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Senior Network Orchestration Engineer

Applied R&D
ION IP Optical Networks
20000007H0 Requisition #

Nokia is a global leader in the technologies that connect people and things.

With state-of-the-art software, hardware and services for any type of network, Nokia is uniquely positioned to help communication service providers, governments, and large enterprises deliver on the promise of 5G, the Cloud and the Internet of Things.


Serving customers in over 100 countries, our research scientists and engineers continue to invent and accelerate new technologies that will increasingly transform the way people and things communicate and connect.

Join our team as
Virtual Networks Orchestration Integration Consultant

Brief overview:


The Services Business Unit’s Global Network Management Engineering team provides Professional Services in support of real-world deployments of advanced Solutions across the IP/Optical Networks (ION) Business Line product portfolio.


As Enterprise customers increasingly consume resources in the cloud, they expect that the connectivity across these clouds also can be ordered and delivered ‘with the click of a mouse’.  ION Virtual Networks Orchestration automates the set-up of service chains across the SD-WAN, Private, and Public datacentre domains. Software Defined Networking, realized by Nuage VNS and VCS, are fundamental enablers implementing the connectivity part of Service Chains, but also 7750SR may be required in the Service Chain, as well as virtual IP Appliances such as firewalls in the datacentre.  Next to Nuage, the Cloudband family acts as the cloud stack through which virtual IP appliances will be launched as Virtual Network Functions (VNFs) in the Datacentre or the CPE.


ION Professional Services has Network Automation as one of the strategic objectives, and, is expanding its teams working on VNO with customers, in both presales (‘New Product Introduction’ NPI) as well as in post-sales.


The team is seeking a highly skilled Network Services Platform Consultant to provide professional services to Nokia’s customer base.  The candidate in this role will be required to work in a consultative manner directly with Customers, Project Managers, Sales Engineers to deliver projects which may include the following responsibilities:

  • Design to specification end-to-end network services in collaboration with (ION PS) Network Architects;
  • Design, develop, and test Network Service Descriptors and plug-ins towards (IP) devices and appliances, up to validation of (Nuage, IP, and IP appliance) network end-end packet flows; in Domain Specific Languages such as Tosca;
  • Contribute NSD templates, generalizations and other items towards the NSD library, design principles and recommendations to productize the VNO solution;
  • Set up and maintain VNO Linux based development & test environments using state of the art automation tools, such as Puppet and Ansible;
  • Set up and maintain cloud environments using KVM, VMware ESXi, Hyper-V and docker, OpenVSwitch-based networking technologies such as Nuage Networks, and physical and virtual appliances such as Fortinet, Palo Alto, Riverbed, etc. All this in the context of the Cloud Stacks such as OpenStack and CloudStack open-source clouds.
  • All above tasks will have to done specifically in customer contexts, being directly and deeply involved in the definition and execution of customer projects.

Join our team if you have strong technical, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills as well as being energetic, results oriented and will have knowledge and experience with some or all the following areas:

  • Detailed knowledge of IT Software tools, languages (Python, Perl, up to data modelling languages and DSLs such as YAML, Tosca), and methodologies;
  • In-depth knowledge of IP networking and protocols, and its evolutions into Netconf/Yang, OpenFlow;
  • Learning fast, open minded, team player;
  • Structured work habits and results oriented;
  • Analytical problem solver;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, towards customers, and Nokia internal
  • Willingness to travel

What we can offer:

  • Competitive salary based on your experience
  • Being part of a global team
  • Opportunity to learn modern technologies and develop customer solution experience
  • E-learning platforms such as NokiaEDU, Harvard ManageMentor, LinkedIn Learning etc. at your disposal for technical training and personal development
  • Events and conferences on technical matters but also on well-being at work and other general-purpose subjects
  • Flexible time and teleworking
  • International travel opportunities
  • Company shuttle to bring you& take you home from work
  • Medical insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Meal coupons
  • Gift cheques
  • One of the highest employee referral bonuses on the market so you can bring your friends too :)

If you want to take part of this adventure that will shape the future, join us. Apply now!

If you have any questions, reach out via LinkedIn with Eunice Ursuta.

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