Virtualization Engineer

    Secure Land Communications (SLC), an Airbus business unit, offers advanced communication and collaboration solutions to gather, process and deploy intelligence. Its portfolio is tailored to the needs of Public Safety, Defence and Transport, Utility and Industry (TUI). It includes infrastructures, devices, applications and services based on Tetra, Tetrapol and Broadband technologies (either single, hybrid or multi-technology solutions). As the European leader and a key international player, SLC has customers in more than 80 countries and employs around 1,150 people in 17 countries. In Finland, Airbus Defence and Space Oy employs around 370 people in Helsinki and Jyväskylä. 


    We are looking for a Virtualization Engineer to join our Tetra Infra Software Engineering team in Helsinki. The team works on a virtualized, high availability solution for the world’s largest TETRA network, developed in close co-operation with Red Hat. You will join a very skilled team to implement virtualized Tetra products including platform installation and commissioning as well as different virtual network functions (VNFs).


    Main role and responsibilities:

    • Participate to the specification of our virtualization platform to host our TETRA services
    • Develop and maintain the virtualization platform according to the defined architecture
    • Develop and support the application virtualization to ensure that the VNFs are created in a consistent manner including upgrades and maintenance


    We are looking for a candidate with:

    • BSc or MSc degree in Engineering, Computer Science or Telecommunications
    • Experience in
      • Linux and virtualization, RH virtualization is preferred
      • Ansible
      • Bash scripting and/or Python
      • Usage of version control tools, e.g. GIT
      • CI/CD with Jenkins
      • IP networking
    • Agile development knowledge and experience
    • Knowledge of Robot Framework is considered as advantage



    In addition, we are looking for a goal-oriented candidate with self-leadership skills. Succeeding in this role requires readiness to learn as well as fluent spoken and written English skills. We expect you to be a team player who enjoys working in cross-cultural teams.


    What we can offer you

    Airbus offers a truly international atmosphere. We operate within an industry that is crucial for common safety and you can therefore be able to find greater meaning in your work tasks. Many of our employees have built long lasting careers with us. In addition, we offer a motivating bonus system and benefits supporting your work and well-being.

    The selected applicant is subject to a Standard Security Clearance conducted by the Finnish Security Intelligence Service.


    Sounds interesting?

    To apply please send your CV, cover letter and salary request via the link below by August 15th. For further information, please contact hiring manager Xiaolan Deng, +358 10 408 0358, on July 27th 13:00-15:00 or on August 2nd 10:00-12:00.


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