NFVI Cloud Platform Architect (Product Owner)

Competitive | Bratislava | Permanent
Posted 4 months ago

NFVI Cloud Platform Architect / Product Owner - Bratislava

The Role

We are looking for a “Cloud Platform Architect & NFVI Cloud Product Owner” with strong knowledge of virtualization technologies, specifically NFV to work alongside multiple business groups within an agile environment. The “Cloud Platform Architect & NFVI Cloud Product Owner" will be essentially resposible for Definition and continuous development of the architecture of cloud platform for virtualization of network functions and taking custom built NFVI Clouds to market.

The Company

Our client is an international cloud start-up company founded by a leading telco group. It designs, operates and steers a joint pan-European network spanning 13 countries. The company is an ambitious and courageous pioneer in transforming the whole telecommunication industry by setting up completely new rules of production logic. Founded in 2015 they are offering the jobs of the future, working on the most exciting telco transformation project in today’s communications industry.


Key Responsibilities

- Definition and continuous development of the architecture of cloud platform for virtualization of network functions
- Manages the development and release-planning of the Cloud platform
- Responsible for preparation technical studies and design proposal for NFVI and definition of architectural requirements (for RFI, RFP, FS)
- Responsible for definition and governance of technological changes (consolidations of applications and HW, retirement of platforms and applications, upgrade plans) improving whole NFVI architecture in terms of cost efficiency.
- Responsibility Description
- Maintain cloud-readiness criteria that applications must comply with for being onboarded (level of cloudification, manageability, verification tests, documentation, licensing, fulfilling platform policies, security, etc.)
- Define acceptance criteria and checklist for including new infrastructure resources (provided by datacenter(s)) into the Cloud Platform
- Receive Application Manager's new requirements and balance these against platform efficiency for further evolution of the platform
- Define requirements for connectivity between the used data centers
- Keep backlog of Cloud Platform updated
- Communication and cooperation with 3rd parties/ vendors during tendering process or during definition of requirements on NFVI architecture.
- Monitoring of market trends, legislation and competition in the area of NFVI
- Participation on the projects and project management governance, responsible for administration of project documentation (i.e. business cases, project plans, responsibility matrix, project scope).
- Maintain compliance with (e.g. Natco-specific) legal aspects


What we want to see from candidates

- University degree in technical area (Computer Science/Telecom Engineering/Information Systems or similar)
- 5 Years’ experience in area of network and/or IT architectures working for a communication service provider, cloud service provider or relevant equipment/software vendor.
- Detailed understanding of virtualization technologies.
- Experience in agile development methodologies and tools
- Good understanding of requirements of network functions on NFVI
- Experience in contribution to relevant standardization and industry bodies: e.g. ETSI, ONF, IETF
- English language – fluent (excellent verbal and written communication skills).

Other skills we would like to see

- Self-motivated
- Highly collaborative
- Flexibility to travel
- Efficient communication
- Compute, Network and Storage Infrastructure
- Cloud OS, OpenStack, Operation SW and Hypervisors
- Service and application orchestration as well es modeling languages, e.g. TOSCA, Heat.
- IP Services
- Public/Private Cloud Architectures
- SDN, CEPH
- CI/CD processes and tools (e.g. Jenkins, Chef, Puppet, Git, Ansible etc.)
- Knowledge of network hardware, TCP/IP, routing, switching, network security and telecommunication circuits
- MS office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Visio, Project) – advanced

Candidates with relevant certifications in the area of IT and Networking are preferred, e.g. ONF certified SDN professional.

If you like the look of this role I would love to hear from you. Please contact Stuart Quilliam stuart.quilliam@itqnetworks.com 0044 1442 509050

For more information about this role, please contact:

Stuart Quilliam

stuart.quilliam@itqnetworks.com
01442 509 050

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