Senior Principal Engineer

  • Company:
    Ciena India Pvt Ltd
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    IT-Hardware/Networking | Telecom

Skill: ip routing , protocols , switching , l3vpn , bgp , routing , mpls , tdm; Exp: 12-15 years; Ciena is a trusted partner to over 1,000 customers in 60 countries and is leading a fresh wave of innovation uniting Optical and Packet technologies. Cienas Packet Networking business plays an instrumental role in bringing cutting edge Packet products and solutions to market. Ciena is ranked #1 globally in Access Switching and Routing (Source Ovum research – 2017) and has shipped Packet products to seven of the top seven global service providers. (http// Ciena is proud to have been recognized among Top100 of Indias Best companies to work for (2018) by Great Place to Work Institute/ET What were looking for Were looking for seasoned, motivated and talented individuals interested in progressing their career in advanced Routing/MPLS features, while learning to leverage the disruption taking place with SDN, NFV and Virtualized routing systems. You will play an influential role in contributing to advancing next generation IP/MPLS and Routing capabilities focused on service provider, carrier grade capability, scale and reliability. A successful candidate must be able to work with Engineering, Product Management, Sales teams and customers to understand their use cases and market requirements. The candidate must also be able to author requirements which articulate to engineering general market needs as well as specific customer requirements. The candidate must be able to facilitate pragmatic coordination between engineering teams and product management on roadmaps, requirements details, and specific deployment challenges. What will you do at Ciena? Participate in product definition and architecture, and support engineering teams in design, scoping, planning, and implementation. Architect, design and develop advanced routing/MPLS/Segment Routing, service features and capabilities in a switching/routing system. Work closely with key customers, particularly in India and the APAC region, to develop solutions that address their immediate and future needs. Be a subject matter expert, stay abreast of industry trends and innovations, and use that expertise to guide product managers and senior management team. Especially in the BGP, Segment Routing, EVPN, MPLS services and network virtualization domain. Deliver detailed functional requirements and influence technical designs for packet switching software architectures and network management. Work with Product Line Management team to assess strategic market directions and customer requirements Present Ciena solutions to a variety of internal and external audiences, including senior management and technical/operational leads. Required Skills Deep knowledge of IP Routing protocols (including BGP), L3VPN and EVPN. Deep knowledge of MPLS protocols and deployments, especially MPLS-TP/MPLS-TE. Understanding of carrier Ethernet, including MEF services, QoS, and OAM. Knowledge of TDM over packet networks. Appreciation of emerging trends in virtualization, disaggregation, software defined networking, and orchestration. Practical experience with carrier-class data network deployments, including solution details regarding system scale, high availability, network management, and interoperability. Ability to interact effectively with customers, vendors, and internal cross-functional teams and to work across geographies and time zones Leadership to independently take initiative while still working collaboratively within the product architecture team, demonstrating good judgment in generating and evaluating alternative approaches to address business and technical challenges Extensive experience in architecting/designing and implementing carrier-grade IP/MPLS routing solutions on routers/switches. Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Education and Experience Bachelors/ Masters degree in computer science or a related discipline (Masters preferred). 12 Years of relevant experience in senior roles in software/systems engineering and/or technical product management. Product design and delivery experience with Routers and/or MPLS switches designed for Service Provider deployments Experience in documenting customer use cases and technical requirements. Rewarding experience. Meaningful outcomes. Making a difference in people’s lives through design and implementation of leading network technologies. That’s what motivates us. A distinct way to work Free thinking, free discussion, and collaboration are the norm. Expect more satisfying outcomes – both personal and professional. Ciena values the diversity of our workforce and respects its employees as individuals, regardless of race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, gender or age. Ciena is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise Ciena in a timely fashion of the specific needs / accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to any specific needs / accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially. What you can expect from us You will receive notification of your successful application Successful applicants will be contacted by Talent Acquisition for an initial discussion If suitable you will be considered for the short list and our formal interview process



Experience: 12-15

Function: IT Hardware : Hardware Products & Services