In a world increasingly driven by software innovation, Wind River is pioneering the technologies to help the world's leading technology companies power mission-critical intelligent systems. Our software is enabling the new machine economy and accelerating digital transformation across industries, including aerospace, automotive, defense, industrial, medical, and telecommunications.
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITYThis role requires managing the technical requirements of major networking and telecom operators. You will leverage the OpenStack Foundation's StarlingX project to deliver geographically distributed, high-performance, production grade Kubernetes-based solutions for managing edge cloud infrastructure. Optimized for the network edge, the solutions you will support address service provider's complex challenges of deploying and managing a physically distributed, cloud native telco infrastructure.
You must have experience in software engineering with a strong focus on networking. You must be capable of understanding the customer's problems and whiteboarding solutions using our product offerings and services. You should also know and have lived through commercial software project development cycles and have a good understanding of project management. Some amount of travel will be required.
Interface & CollaborationReport directly to Sr. Manager, Telecom Solutions Engineering. You will be an integral part of the telecom solutions engineering & architects' team you will work with specialized telco Account Managers (AM)/Directors and strive to become the trusted technical advisor to our Communication Service Provider(s) (CSP) and / or Telecom Equipment Manufactures (TEMs) customers understanding their business needs and addressing those needs through Wind River's products, services, and solutions. You will collaborate with telco account team, engineering, product management, and other member from the solutions engineering team.
Manage all technical needs of assigned CSP and / or TEM account utilizing all available resources.
Serve as a single technical point of contact, become the customer's trusted advisor and the Wind River solutions expert.
Listen to customer's needs then Architect, Develop, and deliver Proof of Concepts (POCs), Demos, and Presentations.
Understand the customer use cases and help develop part of the POC or Demo.
Exhibit leadership skills during customer requirements analysis and creating technical solutions as well as identifying potential business opportunities.
Understanding and contributing to relevant Open source standards and community projects is a must. Participation in open-source projects will be business needs.
Provide consistent market feedback to Wind River.
Remove technical barriers for Wind River solutions.
Increase Wind River market share with each customer.
Core Competencies & Demonstrated Success
Be hands-on in the development of customer's proof of concepts (POCs), extending product features, and testing code.
Experience in open-source projects such as OpenStack, StarlingX, Kubernetes, and ONAP is a benefit. However, the ability and desire to contributed to these projects while representing the company is a must.
Technical Pre-sales Experience, comfort, and confidence in front of customers
Able to work independently in Customer location/Labs.
The ideal candidate should have 7+ years of software development or solutions architecting experience in the following areas:
Working/functional knowledge of network stacks, switching, routing, etc.
Strong knowledge of wireless/cellular telecom, and 5G edge deployments.
Experience in network system-level solution design.
Expertise in virtualization, containers, Kubernetes, orchestration, OpenStack, and cloud-native technologies.
Exposure to SDN concepts, Network Function Virtualization (NFV), and ETSI-MANO.
Linux background covering deployment, image build, application, and kernel development.
Adept at various programming languages: C++/C, scripting languages like Python, Perl, etc.
Must have, English language skills, enabling business discussion/dialogue
BENEFITS & PERKS
Group life and Medical Insurance
Birthday and Volunteer Time off
Competitive Benefits Package
Employee Assistance Program
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