Backbone IP Engineer - DevOps/SDN/Network Automation

Competitive | Bratislava | Permanent
Posted 3 months ago

Backbone IP Engineer – DevOps/SDN/Network Automation

The Role

We are looking for “Backbone IP DevOps Engineers” with strong knowledge of IP to work alongside multiple business groups within an agile environment. The “IP DevOp Engineer” will be supporting the evolution of a cutting edge cloud/SDN platform, custom built, from scratch. The “IP DevOp Engineer” will be responsible for design, build and 2nd line of operations of backbone network Infrastructure (IP Layer) & ensuring infrastructure availability with all its attributes (performance, cost, capacity, reliability).

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.

What We Would Like To See From Candidates

Bachelor / Master Degree in Computer Science, Telecommunication Engineering, Information Systems or related field

Language Skills:
English - Advanced (C1

Knowledge of other EU working languages would be an asset

Hard Skills:
Carrier IP network design, in particular IPv6, BGP, ISIS/OSPF, QoS, multicast,

Knowledge of network hardware, routing, switching, network security and telecommunication circuits

Practical experience with carrier grade routing hardware and software from major vendors, in particular Juniper, Cisco or Huawei.

Experience in scripting (e.g. Python) or automation frameworks (e.g. Ansible)

CCNP/CCIE or equivalent certification preferred

MS office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Visio, Project) – advanced

Detailed Job Description:
Responsible for planning, implementation, development and testing of HW/ SW components for the distribution network (IP network based on P/PE routers that interconnects datacentres with external networks)

Responsible for communication with 3rd parties/vendors during tendering process (RFI/RFQ) or during definition of requirements on IP network design.

Monitoring/tracking performance of systems, dimensioning, and capacity planning rg. future demands

Develop solutions to automate configuration and monitoring of IP routers and switches

Responsible for integration of new technologies (HW/ SW), definition of upgrade strategies for HW/SW and lifecycle plans for routers of the distribution network

Responsible for preparation of technical feasibility studies, design proposals and execution of POCs for the distribution network

Responsible to define technical parameters and KPI’s for monitoring of the distribution network together with the SOC team

Participate on solving and eliminating of ops issues – perform 2nd and 3rd level support (rotating on-call duty required)

Responsible for preparation of the techn. Documentation related to the distribution network: HLD and LLD

Preparation of vendor specific configuration templates

If this opportunity looks interesting please get in touch with Stuart Quilliam on 0044 1442 509050 or

For more information about this role, please contact:

Stuart Quilliam
01442 509 050

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