SDN / NFV Consultant

Competitive | Leatherhead | Contract
Posted 19 days ago

Juniper SDN / NFV Consultant wanted to work in a customer facing position, this position is a highly technical role, providing Design and Implementation Consultancy support.

The SDN / NFV Consultant will ideally have experience working with SDN technologies like OpenContrail, Contrail Service Orchestration, and will continue to work with the latest tools in OpenStack, Containers, Analytics and SDN Integration.

The SDN / NFV Consultant will have the chance to design, build and deliver these technologies, and there is also the opportunity to deliver both Pre-Sales and Post-Sales projects in all parts of the globe.

Responsibilities include:
• Designing and delivering transformational SD-WAN and Network Virtualisation Cloud Solutions for leading top-tier telco customers.
• Providing end to end Service Wrap/Solution Design for global virtualised networks as a service as well as IT OSS and BSS integration points, as well as full orchestration of network deployment and closed loop self-healing systems.
• Designing and deploying bespoke managed service products around cutting edge NFVI and SD-WAN technologies.
• Work in a consultative manner to deliver SDN/NFV solutions into Customers
• Personal on-site and/or remote delivery of Professional Services including creation of high level and detailed design documentation, migration planning, product integration and acceptance
• Develop and maintain strong relationships with the customers’ technical teams
• Provide regular feedback of product requirements and performance to internal groups including engineering, consulting and product management

Technical Skills Needed:
• Ideal– Contrail, OpenStack (Redhat/Mirantis/other), Contrail Service Orchestration (other Orchestration), Ubuntu/RHEL, KVM (other) Hypervisors, Containers, Docker and other Juniper products including vMX, vSRX, NFX. Knowledge of underlay/overlay and IP networking.
• Linux, Scripting (e.g. Perl, Python), Network Monitoring and OSS/BSS/IT integration.
• VMware vCenter/NSX, MPLSoGRE, VXLAN, RESTful APIs, Icinga, Junos (awareness not expertise), SLAX/Junos Automation, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Cobbler.

• A number of years’ experience in delivering Systems into Telco and/or DC environments, and integration into OSS/BSS/IT in Service Providers and/or Enterprise customers
• A number of years SDN / NFV related experience as SDN consultant with other vendors (i.e. Nuage/Cisco/Ericcson)
• A number of years in a customer-facing/Consultative roles
• Technical writing
• Experience of designing and implementing virtualized software and solutions is essential.
• Proven capability to effectively transfer knowledge to customer technical teams, both through formal and informal training.
• Effective planning & communication skills, excellent inter-personal skills, able to work on multiple projects.

For more information about this role, please contact:

Andy Roberts
01442 285 016

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