SVT/PV Engineer Software Application
6d ago

Since 1992, Ciena has been driven by a relentless pursuit of network innovation. We believe in a network that grows smarter, more agile, and more responsive every day.

This means that when you digitally interact in your world - picking up the phone, streaming video, texting a friend or loved one your interactions are being enabled by Ciena technologies.

Ciena makes your social / entertainment / business existence REAL.

No candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified below and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to learn more about you!

What we’re looking for :

We believe in the power of people. We are a network strategy and technology company that is motivated by making a difference in people’s lives their productivity, their creativity, their health and comfort.

That’s why our verification engineers help sanitize technologies that allow people to do great things.

We’re looking for a highly motivated, talented and experienced engineer who is passionate about product verification and automation activities and is ready to assume a leadership position within the team in addressing future projects.

You will certify solutions that provide our customers opportunities to differentiate their service offerings in a very competitive market.

You will own entire solutions based on Multi-Domain Service Orchestration (MDSO), Network Function Virtualization Orchestration (NFVO), Service Order Orchestration (SOO) and validate them for functionality, reliability, scalability and efficiency.

What will you do at Ciena?

  • Engage various engineering teams, product line managers and product owners to transform concepts and high level requirements into optimized test coverage and enhanced customer experience.
  • Develop test strategies to fully exercise MDSO / NFVO / SOO functionality as it pertains to L1 Optical Transport Network as well as L2 Carrier Ethernet service provisioning and bandwidth on demand implementation, Network virtualization function onboarding and network service provisioning, Service Order management and Orchestration, stress loading and high availability testing.
  • Drive (plan and implement) lab or simulation environment setup activities to fully address proposed testing scenarios and coordinate equipment acquisition / sharing agreements with the various teams concerned.
  • Validate the successful integration of both open source and 3rd party software applications within the MDSO / NFVO / SOO solutions to ensure these components contribute to making the Ciena Blue Planet solution a success story for our customers.
  • Analyze test results and prepare test reports.
  • Investigate software defects and highlight critical issues that can have potential customer impact and consult with software development engineers in finding resolution or to address problems related to specifications and / or test plans / procedures.
  • Lead the effort to automate all manually devised and executed test cases using automation best practices, including the maintenance of these test cases going forward.
  • Share your vast experience while mentoring more junior members of the team from time to time.
  • Required Skills :

  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills associated with enterprise and carrier software solutions in general.
  • Excellent written (documentation) and interpersonal communication skills (English).
  • Strong abilities to work as part of a team or independently with little supervision.
  • Strong abilities to rapidly learn new complex technological concepts and apply knowledge in daily activities.
  • Knowledge and experience working with UNIX / Linux / RHEL / Ubuntu and / or any other server OS, be it on bare metal and / or Virtual Machine / Public Cloud environment (AWS, Azure), and system admin functions.
  • Essential knowledge and experience working with microservic structure and interaction with Docker Swarm or Kubernetes.
  • Test automation experience is required (REST API and / or UI Automation); experience using Postman in the context of developing automation framework would be an asset.
  • Knowledge and / or work experience with Python, JavaScripting, Bash and REST API and associated tools is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge and / or work experience related to network virtualization software like Open vSwitch, vRouter, etc. is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge and / or work experience related to NFV, MANO workflow and processing
  • Nice to have knowledge and / or work experience with OSS / BSS, BPMN and service order processing workflow
  • Would be better to have knowledge and / or experience working with service orchestration platforms in support of L1, L2 and / or L3 services provisioning is highly desirable.
  • Would be better to have knowledge and / or experience working with Layers 1 through 3 technologies (on Ciena’s CES, 54XX and / or 6500 platforms would be an asset) with specific expertise in any of the following areas : 802.
  • 1d (STP) 802.1s (MSTP) 802.1w (RSTP)802.1q (VLAN) 802.1 QinQ802.1p (User Priority) w / L2 QoS-CoS802.1ag (CFM)802.1ah (PBB) 802.

    1Qay (PBB-TE)DHCP (w / Option 82)DNSIGMPv2 / v3 (Multicast)LACPLLDPMPLS-TP and MPLS-TE (LER / LSR)OSPF / ISISLDP / RSVP-TENTPSynchronous Ethernet (SYNC-E)SNMPv2 / v3TWAMPAuthentication ProtocolsTACACSRadiusCarrier Ethernet Services : E-LINE / E-LAN / E-TREEMapped vs Transparent ServicesWireless backhaul applicationsSONET / SDHWavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM)OTN networkingODU switchingNetwork Synchronization

    Required Experience :

  • BS / MS degree in Computer Science / Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • 3+ years of progressive experience in System Testing role
  • Becoming a Ciena employee :

    What you can expect from us

    You will receive notification of your successful application Successful applicants will be contacted by Talent Acquisition for an initial discussion.

    If suitable you will be considered for the short list and our formal interview process

    Ciena values the diversity of our workforce and respects its employees as individuals, regardless of race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, gender and age.

    Being You Ciena

    As part of our commitment to diversity and inclusion, we want to foster an environment that values and respects all individual’s strengths, perspectives, ideas, and ability to meet the needs of our customers globally.

    Ciena values the diversity of its workforce and respects its employees as individuals, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status or any other category protected by applicable law.

    We do not tolerate any form of discrimination.Ciena is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

    If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise Ciena in a timely fashion of the specific accommodation measures required for you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

    We do not charge any fee for employment and the same applies to the Recruitment Partners we work with. Additionally, we do not ask for any refundable security deposit to be paid in bank accounts for employment purposes.

    We request candidates to be cautious of misleading communications and not pay any fee / deposit to individuals / agencies / employment portals on the pretext of attending Ciena’s interview process or seeking employment with us.

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