Solutions and Systems Architect
Ciena Corporation
London, GB
4d ago


  • Solutions and Systems Architect applies advanced data and general analytical experience and of the best practice Consulting IT principals of solutions design to define appropriate customer solutions
  • Serving as the Solutions and Systems Architect and technical lead for solutions scoping, architecture, design, overseeing and reviewing implementation, and delivery
  • Representing Ciena at customer consulting engagements by delivering presentations, technical services information, etc.
  • Architect, develop, and maintain demonstration environment and showcase consulting services
  • Stays up to date on innovations, technical trends and applies this to direct future development
  • Maintains knowledge of available solutions and best practice for consulting processes
  • Collaboration with stakeholders

  • Some of the work may be customer facing where direct IT Consultancy is necessary their engineering, IT, planning etc., but the main emphasis is close collaboration and coordination with other ASC team members, services sales, the GSS group, are expected normatively, as well as the various product groups and BP division when wider contexts are required for any solution
  • Keeping abreast of product developments, particularly APIs and software platforms and frameworks is expected continuously
  • Areas of impact

  • Solutions and System Architects strive for excellence in all aspects of the customer experience.
  • Deep technical knowledge, business and commercial acumen, and strong interpersonal skills to drive consulting engagement success
  • Experience

  • Broad range of data manipulation analytical skills scripting (R, Python, Matlab), ETL, visualization
  • Deep database and query language experience (mySQL, PostgreSQL, Graph databases - neo4j and Cypher)
  • Proven programming and especially web development skills :
  • JavaScript, HTML, CSS, web development frameworks
  • Formal software development skills (e.g. C / C++, Java, python, R etc.)
  • Visualization tools skills (especially Tableau and extensions API and JavaScript API)
  • Service provider networks, NMS and DCN data extract knowledge APIs, collectors, jump servers etc.
  • Wide range of IT skills :
  • Linux and or Windows server administration
  • Cloud services administration (especially AWS)
  • Docker and virtual machines (JVMs)
  • Server maintenance
  • Server cluster management and performance tuning
  • Applications configuration
  • Task management
  • Workflow definitions
  • LI-CN
  • Rewarding experience. Meaningful outcomes.

    Making a difference in people's lives through design and implementation of leading network technologies. That's what motivates us.

    A distinct way to work

    Free thinking, free discussion, and collaboration are the norm. Expect more satisfying outcomes - both personal and professional.

    Ciena values the diversity of our workforce and respects its employees as individuals, regardless of race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, gender or age.

    Ciena is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise Ciena in a timely fashion of the specific needs / accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

    Information received relating to any specific needs / accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

    What you can expect from us

  • You will receive notification of your successful application
  • Successful applicants will be contacted by Talent Acquisition for an initial discussion
  • If suitable you will be considered for the short list and our formal interview process
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