Your skills and experience
Minimum 12+ years of experience as a customer engineer (or Solution expert, technical pre-sales, etc.) in an IP focused (IP routing & Ethernet switching) role or demonstrated equivalence.
Candidate must have the deep understanding, hands-on, testing and deployment of the following technologies :
IP Headers and per-hop standard forwarding behaviors
Advanced routing protocols configuration, design and implementation
MPLS (LDP and RSVP) and MPLS VPN technologies and standards
Segment Routing (MPLS and IPv6 data plane encapsulation)
BGP, including multicast, unicast and VPN families
Carrier design philosophies and conventions for routing architecture
Familiarity with applicable IETF RFCs and other standards
Ethernet switching and L2 technologies :
Standard loop avoidance mechanisms
EVPN, VXLAN, and their various implementation
Deep understanding of Telemetry, NETCONF, and Yang models (proprietary and standards)
Deep understanding of security technologies, including but not limited to IPsec, MACsec, SSL, TLS, and others
Product development interfacing : The candidate must be able to write a Feature Request Documents describing in detail all the software and hardware requirements Deep knowledge to challenge the Product Line Managers and Engineering Department (R&D) on how all the features will be impacting the HW and SW needed.
Deep Hardware understanding, from physical ports to how each chipset behaves
Detailed hands-on to demonstrate all the features needed for specific applications
Drive all the interoperability testing across multiple vendors where Nokia is the challenger and needs to integrate with actual vendors
It would be nice if you also had :
Hands-on experience with major router vendor operating systems (SROS, IOS, JUNOS, EOS, or others), and modern router and switch hardware and OS architectures
Familiarity with merchant silicon offerings, architectures, and their uses (Broadcom, Marvell, Cavium, and others)
Understanding of Optical networking technologies is desired (SONET, OTN, and related technologies)
Must be able to quickly and easily master new technologies and evolving standards in various customer business disciplines (Residential IP, Wireless Carrier IP, Business Services IP, etc.
Must have experience working with product development requirements and IP product lifecycle issues.
Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills for internal communication. Must have excellent customer communication etiquette and presentation skills.
Must be comfortable being an IP products expert within Nokia and driving other departments and sales teams toward most effectively realizing IP products revenue.