Since 1992, Ciena has been driven by a relentless pursuit of network innovation. We believe in a network that grows smarter, more agile, and more responsive every day. This means that when you digitally interact in your world - picking up the phone, streaming video, texting a friend or loved one – your interactions are being enabled by Ciena technologies. Ciena makes your social / entertainment / business existence REAL.
Blue Planet, a division of Ciena, has a vacancy in our London office for a technical consultant to join the recently created Blue Planet Solution Engineering team. The Solution Engineering team is in part responsible for delivering Customer Trials and Demos in either Blue Planet labs or on Customers' labs across the globe.
With Ciena’s recent creation of the Blue Planet division. we are building momentum in the automation and assurance space. The Systems Engineering team delivers hands on product evaluation to customers from one-day product demos to multi-month proof of concepts.
The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a deep technical understanding automation and service orchestration and networking technologies.
Prepare presentation materials, demos, etc., attend and very often lead customer meetings
Leads and builds the solution creation and drives value for Blue Planet.
Liaise with PLM, Sales, Engineering and Delivery to create the best overall Blue Planet solution for the customer.
Develop the customization required to meet the customer's requirements and test evaluation.
Engage with the customer in providing detailed technical walk-through of the solutions.
Lead scrum development team to ensure Agile process as followed as part of a mini-delivery project.
Bachelors in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
5+ Years of experience in development
2+ Years of experience with customers
Excellent business acumen and industry knowledge
Ability to work with and through others
Software development skills, Python and JAVA preferred
Ability to work in a matrix and collaborative environment
English Language is a must, others welcome.
Willing to travel extensively across Europe and occasionally globally.
Understanding future telecom architectures around Virtualization (ETSI NFV ISG, ONF, ONAP etc).
Good grasp of and exposure to the OSS and Business Systems space (TMF, ITIL, ETOM, Inventory, Service Assurance etc).
Actively keeps pace with the market, best practices and thought leaders
Ciena is a network strategy and technology company with a passion to provide an experience, to you and our customers that is as rewarding as the outcome. We attract the best and brightest– those with outstanding talent, motivation, and the right attitude to contribute to our success. Our culture balances our openness and informality with professionalism and trust and is built on the foundation of our core values: Customer First, Integrity, Velocity, Innovation, and Outstanding People.
Ciena enables everyone to have a voice and a network that supports them while on the journey to discovering their passion and purpose. We trust each individual to do what they can to reach their full potential and make an impact on the business, whenever, wherever they are in the world. With Ciena’s highly innovative, forward-thinking business practices, we reward people for pushing the boundaries. Unlock your potential at Ciena!
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