Principal Architect in Englewood, CO at DISYS

Date Posted: 10/26/2018

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Job Description

Title: Principal Engineer NFV Architect 

Location: Centennial, CO

Job Summary:
Responsible for engineering activities that maintain and enhance the company's Commercial product architecture, as well as the Access level of the network hierarchy. Works closely with network engineering staff on system architecture, design, configuration, proof-of-concept testing, and documentation. Proposes and implements system enhancements, including software and hardware updates, that will improve performance, reliability, and scalability of the network. Creates strategic infrastructure roadmaps including on-premise, hybrid, NFV, MANO, and cloud technologies. Links short-term business needs to long-term network-wide roadmap needs to meet and converge enterprise objectives with residential services objectives, with an eye to the 5 to 10-year plan for the network nationwide. Requires advanced technical and design skills, as well as solid technical writing skills and oral presentation skills. Collaborates with the design teams and advises team leaders. Mentors network engineers and fosters an environment of collaboration and knowledge growth among team members.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.

Assigned complex and critical projects that involve several technical systems and constituents.

Provides subject-matter expertise regarding network planning, technical architectures, models, and standards.

Defines, designs, implements, monitors, enhances, evolves, and troubleshoots systems in assigned areas.

Proactively analyzes vulnerabilities in the network and provides strategy/options for mitigation.

Analyzes and revises existing system logic difficulties and documentation as necessary.

Tests and reviews system designs.

Participates in industry standards boards/organizations.

Provides a high level of Engineering Technical support and guidance to regional personnel and ensure all technical integration, changes, standards and documentation are met.

Mentors and guides the work of ACE senior technical staff.

Participates in strategic network architecture sessions.


Reviews work plans and designs and advises on improvements.

Adheres to industry specific local, state, and federal regulations, as applicable.

Knows, understands and follows company policy.

Performs other duties as requested by manager.

Required Qualifications:

2 years’ experience operating OpenStack in a production environment

Experience installing OpenStack in a production environment

Experience migrating OpenStack between major releases

Experience troubleshooting OpenStack failures

Contribution to the OpenStack community

Experience running KVM/libvirt

Python programming experience

Usage of GIT in a team environment

Experience with YANG data modeling

Experience with ETSI MANO design and implementation

Experience running a linux container infrastructure with container networking

3 years’ experience operating Red Hat Linux 6+

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge:

Ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with employees, customers, suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward, and professional manner

Detailed understanding of OpenStack based Cloud Platforms

Detailed understanding of NFV and MANO products, technologies, architectures, and vendors

Detailed understanding of Linux containers, from design to implementation

Familiarity with network device configuration and management (Juniper, Cisco) with NetConf network configuration protocol and YANG data model

Ability to develop Python based scripts for network automation
Solid working knowledge in network design, network architecture, protocols and network topology
Working knowledge in TCP/IP and the OSI Model
Solid understanding of network devices and basic network appliances
Knowledge of use of network designing software, such as Visio
Ability to perform duties in a very fast pace environment and ability to learn new technology quickly
Ability to use personal computer and software applications

Education:
Masters or Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field or related work experienceCCNA level networking knowledge


Related Work Experience Number Of Years
Engineering work experience 16+


 

Job Requirements

Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because they inquired about, discussed, or disclosed compensation. Email recruitinghelp @ disys.com to contact us if you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation in the application process.Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because they inquired about, discussed, or disclosed compensation. Email recruitinghelp @ disys.com to contact us if you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation in the application process.