Telco Cloud Consultant

Job Title: Telco Cloud Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry: Technology & Change Management
Contact Name: Luke Skinner
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 15, 2021 11:29

Job Description

An exciting opportunity with a leading global consultancy practice within the networks Management team, working closely with Technology, CSP's (communication service providers) and Hyperscale clients to help transform, deploy, scale and operate their networks.

Key Responsibilities:

  • A deep understanding of NFV/ SDN Architectures; partners; roadmaps and technologies.
  • An understanding of Network architecture low level Design.
  • Virtual infrastructure understanding including sizing, budgetary estimates; comparisons of the key Voice core and Data core services among several VNF vendors & infrastructure providers.
  • Understanding of Network virtualized Infrastructure designs (high level and low level)
  • Experience in data center capacity dimensioning and DC transformation roadmap in complex environments
  • Understanding of network architecture design and NFV roadmaps
  • E2E Architecture design, supporting new DevOps based organization setup for the Cloud Infra and Service domains (Core, RAN), supporting Operational readiness review from NFV (NFVI, VNF, MANO) perspective

Key Requirements:

  • 5G/4G/3G/2G, core, Network Architecture
  • Standards and framework (3GPP, 5G, LTE, ETSI, 5GAA, 5GMF, ITU)
  • 5G network functions ( e.g. AUSF, AMF,DN, UDSF, NEF, NRF, NSSF, PCF, SMF, UDM, UDR, UPF, AF, RAN, EIR, SEPP, NWDAF, CHF), related Nxx interfaces and STP, DRA, OCS
  • EPC (Mavenir, Affirmed, CISCO), IMS (Metaswitch, Ribbon, Nokia, Intel), VoLTE solution (Ericsson, Huawei),
  • Devops processes and tools
  • Network plan, design, model, setup & configuration, optimization and operations processes (event, incident, change, preventive maintenance, etc..) standards and framework (eTOM, ITIL)
  • Private Network
  • Routers, switches, firewalls and security
  • Network policies configurations, ports, blocks and VPN technologies
  • Cloud infrastructure architecture, design and rollouts (e.g. Vmware, Openstack, AWS; Azure; GCP)
  • Software defined networking technologies (VMware NSX, Juniper Contrail, Cisco ACI)
  • Orchestrate deployment of network services and systems