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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.


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Positions advertised here are related to both the Ekinops360 and the OneAccess portfolios.


Vélizy (78140)

Comptabilité fournisseur

Job Title

Comptabilité fournisseur

Location

Vélizy, France

Purpose of the job

Au sein du Département Finance, rattaché(e) au Responsable Comptable et afin de renforcer notre équipe, nous recherchons actuellement un comptable fournisseur.

Duties and responsibilities

Dans ce cadre, vos différentes missions seront les suivantes :

  • Traitement des factures fournisseurs (imputation comptable et analytique, saisie, contrôle)
  • Gestion des échéanciers,
  • Gestion de la Clôture (FNP, CCA),
  • Analyse et lettrage des comptes,
  • Gestion des litiges,
  • Règlement des factures,
  • Gestion de la comptabilité trésorerie (ponctuelle),
  • Traitement des notes de frais (implémentation Concur tout juste en place)

Skills and profile

  • Diplômé(e) d’une formation de type comptable BAC à BAC +2, vous avez une expérience de 2-5 ans dans un poste similaire.
  • Vous êtes rigoureux(se), motivé(e), autonome, dynamique et êtes capable de vous adapter rapidement et de travailler en équipe.
  • La maîtrise des logiciels SAP et Excel est indispensable et un bon niveau d’anglais (oral et écrit) est nécessaire.

R&D – SDS - Senior SW Engineer

Location

France, Vélizy

Type of contract

Full-time permanent position

Department

R&D

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 R&D 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.
  • Define, deploy and improve our methods for software design, development and maintenance to improve security of our solutions.
  • Participate in the continuous monitoring, identification et analysis of issues and vulnerabilities found in our products.
  • Issue and maintain up-to-date documentation.
  • 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 (drivers, applications)
  • Administrating/operating systems based on Linux, BSD (shell, python), virtualized environments (KVM, VMware, cloud platforms)
  • Wide knowledge of TCP/IP based networks
  • Working knowledge of exploits, backdoors, rootkits etc
  • Vulnerabilities discoveries, idenfication, analysis – through following mailing-lists as well as tools and practices (reverse engineering, debugger, sandbox, honeypots etc)
  • Excellent 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

 


Belgium

Leuven - Heverlee

Sales Manager Benelux, North & Eastern Europe

Location

Leuven, Belgium

Contract type

Permanent, full time

Department

Sales

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 - Embedded SW Engineer

Job Title

R&D – Embedded Software Engineer

Job Location

Heverlee, Belgium

Contract type

Full-time permanent position

Department

R&D

Our Company

Ekinops, a global leader in the field of network virtualization, delivers highly innovative solutions to the telecommunications market. Over 120 international service providers, including numerous Tier 1 carriers, trust our people and technologies to help them deliver enterprise managed services to their customers around the world.

It’s an exciting time to work in telecommunications and EKINOPS is at the leading edge of technical innovation, working to develop the technologies that enable service providers to harness the power of virtualization. We help our customers to migrate their legacy network services to a fully virtualized environment, ensuring they can reap the full benefit offered by the Cloud.

Over 50% of our 400-strong team works in our multi-national R&D centers in Paris, Leuven and Bangalore.

Job Description

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.

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
  • Working in a close-knit project team to develop, debug and optimise designs
  • Documenting your software designs

Qualifications

  • Master Degree in Software Development or Engineering
  • Skills in C & Linux programming
  • Understanding and working with relevant communication system standards
  • A strong interest & affinity with embedded software (firmware) & software architecture
  • Have experience with Linux development and debugging
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written in English; verbal in Dutch & French is an advantage

2-5 yrs experience in similar / embedded software enviroment


R&D Team Lead – Embedded Software

Job Title

R&D Team Lead – Embedded Software

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

Central Pre-sales Manager

Location

Heverlee, Belgium

Contract type

Permanent, full time

Department

SALES

Purpose of the job

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

Context

  • 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, dependent 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 product portfolio to the customer and account team
  • Knowhow and experience of WDM and Access 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

Skills and profile

  • 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 is a strong plus
    • DWDM optical transport
  • 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: Dutch, English, French
    • Self-learning attitude
    • Prepared for travel up to 60%

Germany

Büttelborn or Jülich

Sales Account Manager

Location

Büttelborn or Jülich, GERMANY

Contract type

Permanent, full time

Department

SALES

Purpose of the job

EKINOPS has built a long term presence in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. EKINOPS has been extremely successful in the region. EKINOPS enjoys business with strategic carriers in the region like Vodafone for a long time and has been recently awarded new large contracts.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Lead and grow EKINOPS business in Germany
  • Develop & Lead accounts such as QSC, M-Net, Vodafone etc…
  • Business forecasts and Go to Market plans to grow EKINOPS market share in Infrastructure, Enterprise customers and other 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.
  • Prepares the sales proposals to be submitted to direct customers and the channels for indirect target customers. Seeks approval for the technical and commercial aspects with the Regional Sales Manager, according to the internal company procedures.
  • Organizes with Regional management the use of the internal resources needed to support the sales process (Pre-sales specialists, Product Manager, Customer Support resources, R&D …).
  • Ensure that operational excellence and the highest levels of customer service are upheld at all times to differentiate EKINOPS from competitors, externally and internally.
  • Participates in / organizes marketing events, such as exhibitions, sales events in support of the territory plan.
  • 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 Regional Sales Manager and key stakeholders.
  • Be a spokesperson for EKINOPS in the region.
  • Work in multi-cultural environment.

Skills and profile

  • Education level & general experience
  • Minimum 10 years sales experience in Telecoms
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Strategic selling. Knowledge and good contacts at strategic accounts is a plus
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with strong business development skills
  • Track record in overachieving targets
  • Multi-lingual : German, English
  • Team player who drives sales spirit and motivation
  • Fluent speaker and presenter
  • Travel up to 70% in the region
  • Flexible and open minded

USA

Senior Systems Engineer

Job Title

Senior Systems Engineer

Location

Western Region

Organization Name

Sales North America

Position Summary

Senior Systems Engineer is a technical advisor that supports EKINOPS sales in North America. Works with Customers, Sales Directors and Product Line Management to evaluate and propose Layer 1 optical transport solutions that enhance the customers ROI. The Senior Systems Engineer is key in driving technology solutions, promoting EKINOPS products, and delivering winning combination to customers. Must be able to articulate the technical value of solutions and form strong relationships with customer engineering and management teams.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Interpret, determine, and evaluate customer transport requirements to provide the best solution.
  • Conceptualize and design complex, Layer 1 systems that provide industry leading ROI for the customer base
  • Present and whiteboard technical ideas and solutions to customers.
  • Provide cost and comparative analysis of products and solutions.
  • Advocate EKINOPS products and solutions to technical and non-technical customers.
  • Provide product demonstrations to customers.
  • Serve as a liaison between sales and other internal technical organizations.
  • Provide technical leadership for RFI’s/RFP’s.
  • Provide post-sales support services to customers.

Skills

  • Strong technical knowledge in CWDM/DWDM, IP, and SDN technologies and solutions.
  • Significant experience in Layer 1 solution concepts, network planning, and network design.
  • Possess the ability to determine customer needs and potential opportunities.
  • Confident presenter that has the ability to articulate technical ideas and concepts to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Possess the ability to turn ideas and concepts into viable customer solutions.
  • Assertive with Ekinops’ product and solution positioning with customers.
  • Possess an understanding of competitor solutions and be able to anticipate emerging competitor technologies and trends.
  • Possess knowledge of product and solution life cycle management.
  • Strong skills in Microsoft PowerPoint, Visio, Excel, and Word.
  • Strong business acumen in planning and organizing, information integration, decision-making and ability to achieve results while focusing on customer requirements and business success.

Education / Experience

  • Requires a minimum of 5 years designing complex, Layer 1 solutions.
  • 10 years Systems Engineering or Sales Engineering experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. Masters degree or PhD desired.

Sales Engineer VOICE / ROUTING

Job Title

Sales Engineer VOICE / ROUTING

Job Location

USA/Canada

Position Summary

Candidate will be the technical liaison to our customers, supporting them from concept to delivery working with all levels in the customer organization, internal development and engineering teams. Ideal candidate will have superior knowledge of Voice, SBC, Routing, Switching, and related items.

Job Requirements

  • Thorough understanding of Networking, Routing, VOIP, and SIP technologies
  • Thorough understanding of IP, HTTP, REST, NETCONF, OpenConfig and YANG.
  • Strong understanding of network analytics and telemetry
  • People-oriented problem-solver, able to co-ordinate, analyze and aggregate inputs from multiple experts at all levels across the customer, inside the company and from third-parties.
  • Must be able to organize meetings and explain all related issues to customers and internal groups alike.
  • Job requires travel and ability to work non-standard hours to interface with multiple groups as needed and international teams.

Education / Experience Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field preferred.
  • 5+ years experience preferred.
  • CCNP or equivalent experience required.

Third Level Support Engineer

Job Title

Third Level Support Engineer

Location

Rockville (MD), USA

Contract type

Temporary (VIE 12 months), full time

Department

Central Support Operations

Purpose of the job

You are an experienced network engineer in both routed & switched network environments and you are looking for a new technical challenge on a global scale inside a leading manufacturer for network devices.

As a 3rd level Customer Support Engineer, you will be joining our team Central Support Operations. On a daily basis, you will offer technical support to worldwide customers (operators & integrators) in order to validate solutions and win projects.

You will play a key role for problem reproduction and resolution interacting with R&D, and will be responsible for pre-validating new features before demonstrating them to the customers.

Furthermore, you will be the direct point of contact for customer questions and issues reported for our devices and will assist them towards a full solution.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

The Field Support Engineer is a critical member of the customer facing sales team in North America, having primary responsibility for providing pre-sales technical support and field engagement activities. The Field Support Engineer will report directly to the Sales Engineering Director.

Provide technical and sales support to the Sales team:

  • Perform technical demonstrations, evaluation, Proof of Concepts and presentations to customers, partners and prospects
  • Assist in the development of formal sales proposals to meet customers’ requirements
  • Manage product certifications in customer labs
  • Provide direct support for the technical fulfilment of RFI’s, RFQ’s and  RFP’s in the region

Provide technical support to customers :

  • Manage customers’ issues to resolution via formal ticketing system
  • Perform lab testing for software features
  • Assist in deploying maintenance releases

Skills and profile

  • Education: BS/BA (EE/CS) or equivalent
  • Strong problem solving skills including the ability to assess a problem and determine an effective course of action, while managing the customer’s expectations
  • Good written and verbal communication in English
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Full understanding of data networking and associated protocols
  • Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) or equivalent
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) desirable
  • Full understanding of SIP and how it is deployed in a service provider’s environment
  • Ability to install applications on LINUX, UNIX and Windows Server operating systems
  • Ability to work remotely effectively and add value as a team member
  • The role will be field based in Rockville (MD) but will require travelling throughout North America, and occasionally to Headquarters in France.

Proactive and organized, you have good communications skills, and are able to work in an international environment with cross-functional teams.


India

Bangalore

Senior Software Engineer-Tools

Location

Bangalore, India

Contract type

Permanent, full time

Department

TOOLS

About the Company

Ekinops, a publicly traded company (EKI), is a global leader in the field of network virtualization, delivering highly innovative solutions to the telecommunications market. Over 120 international service providers, including numerous Tier 1 carriers, trust our people and technologies to help them deliver enterprise managed services to their customers around the world. Our product portfolio consists of two highly complementary product sets: one for Infrastructure (EKINOPS 360 for Optical Transport Solutions) and one for Managed Services (OneAccess for Network Access Solutions). We are at the bleeding edge of technical innovation, working to develop the technologies that enable service providers to harness the power of virtualization. We help our customers to migrate their legacy network services to a fully virtualized environment, ensuring they can reap the full benefit offered by the cloud.

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

Purpose of the job

EKINOPS is seeking a senior full-stack software engineer who is smart, curious and loves the challenge of solving problems that improve people’s lives. Our intelligent support solutions use the latest software stacks and cloud technologies. You’ll collaborate with a fun and close-knit agile team to architect, implement, test and continuously deliver new features and products to our customers.

Position

Senior Software Engineer

Experience

8 - 10 years

On a Typical Day

You will be responsible for server-side web application logic and integration with front-end according to the requirements. You will be also responsible for setting up, troubleshooting, maintaining and programming the servers, in house developed and third party applications. You will be involved in the software design and development of open source applications, process control and user interfaces in a highly energized and creative work environment.

Education, Qualification and Certifications

Graduate in a technical discipline (Bachelor of Engineering /Manager Computer Application

Skills and profile

  • 8+ years in Software Engineering, with a focus on enterprise cloud based application development
  • Deep knowledge of core PHP. Knowledge of Java is an added advantage
  • Solid understanding of MySQL
  • Hands on experience in HTML5, JavaScipt, CSS3 and UI frameworks like Bootstrap
  • Extensive experience creating cloud based applications using open source technologies on MVC frameworks
  • Knowledge of Laravel and Zend framework.
  • Experience with Linux administration, application server setup and JIRA administration and development
  • Exceptional understanding of REST API’s & other middleware. Having developed own API are added advantage
  • Experience working in agile teams
  • Strong creative, analytic and organization skills
  • Proven initiative and ability to champion a project from conception through to implementation
  • Excellent relation building skills
  • Excellent writing, communication and presentation skills. Ability to appropriately adjust communication style for technical and non-technical audiences.

Software Engineer-Tools

Location

Bangalore, India

Contract type

Permanent, full time

Department

TOOLS

Purpose of the job

EKINOPS is currently looking for open source full stack developers with very good knowledge in Web Technology. The person will be responsible for server-side web application logic and integration with front-end according to the requirements. The person will be also responsible for setting up, troubleshooting, maintaining and programming the servers, in house developed and third party applications. The person will be involved in the software design and development of open source applications, process control and user interfaces in a highly energized and creative work environment.

He/she should be an experienced member of technical team and should be able to work with minimal supervision in an individual capacity. The absolute must-have are listed below.

Context

Full Stack development using PHP & MySQL

  • REST API’s & other middleware experience
  • jQuery & Bootstrap
  • OAuth & SAML
  • Hands on experience with PHP Frameworks and CMS packages

Education, Qualification and Certifications

Graduate in a technical discipline (Bachelor of Engineering /Manager Computer Application)

Experience: 3 – 5 years and above.

Skills and profile

  • Candidate must have at least 3+ years of experience in LAMP application development.
  • Deep expertise and 3+ years of hands on experience with Apache, PHP & MySQL.
  • Should have experience in using MVC Architecture and Frameworks like Zend, CodeIgniter, Laravel etc.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of front-end technologies and platforms, such as JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS3.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of Ajax and experience in Front-End libraries like JQuery.
  • Proficient understanding of XML & JSON, Web Services and usage of REST API's.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as SVN and Git.
  • Proficient understanding of Linux Servers, Bash, Linux Editors such as Vi, Vim etc.
  • Good analytical and algorithmic skills.
  • The position requires constant communication with colleagues.
  • Self-starter with strong self-management skills.

Latest News

  • Colorado’s FORETHOUGHT.net Selects EKINOPS FlexRate™ Solution

    EKINOPS (Euronext Paris - FR0011466069 – EKI), a leading supplier of optical transport equipment and router solutions for service providers and telecom operators, today announces that FORETHOUGHT.net, one of Colorado’s largest, independently-owned internet, cloud and communications service providers, has deployed the EKINOPS 200G FlexRate™ solution to provide high bit rate connectivity between two of its major points-of-presence (PoP) in Grand Junction and Montrose. FORETHOUGHT provides wide-ranging advanced communication services throughout Colorado, particularly within rural and underserved areas.

     
  • EKINOPS announces Q1 2019 revenue: +11% growth

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

     
  • Discussions with Nokia Corporation discontinued

    Following press reports, EKINOPS (Euronext Paris - FR0011466069 – EKI) had announced on 18 October, 2018, that preliminary discussions with Nokia Corporation had been initiated regarding a possible acquisition of Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN).

     

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