System One Services Network Function Virtualization Engineer in Billerica, Massachusetts

Network Function Virtualization EngineerBillerica, Massachusetts

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Type:Contract

Category:Information Technology

Job ID:118220

Date Posted:06/22/2017

Network Function Virtualization Engineer

Location: Billerica, MA Duration: 1+ yrs

US Citizen Required

Local candidates wanted-

We are seeking an NFV (Network Function Virtualization) Engineer with a broad technical background. The NFV engineer will support the Network Engineering team in delivering the compute-centric NFV, platforms and technologies that will power our NextGen network and provide solutions to accelerate development of cloud-based products and services. The successful candidate should have expert knowledge of IaaS and emerging container and orchestration technologies. You will be a part of the Network team focusing on the strategic technology evolution across our organization specifically around virtualized network functions. As part of this team, you will contribute the overall architecture and feature roadmap for our SDN, NFV, and VNF solutions. The candidate will be a key member of an advanced engineering team supporting our network infrastructure. Seeking an experienced engineer that works well in a fast-paced environment and can be relied on as a dedicated team member.

Daily Needs:

  • Assist in the development of an architecture toward network automation with a goal of creating a stable repeatable platform that can be integrated with carrier facing portals as well as VNF/NVF vendor(s).

  • Support the team proof of concept around “zero touch deployment”.

  • Assist in the development of tools toward the harvesting of metrics such as monitoring health, performance, capacity, etc. of the WAN/MAN.

  • Assist in the definition, evolution, implementation of NFV/VNF and SD-WAN reference architecture.

  • Domestic and International Travel Required

Required Skills:• Advanced Knowledge of TCP/IP• Experience and understanding of SDN and NFV/VNF technologies.• Experience and understanding of networking services consisting of Virtual and Physical Network Functions.• Experience with large scale zero touch routers deployment• Experience in Linux system administration (RedHat/Debian/BSD).• Experience in designing virtualized compute environments like VMware, Openstack, etc.• Knowledge of storage technologies including file, object, and block.• Experience with Cloud Platform, Orchestration or VNF Manager in product planning and design • Detailed understanding of NFV/VNF and SD-WAN products, technologies, architectures, and vendors.• Programming aptitude in at least one of Python, Java.• Familiarity with network device configuration and management with NetConf network configuration protocol and YANG data model.• Experience with one or more packet capture tools (Wireshark, OPNET/Riverbed, tcpdump)

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