Subject Matter Expert Openstack

Job Description

Date: Aug 26, 2019

Ericsson Overview

Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment & services to mobile & fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use Ericsson equipment, & more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. Using innovation to empower people, business & society, we are working towards the Networked Society, in which everything that can benefit from a connection will have one. At Ericsson, we apply our innovation to market-based solutions that empower people & society to help shape a more sustainable world.

We are truly a global company, working across borders in 175 countries, offering a diverse, performance-driven culture & an innovative & engaging environment where employees enhance their potential everyday. Our employees live our vision, core values & guiding principles. They share a passion to win & a high responsiveness to customer needs that in turn makes us a desirable partner to our clients. To ensure professional growth, Ericsson offers a stimulating work experience, continuous learning & growth opportunities that allow you to acquire the knowledge & skills necessary to reach your career goals.


Job Summary

The Subject Matter Expert Openstack is expected to analyze, dimension, prepare, implement and verify the connectivity and integration of infra-structure elements which are the base of complex Telecom integration projects. Scope could include the scenarios of upgrade/modification and re-configuration of a complete NFVi/Cloud  solution.


Position Qualifications:

Total experience of 4-8 Years and relevant and proven experience (1.5-2 years) in following subject matter areas:

  • Should be involved in the planning, design, and deployment of Cloud solutions.
  • Indepth understanding of Infrastructure (Server/Storage/Network) sizing, consolidation, virtualization and thin-provisioning
  • Installation and administration experience in one or more–Openstack, Mirantis Openstack, Redhat Openstack, etc
  • Knowledge & Experience with opensource IaaS environments such as OpenStack.
  • Installation and administration experience in Hyper-visors one or more– KVM/RHEV, VMware vSphere/ESX, Microsoft Hyper-V, Veritas Storage foundation and Cluster Server
  • Knowledge & practical experience of Open vSwitch, OVSDB, SR-IOV, VF, DPDK and Software Defined Networking SDN controller like OpenDayLight.
  • At least 2 years of experience in Openstack, Cloud orchestration & configuration management tools (chef/puppet etc.)
  • Experience with RDBMS and noSQL (Cassandra, MongoDB) is highly desired
  • Storage – Legacy Storage and Software Defined Storage, Object Storage,
  • Installation and administration experience in Operating Systems –Unix, Linux


Minimum Qualifications & Experience Requirements:

  • Technical or Bachelor degree in IT-related areas should have worked as Network SME or Cloud Network Engineer, for 6+ years, working with complex implementations
  • Large experience in designing and implementing IT Infrastructure projects 
  • Datacenter Networking in convergent environment (Network, Servers, Virtualization)
  • Familiar with solutions in Linux environments


 Desirable Qualifications & Experience Requirements:


  • Knowledge on Cloud, Disaster Recovery and Security
  • Knowledge of Ericsson NFVi/OSS/BSS Products


Desirable at least one of corresponding Certifications:

  • Networking Industry certification (Cisco, Juniper, HPE,etc.)
  • Virtualization solutions certifications (like VMware)
  • Linux Administration Certifications.
  • Openstack or Cloud certifications like AWS


Core Competences:

  • Creating & Innovating
  • Language skills, fluent in English and (Spanish or Portuguese)
  • Applying Expertise & Technology
  • Delivering Results & Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Problem Solving & Troubleshooting skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Team work & collaboration skills
  • Cross-cultural Sensitivity & Adaptive to Change
  • Entrepreneurial & Commercial Thinking
  • Ericsson Portfolio Knowledge


Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Plan the implementation of the Product Configuration / Integration work
  • Create IT Infrastructure High Level Design (HLD/LLD):
  • HW & SW description for each IT environment component.
    • Rack mount Design and Physical NetworkTopology Design.
    • Compute Layer & Virtualization Design
    • Logical Network Design.
    • SDN Design.
    • Compute Application Nodes configuration
    • Geographic Redundancy detailed Design
  • Execute Product Configuration & Integration work
  • Prepare acceptance test and handover to customer
  • Identify and drive performance improvements
  • Perform Post Project activities and handover
  • Eventually might Support presales activities, including assessments


Additional Requirements, Physical Demands, Region/Local Specifications:

  • Available to travel at least 25%


 LOCATION: Based on Argentina, Brasil, Chile, Perú OR Uruguay


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Primary country and city: Chile (CL) || || Santiago de Chile || Consulting&SysInt

Req ID: 290508