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Software defined networks Solution designer

T-Systems Slovakia s.r.o.

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General description
Provision, deploy, manage, and program networks with software-defined networking. In this centralized approach to network management, the underlying network infrastructure is abstracted from applications. Software Defined Networks (SDN) provides choice in automation and programmability across data centers SD-LAN, campuses, and wide-area networks SD-WAN.
The role of SDN in cloud computing lets users respond quickly to changes. SDN management makes network configuration more efficient and improves network performance and monitoring.
Candidate will be responsible to design new solution to fulfill customer requirements and to execute functionality testing and implementation of the developed solution. The role includes consultancy with operational teams, analysis of customer demands, conversion of the requirements into a technical specification.

• Design, develop, and enable deployment of a software-defined network architecture for the global compute platform.
• Defining the solution, the appropriate delivery approach, and the implementation costs.
• Provide high-level / detailed design solutions and support function for SD-WAN, SD-LAN.
• Identify and evaluate the integration of new technologies for the SD-WAN including additional automation to respond to shifting demand, dynamic reconfiguration to address security threats, and analysis of traffic patterns to predict future needs.
• Keep abreast of latest developments of SDN, container networking fields and evaluate cutting edge technologies and introduce new features to constantly improve operational reliability, security, scalability and performance of the network platform.
• Create and execute test-cases for new solution to enable quality testing of this solution.
• Develop architecture, design specification of network components and actively participate in peer review of other platform components.
• Architect and design APIs to expose platform services to end users.
• Troubleshoot complex network performance issues with other network engineers to identify root cause and recommend solutions.
• Collaborate with other squads within Deutsche Telekom Group organization on services and applications integration and optimization, advising on optimal use of SD-WAN resources to meet customer needs.
• Exercise agile methodologies through all phases of software development.

Wage (gross)

1 070 EUR/monthMinimum monthly salary is 1070 € brutto + variable part of salary + other financial benefits. The final basic wage component can be adjusted accordingly to individual skills and experience of selected candidate.

Employee perks, benefits

• Cafeteria - individual benefit,
• Trainings and development opportunities,
• Discounts at various providers in Košice,
• Possibility of Home office,
• Pension savings contribution,
• Meal vouchers contribution,
• Teambuildings,
• Extra vacation days,
• Young and enthusiastic working environment,
• Diversity Program,
• Health Weeks,
• Sport Activities,
• Weekend Events,
• Work life Coaching,
• Doctors at workplace,
• Credit card,
• Metro card,
• Referral bonus /financial/,
• Rotations possibilities.

Role offers you:
• Working on unique worldwide project with cutting edge technologies.
• Team full of subject matter experts in various fields (architects, designers, engineers).
• Training program for special technologies required by project owners.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

• 3-5 years of experience within the field.
• Knowledge of WAN technologies including BGP and other routing protocols, MPLS, tunneling, QoS, and SD-WAN technology.
• Understanding of core Network technologies (Routing, Switching, Firewalls, etc.).
• Understanding of SDN architecture and technology (control plane, data plane, management plane, orchestration) and experience with open source or commercial SDN controllers.
• Hands-on knowledge with scripting, preferably shell (Bash) and Python.
• Service orchestration.
• Understanding of VLAN and tunneling technologies such as VXLAN, GRE.
• Experience with virtualization, VPNs, NFV and APIs.
• Knowledge of DevOps processes and automation.
• Understanding of network management tools/protocols such as snmp, traps, and syslog.

• English: mandatory CEF level B2


Brief description of the company

T-Systems delivers high-quality services combining information and communication technology (ICT). The company's broad expertise in both fields makes the business customer division of Deutsche Telekom a preferred partner for multi-national corporations, small and medium-sized businesses and public institutions. Over 160,000 customers from every industry worldwide benefit from the company's special expertise in providing integrated ICT solutions from a single source. T-Systems is the only company to offer its own complete ICT portfolio and to combine IT (Information technology) and communication technology to produce new solutions.

Number of employees

1000 and more employees

Company address

T-Systems Slovakia s.r.o.
Žriedlová 13
04001 Košice


Contact person: Monika Raščáková
E-mail: send CV
ID: 3814673  Dátum zverejnenia: 15.1.2020  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 070 EUR/month