Ericsson Integration Engineer Virtualization Redhat Area in Madrid, Spain

Today operators & enterprise customers are looking into how they can reduce their costs associated to their IT infrastructure as well as how to decouple their network functions and applications from physical dependencies on bare metal monolithic architectures and OS’s. They are also looking at how to utilize their resources optimally. They are in a unique position to use future proof scalable, on-demand, automated, private, public and hybrid cloud solutions to secure service quality and security management. The main needs are as follows: minimize up-front investments, minimize operational (recurrent) costs – adopting cloud technologies while keeping outsourcing, energy, and data center expenses at bay, maximize resource utilization, identify underutilized resources, create compelling service offerings introducing new services that fully exploit the elasticity of cloud resources, become more agile without compromising service quality, differentiate from over-the-top competitors where the network should play to dramatically improve the customer experience, and guarantee security.

Ericsson hypervisor virtualization in infrastructure environment for cloud- compute, networking and storage comprises own Ericsson solutions but also 3pp’s like VMWare, Mirantis, KVM, etc,.. that continues to deliver a cloud platform for wider implementations of Network Functions Virtualization and Telco cloud but also establish a position in IT cloud. Ericsson Cloud Execution Environment continues to embrace Open source platforms such as OpenStack, Linux KVM and Open vSwitch and runs on both Ericsson and third party x86 hardware, but also on market standard “de-facto” architectures and platforms like VCAN suites, adding enterprise and carrier grade enhancements to build a differentiated offering to run all workloads including Telco and IT.

The key value proposition of Ericsson virtualization environment is Performance (improved throughput and latency), Flexible deployment of cloud infra (virtualized controllers and deployment tools) and Rapid deployment of applications (Orchestrated on-demand and template reuse) and end-2-end Security (Secure TLS communication) which are not available from Open source platforms.


  • Domain Product & Solution Installation, Integration & Testing for Virtualization architecture including Ericsson & market hypervisors like VMWare, Openstack and KVM at Cloud.
  • Robustness, capacity, integration & use cases verification for standard product and solutions.
  • Lead test case design and automated and performance test design.
  • Review & check documentation associated to solution, integration points, security, administration, O&M;, users guide, etc. for customer adaptations.
  • Identify possible impacts of specific deployment requirements on standard products & solutions. Feasibility studies.
  • Agree, both internally and with customer, test strategy and execute and report according to it.
  • Troubleshoot and support CEE integrations and post going live services.


Technical skills:

  • 2-4 years’ experience in virtualized/cloud environments.
  • Understanding of the IT market dynamics and technology.
  • Deep knowledge in Cloud technologies and standards in the market.
  • Competence background in specific technologies:
  • Ericsson and/or 3pp hypervisors – Test design, test execution and customer acceptance
  • Ericsson and/or 3pp MANO architectures – test execution and customer acceptance. Performance test design.
  • Hyperscale architectures and SDI’s – Test design, test execution and customer acceptance
  • Desired specific competence in:
  • NFVI solutions
  • CLMP - test execution and customer acceptance
  • UIM – Test design, test execution and customer acceptance
  • Storage & Backup (Cloud specific) - test execution
  • Good knowledge of all the phases of typical Systems Integration projects in delivery process
  • Certifications (desirable)
  • Ability to identify short and long term business

Human skills:

  • Excellent spoken and written English (Spanish language seen as an asset)
  • Ability to build strong long-term working relationships with counterparts
  • Results-oriented
  • Ability to identify and implement new ways of working, and operational processes
  • Ability to interwork with multi-cultural and cross-functional teams, empowering and creating synergies
  • Good communicator
  • Excellent interpersonal and social skills.
  • Flexibility, adaptability and integrity. Strong driver of one Ericsson.
  • Works well under tight deadlines
  • Willingness and availability to travel abroad


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Primary country and city: Spain (ES) || No Selection || Madrid || IT

Req ID: 199213