Technical Leader

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  • Permanent
  • £90,000 - £95,000 (GBP)
  • London, England, United Kingdom
    and remote
  • ASAP

Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 6 countries, make your mark at Europe’s leading media and entertainment brand. A workplace where you can proudly be yourself; our people make us a truly exciting and inclusive place to work. 

Description

Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 6 countries, make your mark at Europe’s leading media and entertainment brand. A workplace where you can proudly be yourself; our people make us a truly exciting and inclusive place to work. 

This role is created to provide technology leadership in NFV Lifecycle Service Orchestration area for Cloudified telecom services deployed on our Telco Cloud platform.

Who we are:

Responsible for the Strategy, Architecture, Design, and Operations of all Telecom services provided across the Group (UK, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy). We deliver 4G/5GMobile, Broadband and Fixed Line services using cutting edge technologies and modern operational paradigms such as SRE and Agile. From high scale routing, Network Automation, Telco Cloud, SDN/NFV to Software Development and Data science for predictive operations, we embrace modern technologies, practices, tools with strong focus on people development to provide the stability and performance that our customers depend on. 

What you'll do:

• Technical Leadership for NFV Lifecycle orchestration for VNF, CNF and PNF workloads underpinning 4G/5G Mobile Data, Mobile and fixed voice services across multiple countries
• Play a key role in formulation of NFV strategy and own the NFV roadmap including integration with Telco Cloud IaaS/CaaS layer and CI/CD pipeline
• Lead RFP’s, TPOC’s for differentiating strengths and weaknesses of vendor solutions
• Offer TDA support for various NFV Squad’s providing technology direction and day to day technical leadership
• Author solution designs, RFP artefacts and presentations for senior exec’s
• Technical engagement with Vendors to understand their roadmap and provide inputs into it based on capabilities required by the Telco Cloud Platform


What you'll bring:

• In-depth Knowledge of either one or more NFV orchestration solutions Open Source based such as OSM or ONAP and COTS Based such as Amdocs NEO, Nokia CBAM/CBND, Ciena Blue planet, Cisco Elastic Services Controller
• Strong understanding of YANG/TOSCA, YAML for modelling cloudified telco services
• Deep understanding of ETSI MANO standards, OpenStack, K8S, and CI/CD pipelines in Jenkins, Gitlab or Concourse
• Working experience with Scripting languages (Python/Ansible) to automate from installation to Service Ready Network Functions (VNF/CNF/PNF) on Open Stack and K8S Platform
• Understanding of Kafka, API Gateway, persistence technologies, ELK, Grafana, Prometheus and Zabbix are desirable
• Understanding of Kafka, gRPC, model driven telemetry, persistence technologies is desirable

 

 

Skills

Business Activities
RFP / Procurement
DevOps Technical Skills
Continuous Integration / Deployment (CI/CD)
Environments
Cloud Services
IaaS
Mobile
Voice / Telephony
IT Infrastructure Expertise
Solution Architecture
IT Infrastructure Products
ELK Stack
Grafana
Openstack
Prometheus
Zabbix
IT Infrastructure Technologies & Protocols
Mobile Data
NFV
Technical POC
YANG
Programming Languages & Frameworks
Ansible
Python
YAML
Service Delivery Scope
Technical Projects
Software Development Tools
Apache Kafka
GitLab
Jenkins

Industry Experience

Media & Broadcasting - TV, Music, Movies, Radio, Entertainment