Ciena India

Architect - NFV/Simulator Development

Job Location:  Gurugram
Job Description:  SkillSet: strong interpersonal skills, ip routing, root cause, linux kernel, software design.
Since 1992, Ciena has been driven by a relentless pursuit of network innovation. We believe in a network that grows smarter, more agile, and more responsive every day. This means that when you digitally interact in your world - picking up the phone, streaming video, texting a friend or loved one your interactions are being enabled by Ciena technologies. Ciena makes your social / entertainment / business existence REAL.

What will you do at Ciena?

We at Routing and Switching team are looking for an experienced, motivated and talented individual. You must be interested in progressing your career in advanced networking and virtualization technologies with good exposure to NFV development for different compute platforms. You will have an influential and challenging role contributing to next generation routing capabilities and distributed systems focused on carrier grade capability, scale and reliability.


  • Architect development of new cutting-edge packet based virtualized solutions for distributed carrier grade products.
  • Design, develop and sustain advanced simulation environments for routing products at Ciena
  • Drive learning and development of skills required for development of virtualized routing products and simulation environments

General Activities

  • Architect and contribute in software design, development, validation, and documentation to deliver high quality, functionally excellent products.
  • Lead customer engagements driving deployments and be a technology evangelist for Ciena in this area
  • Translate market directions, customer requirements, and new industry standards into software design and execution activities.
  • Assist and lead in early product demonstrations to customers.
  • Trouble shoot issues. Identify root cause, debug deliver robust timely fixes.
  • Understand and work on evolution of different ITU-T/IEEE/IETF standards in area of network virtualization

Collaboration with Global stakeholders

  • Cross functional RD teams.
  • PLM and Product Architects.
  • 3rd party vendors.
  • Field Support teams

Experience / Skill Required:

  • 12 years of experience with Bachelor s/ Master s degree in Computer Science (or equivalent).
  • Excellent C programming skills with strong debugging and trouble shooting skills over Linux platform.
  • Strong exposure to TCP/IP stack of Linux kernel and data path development in linux environment
  • Strong knowledge on virtualized solutions OpenStack QEMU-KVM
  • Good understanding on data plane implementations of L2/L3/MPLS technologies
  • Exposure to distributed system architecture concepts like High availability, ISSU will be a plus
  • Experience in complex board and device bring up in Linux Kernel environment
  • Knowledge of IP Routing protocols is desirable
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, effectively able to collaborate with multiple teams across geographically diverse areas.
  • Effectively able to work independently with little hands-on supervision delivering to aggressive timelines.
  • Team oriented; strong inter-personal skills and Leadership to take initiatives to completion independently in a collaborative environment.
About Ciena
Ciena is a network strategy and technology company with a passion to provide an experience, to you and our customers that is as rewarding as the outcome. We attract the best and brightest those with outstanding talent, motivation, and the right attitude to contribute to our success. Our culture balances our openness and informality with professionalism and trust and is built on the foundation of our core values: Customer First, Integrity, Velocity, Innovation, and Outstanding People.
Ciena enables everyone to have a voice and a network that supports them while on the journey to discovering their passion and purpose. We trust each individual to do what they can to reach their full potential and make an impact on the business, whenever, wherever they are in the world. With Ciena s highly innovative, forward-thinking business practices, we reward people for pushing the boundaries. Unlock your potential at Ciena!
Being You Ciena
As part of our commitment to diversity and inclusion, we want to foster an environment that values and respects all individual s strengths, perspectives, ideas, and ability to meet the needs of our customers globally. Ciena values the diversity of its workforce and respects its employees as individuals, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status or any other category protected by applicable law. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination.
Ciena is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise Ciena in a timely fashion of the specific accommodation measures required for you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. ,
Functional Area:  Sales / BD,Network / System Administration
Experience:  Min 12 years
Qualification:  ("Other in Other")
Salary:  14 Lakh to 16 Lakh INR
Ciena India
Job Ad publication date: 02 Mar 2021  

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