Job description

Senior Engineer - NetDev - Sydney, Australia

The Team

The NetDev Services team shares their advanced software and networking expertise through joint development with customers. Our focus is leading innovation projects and software development that allow our service provider and large enterprise customers  to benefit from the most recent advances in SDN, NFV, abstraction, automation, disaggregated networking, DevOps, NetOps and more.


The Role

In your role as Senior Engineer, you will be a senior member in our NetDev Services team, working on pre-sales and post-sales projects. The role requires a broad spectrum of relevant historical and current industry technical skills in addition to the ability to learn quickly. You will be able to navigate the current ambiguity in relation to the maturity of SDN and NFV technology and still deliver high-quality solutions.


As a Senior Engineer,  you are expected to have 7 years of work experience with an undergraduate degree or 10+ years of experience without. You will coach junior members in the team and be willing to take architectural and design guidance from the NetDev Principal Engineers.  You will also partner with our product development team and will work closely with engineering leaders in Lumina and the open source community.


This role is primarily focused on strategic customers within your region.  Travel can be expected within the region to support the growth with existing and new customers, and periodically to California, US for internal teaming.


Your Experience


You will be a hands-on engineer that can determine the right path to follow through prototyping and testing, as well as leading the team by example.  You will establish yourself as a trusted advisor with senior executives and engineers in our target customers. You will be a change agent leading customers around the many pitfalls toward lasting transformation. You will be a leader on customer delivery projects and will be comfortable with Agile and Scrum methodologies and can perform the role of Scrum Master or Product Owner.


Your Responsibilities

  • Provide pre-sales support for Lumina’s sales teams in Australia and Asia

  • Design, develop (prototype and deliver) and test solutions based on Lumina software products with integration to third party components.

  • Work on projects that form part of customers’ transition into the software-defined way of the future.

  • Collaborate with Lumina product engineering and open source community representatives to develop cutting-edge solutions.

  • Prepare effort estimates for statements of work (SOW).

  • Prepare and perform technical presentations for customers, partners and peers.

  • Prepare and deliver content for industry events and conference speaking engagements.


Your Skills and Education Requirements

  • Good software programming skills with Python, Java, C, C++, Go or similar and frameworks and tools such as Maven, OSGi, Karaf.

  • Experienced working knowledge of Linux – development and debugging tools.

  • Experience with Agile and Scrum software development methodologies.

  • Knowledge of IP networks with BGP, ISIS, OSPF and MPLS.

  • Experience with OpenDaylight or other SDN platforms (ONOS, Contrail, etc.).

  • Experience with some of NETCONF, OpenFlow, Yang, OVS or PCEP.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Master’s  Degree in Computer Engineering or a related field or equivalent of 10 years of experience


We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits plus the opportunity to

work with a caring  organization that works on a cutting edge technology.