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NFVI (Network functions virtualization) Sr. Consultant

Bangalore, India
Corporate Shared Services

English (US)

Job Description

Date: Oct 31, 2018

Ericsson enables communications service providers to capture the full value of connectivity. The company’s portfolio spans Networks, Digital Services, Managed Services, and Emerging Business and is designed to help our customers go digital, increase efficiency, find new revenue streams, and create new user experiences. Ericsson’s investments in innovation have delivered the benefits of telephony and mobile broadband to billions of people around the world ensuring our solutions – and our customers – are at the forefront of innovation. We support networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. With over 90,000 employees and customers in 180 countries, we combine global scale with technology and service leadership. 40 percent of the world’s mobile traffic is carried over an Ericsson network. And, our Technology for Good and Connect to Learn programs include creating technology that makes it easier to save lives, feed societies, bring technology to emerging markets and connectivity to remote areas, and grow businesses and prosperity.

At Ericsson, we give our employees the freedom to think big and navigate their career, on a global scale. We create technology that helps others, from helping people enjoy their favourite content to helping people recover from natural disasters by enabling better communications between rescue workers. Your ideas and innovations can turn into achievements that impact society and change the world, creating new connections, new possibilities, and new capabilities. We find that Ericsson is at its best when we bring together the diverse skills of our people. Working across business areas, across cultures, across geographical borders, across technical disciplines. More often than not, across ground-breaking solutions. Next generation technology can be staggeringly complex. But the simpler it is to use; the more people benefit from it. Join us and help build technology that makes it simple to connect with information, business, societies, and each other.


Required Skills and Experience


Total experience of 5-6 Years and relevant and proven experience (3-4 years) in following subject matter areas

  • Knowledge and understanding on OVS-Dpdk , SDN controller & SDN NFVi
  • Should be involved in the deployment of Virtual Network solutions (Routing and switching)
  • Experience on Networking Technologies Experience in WAN, LAN, TCP/ IP, VPN, routing, and switching
  • Experience in solution test with network operations team
  • Knowledge on Firewalls, DNS & DHCP.
  • Strong domain expertise and experience in Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV)
  • Understanding of Infrastructure (Server/Storage/Network) sizing, consolidation, virtualization, and thin-provisioning
  • Experience in network services delivery to end-customers highly desirable
  • Experience in installation, configuration, and support of Open switches (Cisco, Dell, HP, Pluribas, etc)
  • Knowledge & Experience with open source IaaS environments such as OpenStack.
  • Working knowledge of various virtualization products and hypervisors like – VMware, KVM, OpenStack etc


Good to have

  • Open Stack Cloud Certification with Redhat / Mirantis
  • Good to have experience on legacy network device like F5, Cisco ASR


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