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Principal Architect, SDN Management Plane Consultant

Location: Santa Clara, CA
Req #: 5181
# 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.


Principal Architect, SDN Management Plane and Programmability

Contract (to possible full-time employee).

This position requires a minimum of 15 years experience. 


·         Gather requirements from stakeholders and convert them into technical design documents

·         Ability to work with and support several different customers simultaneously

·         Design and implement front- and back-end APIs for a variety of different platforms, including desktop, tablet, and mobile

·         Lead the creation of functional prototypes

·         Work with local and remote developers to build high quality systems

·         Mentor junior and remote members of the team

Mandatory Experience

·         At least 10  years of relevant experience in leading (or being the architect of) complex, network-based, engineering programs

·         At least 10 years of relevant experience in software definition (e.g., design and functional specs, schema design) as well as at least 5 years of internal and external presentations

·         At least 10 years of relevant experience in network management (familiar with configuration of multiple types of devices, event-driven programming, alarm correlation, fault management, root cause analysis)

·         At least 10 years of relevant experience in using network switching and routing in any of Huawei, Cisco, Juniper, Ericsson devices at the feature and interoperability level as well as the CLI and SNMP levels

·         At least 7 years of relevant experience architecting and implementing APIs for network devices and networked applications; RESTful APIs are mandatory, APIs for virtualization technologies is a strong plus; a proven track record of delivering extensible APIs in commercial products is mandatory

·         At least 7 years of relevant experience in applying network management to traffic engineering, security applications (e.g., firewall design), VLANs, L2 and L3 VPNs, and QoS provisioning

·         At least 7 years of relevant experience with several components (e.g., device discovery, configuration, inventory) of at least one top network management vendor (e.g., Tivoli, OpenView)

·         At least 7 years of relevant experience with at least one messaging tool (broker, service bus, or framework), such as HornetQ

·         At least 7 years of relevant experience in using XML technologies, including XPath, XQuery, XML parsing and validation, and XML mapping

·         At least 5 years of relevant experience in RDBMSs, ORDBMS, OODBMS, NoSQL, or NewSQL

·         At least 5 years of relevant experience in programming in C, Java, C++, C#, or similar languages

·         At least 3 years in policy language design and/or usage

·         At least 1 year in working with OpenStack and OpenFlow

·         Excellent communication skills

·         BA/BS in computer science or related field (M.Sc. or Ph.D. in computer science or related field a plus)

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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