At Ericsson, you can be a game changer! Because working here isn’t just a deal. It’s a big deal. This means that you get to leverage our 140+ years of experience and the expertise of more than 95,000 diverse colleagues worldwide. As part of our team, you will help solve some of society´s most complicated challenges, enabling you to be ‘the person that did that.’ We’ve never had a greater opportunity to drive change; setting the bar for technology to be inclusive and accessible; empowering an intelligent, sustainable, and connected world.

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Lead Solution Integrator NFVi

Job Description

Date: Oct 17, 2019

As the tech firm that created the mobile world, and with over 45,000 life-enhancing technologies to our name, at Ericsson we’ve made it our business to make a mark. We are on a quest, relentlessly innovating to make technology easy to adopt, easy to use and easy to scale. As a team, we are helping to solve some of society´s most complicated challenges, enabling you to be ‘the person that did that’. 


We’ll help you design your future! You can choose to be an expert or a leader or both! Leveraging everything from cybersecurity to machine learning, making smart manufacturing and autonomous mines a reality. With access to hundreds of career opportunities in locations all over the world with the support to really find ‘your great’ and the ability to rediscover it, again and again.


Job Summary:


We are now looking for experienced Integration Engineers to analyze, prepare, implement and verify the configuration and integration of a node, network and/or system. Your scope of work could include the scenarios of introduction, upgrade expansion, functionality and capacity.  Your work will in part form our customer legacy.


Key Duties & Responsibilities:   

  • Plan product deployment and integration work
  • Prepare, present and execute product configuration and acceptance testing
  • Lead and execute product deployment, integration and expansion activities
  • Develop and maintain high-level integration solutions and work within projects to resolve architecture and design issues
  • Collaborate with solution architecture to agree and document the end to end integration solution
  • Analyze new Software Impact Analysis against new functionalities and existing install base
  • Act as an SME during pre and post sales activities
  • Use specialist expertise to provide integration solution recommendations to guide design decision making
  • Work with Internal and External 3PP, TAC, PDU and lead troubleshooting activities
  • Track and review solutions through delivery phases to maintain effective governance and compliance while identify and drive improvements
  • Lead products hand over to support and manage services, customer handover and knowledge sharing, L3 support during the handover phases
  • Scripting and coding responsibilities
  • Knowledge sharing, mentoring and collaboration
  • Provide integration direction and guidance to the general solution architecture community
  • Evaluate trade-offs with respect to solution components associated with the integration domain


As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Minimum bachelor's degree in engineering (IT, Telecom)
  • Demonstrated knowledge in IaaS and proven experience in managing data centers infrastructure
  • Excellent understanding of different hardware elements in cloud datacenters
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in one of cloud products (OpenStack or VMWare vSphere)
  • Excellent knowledge and demonstrated experience in deployment, build and operation of Cloud/SDN network solutions (OpenFlow/ODL or Cisco ACI or VMware NSX)
  • Strong network engineering experience in Enterprise and/or Telco space.
  • Excellent understanding of routing protocols (BGP, OSPF), Telco (MPLS, MP-BGP, L3VPN, EVPN), HA (VRRP, Anycast, LACP, MC-LAG), Overlay (VXLAN, GRE, GRENEVE) and OpenFlow/OVSDB network protocols. 
  • Kubernetes and/or Docker experience and/or certification
  • Strong understanding of different software defined storage such as (Nexenta, vFlex) and have good understanding of different storage techniques 
  • Strong Linux/Unix skills. Previous experience working in large Linux/Unix environment. 
  • Professional certification in Private Cloud/SDN space and legacy network space (RHCE, VCP-NV, CCNP, JNCIP)
  • Analytical learning and researching skills
  • Delivering results & meeting customer expectations
  • Excellent planning and organizing skills


You may also have:

  • Python or Bash scripting experience
  • MySQL and other database experience
  • DevOps skills


Why Ericsson?


In Australia, we are known for delivering “World-First” projects for Australia's largest and most renowned telecommunications carriers. This is a chance to play a critical role in the success of the Ericsson organisation in Australia, whilst providing you with a fantastic career development opportunity and the chance to work alongside the brightest minds in our industry.



What’s in it for you?


With over 90,000 employees across 180+ countries, we have a culture that respects and supports your ambitions, in alignment with our values of Respect, Professionalism and Perseverance. Ericsson is extremely focused on learning and development, supports mobility and flexible working hours. We are also committed to diversity and inclusion and to be a responsible and relevant driver of positive change. We also offer some awesome benefits, amazing career development and training programs to provide an empowered career in a connected world.


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