Job Description and Requirements
You will take ownership of business outcome of NFV projects through :
Technical contribution and guidance in project planning
Collecting and designing required solutions for our customers
Solution validation / Technical feasibility analysis
Impact analysis of change requests / scope change
High Level Conceptual design
Quickly identifying Organisation / Structure / Culture changes required to support a successful project or post delivery outcome and ability to tactfully articulate the changes required for the benefit of the customer.
Quickly recognise and understand customer business processes which integrate with project inputs and outputs and is ability to make recommendations for areas of improvement.
Craft strategic plans with our Services Business Managers, pre-sales and customers to build out the delivery roadmap. You can vision new services and requirements which had not been previously identified by the customer generating new business, work streams and platforms.
Work with our project managers on project budgets and all aspects of efficient delivery.
You will actively drive practice activities such as : Seeking out opportunities to teach others; coach team members to achieve higher performance Intellectual property collection and creation Pre-Sales (LOE, Deal Governance) Peer Reviews Drive Efficiencies in Delivery Model Maintain current knowledge of the entire VMware vCloud NFV product stack and cloud concepts
Required Experience & Skills
Ability to travel as needed within Middle East, Africa and Europe
Good understanding of the telecommunication market and NFV / SDN context, standards, technology and use cases
Experience in customer-facing positions as a professional services architect, consultant or engineer, preferably with a Telco consulting firm or a network solution, equipment or software vendor
Cisco CCNA / CCNP / (optional CCIE) or equivalent level / certification
Five years recent experience in architecting and designing Data Center Automation and / or Network Function Virtualization Private Cloud Solutions
Understanding of cloud native application concepts
Experience with workflow systems and automation solutions and portals
VMware Certified Advanced Professional certifications or VMware Certified Design Expert certification or TOGAF certified
Bachelors or Masters degree or equivalent technical training
Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
Fluent in Arabic and English
Desired Experience & Skills :
Experienced in Agile Project Methods
Design and deployment experience with the VMware vCloud NFV Suite (vSphere, vSAN, NSX, vCloud Director, VMware Integrated Openstack, vRealize Operations, vRealize LogInsight)
Previous deployment experience with Openstack distributions in NFV environments
Experience with container technologies like Docker and container orchestration like Kubernetes or Pivotal PKS
Experience with third party configuration management tools such as Chef, Puppet, or MS System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Knowledge of an additional foreign language will be considered a plus