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  • Posted: May 26, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Canonical is a unique tech company - global, remote-first, open source, with 700 professionals across 50 countries - we want to be the world's best, not biggest, global software company.
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    Telco Cloud Field Engineer

    About The Job

    The role of a Telco Field Engineer at Canonical:

    • The telco industry is moving to software-defined services. This transformation is driven by open source software, cloud computing and the move to VNF / CNF approaches. Canonical Ubuntu is a key platform for telco innovation, and we are growing our team of specialists who work in the industry to accelerate the change.
    • Your passion for open-source technologies will enable customers to understand and operate advanced infrastructure substrates to meet the demands of 5G and beyond.

    What Your Day Will Look Like:

    • Match customer requirements to advanced capabilities in the VNF/CNF/NFVi/NFVO/VNFM/VIM/MEC space
    • Provide technical pre-sales consulting to Service Provider teams
    • Design and implement telco-grade open source multi-tenant private clouds and micro clouds
    • Investigate, report and/or fix software defects uncovered during customer deployments
    • Demonstrate advanced Infrastructure as code (IaC) techniques relevant to telco
    • Architect and implement advanced, resilient Service Provider Cloud and Application solutions
    • Design and deliver software defined infrastructure with OpenStack, Kubernetes, MAAS and Ceph
    • Learn model-driven operations with Juju charms for Kafka, Hadoop, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, NGINX, and more
    • Help customers adopt advanced Bare Metal, Public, Private and Hybrid Cloud solutions
    • Learn from customer engagements and drive meaningful product improvements
    • Shape our roadmap to accelerate our growth in the telco market

    What We Are Looking For In You:

    • Python software development experience
    • A thorough understanding of the telco NFVi (VIM), NFVO, VNFM and MEC space
    • Technical understanding of key telco technologies like CPU Pinning, NUMA, SRIOV, DPDK, etc
    • A thorough working understanding of the architectures and infrastructure of MNOs and CSPs
    • Working knowledge of Mobile Packet Core, Radio, VAS, OSS/BSS
    • Understanding of best practices for open source technology in telco virtualisation
    • Working knowledge of Linux, Openstack and Kubernetes networking
    • A passion to automate and improve all aspects of open source products and tooling
    • Ability to lead complex projects from start to finish
    • A collaborative attitude with a keen eye on customer success
    • Excellent communication and presentation abilities
    • Able to travel up to 50% of the time for events, customer meetings, project delivery

    Additional Skills That You Might Also Bring:

    • Widely spoken second language such as Japanese, French, German, Spanish or Portuguese
    • Track record of open source contributions

    What We Offer You:

    • Your base pay will depend on various factors including your geographical location, level of experience, knowledge and skills. In addition to the benefits above, certain roles are also eligible for additional benefits and rewards including annual bonuses and sales incentives based on revenue or utilisation. Our compensation philosophy is to ensure equity right across our global workforce.
    • In addition to a competitive base pay, we provide all team members with additional benefits, which reflect our values and ideals. Please note that additional benefits may apply depending on the work location and, for more information on these, you can ask in the later stages of the recruitment process.
    • Fully remote working environment - we've been working remotely since 2004!
    • Personal learning and development budget of 2,000USD per annum
    • Annual compensation review
    • Recognition rewards
    • Annual holiday leave
    • Parental Leave
    • Employee Assistance Programme
    • Opportunity to travel to new locations to meet colleagues at 'sprints'
    • Priority Pass for travel and travel upgrades for long haul company events

    Method of Application

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