NFV/SDN and OSS Infrastructure Engineer
Newbury, GB
1d ago


Role Title : Senior Design Engineer (f-m) NFV, SDN and Virtual Infrastructure

At Vodafone Group we build connections to all our Global operations, acting as an advisory board to drive consistency and customer excellence across 30 countries and for over 420 million customers.

As a bold global technology leader, our products and services touch the lives of millions, as well as lending a huge helping hand to some of the country’s most crucial organisations.

We’re focused on building the best network, providing a knockout digital experience and giving back the very best to our business customers.

What links us all together is that we are all customer obsessed, innovation hungry and ambitious! Are you?

Role purpose :

Run Virtual infrastructure &OSS infrastructure design, in accordance with the strategy and the goals of the design team, being accountable and responsible for engineering, design, and implementation of NFV / SDN solutions for the European markets.

Driving the harmonization and consolidation strategy of systems within the sub-domain. Manage the relevant relationships with the stakeholders to ensure that system strategy and functionality is in line with the market demands.

Particular technology focus on (but not restricted to) VI & OSS infrastructure (hypervisor and computing, storage, network - physical or virtual), remote access solutions, cloud, security and backup solutions.

With us you will :

  • Analyse, evaluate and work-out the requirements for a demand in accordance to the Demand Management Process
  • Manage the project lifecycle, coordinating suppliers engage with peers and other stakeholders during the development and implementation phase in accordance to the Delivery Management Process
  • Prepare mid and long term technology plan, in line with Vendor’s roadmap and technology evolution, to cope with customers’ and traffic growth ensuring service quality and network performance according to business requirements
  • Prepare mid and long term financial planning activities (Detailed budget, regular budget updates and Long Range Plan)
  • Evaluate Vendors’ technical and commercial offers and support SCM and VPC activities during commercial negotiations with the Vendors
  • Apply if you have :

  • Degree qualification or equivalent experience
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in telecommunication or IT
  • Strong focus on engineering and architecture of NFV / SDN solutions
  • Strong knowledge of data centre infrastructure, cloud, virtualization and containers architectures, with focus on VMWare technologies, and operational processes.
  • Cloud computing architecture and design (IT and Telco)
  • Knowledge of IT standards
  • ITIL, ETOM and project management techniques (e.g. Prince2) knowledge
  • Telco OSS / BSS Solutions
  • Ability to work across multi-functional and cultural boundaries to deliver results and change
  • groupresourcing

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