Role purpose :
Produce best in class design of DC network services. Collect and refine user’s requirements. Lead the handover of the design to OPS.
Lead the collaboration with DC Network Infrastructure teams in the solution definition for customer projects.
Key accountabilities and decision ownership :
Collect and refine user requirements
Produce the in the best in class design of DC Network services.
Produce the in the best in class design of DC Network services for supporting DC migration and consolidation..
Ensure Vodafone standards and best pratices are applied and strictly followed
Core competencies, knowledge and experience :
Strong background and experience in network services. With university degree in Telecommunications and / or Network Professional Certifications at Expert level.
Broad understanding of IPv4 and IPv6 protocols at all layers of the stack and extensive experience with routing, firewall, network virtualisation and switching technologies.
International experience and background in a complex business environment essential as well as ability to work across an international and distributed team in a complex business environment, fluent English
In-depth knowledge of IT, DC technology and process standards, well developed technical knowledge across a broad range of IT topics
Must have technical / professional qualifications :
Preparation or complete Cisco Certified Internet Expert certification
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, ability to motivate and inspire others, able to deal with customers and employees
Deep network knowledge essential being able to lead the technical aspects of a Data Centre network
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Technical skill (strong level) :
DC network architectures and technologies
Switching, Routing, VPN, VLAN, VRF,
Ethernet, STP, Fabric Path, VXLAN
SDN (Cisco ACI, Vmware NSX)
OSPF, BGP, BFD
TCP / UDP / IP
Cisco Nexus, ASR
Juniper FW and Fortinet
Cloud providers (AWS, Azure, etc)
Soft skills :