Juniper / SDN (Contrail) Consultant

Juniper / SDN (Contrail) Consultant

  • Post Date:December 4, 2018
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  • Daily rate £500 - £600
    Contract length 6 - 12 months

Job Description


  • Linux strong skills
  • Open Stack (ideally RHOSP – Red Hat Open Stack Platform), virtualization skills. We do not need a guru on this but of course someone that has a good understanding
  • Networking (mainly in Linux environment) skills
  • SDN (ideally Contrail) understanding and ability to be trained on the job
  • Knowledge of Contrail plus
  • Location: Paris and/or Brittany, in France

Resident Consultant position is a highly technical role, providing (mainly) Design and Implementation Consultancy support for Juniper Networks Solutions.




Typical tasks & duties will include:

  • Run requirements and scoping workshops with the customer, delivery partners and sales.
  • Technical lead for major network deployments and migrations. Produce design, validation, and migrations plans.
  • Lead implementation and/or execution of those plans.
  • Evaluate customer networks for performance, scalability, and security and provide recommendations to customers about improvements to network configurations and topologies to prevent problems before they occur.
  • Work with the internal Juniper Networks technical teams for placement of products and feature improvements for reliability, availability, and serviceability.
  • Work closely with colleagues and customer’s personnel to help test, design, and plan for deployments of new products and features.
  • Support networks in early stages of deployment
  • Formulate network management strategies
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with the customer’s technical management and teams
  • Build a strong customer relationship to become the trusted advisor for the Customer Engineering teams
  • Allow Juniper to understand Customer Engineering long term plans and decision, while identifying and positioning tailored solutions proposals aligned with customer objectives
  • Act as a technical liaison between the Customer, Account Teams and Juniper PS delivery teams
  • Demonstrate and point out Juniper Professional Service value
  • Participate in Project Delivery, by taking ownership of Architecture/Design, and provide technical guidance to other team members (SDN/Contrail).


Typical activities are around the following key areas:

  • Developing and documenting High- and Low-Level Network Designs
  • Design Validation and Verification testing
  • Interoperability testing
  • Network Implementation planning
  • Trouble-shooting/fault finding
  • Knowledge Transfer workshops


Further Requirements

  • Education to bachelor degree level preferred, with 5+ years of experience in a technical role (Service Provider networks and/or large Enterprises), including 3+ years spent supporting large IP networks.
  • Good industry knowledge. Broad technical expertise, e.g. Security, switching and management system.
  • Very strong knowledge (JNCIP/JNCIE, CCIE level) of the operation, design principles and troubleshooting of Open Stack is key.
  • Linux strong skills
  • Openstack (better RHOSP) skills. We do not need a guru on this but of course someone that has a good understanding
  • Networking (mainly in Linux environment) skills
  • SDN (better Contrail) understanding and ability to be trained on the job
  • French speaking (I don’t want to say that this is a MUST, but it’s for sure a very important requirement)
  • Very good relational skills
  • Knowledge of Contrail plus
  • Effective consultancy, planning & communication skills, excellent inter-personal skills, ability to work on multiple projects and manage customers appropriately.
  • Excellent communication skills.

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