Senior RAN Virtualization Architect 1
in Toronto, ON

Toronto, ON
Full-time - Permanent
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Competition Number: 407083
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Are you ready to grow your career by taking on a new role at Bell? We always look for qualified internal applicants within our own team to support their development.

Bell is making unmatched investments in our world-leading broadband fibre and wireless networks because we know they're the backbone of the products and services our customers love. If you're excited about transforming the way people connect, our Network team is the right place for you.

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Key Responsibilities
  • Lead the design of a wireless access network virtualized solution for our Open RAN deployment, and provide technical leadership on the development of cloud-native solutions running on containers
  • Collaborate with internal cloud operation teams on architecting, designing, configuring, testing, and deploying cloud-native RAN platform
  • Support the evolvement on the cloud platform to meet ODU real-time processing performance
  • Contribute to O-RAN Alliance Working Group 6 on RAN Cloud-native solution, leading the track for O-Cloud specification update.
  • Manage the configuration and provisioning of clusters and other managed cloud resources
  • Maintain strong partnerships with key stakeholders during the design and development of cloud-native applications within the organization.
  • Provide technical expertise on cloud technologies and design choices, that best meet the requirements of the application and the business.
  • Initiate research and development of new cloud technologies to improve speed to market, reduce costs, and improve reliability and performance
  • Assist in responding to RFI, RFP's, Technical assessments, etc.
Critical Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
  • 5+ years of experience in the telecom industry or virtualization development domain
  • Experience in managing and developing cloud-native containerized microservices
  • Proven work experience as a Cloud Architect or similar role
  • Excellent knowledge of cloud computing technologies and experience dealing with hyperscalers
  • Relevant training and/or certifications as a Cloud Architect
  • Strategic and critical thinker with the ability to adapt to an environment that is highly dynamic and competitive
  • Ability to synthesize complex technical concepts into meaningful communications and recommendations
  • Excellent English, written and verbal skills, and strong interpersonal skills
Preferred Qualifications

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Adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec.

Additional Information:

Position Type: Management
Job Status: Regular - Full Time
Position Level: CP3
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Mississauga || Canada : Ontario : Toronto
Flexible work profile: Mobile
Application Deadline: 02/06/2023

All team members are expected to reside in Canada and within a reasonable commuting distance from their work location to ensure that they are able to come to the office as required, whether the visit is planned or unplanned.

Please apply directly online to be considered for this role. Applications through email will not be accepted.

At Bell, we don't just accept difference - we celebrate it. We're committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible workplace where every team member feels valued, respected, and supported, and has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For a confidential inquiry, simply email your recruiter directly or [email protected] to make arrangements. If you have questions regarding accessible employment at Bell please email our Diversity & Inclusion Team at [email protected]

Please note that you may be required to submit your current Performance Review rating to the hiring leader during the recruitment process.

Created: Canada, ON, Mississauga

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Joining the Bell team puts you at the centre as we connect Canadians with each other and the world. Recognized as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People and a Best Diversity Employer, Bell offers a wide range of career opportunities: network engineering, research & development, customer service, IT, media production, marketing, finance and many more.

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