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Manager - Platform Planning & Design - 23001

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Date: 11-Feb-2021

Location: Chennai, India

Company: Tata Communications

Job Family Descriptor

This Network SME need to collaborate with cross functional teams like solutions, network engineering, deployment, Ops and Security, along with other infrastructure teams including Cloud to develop and implement cloud networking Solutions. This position delivers on Major initiatives including Software Defined Datacenter,  Cloud connectivity, consolidation/migration efforts, 5G/Wifi6, Multi-cloud Network Architecture and overall Network execution including AWS, Azure Networking, SDWAN, SASE(Secure Access Service Edge), etc.

The successful candidate will have deep technical hands-on experience working with cloud Networks Azure, AWS and/or GCP Networking, SDN/SDWAN, Network Virtualisation, Network Automation, Cloud/Multi-Cloud Network Architecture, Network Security and can provide integrations support with third party cloud solutions and providers.

Proficiency with MPLS WAN/SDWAN, 4G/LTE solutions, LAN, and WLAN technologies, to develop cost efficient network designs. Broad proficiency in network virtualization, cloud computing, SDN/NFV, and overlay technologies is also highly desirable.

Broad outline of the Role

  • Expertise in all major cloud providers Azure, AWS, GCP
  • Excellent understanding of distributed cloud architecture, with experience in distributed cloud solutioning.
  • Containerization of applications, with knowledge of containerizing applications written in major languages like Java, Python, Javascript, Go etc.
  • Kubernetes implementations in major Cloud Providers (Azure AKS, Amazon EKS, Google GKE). Experience in OpenShift and other providers will be a plus.
  • Expertise in network virtualisation & VPN gateways
  • Hands on experience on Linux Operating systems
  • Understanding of DevOps and proficiency in one of the scripting languages like Python, perl, C#
    • Current knowledge and demonstrated understanding of infrastructure protocols (BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, ECMP, etc.), Route optimization, load balancing, IPAM and application protocols (HTTP/S, TCP/UDP, LDAP, SNMP, etc.) as well as means of securing communications.

Purpose - Broad objective of the role

Operating Network - Key External

Operating Network - Key Internal

Size and Scope of Role - Financial

Size and Scope of Role - No. of direct reports

Size and Scope of Role - Total team size

Size and Scope of Role - Other size parameters

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