CSAR engineer is expected to have an understanding of IMS / SDM Knowledge and Unix-like Operating Systems. The primary function is to utilize this knowledge to prepare Cloud Service Archive (CSAR) delivery, taking into account the overall architecture and capabilities of the systems.
Understand the vNF’s requirements for artifacts that support instantiation, configuration, security and post-install
Work with PM to understand the target release, and delivery schedule
Provide a schedule for the CSAR delivery to PM team
Work with the Design team to review the design parameters for correctness and completeness
Map the design information the appropriate parameters in the vNF’s respective bulk-config files
Work with available tools that is used to help generate the bulk config files
Work with the PM and License teams to generate the appropriate set of licenses required
Identify and use the appropriate MSO template for the given vNF and release required by the customer
Work with the MOP team to identify the USI #s required and request them for use with the CSAR
Generate the bulk-config files and related supporting files to package in the CSAR
Instantiate the system in the Lab environment utilizing Lab specific values for the environment and workarounds
Configure the vNF for being able to run the audit tool
Configure the audit server server to communicate with the vNF
Run the audit tool and correct any errors reported. May have to report errors with the audit tool to the various teams
Package the CSAR for delivery to the customer updating release notes, and any supporting data with the delivery’s README
Upload the CSAR and MD5SUM to the customer repository
Validate the CSAR was uploaded correctly and was not corrupted
Send out a delivery notice to the project team distribution using the notification template
Address any NCT / CARES tickets that come in associated with the CSARs delivered
Provide support to the MOP team for the related services CSARs.
Feedback any steps or corrections required in the MOPs to ensure that the bulk-config matches the design values
Bachelor's and / or master’s degree in Computer Sciences, Computer Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Telecommunications or equivalent.
Military Service completed for male candidates
Advanced level of English language skills.
Self-starter, demonstrates a can-do’ attitude and open to learn new things
Ability to work under pressure and with strict deadlines
Strong communications skills to interact with the R&D organizations and where necessary, customers
Self-driven, independent and passionate with a strong sense of ownership
Ability to understand customer perspective and end-use-cases to define product behavior
Professional engineering environments using HP, Oracle, Solaris, Linux etc.
IMS solutions knowledge and experience in developing solutions with functionally similar platforms are plus (e.g. IMS CSCF, IMS HSS, DNS, IMS MRF, IMS MRFC, MG, MGC, SBC, SDM, CFX, NTAS, CTS etc.)
Having working knowledge on the following protocols, interfaces, platforms and technologies : 3GPP, 3GPP2, SIP, SS7, ANSI-41, IMS, HSS, CSCF, MRF, NTAS, ENUM, RTP, DNS, and IP routing
Hands-on experience on one of Alcatel-Lucent / Nokia IMS / SurePay / SDM / vDRA Products
Experience on commercial Databases (SQL, MariaDB, Oracle etc)
Other notes :
This is all remote work. Ability to work US Pacific time zone hours when needed.
Production Experience with Keycloak, JWT, OAUTH and Experience in deployment and orchestration technologies such as Chef, Ansible, Jenkins, Salt, and Puppet are plus.