Technology Specialist – WAN
Airbus needs to, on board people with proven experience on new state of the Art Connectivity technology, i.e. new concepts/ protocols/technologies enabling Digitalization and Flexible ICT used by the leading edge Digital companies. You strongly contribute to the transformation of Airbus IT, by influencing culture change and establishing new ways of working.
Qualification & Experience:
We seek out curious minds. We value attention to detail, and we care deeply about outcomes. We’re looking above all for passionate people, eager to learn, willing to share, establishing innovative ways of working and influencing culture change.
Qualifications & experience :
Graduate or Master Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology,
4-6 years of experience in WAN management
Certifications in the network technologies will have added advantages like CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate), CompTIA Network+, Juniper, Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE), and Wireshark Certified Network Analyst (WCNA).
Proven experience of designing, building and deploying network solutions, both from scratch and migrating on-premises and cloud applications.
Exposure in the following technical areas will have added advantage : DevOps, Splunk, ElasticSearch, Docker, Artifactory, GitHub, Jenkins, Maven
Must have skills :
Routing (BGP / OSPF) (e.g. Cisco/Arista/fortinet)
CCNP level minimum / WAN features L2 & L3 (DMVPN / FLEXVPN / MPLS / VRF)
Internet & Cloud connectivity (DIA, IXP – Internet Based (Private & Public solutions), Cloud Broker, AWS, Office365, Google, Netskope/Zscaler)
Scripting and automation experience: Programming (ie: Python…); Automation (ie: API usage)
Ability to detail a migration plan and a Low Level Design document
Experience in WAN optimisation or SDN, SDWAN is a plus.
Behavioural Skills :
Advanced level of English.
International work exposure
Ability to synthesize and structure activities
Ability to structure collaboration and to manage customer expectations
Excellent communication skills as well as ability to explain technical topics
Autonomous working style as well as good negotiation and stakeholder management skills
Innovation & capacity to drive the change.
Team-player or individual contributor, should be autonomous.
Good to have skills:
Any additional expertise or knowledge of additional tools/software but not mandatory
Service Now experience
Working experience on Ansible, Cloud vision, Zabbix
French knowledge will be an added advantage
Designing, developing, testing, documenting, publishing, supporting and operating cloud applications
Deploying highly available, scalable, maintainable, monitored solutions
Developing, updating and use CI/CD pipeline to allow fully automated deployments of applications across all environments from Development, Q&A and Production
Coaching, mentoring and enabling other developers.
Constant awareness of the compliance risks we face in day-to-day responsibilities.
Continuous commitment to act with integrity with each other, with your communities, business partners and suppliers is the foundation of your success and sustainable growth
Adherence to all internal policies and procedures that govern business activities.
Compliance with these policies will also protect Airbus reputation and brand, some of our most strategic and important assets.
Support the business demand by designing and delivering the required technology.
Prove value of new technologies by establishing business case
Advice on specific topics related to the technology and/or methodology
Ensure that services are in compliance with Airbus security rules and standards at group level
Monitor the technology and/or methodology trends and support the teams to apply these within the Airbus Environment
Have full accountability for WAN services design to help deliver the WAN Network SLA
Manage WAN technical risks assessment
Define mitigation plan to avoid impact on Airbus group end-users world wide connectivity availability or delivery
Propose Innovative solutions for competitiveness (cost reduction and WAN & cloud connectivity solutions efficiency increase)
Manage project activities (including internal and external staff) looking for creative ways to elevate the capabilities of the infrastructure systems to meet customer requirements and drive convergence across Airbus Group divisions.
Drive global WAN service evolution making best use of Business services on the WAN & Cloud solutions for all Airbus Divisions and Partners.
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