NFVi builder

Job Description

Date: Aug 26, 2019

NFVi Cloud Infrastructure Builder: Bachelor degree with comprehensive experience in complex IT projects.


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 Cloud Infrastructure Builder is expected to analyze, dimension, prepare, implement and verify the configuration 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:


Minimum Qualifications & Experience Requirements:

Technical or Bachelor degree in IT-related areas should have worked as IT Infra SME or Cloud Infra Architect, for 7+ years, working with complex implementations

  • Large experience in designing and implementing IT Infrastructure projects 
  • Datacenter (Servers, Blades, DC-Network, iSCSI, FCoE, SAN, Storage, Backup)
  • Familiar with solutions in Linux environments


Preferred Qualifications & Experience Requirements:


Infra-Cloud Subject Matter Expert main-profile:

  • Linux environments deep experience (Ubuntu, Red Hat) including shell script, Java, Python.
  • Virtualization P2V/V2V (mainly in QEMU-KVM, VMware, optional Oracle VM)
  • Good Experience Openstack in VM/VNF handling (Nova, Neutron, Horizon, HOT, etc.)
  • Storage experience (SAN, NFS, iSCSI, 3PAR, EMC, Brocade, Nexenta)
  • Review, analysis, correction, troubleshooting and recovery of servers and storage solutions
  • High availability services (Veritas Cluster, HAProxy, Pacemaker, Corosync, DRBD)
  • Experience in the operation of IT mission-critical platform is a requirement
  • Knowledge of Open vSwitch, OVSDB, SR-IOV, DPDK and understanding of SDN
  • Understanding of ETSI MANO Architecture.
  • Understanding of dockers and Kubernetes
  • DevOps thinking and familiarity with  automation (ansible, puppet, chef, salt, etc.)
  • DataBase knowledge is a plus: PostGres DB, Cassandra DB, Mongo DB


 Desirable Qualifications & Experience Requirements:


  • Knowledge on Cloud, Disaster Recovery and Security
  • Experience in IT Sizing for presales or Infrastructure/Application gaps identification.
  • Knowledge of Ericsson NFVi/OSS/BSS Products


Desirable at least one of corresponding Certifications:

  • Virtualization solutions certifications (like VMware)
  • Linux Administration Certifications.
  • Openstack certifications


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 Network/SAN Topology Design.
    • Compute Layer & Virtualization Design
    • Storage Design.
    • Compute Application Nodes configuration
    • Database Physical and Logical Design & Nodes configuration.
    • Backup tools, polices and process.
    • 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%




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Primary country and city: Argentina (AR) || || Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires || Consulting&SysInt

Req ID: 290511