NFVI Infrastructure Engineer

Place of work
Jarabinkova 1, Bratislava
Contract type
Start date
ASAP or upon agreement
Salary offered (gross)
upon agreement

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

*Development and operations of infrastructure components for network function virtualization in DT’s data centers
*Provide and manage the lifecycle of physical infrastructure and virtualized resources, hosted within the datacenters.
*Design and operations support (2nd line) for one of the following four data center focus areas: IT and network infrastructure, storage, cloudOS and SDN controller.
*Capacity management for provided resources, like networking, RAM, CPU, Storage, etc. (based on Contract Manager’s over-all monitoring of load of HW-resources)
*HW-related tasks (e.g. regular exchange of outdated hardware, exchange of defective hardware, but not event-triggered, …)
*Validation of new equipment (hardware and software) to meet the predefined standards (SLA profiles)
*Accountable for the set-up, management and support of the datacenter tools and virtualization functionality (that means e.g. monitoring, enable 1st line operations and execute 2nd level incident management, as well as problem-, change-management, terminate and retire old tools, …)
Tool examples: Virtualized Infrastructure Manager (VIM, e.g. Openstack, VMware), monitoring tools (e.g. for alarming, capacity, load, performance, …)
*Perform integration and validation taks for datacenter equipment and tools
*Monitoring/tracking performance of systems, dimensioning, and capacity plan-ning with respect to future needs
*Responsible for preparation and administration of the techn. documentation

Employee perks, benefits

* mobile phone
* tablet
* notebook
* employee discount for Slovak Telekom products and services (TV, internet, fixed line...)
* opportunity to be part of truly international team and enviroment

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Master's degree)

Educational Specialization


Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Personality requirements and skills

- More than 3 years experience in area of data center infrastructure and virtualiza-tion technologies with focus on one of the following knowledge areas IT hard-ware, networking hardware and SDN, Storage or CloudOS.

Soft skills:
 Self-motivated
 Highly collaborative
 Flexibility to travel
 Efficient communication

Hard skills:
Excellent understanding and practical experience in at least one of the following infra-strcutre domains
 IT hardware: x86 server architectures. Hypervisors (KVM), Intel DPDK, accelera-tion technologies, e.g. SR-IOV
 Networking: Data center network equipment for spine, TOR and BOR switches from major vendors (Juniper, Cisco, Huawei) and SDN controllers (e.g. OpenCon-trail)
 Storage: solutions for block and object storage including high-availability con-cepts, e.g. Ceph.
 CloudOS: opensource and commercial solutions, e.g. OpenStack or VMWare

Good general understanding of cloud platform architectures:
 Compute, Network and Storage Infrastructure
 Cloud OS, Operation SW and Hypervisors
 IP Services
 Public/Private Cloud Architectures
 Application orchestration
 CI/CD processes and tools (e.g. Jenkins, Chef, Puppet, Git, Ansible etc.)
 Knowledge of network hardware, TCP/IP, routing, switching, network security


Brief description of the company

Deutsche Telekom Pan-Net, s.r.o. - established within Pan IP program is a company which will pilot and manage the whole pan-European Network. From Bratislava, this company will be the first point of contact regarding all overarching matters of the national companies with respect to the pan-European Network.
Being the key entry gate for requirements towards Pan-Net portfolio, we will manage a common service production catalogue, establish new processes and operating models, combining assets and resources to create services for the national companies.
To achieve all this we are building a new, cross-functional and truly international team.

Main focus of the company's activities


Company address

Deutsche Telekom Pan-Net s.r.o.
P.O.BOX 105
830 05 Bratislava 35