Corp-to-Corp
Contractor
  • Client: Fortune 1000
  • Location: Dallas, TX or Denver, CO
  • Duration: 12-24+ mos

If interested in applying for this position. Please send your updated resume to aaron@techpeople.us

Industry
TELECOM
Job Location
Remote work possible
Position title
OSS Engineer / Architect
Responsibilities
  • Solution Architect for OSS/BSS and their transformation, including enhancement to the current systems.
  • IT business solution partner with the overall responsibility to gather and analyse business, operation or products requirements for the purpose of development, solution discovery and solutioning.
  • Work with all levels of business functions within the company to understand problems with the IT business issues and propose resolutions.
  • Gather business and technical requirements from users.
  • Map requirements to the systems, including gap analysis and recommend suitable improvements.
  • Analyze technology environment, requirements, set up collaboration framework, create solution prototype and participate in technology selection.
  • Provide consultancy to users for all OSS/BSS related solutions, initiatives and matters.
  • Lead in architectural areas to participate in delivering projects spanning across the OSS/BSS modules and the associated processes based on agreed timelines and budget.
  • Work with IT vendors (and challenge them where appropriate), other OSS/BSS Solution Architects and the Applications Support Managers in the design and implementation of OSS/BSS solutions.
  • Lead the software development cycle from inception through to cutover and post live support
  • Provide direction, input and governance into other groups including design, architecture and development for the assigned application portfolio. This includes remediation, testing, data migration, system cutover, decommissioning and platform roadmaps.
  • Acquire an understanding of the existing system landscape, perform impact assessments of new requirements and devise the OSS/BSS solutions that are able to interface/integrate with existing systems.
  • Engage vendors (local and offshore) to assess likely products and components to fill solution requirements.
  • Understand architectural standards, guidelines, policies and best practices for technology, application and data within the domain.
  • Provide timely and detailed Domain knowledge for use by others in support of development of the overall IT Strategy and other architectural planning.
Qualifications
  • inimum 8-10 years of OAMP/FCAPS/OSS knowledge/experience for EMS/NMS and RAN network elements.
  • Minimum 1 year of EMS/NMS and RAN (vCU/vDU) Network Function Virtualization (NFV) experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in EE/CS/TE is required. Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Must have experience with OAMP/FCAPS subsystem design and development in wireless networks.
  • Must have experience authoring and implementing EMS/NMS/NE SW upgrade MOPs in commercial networks.
  • Must have Tier3 SME experience – Work under pressure to drive support teams to troubleshoot commercial NMS/EMS application issues, propose workarounds, work with R&D to provide the RCA (Root Cause Analysis) to the customer.
  • Understanding of Automation & Orchestration frameworks is preferred (knowledge in the ETSI MANO specifications, OASIS TOSCA, ONAP).
  • Must have understanding of EMS applications, TR-069, Netconf protocol, YANG models & Restful APIs.
  • Fundamental understanding of Openstack/Kubernetes is preferred.
  • Understanding of virtual switches, network connections, Virtual port types (ie: SR-IOV, VirtIO), Security Groups, VLANs and in configuring Storage such as SAN / NAS / iSCSI is preferred.
Date posted
January 3, 2022
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