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What you’ll be doing...

We are looking for an outstanding NetDevOps Engineer/ Agile lead to support Automation transformation within Systems & Network Engineering Organization. You will play a key role in identifying areas of improvement in Network Engineering processes, tools, collaborate with DevOps tool-chain Framework team, architect automation solutions, investigate cutting edge technologies that will help bring value and elevate Lab certification process. You will interact with Business Architects, Subject Matter Experts, Network Analysts, Network Module Leads, Operations team and Project managers to implement unique solutions for complex problems. You will imbibe agile thinking and DevOps techniques into the ME automation development process.

  • Leading DevOps automation for critical Network initiatives within Wireline Maintenance Engineering organization.
  • Participating in meeting with Key stakeholders and drive ME Automation with partnering organization.
  • Independently leading multiple projects and develop network automation using Python and integrate scripts for a full CI/CD execution.
  • Acting as subject matter expert on automation & help architect solution using Cloud Technology (VCP/ AWS), Virtualized Network Functions.
  • Working with SME’s from peer organization to bring resolution to open issues in a timely fashion.
  • Partnering with application owners and vendors to ensure Development standards as defined by Framework teams are met.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or Six or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Five or more years of SDLC experience including systems analysis, design, coding, testing, debugging and documentation.
  • Experience as a lead automation engineer managing large/ complex programs/ projects.
  • Four or more years of development experience using Java, Python, Ruby programming language.
  • Four or more years hands on experience with DevOps tools such as Jira/ Confluence/ Jenkins/ GIT/ ROBOT/ Selenium WebDriver.
  • Knowledge of end to end product offering and architecture, preferably iEN Provisioning.
  • Experience in test architecture, automation scripting with ability to design, build, test and deploy end to end solution for complex applications on different browsers and operating systems.
  • Understanding of SDN/ NFV concepts and the ecosystems – SDN Controller, ONF, ETIS NFV, Open daylight, Openstack, VMWare.
  • Experience architecting on AWS and/or AWS Certification.
  • Telecom Experience with focus on Provisioning and Network device automaton for code upgrade/ downgrade (Juniper/ Cisco/ Ciena).
  • Network Security experience.
  • Outstanding communication, analytical skills and ability to function in a globally diversified work environment.
  • Excellent teamwork and cross-functional collaboration skills.
  • Experience in Test data Management, Configuration Management, Data Analytics tool.
  • Solid Teamwork and collaboration skills with proven ability to innovate.
  • Understanding of Network protocols, Remote Device management protocols, Routers, STB's.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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