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Did you know that A1 Bulgaria is partnering with some of the largest tech companies to bring innovations to its customers?

Our wide portfolio has long past the telecom services, and we are now offering digital solutions to millions of corporate, public, and private customers.

State-of-the-art technology, the latest innovations, and extremely talented professionals in various areas help us deliver the best-in-class products, services, and customer experience.

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You’ll know A1 Bulgaria is the right place for you if you are driven by:

  • Opportunities to learn and build your career;
  • Meaningful work in a stable and fast-paced company;
  • Diversity of people, projects, and platforms;
  • A supportive, fun, and inspiring place to work.

Bozhidar Banchev is looking for a new team member:

Network Solutions Automation Architect

We need your skills and experience, if you understand both the business and technology sides and you have very good analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills with the ability to communicate complex technical issues in an easy-to-understand manner. Ultimately, you will interact with other network engineers, network administrators, and other professionals in network setup and configuration to develop innovative high-quality network solutions that match business requirements.

Your daily routine would include:

  • demonstrate leadership and effectiveness in solving complex problems and delivering on high-profile projects in the IP network area;
  • maintain a proper record of technical documentation (Solution Description, Network Implementation Plan, Low Level Design, User Guide);
  • participate in lab testing to ensure that performance expectations are met;
  • play a crucial role in the configuration, operation, monitoring, testing, and maintenance of ICT/ITS services;
  • develop and maintain partnerships with key vendors;
  • develop technological ideas and guide their development and implementation along with ensuring key performance indicators are well-defined and measurable;
  • serve as an escalation point in case of performance issues;
  • offer technical guidance on networking solutions, product plans and roadmaps;
  • provide consulting, training, and knowledge sharing to associates.

We’ll know you can make it if you have:

  • proven work experience as a Network Solution Architect or similar role (network architecture experience is a must);
  • previous experience in the area of IP/MPLS networks;
  • good understanding of Service Providers Networks and Services;
  • experience with at least one of the common Cisco/Juniper/Nokia SP platforms;
  • design, implementation and optimization project experience with network automation and DevOps awareness;
  • Network programmability basic understanding of NETCONF/YANG, REST, JSON, XML, YAML, Network telemetry;
  • CI/CD and SCM knowledge (Jenkins, Go pipelines, Robot, Git);
  • experience working with network automation libraries and frameworks (Netmiko, Scrapli, Nornir);
  • working and maintaining Linux systems;
  • certificates within network/security domain (CCNA, JNCIS, Nokia NRS) or relevant knowledge level;
  • Hands-on experience with or knowledge of BGP, VRF, VPLS and EoMPLS, EVPN;
  • very good written and spoken English skills.

You will need to have some of the following skills:

  • strong understanding of service-oriented architecture and principles;
  • development experience with one or more development languages such as, Python, Golang, Bash Node.js;
  • proficiency with at least one of the following technologies: Ansible, Docker, Kubernetes, OpenStack;
  • experience with at least one of the following web frameworks: FastAPI, Django, Flask, Chi, Gin, etc. and libraries (such as React);
  • good understanding on industry standard databases like MariaDB/PostgreSQL, MongoDB/Cassandra, Elasticsearch, Prometheus/InfluxDB/TimescaleDB.

Our gratitude for the job done will be eternal, but we’ll also offer you:

  • Innovative technologies and platforms to “play” with;
  • Modern working environment for your comfort;
  • Friendly, ambitious, and motivated teammates to support each other;
  • Thousands of online and in-person learning opportunities to grow;
  • Challenging assignments and career development opportunities in multinational environment;
  • Attractive remuneration package;
  • Flexible working schedule and opportunity for home office;
  • Numerous additional goodies, including, but not limited to free A1 services, discounts, health insurance and services, sports center, childcare, team and family events, etc.

PS It’s all very real, we’ve got all kinds of awards as well to prove it.

Deadline for applications:
10 February 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.