Job Description :
Client is seeking an experienced Edge Device VNF Deployment and Operations Engineer to lead a VNF automation initiative. The ideal candidate will combine 5 plus years of hands on configuration experience in the service provider Virtual Network Function (VNF) field and Linux/Openstack coding/scripting experience. The ideal candidate will also have experience with Ansible automation, Virtualized Infrastructure Manager (VIM) and service provider Operational Support Systems (OSS Independent thinking and the ability and desire to present alternate solutions to the client is a premium skill.
Required Skills:
5-8 years development experience on a Linux platform
Proficient with Linux shell scripting
Applied experience w/deployment of VNFs on OpenStack
Applied experience provisioning L2/L3 switches
Applied experience with network protocols, configuration, and deployment support (including overlay networks)
Applied experience with working with terminal servers and OOB interfaces
Applied experience w/OpenStack service provisioning and VNF onboarding configuration (including templates and rulebooks)
Proficient debugging and troubleshooting IP based connections
Applied experience with Open Source monitoring and accounting applications (e.g. Cacti, RackTables)
Comfortable in a cross-development environment (i.e. working on windows host connecting to target systems and labs)
Knowledge and use of version control for documentation and source
Experience creating documentation
Self-starter who requires minimal direction
Must be team player
Desired Skills:
Experience with OpenStack cloud deployment and tools (e.g. Fuel, Director)
Experience with OpenStack message brokers and data management
Experience with Ansible
Knowledge of libvirt
Knowledge of firewall provisioning and rules