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  • Posted: Jun 6, 2023
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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.
    • Canonical enables operators and communications service providers to embrace this new world, with a focus on platforms such as Ubuntu, OpenStack, and Kubernetes, and reusable, high quality automation for operations at scale.
    • As part of the Canonical Field Engineering organization, you will lead customers through the design and delivery of OpenStack, Kubernetes, and software-defined networking solutions. 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

    Method of Application

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