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Positions and Careers at EKINOPS

EKINOPS product portfolio consists of two highly complementary product brands: one for Infrastructure (Ekinops360 for Optical Transport Solutions) and one for Managed Services (OneAccess for Network Access Solutions). Today, over 120 international service providers, including numerous Tier 1 carriers around the world, trust our people and technologies to help them with their infrastructure and to deliver enterprise managed services to their customers around the world. Over 50% of our 400 plus-strong team works in our multi-national R&D centers. Our company has a strong international background, with sales offices strategically located around the world. Our teams are dedicated, imaginative and astute.

Want to work for a dynamic, agile and international company shaping the future of communication services?
Then come and check us out.

Please apply to:

EKINOPS / Human Resources
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Positions advertised here are related to both the Ekinops360 and the OneAccess portfolios.

France - Lannion

Lannion (22300)

Optical System Design Engineer


Lannion R&D

Title of job

Optical System Design Engineer

Date of hire




Type of contract

Permanent / Full time

Job Description

In the context of continuously evolving its DWDM EKINOPS360 product line, one of Ekinops’ R&D objective is to validate new DWDM technologies performances for optical transport.

You will be responsible for:

  • Set up on EKINOPS transport validation platform, test configurations for validating DWDM optical performances for nx100Gb/s, nx200 Gb/s, nx400Gb/ and beyond transmission lines.
  • Perform optical transmission test campaigns.
  • Model EKINOPS transmission components (amplifiers, transponders, …) in the EKINOPS Celestis D&Q network design tool
  • Write test reports and engineering rules to be implemented in Celestis D&Q
  • Validate test results and simulations from Celestis D&Q (OSNR, NLE penalties, …) are matching

You will also be responsible for participating in project setup as well as the technical activities of collaborative projects for which EKINOPS is partner (French or EC funded collaborative projects).

Skill of the applicant


Engineer / PhD in telecommunications with a specialty in DWDM optical networks

Main knowledge

  • Deep knowledge in DWDM long haul optical transport technologies
  • DWDM optical link transmission parameters (Kerr effects, Chromatic dispersion, OSNR, PMD)
  • Test equipements for optical transmission lines (OSA, OTDR, …)
  • Test automation languages (labview, …)
  • C/C++ programming
  • Forward Error Corrections technologies
  • Basic knowledge of Ethernet protocols


2 to 3 years within a telecom DWDM equipment supplier or a telecom operator, performing validation and/or performance testing on DWDM long haul coherent optical lines

Particular abilities

  • Good relationship building
  • Sense of autonomy and working with others
  • Capacity to give presentations in English
  • Short travels in France and abroad

Collaborateur financier



Intitulé du poste

Collaborateur financier

Date d’engagement

dès que possible

Lieu de travail



Selon le profil

Type de contrat


Descriptif du poste

Vous évoluerez au sein de la Direction Financière d’Ekinops. Rattaché au responsable administratif et financier, vos missions s’articuleront autour des axes suivants :

  • Gestion des immobilisations,
  • Audit interne,
  • Mise en place de procédures en lien avec la fonction,
  • Contrôle et propositions de nouveaux paramétrages dans l’ERP en vue d’une automatisation des tâches,
  • Participation active aux situations comptables,
  • Elaboration et analyse des reportings internes en lien avec les budgets.

Ces missions sont évolutives à moyen terme en fonction de votre profil, de vos aptitudes et des challenges qui se présenteront à vous.

Caractéristiques requises du candidat

De formation supérieure en Gestion-Comptabilité (bac+2), vous bénéficiez d’une première expérience.

Vous maîtrisez parfaitement les outils informatiques et en particulier Excel et un ERP.

La pratique de l’anglais à l’écrit est journalière, de bonnes notions sont nécessaires.

Autonome, rigoureux, curieux et force de proposition, vous évoluerez dans un contexte international en forte croissance.

Vélizy (78140)

R&D - MSAR – Embedded SW Engineer


Vélizy-Villacoublay - FRANCE

Contract type

Permanent, full time



Purpose of the job

EKINOPS offers hardware and software solutions for data and voice that enable service providers to optimize the delivery of managed Cloud services and migration to SDN/NFV architectures.

Within the R&D department, the embedded software engineer will play a key role in the creation of software for our routers. You will work in a multidisciplinary team to develop and integrate proprietary and third party technologies into a comprehensive and cost-efficient design.

Duties and responsibilities

As an embedded SW engineer, you have to be an all-rounder and will be involved in:

  • Software development & testing in a (real-time) embedded system environment,
  • Development & implementation of telecom/datacom protocols,
  • Design or implementation of software architecture, systems and building blocks,
  • Work in a close-knit project team to develop, debug and optimize designs,
  • Document your software designs.

Skills and profile

  • Master Degree in Software Development or Engineering,
  • C & Linux programming skills,
  • Experience in understanding and working with relevant communication system standards (in particular, IP networking & protocols),
  • Strong interest & affinity with embedded software (firmware) & software architecture,
  • Eexperience with Linux development and debugging,
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written in English & French,
  • Min 2-5 yrs experience in similar / embedded software environment.

R&D – SDS – Sr Security SW Engineer


France, Vélizy

Contract type

Permanent, full time



Job Description

In order to complete the existing team of software engineers, EKINOPS is looking for a Senior Software engineer with a strong security focus to take an architect role, and help define and deploy methods and practices (design, development, test, and certifications) that will help reinforce our products from a security standpoint.  

In the mid-term, you will be leading your own, dedicated team.

Job Content

The Security Software Engineer will have as main tasks and responsibilities:

  • You will be participating in the important phases of product definition, architecture specifications and design through: specifications writing and reviews, identification of security-sensitive modules, Software development, Integration and Maintenance.
  • You will be responsible for defining, deploying and improving our methods for software design, development (including code reviews and analysis tools) and maintenance to attain the security and safety goals of our solutions.
  • Leverage existing attack tools (-or develop your own-) to test for software vulnerabilities.
  • Participate in the continuous monitoring, identification and analysis of issues and vulnerabilities found in our products.
  • Disseminate your knowledge to help increase the skills and know-how of the team in your areas of expertise.

Profile and skills

As a senior software and systems engineer with strong security expertise, you will have the following skills:

  • Expert in C/C++ development on Linux (system software)
  • Working knowledge of coding rules and standards for security and safety (SEI CERT, Application and Security STIG V3R8, DO-178, MISRA C/C++ etc)
  • Administrating/operating systems based on Windows, Linux (shell, python)
  • Hypervisors/virtualized environments (KVM, VMware, cloud platforms, devops)
  • Networking architecture: good knowledge in protocols, IP stack, routing and how to secure them.
  • Vulnerabilities discoveries, idenfication, analysis – through following mailing-lists as well as tools and practices (reverse engineering, debugger, sandbox, honeypots etc)
  • Open-source minded, experience of some linux distribution(s)
  • Good communication (oral, written), fluent in French & English.
  • Rigorous attitude towards work, autonomous and with good critical thinking
  • Demonstrated ability to work with multiple teams/distributed teams
  • Experience with team leading
  • Certifications: OSCP, CEH, CSSLP, CCSP

Sales Administration Representative


Vélizy, France


Dès que possible

Description du poste

Au sein de la Direction financière du Groupe, et d’une équipe de 3 personnes, vous serez en charge du traitement administratif des commandes, pour la France mais également pour nos bureaux étrangers, depuis leur réception, jusqu’à la livraison chez le client.


Accompagné(e) par la Responsable du service Administration des Ventes, vous assurez le suivi et la gestion des clients sur plusieurs zones géographiques. En support de l'équipe en place, vos missions sont les suivantes :

  • Vous assurez la centralisation des informations des clients et des représentants concernant les prises de commandes et leur suivi.
  • Vous organisez et superviserez la gestion administrative des commandes, depuis leur réception jusqu'à la livraison chez le client :
  • Vous contrôlez les informations et enregistrez les commandes
  • Vous vous faites préciser les informations absentes, incomplètes, en étroite collaboration avec les commerciaux qui vous seront attribués (accepter ou refuser des conditions particulières en s’appuyant sur la procédure en place au sein de la société)
  • Vous établissez et expédiez les confirmations de commande, et les bons de livraison.
  • Vous gérez la facturation (émission, contrôle, envoi au client…), en veillant notamment au respect des différentes formalités de douanes.
  • Vous suivez les commandes, notifiez les clients et commerciaux de toute information utile s’y référant, ou de tout non-respect des conditions fixées
  • Vous êtes en charge de la création et maintenance des fichiers clients (mises à jour, recensement des particularités du client…)
  • Vous veillez au bon respect des procédures internes pour l’ensemble de votre portefeuille.

Profil et compétences recherchées

  • Vous maîtrisez idéalement le logiciel SAP (essentiellement module SD et module MM) et les outils informatiques (Pack Office / notamment maîtrise Excel)
  • Un bon niveau d’anglais est exigé.
  • Rigoureux et fiable, vous aimez travailler en équipe et savez faire face à des clients internes et externes exigeants.
  • Vous avez un sens du compromis et de la négociation, êtes organisé(e) et avez l’habitude de gérer plusieurs dossiers simultanément.
  • Vous possédez une bonne capacité d’analyse et êtes reconnu(e) pour votre sens de la communication.


Leuven - Heverlee

Sales Manager Benelux, North & Eastern Europe


Leuven, Belgium

Contract type

Permanent, full time



Duties and responsibilities

  • Lead and grow EKINOPS Transport and Access business in the Benelux, Nordics, Eastern Europe, Russia / CIS & UK region.
  • Lead local and virtual team to meet customer objectives and organize the structure to secure grow through direct sales with Carriers and Managed service providers as via indirect channels.
  • Develop & Lead strategic local accounts and affiliates in co-operation with local teams in the region such as Vodafone, BT, Telia, DT, Telefonica, Orange, etc…
  • Business forecasts and Go to Market plans to grow EKINOPS market share in Access and Optical infrastructure for Enterprise customers and other vertical business segments in the region based on EKINOPS Corporate strategy.
  • Exceed but at least achieve the annual targets & KPI’s
  • Develop and maintain departmental and senior executive level relationships.
  • Ensure that operational excellence and the highest levels of customer service are upheld at all times to differentiate EKINOPS from competitors, externally and internally.
  • Manage the sales pipeline to achieve short- and long-term sales targets.
  • Establish EKINOPS as the preferred product provider for the Telco industry.
  • Operate in close co-operation with Head of Sales and key stakeholders.
  • Be a spokesperson for EKINOPS in the region.
  • Manage multi-cultural staff and set specific objectives (KPI’s) for each team member.

Skills and profile

  • Minimum 10 years sales experience in Telecoms
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Strategic selling. Knowledge and good contacts at strategic accounts is a plus
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in people management
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with strong business development skills
  • Track record in overachieving targets
  • Multi-lingual : French, Dutch, English
  • Team leader & player who drives sales spirit and motivation
  • Fluent speaker and presenter
  • Travel up to 60% in the region
  • Flexible and open minded

R&D - MSAR - Team Lead – Embedded SW

Job Title

R&D Software Engineer

Job Location

Heverlee, Leuven – BELGIUM

Purpose of the job

Within the R&D department, the teamleader/embedded software engineer will play a key role in the follow-up of a team of embedded SW engineers for the creation of software for our routers. You will work in a multidisciplinary team to develop and integrate proprietary and third party technologies into a comprehensive and cost-efficient design.

Duties and responsibilities

The teamleader/embedded software (firmware) engineer will have as main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Manage a team of 5-10 embedded software engineers
    • Workload estimation & resource allocation
    • Daily follow-up of technical progress & issues
    • Assist the team members during development
    • Work closely with other team leaders and development teams
  • Participate in architecture definition & write technical specifications
  • Review coding of implemented modules to written technical specifications
  • Investigate, analyze and document reported defects
  • Create, implement and maintain technical documentation

Skills and profile

Master Degree in Engineering or Software, you have 2 to 5 years’ experience in a similar position and you can demonstrate the following:

  • Fluent in English (Dutch and/or French is an advantage)
  • Good communication skills & proven experience or ability to motivate & drive a team
  • Expertise in C coding
  • A practical knowledge of networks, broadband and telecommunication environment
  • Experience with:
    • development of (Linux) drivers
    • processor architectures (ARM/PowerPC/Intel)
    • multicore development
    • development & integration of data handling solutions (up to layer 4)
    • Proactive and able to work in an international environment with cross-functional teams
  • Proven ability to work well within a team


Büttelborn or Jülich

Pre-sales Engineer



Type of contract

Full-time permanent position



Job Description

Support the sales Access and Transport developments in close cooperation with the account and regional manager. Deliver pre-sales oriented technical support and follow-up on the customer-projects, as well as representing the customer within the EKINOPS organisation as regards technical feedback and questions.


  • Collaboration with a multi-cultural / multi-site organization
  • Large product and technology range to support
  • Fast changing technical environment, constant need to keep up to date
  • Country-dependent technical requirements, dependant on the development phase of the telecommunication infrastructure

Duties and responsibilities

  • Build in-depth knowledge of the customers’ technical architecture, services model and Operational processes
  • Build intimate relationships with the customer Engineering and Service development functions
  • Provide in depth knowledge of EKINOPS Access product portfolio to the customer and account team
  • Knowhow and experience of WDM is a strong  plus
  • Propose compelling solutions to meet customers technical requirements
  • Construct winning technical responses to RFIs and RFPs
  • Identify the appropriate software and hardware configurations to meet the customer’s needs
  • Project Manage the technical action plan from selection to deployment (customer qualification and testing)
  • Manage the communication of special requirements, new products and features through the CTO and Product Marketing / Management organization

Profile and skills

  • Education level & general experience
    • Bachelor or Master degree in engineering, informatics or equal by experience
    • 5 years of technical experience in the sector (IT/datacom)
  • Technical knowledge
    • Telecom background (Routing protocols, QoS, tunnelling, IP VPNs, security …)
    • VoIP solutions (SIP, SBC, centrex, Coding techniques)
    • Experience in IT, Virtualization, WDM optical transport is a strong  plus
  • Behavioural indicators
    • Can-do and ownership attitude
    • Ability to work in a team
    • Good communication / presentation skills
    • Ability to build relationship with various functional and hierarchical groups (technical, marketing, management)
    • Copywriting skills
    • Entrepreneurial spirit with strong business development skills
    • Multi-lingual : English, German and French is a plus
    • Self-learning attitude
    • Prepared for travel up to 60%


Latest News

  • EKINOPS completes the acquisition of OTN technology from Padtec

    EKINOPS (Euronext Paris - FR0011466069 – EKI), a leading supplier of telecommunications solutions for telecom operators, today completes the acquisition of the OTN-Switch (Optical Transport Network) platform developed by Padtec, an optical communications system manufacturer based in Brazil.

  • A record 2nd quarter with sequential growth of 17%. H1 2019: revenue of €45 million and expected improvement in EBITDA margin

    EKINOPS (Euronext Paris - FR0011466069 – EKI), a leading supplier of telecommunications solutions for telecom operators, has published its revenue for the second quarter of 2019.

  • EKINOPS Launches Channel Partner Program in EMEA and APAC

    EKINOPS (Euronext Paris - FR0011466069 – EKI), a leading supplier of optical transport equipment and router solutions, today announces the launch of the EKINOPS Channel Partner Program (ECPP). The program has been designed to support value-added resellers (VARs) and system integrators to differentiate in the market by providing them with the opportunity to build, sell and deliver solutions tailored to their customer needs, while still benefitting from the Ekinops’ extensive knowledge, resources and expertise.


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