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Cloud Packet Core Engineer

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Nokia and Nokia Cloud Packet Core

Nokia is a global technology leader at the heart of our connected world.  Powered by the research and innovation of Nokia Bell Labs, we serve communications service providers, governments, large enterprises and consumers, with the industry’s most complete, end-to-end portfolio of products, services and licensing. From the enabling infrastructure for 5G and the Internet of Things, to emerging applications in virtual reality and digital health, we are shaping the future of technology to transform the human experience. A truly global company, we are 160 nationalities working in more than 100 countries.

Nokia’s cloud-native packet core design provides the reliability, scalability, flexibility, and performance to meet the networking requirements and economics for a diverse range of operator services.  Nokia’s solution anchors multi-technology access across wireless licensed, shared, unlicensed spectrum and fixed network technologies. With hybrid access, wireless and fixed capacity is combined to increase bandwidth and performance, improve reliability, and enhance the experience.  The Nokia Cloud Packet Core delivers automated cloud networking with dynamic lifecycle management capabilities. These capabilities help improve service velocity, agility, and operational efficiency for multiple segments and verticals, including consumer mobile, residential, enterprise, and government.

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Working within the ION Advanced Mobile team; these roles are the keystones for Cloud Packet Core (CPC) projects across South East Europe and UK & Ireland.   Managing, planning, delivering, integrating, testing and supporting Nokia’s Cloud Packet Core solutions for our customers.


  • Perform ‘hands-on’ technical project management for CPC projects around SEE&UKI

  • Conduct detailed requirement capture activities with customer and verify scope

  • Delivery of CPC projects (sometimes in a multi-vendor environment with 3rd Party aspects to solutions)

  • Produce customer specific test plans for Network Integration Testing

  • Customer interface for CPC Projects.  Technical Consultant through project life-cycle.

  • Interface and co-ordination with Presales, Product Line Management, NPI and Design

  • Produce, enhance and tailor project and technical documentation when necessary

  • Perform tasks through a project life-cycle from pre-sales consultation to testing

  • Deliver internal and customer presentations on technical and project related topics

  • Report on Projects and escalations to CPC Lead 

  • Work both within a team environment and independently

  • Share knowledge in own professional area

  • Problem solving – assessment, analysis, prioritisation and deliver solutions to complex technical issues

  • Understand and Apply customer specific parameters and configurations

  • Software and Hardware implementation and upgrades when required

  • Work with multi Business Units to deliver cross technology complex integrations

  • Ability to take on simple Project Management tasks

Competences - Graduate Recruit

  • Degree in a relevant technical field.  e.g. Telecoms, Networking, IT
  • Fresh graduate
  • Mature, confident and skilled in communication; both verbal and written English
  • Ability to digest highly technical concepts
  • Ability to successfully take on a steep technical learning curve
  • Tenacious 'can-do' attitude to problem solving
  • Quality and results driven

Technical Competences if experienced - General

  • End to end Mobile (Wireless) network understanding

  • Packet Core Experience either within Nokia’s Flexi Portfolio or the 7750 Portfolio

  • At least theoretical knowledge of Virtualisation and Cloud solutions

Technical Competences if experienced – Specific

  • Solutions – EPC

  • Products – 7750MG, FlexiNS, FlexiNG, vEPC, vEPDG, ePDG, cMG, cMM

  • Protocols/Features – OSPF, BGP, MPLS, VPN, ATM, MCAS, QoS, OAM, IPv6

  • OS/Hypervisor – RHEL/CentOS, Ubuntu, OpenStack, CloudStack, Cloudband (CBIS/CBAM)

Additional Technical Competences if experienced – Knowledge of

  • VoWifi, VoLTE, LTE, NFV, WMM


How to Apply

Job ID Number: 190000057K
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  • July 31st, 2019
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
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  • IT Architecture
  • Information Technology
  • Telecommunications

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