Virtualized Service Performance Engineer

3+ months agoWorthington, OH


Kforce has a client in search of a Virtualized Service Performance Engineer in Lewis Center, OH.Summary:The team focuses on the impact of virtualization in regards to measuring and monitoring the customer experience. The selected candidate will work with 4G and 5G Network Functions (NFs) as well as the private cloud infrastructure which they reside on, to ensure the proper observability tools are available.


Four or more years of relevant work experience with the following:

  • IaaS - Openstack (Preferably on-premise)
  • CaaS/PaaS - Kubernetes (Preferably on-premise bare-metal with OpenShift, Windriver, or StarlingX)
  • Network Function Virtualization (VNF/CNF) with VMs and or Containers
  • Low latency/High performance networking with SR-IOV and or DPDK
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
Desired Skills:
  • Kubernetes CNI and Service Mesh (Istio preferred) networking
  • Linux operating system, SysAdmin, and Programming
  • Networking (BGP and VxLAN)
  • Management and orchestration of VNFs/CNFs
  • Observability tools such as Prometheus, InfluxDB, Elasticsearch, Grafana, Kibana, and Jager
  • Business Intelligence and Analytic tools such as Tableau, Python, and or R
  • Large scale computing infrastructure
  • Public Cloud (AWS, GCP, Azure) IoT or MEC
  • Software Defined Networking (SDN) such as OVS, OVN, Calico, Nuage, Bigswitch/Arista
  • Block or Object - Software defined storage systems (SDS) such as Ceph or SwiftStack
  • Knowledge of basic 4G and or 5G wireless call flows and performance KPIs
  • Experience working with Company Cloud Platform Core, Edge, Far Edge, and Webscale
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