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Engineer Automation, Core Transport Networks

Requisition Number:  13316
Contract Type:  Permanent

Betzdorf, LU Bucharest, RO Munich (Unterföhring), DE The Hague, NL

Role Description Summary

You are directly reporting to the Director, Core Transport Network for the design, deployment/implementation, management and updates of network and services automation systems and packages.


Extended Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities / Key Result Areas

  • Participate in the design of the SES core transport networks technologies and its associated provisioning and assurance systems, including, but not limited: validation of technical requirements, assessment of network services from automation perspective
  • In time implementation of network and service automation systems and packages
  • Responsible for proactive maintenance of network and service automation systems and packages, through upgrades and preventive maintenances and for reactive maintenance via Level 3 network engineering support to Network Operations staff during office hours and on-call by rotation during out of business hours
  • Participate and responsible for Core Network Engineering in-time delivery in cross-functional and company strategic projects
  • Understand and effectively interact with all stakeholders in the infrastructure and service delivery process
  • Subject-matter expert in automation and assurance systems and technologies deployed in the Core Transport Networks
  • Delivering on complex and highly scalable software projects with NSO using defined design and methodologies
  • Learn, understand, and automate key networking technologies and services
  • Understand customer use cases and requirements and develop APIs and abstract models in YANG and implement reliable and scalable models and mapping mechanisms to multiple underlying platforms
  • Understand, apply, and implement Transactional and consistency mechanisms using NETCONF and other protocols between network elements
  • Focus on backend development using YANG and open source and third-party components
  • Have the ability and dream to constantly learn ground-breaking software and networking technologies and can apply them in the Agile development process



  • Good problem solving and analytical skills; able to delivery visible and measurable results with limited supervision and incomplete input
  • Understand and deliver on company goals and maintain focus on the end customer experience and quality of service delivery
  • Demonstrate good documentation and report writing skills for team members and/or cross-functional peers
  • Willingness to explore next-generation solutions and technologies
  • Ability to coordinate business requirements and day to day tasks, both autonomously and in interdisciplinary teams
  • Ability to manage complex projects and major network implementations;
  • Good communication skills and team-spirit
  • Systematic and consistent problem and technical issues solving both in business as usual and stress environment


Qualification & Experience

  • University degree in Electronics/Engineering/IT or equivalent
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of experience developing software applications using Python
  • Experience developing with technologies such as NETCONF, YANG, JSON, REST, RESTCONF
  • Experience with TSDB (Influx DB)
  • Experience with Assurance systems (preferred ZenOSS)
  • Exposure to different database technologies is a plus.
  • Experience with networking and network management concepts are a plus
  • Experience with Azure cloud infrastructure


Other Key Requirements / Comments

  • KPI – deliver projects on time and within budget
  • Maintenance of network
  • Understanding of service provider business environment


SES is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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