Cloud OpenStack and Automation Infrastructure Specialist

Posted date:  Sep 26, 2022

Jorvas, Kirkkonummi, Jorvas, Kirkkonummi, Finland

Our Exciting Opportunity



Ericsson Finland employs close to 800 professionals, the majority of whom work in Kirkkonummi, 25 minutes away from the Helsinki city center. Our teams are very international with colleagues of over 40 different nationalities. Together with the Finnish network operators and 100 years of Finnish market experience, we are serving the data hungry nation with mobile technology enabling the benefits of digitalization across the sparsely populated country. Besides that, we focus on research and development especially in the areas of network security, IoT, cloud and 5G setting Ericsson among the 10 largest product developers in Finland.



We are now looking for highly motivated Cloud OpenStack and Automation Infrastructure Specialist with background in cloud-native infrastructure to join our cutting-edge organization. Our solutions allow our customer to unlock new digital services and make their systems smarter, simpler and future-proof. At Ericsson, we make Digital transformation a reality.



You are a great teammate, already familiar with modern SW development principles, OpenStack infrastructure development and maintenance, and are capable of working as part of an internal agile team. Through your previous background in cloud infrastructure, you have a thorough understanding of cloud technologies and a genuine interest to further develop yourself to become a true edge computing specialist.



You will


  • Push for innovation of edge computing solutions
  • Work on OpenStack installation, configuration, administration, and troubleshooting of our Cloud Infrastructure
  • Experiment and use leading-edge technologies, components and methodologies for our solutions
  • Contribute to a continuous improvement process and the ongoing development of a business-driven culture.
  • Expand competence in technical domain
  • Actively contribute in knowledge sharing and ensuring re-use within the team
  • Contribute in defining and creating a go-get team culture, ways of working and environment



To be successful in the role you must have


  • Min 5 years of experience working with OpenStack installation, configuration, administration, and troubleshooting.
  • Domain experience: Cloud storage and/or networking, OpenStack.
  • Knowledge in one or more of the following areas:
  • Deploying OpenStack (traditional and/or hyperconverged) and scaling OpenStack
  • Demonstrated ability to be responsible for API functionality
  • Experience with troubleshooting and debugging python stack traces related to OpenStack, strong Linux systems debugging skills
  • Experience with large OpenStack deployments where kvm and/or qemu was used as the primary hypervisor
  • Knowledge of Cloud Automation using Ansible, Bash, Python
  • Monitoring and alerting tools such as Prometheus, Grafana, Nagios
  • Openstack neutron ml2 mechanism
  • Networking and troubleshooting (TCP/IP, DNS, routing, switching, firewalls, or LAN/WAN), experience to configure L2/L3 Switches
  • Knowledge of advanced networking technologies and services including SDN, MPLS, BGP routing, switching, VXLANs
  • Previous experience installing Ceph storage, configuration, administration sizing-optimizing and troubleshooting. Nexenta storage knowledge would be a plus
  • Knowledge of storage protocols such as iSCSI, Fibre Channel, CIFS/NFS
  • Knowledge of Git, Gerrit, Jenkins, Chef, Puppet



We offer You:


  • Front-row view to leading-edge cloud technologies and deployments around the globe
  • Possibility to learn and develop in a truly international company among cloud superstars
  • Different clubs and other leisure activities with amazing colleagues; free gym, tennis & football field and own cafeteria just to mention a few of the many facilities available for all!
  • Learn more about Ericsson Finland



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Be where it begins

Our Culture

Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless. Share your most innovative ideas, bring your unique perspective and bring your unique perspective in a speak up environment. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it at a company where you’re empowered to lead and perform at your very best.

Learning and Development

Being a part of our team means having the flexibility to take your career in many different directions, but it also means leveraging the supportive structure of a big organization, with clear personal and professional development opportunities. 

Benefits and Rewards

We believe that great accomplishments deserve great benefits and transparent rewards. We strive to offer competitive, unbiased, and fair rewards for all our people. We empower you to manage your own time and promote flexible working opportunities, along with family-friendly policies.

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