1. PRE-REQUISITE :
8-10 years of experience in network, security and information technologies
Knowledge of how cloud services, network technologies,security architecture projects / programs, processes and / or controls fit into both the Enterprise and Service Provider environment, requiring systems analysis and organizational skills.
Knowledge of advanced network concepts, IP, Security Services and Routing. Deep understanding and expertise with networking technologies from the link layer to the application layer.
Expertise with design and development of scalable, mission critical, multi-tenant or highly available network and security solutions in the Cloud.
Expertise with all phases of product life cycle from definition, design, development and test to deployment, field support and end of life.
2. RESPONSIBILITIES :
The opportunity for a highly energetic individual to drive the innovation in Cloud related technologies for SDN platform that delivers production NFV services.
The right candidate will be responsible for implementation and development of next phase of NTT Global Networks / NTT’s next generation service delivery platform based on cutting edge NFV, SDN technologies, cloud virtualization technologies, and cloud computing technologies.
This person will be required to work with a team of architects,developers, network engineers, security engineers, operation support engineers, and suppliers to define and test an NFV auto-delivery system, which integrates with company’s OSS / BSS systems, Engineering tools, etc.
This job requires supporting the team / projects 60%, and technical vision / design 40% of time.
The candidate needs to perform the following duties on a day-to-day basis :
Participate in the architecture, design and development of services and tools to enable a SDN first strategy.
Liaise with other solution architects in similar roles and global product management to define standardized solution baselines, application add-ons as well as industrialized delivery options.
Work closely with Business Unit Leads, acting as a subject matter expert in Cloud Solution Architecture and solutions, supporting our regional teams with their capability development and skills growth.
Architect and design, cost effective alternatives for the service delivery of network and security technologies
Drive and partner the QE / Test, Operations and Product management to ensure high quality releases per schedule
Evaluate technical aspects of competing products
Identify, propose, architect, test (proof-of-concept or prototype) scalable and flexible solutions to support Virtela / NTT teams migrating, transforming, and / or developing applications in the SDN
Work with product management to collect product requirements and convert them to software development requirements
Contribute to technical architecture peer reviews and solution design sessions.
Document, partner, and share templates, techniques, and artifacts with other development teams around NTT Global Networks / NTT.
3. REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Strong Cloud and Network Architectural leadership in areas of applications, virtualization, network and security with Software Defined Network(SDN) / Network Function Virtualization(NFV) working experience;
preferably a blend of data networking, cloud virtualization, and data security technologies.
In-depth working knowledge of large IP backbone network routing, such as MPLS,BGP, OSPF and relationship to OpenFlow.
Hands on knowledge and subject matter expertise in IP networking technologies : Layer 2-4 protocols, IP network architecture, application traffic flows, cloud security architecture, and security best practice.
Proven hands-on experience in configuring firewalls, IPS, URL Filtering, and design of high availability cloud security systems.
Strong background in cloud computing, virtualization, SDN Orchestration, network and security service automation, such as CloudStack, OpenStack, Docker, Containers, OpenDaylight, ONOS, Netconfig, and Yang.
Good Virtualization knowledge on Linux / KVM, XenServer and VMware vSphere.
Working knowledge on SD-WAN, White box and Grey box service integrations would be a plus.
Proficient with Linux environments (Ubuntu, RedHat / CentOS, etc). Experience in Linux administration is a plus.
Solid scripting development skills in Shell, Python or Perl.
Experience with network testing tools like Spirent or Ixia.
In-depth working knowledge of Service Provider networks and operational support processes.
Knowledge of how cloud services architecture projects / programs, technologies, processes and / or controls fit into both the Enterprise and Service Provider environment.
Design and development of scalable, mission critical and high-availability NFV systems.
Experience with different databases, including working knowledge of SQL, relational data stores and NoSQL databases.
Experience using Agile scrum methodology and reporting progress through JIRA.
Ability to clearly communicate to executives, auditors, end users, and engineers, using appropriate language, examples, and tone.
Ability to work in a dynamic and complex organization, requiring creativity and flexibility.
4. EXPERIENCE : 8-10 years
5. EDUCATION : Any Graduate