SDN / NFV Consultant

DevOps and Cloud

Paris Contract / 6 months ext

Resident Consultant position is a highly technical role, providing (mainly) Design and Implementation Consultancy support for my clients Networks Solutions.

SDN / NFV Consultant

About the Practice

My client leads the charge for the SDN strategy in providing the services to integrate not only those technologies, but also third-party technologies for VNF, Network Control and Orchestration. Our SDN Consultants get to work with the latest tools in OpenStack, Containers, Analytics and SDN Integration right alongside our developers and customers who are setting the standards in Software Defined Network and Network Function Virtualization.

They also get to work side by side with technology partners, establish great relationships while increasing and developing their expertise in the technology and solutions like SDWAN, uCPE, vCPE, vEPC, Analytics and many others.


  • About the Position


As a SDN Consultant you will have the opportunity to be viewed as the resident expert in SDN solutions. You will become and be the go to person to solve complex problems and help drive very critical business for my client. You will have the chance to design, build and deliver these technologies on your own and as part of larger teams. There is also the opportunity to deliver both Pre-Sales and Post-Sales projects in all parts of the globe.

My client is looking to you to bring your experience and expertise in SDN to help build my clients foundation of knowledge. They will supplement your SDN skills with a well-rounded and deep education in clients SDN technology and solutions. You will have the opportunity to take part at all levels of the delivery process from design to deep hands on work with SDN, Overlay and Underlay technologies.

You will also have the opportunity to participate in conferences, forums and technical summits related to SDN.

Main Responsibilities include:

  • Work in a consultative manner to deliver SDN/NFV solutions into Customers
  • Follow the cleints PS engagement and delivery processes, working closely with the Project Manager
  • Personal on-site and/or remote delivery of Professional Services including creation of high level and detailed design documentation, migration planning, product integration and acceptance
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with the customers’ technical teams
  • Develop and maintain an in-depth technical and marketing knowledge of the Clients Networks products
  • Provide regular feedback of product requirements and performance to internal groups including engineering, consulting and product management

Technical Skills Needed

  • Ideal- Contrail, OpenStack (Redhat/Mirantis/other), Contrail Service Orchestration (other Orchestration), Ubuntu/RHEL, KVM (other) Hypervisors, Containers, Docker and other clients products including vMX, vSRX, NFX. Knowledge of underlay/overlay and IP networking.
  • Essential- Linux, Scripting (e.g. Perl, Python), Network Monitoring and OSS/BSS/IT integration.
  • Advantageous- VMware vCenter/NSX, MPLSoGRE, VXLAN, RESTful APIs, Icinga, Junos (awareness not expertise), SLAX/Junos Automation, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Cobbler.

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Job Reference: JO-1901-143980


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Job Duration: 6 months ext

Job Start Date: 01/02/2019

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