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NVI Design Senior Engineer

Posting Country:  Romania
Date Posted: 
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

Our purpose at Vodafone is to connect for a better future. As a Global Communications Technology company, we put the customer at the heart of everything we do. We are forever challenging, pushing boundaries and discovering innovative ways to connect our customers with their digital societies.

We connect people, businesses, and communities across the globe to create the future. We earn customer loyalty, experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

Join our journey as we connect for a better future. Ready?

Role Purpose

Running Network Virtual Infrastructure design and capacity planning activities, in accordance with the strategy and the goals of the design team for the European markets. It includes   SDN design for intra/inter Data Center connectivity. Particular technology focus on hypervisor (VMWARE, Openstack), computing, storage, network, NVI Lifecycle Management Support and new Infrastructure capabilities evolution design.  Assuring compliancy check vs. Vodafone blueprint and proposing workarounds to mitigate gaps between the NFV/SDN architecture and blueprint (if any) to enable and support telco over cloud adoption.

Main activity
  • Analyse, evaluate and work-out the requirements for a demand in accordance to the Demand Management Process.
  • Manage the project lifecycle, coordinating suppliers engage with peers and other stakeholders during the development and implementation phase in accordance to the Delivery Management Process.
  • Prepare mid and long term technology plan, in line with Vendor’s roadmap and technology evolution, to cope with customers’ and traffic growth ensuring service quality and network performance according to business requirements
  • Prepare mid and long term financial planning activities (Detailed budget, regular budget updates and Long Range Plan)
  • Evaluate Vendors’ technical and commercial offers and support SCM and VPC activities during commercial negotiations with the Vendors
Requirements
  • Strong focus on engineering and architecture of NFV/SDN solutions
  • In-depth knowledge of data centre infrastructure, cloud, virtualization architectures and operational processe
  • deally Degree qualified or equivalent experience
  • Several years professional experience  in  telecommunication or IT
  • Knowledge of IT standards
  • ITIL, ETOM and project management techniques (e.g. Prince2) knowledge.
  • Cloud computing architecture and design (IT and Telco)
  • Telco OSS/BSS  Solutions
Benefits
  • Flexible work environment (work from home, flexible working hours, etc.)
  • Medical & Dental Care Services
  • Life Insurance
  • Unlimited voice & data mobile subscription & special offers for terminals
  • Fuel card / Meal tickets / Private pension
  • Various special discounts (education, tourism, electronics, auto, etc.)
  • Access to sports clubs at special prices .

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.