50% travel to TX and 50% remote

Scope:
Validate advance LCM operations in the lab using orchestration tools chain - Upgrade, Downgrade, Healing, Scaling
Validate all 5G Phase 1 and Phase 2 VNFs and CNFs
Co-ordinate with 5G Vendors and define detailed test plans for advance LCM operations
Build automation scripts for repeatable test cases
E2E lab environment readiness Orchestration tools chain (NFVD, ATLAS, and Marketplace); Vendor S-VNFM, WebScale,
Regression test for new software drops per NF
Project planning status and weekly rest results review with Telecommunication Team
Coordination and triaging with NF vendors for bugs, gap and provide recommendations

Deliverables:
Executive summary
Final Technical Report
Gap Analysis
List tracker of all open items with vendors
Weekly meetings with vendor and client teams
Methods of Procedure (MOP) per NF
Automation scripts "Robot type LCM test case

Skill set of resources:
VNF/CNF Onboarding Helm, TOSCA using HPE NFVD
Ansible based provisioning/configuration
Expert domain knowledge 5G core, MEC, Telco Cloud OpenStack, Kubernetes, SDN, NFV, ONAP, ETSI MANO
Experience with multiple OEMs - E//, Nokia, Oracle, Affirmed, Metaswitch, Cisco and others
Test automation for LCM only Robot framework, Python scripting

JOB REQUIREMENTS
Bachelors Degree required, Masters Preferred
5+ Years experience in wireless telecommunication
Ability to work independently as well as contribute in a team environment
Must be able to pass all background checks and have current US Work Authorization