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Telco Cloud Operation Technical Lead

  • Sector: Recruitment
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 11/06/2020
  • Duration: 1 year renewable
  • Time left:
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The Role:
Client : IT & Telecom
Job Title : Telco Cloud Operation Technical Lead
Job Location : Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Nationality : Any

Job Description
Mandatory Skills: Open stack certified with strong deployment experience in the area of Telco cloud, Good Linux admin skills, Networking Knowledge, Virtualization , SDN, NFV, Python, HTML, Shell scripting.

Job Description:
o Create and maintain a high level of skills in 'telco cloud' through training and technology watch (follow up on evolutions, open source activities, standardization).
o Cloud utilization analysis & optimization
o Cloud operational assessment & remediation
o Ensures documentation and implementation of best practices / learnings (as received from other Market CTs and Global Customer contacts
o Debugging of problems: identifying and viewing logs, compare/contrast, investigation
o Responsible for multiple large scale complex platforms and be expected to keep new product offerings on track Maintain functional and technical requirements
o Self-disciplined, self-motivated and the ability to organize and prioritize time effectively. Ability to think quickly, take the initiative and willingness to make judgment calls.
o Self-disciplined, self-motivated and the ability to organize and prioritize time effectively. Ability to think quickly, take the initiative and willingness to make judgment calls.
o Be able to communicate about Cloud issues effectively and in a comprehensible manner both to internal and external customer.
o Self-disciplined, self-motivated and the ability to organize and prioritize time effectively. Ability to think quickly, take the initiative and willingness to make judgment calls

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
o Capability to front-end the customer/internal stake holders at the senior management level
o Respond to and manage customer/internal escalations
o Get involve in early solution phase and ensure to provide and receive constructive feedback and maintain healthy relationship with stakeholders.
o Ready to go extra mile and flexible for working on-site and remote, Including off-business hours

Skillset/Experience:
o 3-5 years of experience on Cloud technology is mandatory. Experience in telco cloud (e.g. ETSI MANO, OpenStack, SDN, Open-O, ONAP,SRIOV,OVS, DPDK)
o In-depth understanding of "Cloud" technologies and ecosystem, Open Stack Architecture and the components
o Must know architecture, operations and be able to troubleshoot bugs within OpenStack to achieve root cause analysis
o Identifying relevant specific components and interfaces needed for a cloud infrastructure & virtualization platform.
o Cloud Management Platform (VIM controller)
o End to end architectural know how on Open stack components (RHEL host OS & Linux components)
o Cloud - execution environment, cloud orchestrators, Knowledge on Performance tools
o Excellent knowledge on Data centers, Compute, Storage( CEPH storage ) and Networking-DC network virtualization based on SDN controllers and virtual switches
o NFV architecture
o Tenant virtual network implementation stretching across multiple NFVI
o Demonstrated experience in cloud administration in datacenter.
o Demonstrated experience in engineering and virtualization in the cloud environment including: virtual machine deployment and management, cloud orchestration, service instantiation and assurance and cloud analytics (optional).
o Backup/restore and Upgrade rollback
o Linux distributions: Ubuntu, Centos, Red hat
o Live experience in deploying the Cloud Infra using Red Hat Open Stack using Triple O.
o Trouble shooting with OS for memory and CPU utilization breaches.
o Expert level Linux OS troubleshooting. Ability to troubleshoot issues with the underlying components of OpenStack when investigating incidents or testing new features and projects
o Demonstrated ability to use configuration languages like Puppet/Chef/Ansible/Salt/Bash to create automations and manage systems
o Understands service deployment using the Virtualization, Orchestration, Image, and Bare Metal Provisioning services etc.
o Strong in fundamentals including Networking, Security, OS concepts, Virtualization etc.
o Design, Implement and Maintain Cloud infrastructure and services
o Server Hardware and Software integration & testing, installation of virtualization services, Cloud, server OS, applications.
o Configuring storage, networking and security functionalities.
o Storage knowledge like HP, EMC and IBM LUN creation and allocation.
o Network Knowledge with create and assigning VLANS.
o Debugging of problems: identifying and viewing logs, compare/contrast, investigation
o Storage: manage, create, investigate performance issues, and debug.
o Experience with tcpdump, netstat and other network sniffing tools
o High Availability implementation experience; pacemaker, corosync, heartbeat (1|2)
o MySQL or other Database Administration
o Prior experience in Systems Architecture or Systems Engineering, Cloud, Network Operation are desirable.


Hardware skills and competencies include:
o Monitoring tools / applications
o DELL HW
o Storage Array Management
o EMC VNX series hardware
o NetApp E-series hardware knowledge is added advantage

Networking relevant skills:
o ISO model
o TCP/IP
o Ability to understand and read network config files
o Understand netmasks, GWs, routes, ospf, static routing, lacp, trunks, vlans, vxlans
o Proxy: familiarity, understand what it is, has ideas to resolve
o Debug routing errors, trace E2E path
o Understand Leaf/Switch topology
o DNS, DHCP, NTP

Certifications preferred:
o RH Open stack certification
o RHEL Certified Administrator
o Storage certificate HP, EMC etc.

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