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Cloud Platforms Senior Solution Engineer

Customer Services
CNS Cloud and Network Services
2000000E19 Requisition #
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The NSW/CS&C/GSID/Platforms (Nokia Software/Core Services & Care/Global Systems Integration Delivery/Platforms) organization has an opportunity for an experienced Senior Solution Engineer. As Senior Solution Engineer, you have exciting career opportunities at a time when Nokia is driving the way Telecom Operators & Service providers are transforming to the Cloud,  NFV and SDN. You shall be engaged in Cloudband, Cloud Platforms and NFV (vIMS, vPPC, vEPC, …) delivery projects , spanning the NOKIA Cloud portfolio as well 3th party Cloud infrastructures. As a Senior Solution Engineer  you will  participate in Nokia’s Cloud/NFV/SDN customer delivery projects, with focus on CBIS & CBAM components of CloudBand portfolio, and leveraging your seniority to lead the creation and evolution of High and Low Level Design , Test & Customer acceptance Design (Strategy, Test Cases) , NOKIA and Customer lab integration & validation, delivery (install and commissioning in the field)  and  customer field acceptance, to be used as reference by the rest of the delivery organization. You shall perform solution based install, configuration and acceptance of pre-architected solutions, either remote or on-site – to that end, some travel to customer sites will be required. Hence your willingness to travel abroad for short trips. You shall also provide remote or on-site expert support for on-site solution engineers during installation, acceptance and diagnosis activities and take care of integration issue handling during deployment. You will also ensure knowledge transfer and coaching of the rest of the Solution Engineer community.

Key responsibilities:


• Participation in customer’s projects activities related to Nokia Cloud/NFV/SDN projects

• Understand our customers and Nokia product functional and technical requirements

• Understand how Nokia products integrate into our customer’s environment

• Understand customization requirements that the customer will need

• Assistance as consultant in customer’s presentations, documentation and workshops

• Participates in the High Level Design (HLD) approval cycle of the customer’s solution

• Responsible for Low Level Design (LLD), with detailed architecture and design of the Nokia solution

• Responsible for Test Design (Strategy, Test Cases and Reports)

• Producing Customer Documentation

• Participation in Deployment Industrialization process to shorter lead time and reduce deployment efforts

• Preparation and Execution of First OFF’s

• Preparation and Execution Proof of Concepts

• Upgrade and tests customer specific software/hardware before it is implemented to the customer’s environment

• Product and Application integration

• Perform solution based install, configuration and acceptance of pre-architected solution, either remote or on-site

• Remote expert support for on-site integration engineers during installation, acceptance and diagnosis activities

• Integration Issue Handling during Deployment

• Develop enough knowledge on our customer’s environment to participate in customer discussion and facilitate integration recommendation

• Some travel to customer Sites to conduct troubleshooting, and assist with the migration, particularly in Production Environments 

• Manage customer technical requests and regularly update customer on progress

• Contribute to the creation of common artifacts and tools for usage by the Solution Engineering community and lead knowledge transfer and ramp up


 Key qualifications for the role: 

  • Expertise in NFV, SDN and Cloud concepts linked with virtualization practical experience is needed
  • Expertise in Cloud Management Systems, Virtual Infrastructure Management systems and Cloud Infrastructure Management Systems is required.
  • Technical and practical knowledge on Openstack, vmware , RHEL is key
  • Expertise in HEAT/HOT, Ansible, Mistral concepts is required
  • Familiar with cloud scripting (YAML) and cloud configuration management systems recipes Openstack (heat) , chef (Ruby), puppet (Ruby) 
  • Knowledge on NOKIA’s CloudBand CBIS, CBAM, CBND, Nuage,  is a plus
  • Expertise in Containers, Kubernetes and Microservices concepts
  • You are personally committed to quality
  • You love working in a customer facing environment
  • You operate autonomously and are result driven
  • You take ownership and accountability
  • You demonstrate leadership to build and advance expertise among the Solution Engineering community
  • You are flexible in taking up different roles and tackling multiple technologies, being a quick learner
  • You have strong negotiation and communication skills
  • You are capable of showing technical and organizational leadership


Specific additional information:  

  • You have a Telecommunications/Electronics/SW/Computer master’s degree or equivalent through experience
  • You have 10 – 15 years of experience in e2e integration and validation of telecom solutions
  • Very high English proficiency
  • Up to ~25% travel (flexible)




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