Why this role matters
Programmable platforms are the future. Through the use of automation, streaming telemetry and machine learning the SDN team are turning BT’s platforms into programmable platforms.
Predominantly focussed on Cisco, Juniper and Nokia hardware and software the team use Python, Flask and Jinja2 templating along with Apache tools such as Kafka and Flink to automate configuration and stream telemetry data out of these platforms.
The team are also responsible for exposing these capabilities through an API layer to the rest of BT. We use test driven development and behaviour driven testing to allow us to deploy to live through continuous integration.
What you'll be doing
life through the use of streaming telemetry.
The sphere of influence for the matrix team will be from a technical perspective regarding streaming telemetry.
Likely to influence the sourcing and selection of bespoke technology and / or components within a major part of the platform and / or customer solution.
We'll also need to see these on your CV
Minimum : Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or a related field, or equivalent practical experience. Relevant work experience, including development and / or test automation experience.
Experience with coding, web frameworks and network tools i.e. Python, Flask, Jinja2 Preferred : Master's degree or PhD in Computer Science or a related field.
Highly proficient in a Unix / Linux environment. Excellent coding skills in Python. Knowledge and experience of Machine learning / AI technologies.
Why choose us?
We are in an incredibly competitive industry and it’s not just the technology that’s important, but the world of promise it creates for our customers.
We live and work in a connected world where people want seamless service, great products and the best connectivity there is, as well as continually expecting more and more from us, and rightly so.
Technology is BT’s powerhouse, with our expert technologists, we have a unique position in BT. By bringing together our technical and commercial expertise, and our insight and passion for customer experience, we help BT stand out from the competition.
With the best networks and smart innovative products, combined with a personal experience, it sets us apart from the pack.
Innovation drives everything we’ve done since BT started in 1846. Coming up with new ideas and developing new technologies is central to our future.
We want to improve people’s lives for the better in welcome, relevant and affordable ways and we’ll be fast to market with an effortless experience to match.
We will continue to focus on developing our converged network capabilities which will give customers seamless connectivity.
Our skilled people will lead this technological revolution, not only for our customers but for the industry across the Globe, truly making customers our heartbeat.