QA Engineer (NFV Testing)
5d 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.

Job Description :

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 combo solution based on Multi-Domain Service Orchestration (MDSO), Network Function Virtualization Orchestration (NFVO), Blue Planet Inventory (BPI), Routing Optimization Assurance (ROA) and validate them for functionality, reliability, scalability and efficiency.

As well as you will be working on automation integration to contribute automation script and build / maintain CI / CD framework and process.

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.
  • Validate the successful integration of both open source and 3rd party software applications within combo solutions MDSO / NFVO+BPI+ROA and go through all deployment, upgrade, backup / restore testing scenarios.
  • 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.
  • Develop test strategies to fully exercise MDSO / NFVO, BPI, ROA functionality as it pertains to L1 Optical Transport Network as well as L2 Carrier Ethernet and Packet management service provisioning, L3 service switching and routing optimization, Fault management, resource inventory management, deployment and track test plan execution using TestRail.
  • Analyze test results and prepare test reports.
  • Drive (plan and implement) lab buildout activities to fully address proposed testing scenarios and coordinate equipment acquisition / sharing agreements with the various teams concerned.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Knowledge and experience working with Docker, Kubernetes container orchestration system e.g. Installation, deployment etc.
  • Knowledge and experience working with Python, Java, JavaScripting, REST API is highly desirable.
  • Test automation experience is required (REST API and / or UI Automation); experience using Postman / Newman in the context of developing automation script and Teamcity or Jenkin framework would be an asset.
  • Knowledge and experience working with VMware ESXi, OpenStack, KVM virtualization software.
  • Knowledge and experience working with AWS, Azure or Oracle public cloud
  • Knowledge and experience working with UNIX / Linux / RHEL / Ubuntu and / or any other server OS, be it on bare metal and / or Virtual Machine, and system admin functions.
  • Knowledge and / or work experience related to network virtualization function like Open vSwitch, vRouter, etc. is highly desirable.
  • 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 / or experience working with Blue Planet product line, its general functions, architecture and micro-services is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge and / or experience working with service orchestration platforms in support of L1, L2 and / or L3 services provisioning is highly desirable.
  • 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.

    Job Location

    Gurgaon, Bangalore, Pune

    About Ciena

    Ciena is a network strategy and technology company with a passion to provide an experience, to you and our customers that is as rewarding as the outcome.

    We attract the best and brightest those with outstanding talent, motivation, and the right attitude to contribute to our success.

    Our culture balances our openness and informality with professionalism and trust and is built on the foundation of our core values : Customer First, Integrity, Velocity, Innovation, and Outstanding People.

    Ciena enables everyone to have a voice and a network that supports them while on the journey to discovering their passion and purpose.

    We trust each individual to do what they can to reach their full potential and make an impact on the business, whenever, wherever they are in the world.

    With Ciena’s highly innovative, forward-thinking business practices, we reward people for pushing the boundaries. Unlock your potential at Ciena!

    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.

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