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Principal Member of Technical Staff, VNF Optimization

This position requires a talented innovator and a technical engineer with deep and broad experiences. The candidate will continue leading the evolution and optimization of the virtualized LTE mobile core control plane. In this role, you will design, develop and optimize the Virtual Network Function architecture in the mobile core control plane. You will collaborate with the AT&T cloud architecture and development teams to evolve and enhance the AT&T Network Cloud architecture to support Carrier-Grade virtualized mobile control plane by using your deep knowledge on the Mobile Control plane architecture and the Cloud platform architecture.

Additional responsibilities include:

+ Lead the Cloud-native 5G Next Generation Core control plane design, development and deployment

+ Collaborate with various AT&T internal teams through the DevOP model to realize

+ Operationalize the Simplified, Ultra-Flexible and cloud-native AT&T 5G Next Generation Core (5G NGC) control plane, which will provide greater operational efficiency and continue improving AT&T mobile core cost structure.

+ Lead and drive 5G Network Functions and vendors to achieve AT&T 5G NGC control plane target architecture.

**Education:** Required: PhD, Masters or Bachelor’s degree in an approved field such as Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering or Mathematics from an accredited university.

**Experience:** PhD in an approved field with a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience or Masters in an approved field with a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience or a Bachelors in an approved field with a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience. Supervisory: No.

**Desired Skills:**

+ Extensive specialized technical expertise.

+ Understanding of security standards and architecture and utilize this knowledge while designing, testing and rolling out features to AT&T's network.

+ Knowledgeable about the Service-based architecture used in the 5G Core.

+ Extensive knowledge of the Calico, MacVlan, Multus, DCAE TICK, DCAE ELK, DAMN, Prometheus, Azure Fundamentals.

+ Cloud and virtualization technologies like VMWare vSphere, Openstack and Containerization and Kubernetes.

+ Deployment and working on AT&T's Network Cloud 2.0 infrastructure.

+ Automating tasks using DevOps tools like Ansible, POLO, and Puppet as well as scripting languages like Bash and Python.

We expect employees to be honest, trustworthy, and operate with integrity. Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status.

Principal Member of Technical Staff, VNF Optimization

Full time
Redmond, WA

Published on 04/11/2021

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