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System Engineering Specialist, NFVI

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Date Posted:  03-Apr-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Role purpose:


- To integrate, provide and 24/7 operate cloud and virtualisation technology solutions for European Vodafone applications and customers. To plan and implement a growing set of
cloud platforms used to provide mission critical infrastructure services to Vodafone customers.
- Available to be on call 24/7 on a team rotating schedule, daily operations and virtual infrastructure implementation of the GDC Infrastructure and technologies across the
Vodafone Data Centre footprint. He is part of an international team that provide 24/7 service coverage, keep up to date managed objects for best performance, monitor and
implement customer requested solution.
- Knowledge of Cloud and NFV technologies is essential to properly manage the GDC networks and cloud solutions. Troubleshooting and network analysis capabilities are required for this role. Essential for the role are also soft skills as team player, basic understanding of project management and agile methodology, responsible attitude to actively drive activities to completion.

Key accountabilities and decision ownership:

- Deployment of core NFVi platform
- Define & deploy detailed HW configuration (e.g. HP, Dell, Huawei)
- HW profiles and network mappings
- Deploy ESXi, Platform Service Controller (PSC) and vCenters,configure clusters, configure Linux, AD and Windows/MSSQL support components
- Deploy and configure vCloud

Core competencies, knowledge and experience:

Deep understanding of VMware Carrier Grade NFV Infrastructure (vCloud, ESXi, NSX)
- Networking knowledge (VMware NSX , Cisco)
- Storage SAN, NFS and SDS (EMC)
- HW installation &configuration (HPe, Dell)

- Good understanding of automation and orchestration of infrastructure to accelerate new services with VMware VCloud NFV
- Basic OS knowledge (Windows/UNIX)
- Basic database knowledge
- Basic core telco components (HLR, SMSC, etc)

Key performance indicators

- Complete LLD for the main VMware Components (ESXi, Datastore sizing, Distributed Virtual Switch (DVS) and portgroups configuration, NSX and distribution of vCloud components)

Implementation of LLD’s
- Operations and support
- Configure changes
- Deployment of network configurations (virtualized)
- Automation opportunities
- Deliver automation scripts

Must have technical/professional qualifications:

- University degree
- Desired vendor certifications VMWare (certificates for vSphere, NSX, vRealize ,vCenter, vCloud Director) HPE (certificates for datacentre, SDN and cloud solutions)

Sounds like the perfect job? We’ve got even more to offer:

  • Work from Home – You can have home office 2 days per week
  • Medical and dental services
  • Life insurance
  • Dedicated employee phone subscription
  • Special discounts for gyms and retailers
  • Annual Company Bonus
  • Ongoing Education – we continuously invest in you to ensure you have everything needed to excel on the job and enhance your skills
  • You get to work with tried and trusted web-technology
  • Getting in on the ground floor of and technology changing company
  • Flexible Vacation – Take time off when you need it, we trust you

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.

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