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Chief HA Architect & Director, Corporate Architecture & DFX Competence Center

Location: Santa Clara, CA
Req #: 4078
# of Openings: 1

The Opportunity:

As a company, we are committed to creating maximum value for telecom operators, enterprises and consumers by providing competitive solutions and services. Our products and solutions have been deployed in over 140 countries, serving more than one third of the world’s population. Huawei's vision is to enrich life through communication.


Job Title

Chief HA Architect & Director, Corporate Architecture & DFX Competence Center

Job Summary

Huawei R&D Competence Center is responsible for corporate level product design competence improvement and R&D product development efficiency driver, including architecture and system design, design for "X"-ability, system engineering software engineering, product development productivity methodology and tools infrastructure.This position will play a key technical leadership role in R&D competence center branch USA ; will be responsible for leading key HA architecture and system design of Huawei key domain product.



  • Identify critical industry trends, technologies and competitive threats, and formulate plan to stay in the lead through internal development or partnership. Guide technologies roadmaps and strategic directions. Developed and drove winning strategies for handling key and emerging opportunities.
  • Perform research and design on system proactive failure analyses and system self healing. Key areas may include predictive fault monitor methodology and integrant tools, root cause trace tools and methodology, proactive fault location and fault recovery methodology, which may include fine grained level recovery for OS, Middleware, application and OSS, and also disaster recovery, fault tolerance and service load balance.
  • Guide design team on availability prototype implementation and collaborate with test team on availability prototype verification.
  • Guide design team to deploy HA solution in products.
  • Propose HA strategy and roadmap planning for Huawei platform and various products based on advance technologies research, industry benchmark and customer analysis.
  • Participate in the related international standards organizations and forums.



  • Over 15 years software development experience in ICT industry.
  • Large system or sub-system level software architecture design experience.
  • Hands on experience on High Availability, Self Healing, PFA (Proactive Fault Avoidance) or FT (Fault Tolerant).
  • Strong programming skill using C/C++.
  • Knowledge and experience on Linux, Unix, or Open Solaris is strongly desirable.
  • Solid understanding and experience of distributed system design is preferred.
  • Solid understanding and experience of virtualization design is preferred.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well work skills within a multi-cultural team.

Why work for us?

- We are the global No. 1 telecom solution provider serving 45 of the world's top 50 operators
- Recognized on World's Most Innovative Companies List - 3 consecutive years by Fast Company Magazine
- Unprecedented growth - Double digit % growth in revenues every year since 2006
- Our contract sales reached $32.4 billion USD in 2012, a year on year increase of 11+%
- We invest in engineering and innovation - 62,000+ of our 140,000 global employees work in R&D
- We filed 36,344 patent applications in 2011 – globally ranked #3 for International Patent Submissions
- We continually invest heavily in global community involvement programs
- We support green energy - Lowered CO2 emissions by 13,000 tons via Huawei’s green packaging solutions
- We are a member of 130 standard bodies
- We are a global leader providing LTE infrastructure and commercialization - ranked No. 1 worldwide with 50%+ market share (Nov-2011)


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