal and communication skills as well as being energetic, results oriented and will have knowledge of some or all of the following

- 5 years of working experience



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