NFVI Cloud Platform Architect (Product Owner)

Competitive | Bratislava | Permanent
Posted 2 months ago

NFVI Cloud Platform Architect – Product Owner


Do you have a detailed understanding of virtualization technologies, experience in agile development methodologies and tools and a good understanding of requirements of network functions on NFVI. Would you consider working in Bratislava for a leading and innovative start-up company in the virtualised telco service space? Please get in touch.

Key Responsibilities

Definition and continuous development of the architecture of DT Pan Net’s 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

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
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 044 1442 509050

For more information about this role, please contact:

Stuart Quilliam
01442 509 050

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