• Senior Telco Consulting Architect

    Location SG-Singapore
    Posting date 2 months ago(6/26/2019 6:50 AM)
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    At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

    Job summary

    The Red Hat Consulting team is looking for a Senior Telecommunications (Telco) Consulting Architect specialized in telco network function virtualization (NFV) to join our regional consulting team in Singapore. In this role, you will facilitate and maintain the adoption of Red Hat’s solutions in key telco service provider customers, network equipment providers, and key system integrator (SI) partners. Through a series of interactions both in person and remote, you’ll earn trust and confidence of your engineering, development, and operations teams by aligning their requirements and use cases with the functional capabilities of the solutions. As a Senior Telco Consulting Architect, you’ll also serve as a customer advocate, architecting the right solutions and ensuring that these solutions are implemented and supported in an innovative and reliable way. You’ll need to have a thorough working knowledge and practical experience with OpenStack-based cloud infrastructures to support applications providing virtualized network functions (VNFs) to the telco industry. In order to take on a leading role in the design and project delivery of these crucial business solutions, you’ll also need to have a solid working knowledge of agile project methodologies and DevOps models and technologies.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Earn trust and confidence of our prospective customers through a successful delivery of discovery, analysis, and design workshops that shape customer use cases and architecture design decisions aligned with Red Hat’s solution
    • Design and scope delivery projects and lead consulting teams through successful customer pilot and production deployments
    • Design, create, and deliver content that enables Red Hat to sell, service, and support our NFV solutions at scale
    • Work closely with product business, product engineering, consulting, support, and sales teams to ensure a world-class customer experience with Red Hat's offerings
    • Contribute to the development of methodologies and tools designed to scale Red Hat's services capabilities, promote repeatable customer engagements, and lower delivery risks
    • Demonstrate thought leadership in the telco community by producing world-class whitepapers, webinars, etc.; speak at industry-leading conferences

    Required skills

    • Specific knowledge of NFV and software-defined networking (SDN) area, including knowledge of benefits, technologies, key vendors, and use cases
    • Understanding of advanced networking concepts like virtual LANs (VLANs), OpenVPN, iptables, dnsmasq, tunneling, overlay networking, OSI Layer 4-7 services, topology discovery, and path computation
    • Familiarity with technologies like Open vSwitch, OpenFlow, OpenStack, Amazon Web Services (AWS), etc.
    • Familiarity with networking protocols like TCP and IP, Ethernet, 802.1Q, GRE, virtual extensible LAN (VXLAN), L2VPN, multiprotocol label switching (MPLS), BGP, IS-IS, etc.;
    • Specific knowledge of 4G, 3G, and 2G mobile and fixed networks like network architectures, service models, and service provisioning
    • Demonstrated knowledge of major industry standards, including TMF, TNM, ETSI, ITU, 3GPP, ONF, ONRF, etc.
    • Deep understanding of ETSI NFV architecture and the telco main use cases like vCPE, vEPC, vCDN, vIMS, vRAN, etc.
    • Deep knowledge of telecom technologies and industry trends like network architectures, technologies, and services used in wireline, wireless, and cable operators
    • Solid knowledge of telco business processes related to business support system (BSS) and operations support system (OSS) operations like eTOM, Frameworx, and ITIL
    • Good background in consultative customer engagements with either a major systems integrator (SI), a network equipment provider, or a telco services provider
    • Solid understanding of and prior participation in the Open Platform for NFV (OPNFV)
    • Willingness to travel 25-50% within the Asia and Pacific (APAC) region

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