IP Design and Automation Engineer

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  • Contract 60 days
  • £400 - £450 (GBP) / day
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • ASAP

We are working with a large ISP / Telco who are looking to upgrade their network into a machine friendly network capable of communicating via NETCONF/gPRC to a new platform currently being built for network provisioning and data analytics.  We are looking for an experienced network engineer interested in automation to help design and build the solution.

Description

We are working with a large ISP / Telco who are looking to upgrade their network into a machine friendly network capable of communicating via NETCONF/gPRC to a new platform currently being built for network provisioning and data analytics.  We are looking for an experienced network engineer interested in automation to help design and build the solution.

Skills / Requirements

  • Understand service models (YANG), device/OPENCONFIG models.
  • Produce a design for enabling NETCONF/gRPC and related security aspects of this feature across all Telco devices (multi-vendor environment).
  • Liaise with vendors to understand the maturity of the code selected for the network devices and the roadmap of features available.
  • Proven hands on testing experience, creating test plans, test case execution, reporting and test plan management
  • Advise and create a framework to test these features in the lab
  • Experience in handling test tools specifically IxLoad, and IxNetwork is highly desirable
  • Educate the team on the overall lifecycle.
  • Solid Experience with Unix/Linux command Line
  • Solid shell-scripting know-how (bash, ksh, etc)
  • Advanced knowledge with scripting languages - Python, PHP, Perl

Skills

Environments
Carrier Backbone
Service Provider
IT Infrastructure Products
Alcatel-Lucent
Cisco
Huawei
Nokia
Telco Systems
IT Infrastructure Technologies & Protocols
Netconf
Restconf
g/RPC
Programming Languages & Frameworks
Python
Software Development
API
Testing
Network Testing

Industry Experience

Telecommunications - Service Provider, ISP, Mobile