• Senior Solutions Architect , Systems Integration Jobs in United States Of America - 23778019

  • Ciena India Pvt Ltd
  • United States Of America, Usa
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  • 15 - 18 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:

Ciena may well be the most important technology company youve never heard of The innovations that wow us (driverless cars), and those we now take for granted (the ability to mobile-stream your favorite show) are the products of ingenuity from some brilliant and forward-thinking companies But those companies rely on Ciena, another vanguard of innovation, to create and advance the underlying networks that bring their breakthroughs to our doorsteps VR, AI, IOT, 5G literally none of it would be possible without the mind-boggling technology that makes the internet itself work For more than 25 years, Ciena has been the global leader in networking strategy, and our technology has been part of the critical infrastructure running within the most advanced companies in the world

What will you do in your role at Ciena

The Senior Solution Architect will be a key team member building our Global Services, Systems Integration practice focusing on Enterprise Edge/Network Function Virtualization (NFV) solutions including uCPE hardware, D-NFVI software, Blue Planet orchestration, third-party Virtual Network Functions (VNFs) and other multi-vendor elements You will drive multiple aspects of the practice including capability development (technology, tools, and processes), presales solutioning, and successful delivery of customer projects providing value to our clients with excellent customer experience

Responsibilities

Define and develop best-in-class capabilities of the practice for solution design, implementation, validation, and support including solution life-cycle management and VNF on-boarding and validation
Technical and commercially aware leadership to scope and design systems integration projects including architecture, project resourcing, and other elements of industrialized offerings along with well-defined client project specific statements of work (SoW) and additional proposal content End-to-end solutions consist of Ciena and third-party content Guide and influence technology partner and ecosystem relationships
Lead teams of integration engineers, automation/test engineers, support engineers, and partners to deliver both technically and commercially successful client projects Your technical project management and team leadership skills will be required Prepare project deliverables including presentations, solution descriptions, top-level designs, and other documentation
Facilitate alignment among internal product teams, industry partners, and other stakeholders supplying customer requirements, insights, innovation, and industry direction to yield optimum vision, strategy, tactics, and roadmaps
Support business development assisting Ciena colleagues and partners to identify customer needs, assess the opportunity, and determine the requirements to integrate solutions to address those needs Works with Ciena engineering, global services colleagues, account teams, and sales engineering
Create content and lead sessions on architecture design, implementation planning, and proof of concepts (PoCs)
Share knowledge with colleagues including preparation of competency development plans and content
Participate in industry forums and communities as required

Experience and Personal Skills

The successful applicant for this role will have 15 years of experience working in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) field specifically with end-to-end solutions responsibilities in systems engineering, service solutioning, product/service management, consulting, or systems integration delivery roles Direct experience as a solutions architect or enterprise architect is preferred
Multiple organization experience is valuable communications service provider, enterprise IT, systems integrator, and product vendor
Deep technical knowledge and experience in cloud computing and network function virtualization Experience with orchestration (MANO), Network Function Virtualization Infrastructure (NFVI), and enterprise Virtualized Network Functions (VNF) Specific experience with enterprise VNFs such as firewall, SBC, router, load-balancer, and SD-WAN is required
NMS/EMS/OSS/BSS operations and service assurance knowledge
Certification in software tools for building and managing cloud computing platforms for public and private clouds, such as OpenStack, VMWare, Linux, and public clouds
VNF and NFVi testing methodologies and tools knowledge ONAP, OPNFV, ETSI NFV ISG, ONF, Ixia, Spirent, and automation
Network Service Design experience Use of network service descriptors (NSD) Day 0, Day 1, and Day N requirements
Expertise in ethernet and IP networks is required Network design and protocols expertise L2/L3, MEF, ethernet, IP Routing protocols Network security
Knowledge of DevOps and agile development methodologies
Demonstrated thought leadership along with corresponding work product such as white papers, presentations, published articles, blueprints
Stays abreast of emerging technologies and related industry communities such as 5G, Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Muti-access Edge Computing (MEC), containers, hybrid cloud, cloud native, security, etc
Excellent written, verbal, and presentation communications skills along with strong business/commercial acumen A track record of technical relationships with senior telecom and IT executives Customer and partner facing skills
Ability to mentor and lead by influence and collaboration
Bachelors degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science or equivalent experience MS or MBA preferred
Passion for helping customers successfully realize new solutions at the network edge
Demonstrates the Ciena values of customer first, integrity, velocity, innovation, and outstanding people
The ability to travel approximately 25 PERCENT of time, at times higher to support customer engagements
Position can be located at a Ciena office or in proximity to a customer/technology hub city in North America

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Rewarding experience Meaningful outcomes

Making a difference in peoples lives through design and implementation of leading network technologies Thats what motivates us

A distinct way to work

Free thinking, free discussion, and collaboration are the norm Expect more satisfying outcomes - both personal and professional

Ciena values the diversity of our workforce and respects its employees as individuals, regardless of race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, gender or age

Ciena is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise Ciena in a timely fashion of the specific needs / accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner Information received relating to any specific needs / accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially

What you can expect from us

You will receive notification of your successful application
Successful applicants will be contacted by Talent Acquisition for an initial discussion
If suitable you will be considered for the short list and our formal interview process

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : IT-Hardware/Networking, Telecom
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Project Leader/ Project Manager
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 07th Apr 2020

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