08-May-2020 Full Time
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Your day to day
Delivery of data centre network configurations and implementations for Global Data Centres in order to support reliable and secure hosted and collaborative services across the whole Vodafone Network in Europe with focus on the services hosted in the managed datacentres.
Accountable for the Low Level Design, network implementation, optimization, testing and quality assurance activities in theGlobal Data Centres (main managed network elements : routers, switches, load balancers, Cisco ACI , Firewalls, PKI, Proxies and services implementation over them).
Responsible for IP connectivity implementation based on customer demand.
Manage relationships with the stakeholders, in particular operations, design, infrastructure and other customer teams for the implementation of configuration activities, special projects or the handling of emergencies.
With these activities, you will have a great impact on our business :
Develop network configuration scripts for the Global Data Centre connectivity according the agreed design
Review design document
Align with the customer and design teams on the priority and type of connectivity needed
Ownership of the country Network Connectivity Low Level Designs as well as define templates, modularize and industrialize configuration items and their implementation.
Deploy the network fit for purpose including to understand how our services / applications layer will work across the network (capacity, capability, utilisation)
Deliver optimal implementation process that ensures quality.
Decrease the design and implementation costs and to achieve a harmonized & simplified network infrastructure
Defining, planning and scheduling activities and interventions and support the Change Management Process
Quality assurance and optimisation in thedesign and implementation process
Support, Test & Accept / Auditthe deployed solution
Document the configuration change and also the rollback plan associated to each change
Network standardization across global data centres :
Drive network standards across Local markets
Drive + Support Network innovations
Actively influences operational efficiency and operability of the deployed connectivity solutions
Seeks clarification of risks before taking action to guarantee business continuity
With these skills, you are a great candidate :
Good knowledge of the Data Centre network infrastructure
Good knowledge of Network equipment operation (Cisco router and switches, F5 Load Balancers and Juniper Firewalls) and of TCP / IP, Routing and switching Protocols
Good knowledge of telecommunications network systems and their services
Good knowledge of cloud and NFV technologies (ACI, OpenStack, NSX, )
Good knowledge of VCE (vBlock) and HPE (C7000) products
Education level equivalent to a bachelor degree
Cisco (CCNA, CCNP or CCIE)
VMWare (certificates for vSphere, NSX, vRealize )
HPE (certificates for data centre, SDN and cloud solutions)
VCE (VCE-CIA, VCE-CIAE or VCE-CIMAE)
F5 ( BIG-IP Administrator, LTM Specialist)
Desired : minimum 2 years’ experience with cloud and NFV technologies from Cisco, HPE and / or VMware
Desired : minimum 4 years’ experience in data centre environment
Desired : knowledge of scripting, network automation (Ansible) and programing (Python)
Sounds like the perfect job? We’ve got even more to offer :
Work from Home : You can have home office 2 days per week
Medical and dental services
Dedicated employee phone subscription
Special discounts for gyms and retailers
Annual Company Bonus
Ongoing Education : we continuously invest in you to ensure you have everything needed to excel on the job and enhance your skills
You get to work with tried and trusted web-technology
Getting in on the ground floor of a technology changing company
Flexible Vacation : Take time off when you need it, we trust you
Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded.
We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business.
We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.