09-Nov-2020 Full Time
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Role purpose :
To integrate, provide and 24 / 7 operate cloud and virtualisation technology solutions for European Vodafone applications and customers.
To plan and implement a growing set of cloud platforms used to provide mission critical infrastructure services to Vodafone customers.
Available to be on call 24 / 7 on a team rotating schedule, daily operations and virtual infrastructure implementation of the GDC Infrastructure and technologies across the
Vodafone Data Centre footprint. He is part of an international team that provide 24 / 7 service coverage, keep up to date managed objects for best performance, monitor and
implement customer requested solution.
Knowledge of Cloud and NFV technologies is essential to properly manage the GDC networks and cloud solutions. Troubleshooting and network analysis capabilities are required for this role.
Essential for the role are also soft skills as team player, basic understanding of project management and agile methodology, responsible attitude to actively drive activities to completion.
Key accountabilities and decision ownership :
Deployment of core NFVi platform
Define & deploy detailed HW configuration (e.g. HP, Dell, Huawei)
HW profiles and network mappings
Deploy ESXi, Platform Service Controller (PSC) and vCenters,configure clusters, configure Linux, AD andWindows / MSSQL support components
Deploy and configure vCloud
Design and Deploy Internal NSX and Network components (VxLANs, Network Controllers, BGP) for core NFVi platform
Operating System hardening based on agreed procedure
Provisioning VM from appliance images ( e.g. OVAs)
Creation of tenants
Post-deployment support after network service roll-out
Perform QA and handover to Operations (when not the same team)
Core competencies, knowledge and experience :
Deep understanding of VMware Carrier Grade NFV Infrastructure (vCloud, ESXi, NSX)
Networking knowledge (VMware NSX , Cisco)
Storage SAN, NFS and SDS (EMC)
HW installation &configuration (HPe, Dell) Good understanding of automation and orchestration of infrastructure to accelerate new services with VMware VCloud NFV
Basic OS knowledge (Windows / UNIX)
Basic database knowledge
Basic core telcom components (HLR, SMSC,etc)
Basic Security Concepts (Authentication,Certificates, AD, LDAP ,
Basic scripting expertise (Power CLI, Powershell,Python)
Key performance indicators :
Complete LLD for the main VMware Components (ESXi, Datastore sizing, Distributed Virtual Switch (DVS) and portgroups configuration, NSX and distribution of vCloud components)
Implementation of LLD’s
Operations and support
Deployment of network configurations (virtualized)
Deliver automation scripts
Support story definition, planning and retrospective ceremonies
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