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Sr. Specialist OSS - (1122020)

Toronto, Ontario
Job Description:

Cloud management, Senior Specialist OSS.

The successful candidate will be working as part of Wireless OSS Team located in Mississauga/Toronto Office focusing on managing OSS Systems and the underlaying Cloud Infrastructure.

Essential Duties:
  • Design and deploy dynamically scalable cloud infrastructure based on business requirements.
  • Ability to conduct requirements analysis for new and modified services and map the requirements into a set of technologies and architecture solutions.
  • Identify technical requirements, specifications and create evaluation of different vendors solutions.
  • Ability to manage and operate scalable, highly available cloud infrastructure including the underlaying compute nodes, storage and networking.
  • Establish operations metrics, proactive monitoring and capacity planning for managed cloud infrastructure.
  • Manage and operate Systems Backup and Restore.
  • Mange and deploy security guidelines for managed cloud solutions.
  • Manage Cloud systems upgrades and patch management.
  • Ensure that technical designs meet functional design requirements as well as maintain the integrity and sustainability of the applications.
  • Documentation for all the systems
  • Generate operational reports and KPI analysis as needed
  • Participate in and evaluate proof-of-concepts for server, storage, network, and security technologies to support the cloud infrastructure.
Required qualifications, skills and abilities:
  • Hands-on software development and deployment experience on cloud platforms such as AWS/Azure/Google
  • University degree in Computer science, Telecommunications or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in Cloud solutions, recommended in telecom environment
  • Experience in managing HP Servers hardware, Storage (e.g. EMC Storage solutions) and virtualization solution (e.g., VMware, Veeam).
  • Experience in Linux operating system.
  • Experience in Network policy and network provisioning systems
  • Good working knowledge of Java/ Python programming languages; knowledge of REST API frameworks.
  • Strong experience with setup of Disaster Recovery and High Availability Solutions
  • Ability to support working outside of normal business hours to provide after hour or "on-call" support when necessary to solve high profile issues or complete critical path projects
  • Knowledge of DevOps methods and CI/CD automation practices.
  • Hands on TOSCA, YAMIL, YANG, KAFKA, NetConf and Cloud Orchestration.
  • Knowledge of VNF/CNF for wireless lifecycle, self healing and auto-scaling.
  • Strong Networking Background
  • Virtualization (NFV/SDN/Docker/Kubernetes/Openstack/VMware)
  • Hands on experience and exposure to Orchestration. Prefer ONAP experience

Looking for experienced, local contractors with at 7-15 years of experience in SW Engineering.

Common skills:
  • Object-oriented design and programming
  • Familiarity with C/C++, Python, Java
  • Software Engineering tools – git, JIRA, Jenkins, etc.
  • Ability to quickly understand, interface to and debug unknown SW packages/libraries and determine APIs
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work within a team, teams are geographically distributed
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