Alcatel-Lucent Virtualization Specialist in Istanbul, Turkey


  • Virtualization Specialist *

The Services Business Unit s Global Network Management Engineering team provides Professional Services in support of real-world deployments of advanced Solutions across the IP/Optical Networks (ION) Business Line product portfolio.


The team is seeking a highly skilled virtualization expert to execute and lead the technical aspects of the Virtualized Service Router Appliance program. The candidate in this role will be required to work in a consultative and hands-on manner directly with Customers, Product Line Managers, Project Managers, R&D and peers in the Services organization on the following responsibilities:

  • Manage technical aspects of the Virtual Appliance program as established by Product and Services PLM

  • Develop scripts and documentation for automating the build and upgrade of virtualized appliances

  • Develop & maintain detailed design, implementation, upgrade, operational or test documentation as required by the program

  • Manage appliance build collateral according to the company s product life cycle management practices

  • Provide training and support to third parties that are responsible for volume build of appliances

  • Develop and test domain xml file for different VSR appliance variants

  • Prepare the system and scripts for offline RHEL migration together with VSR software update

  • Monitor product and OS security and bug alerts, pro-actively evaluate impact and implement in the program when appropriate

  • Prepare and execute acceptance test procedure before releasing the scripts software for customer deployment


The successful candidate will have strong technical, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills as well as being energetic, results oriented and will have knowledge and experience with some or all the following areas:

  • Experience with RHEL deployments using kick-starting script and automatic post install configuration

  • Experience in working with scripting language like bash , perl , TCL-TK

  • Experience working with KVM/QEMU for deploying VMs using virsh utility, debugging and testing

  • Experience working with virtual deployments using different networking virtualizations like virtio, mac-vtap , direct Passthrough and sriov

  • Experience with IP Networking and SROS CLI

  • Experience working with OpenStack is an asset.

  • Make it happen attitude, inventive, resourceful and flexible in a fast-paced, challenging and ever-changing environment.

  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills.

Job: fALU Consulting

Primary Location: Europe South-Turkey-Turkey-Istanbul

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 1700000GKP