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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.

If you want to be part of creating cutting-edge world-class innovation in telecom solutions, come and check us out.

Our culture

Our teams are dedicated, imaginative and astute. We strive to work together around our core values:

  • Innovation
  • Dynamism
  • Leadership
  • Customer focus
  • Empowerment
Culture of Ekinops
Perks & Benefits

Empowering networks and people

Ekinops has built an environment where people can focus on what make them tick. Where software meets hardware there are plenty of opportunities to express your talent and shape the future of communication services.

  • Broad and deep technology stack
  • Wide range of tools and technologies
  • High quality standards
  • Creative thinking
  • Pool of experts to lead and mentor

What makes our engineers tick?

In a video interview, Vincent Munière, Group CTO and VP R&D at Ekinops answers to the 5 questions of the "Monde des Grandes Ecoles et Universités":

  • The Ekinops pitch?
  • Being an engineer at Ekinops?
  • Your goal this year?
  • What is the perfect fit for your teams?
  • Why joining Ekinops?

All opportunities

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

Lannion (22300)

Manufacturing Engineer

Location

France, Lannion

Type of contract

Full-time permanent position

Department

Manufacturing

Job Description

You will join the manufacturing department and carry out various missions such as improving testing resources, monitoring supply and planning deliveries.

  • You  will be in charge of the evolution of the various software used by the  test and shipping department (Inventory generation / Tracking traceability)
  • You will be heavily involved in the maintenance and operational development of the integration platform test tools and particularly those that must be developed for OTN
  • You will also be involved in the supervision of tasks in SAP (Writing of reports / validations of customer orders / support for external collaborators in the service)
  • You will be responsible for the end-of-year inventory
  • You will participate in the integration of orders for new OTN products.

Education

Engineer

Main knowledge and skills

  • Knowledge of the environment of products which are in operation at customers' premises and particularly of Telecom (DWDM / OTN) / Datacom (Ethernet / Fiber Channel) Standards and Protocols
  • IT development (python / Visual basic / C)
  • FPGA development (VHDL)
  • Optics
  • Fluent English

Experience

A first experience in a company is strongly recommended

Additional abilities

  • Team spirit
  • Autonomous in his work
  • Respect for quality of the products delivered to our customers

 

VP Manufacturing

Vélizy (78140)

Sales Administration Assistant (Temporary contract – 3 months)

Location

Vélizy, FRANCE

Contract type

3 months fixed term contract

Purpose of the job

Within the Group Finance Department, and a team of 5 people, you will be in charge of the administrative processing of orders, for France but also for our foreign offices, from reception to delivery to the customer.

Duties and responsibilities

Accompanied by the Head of Sales Administration, you monitor and manage customers in several geographic areas. In support of the team in place, your missions are as follows:

  • You ensure the centralization of customer and representative information regarding order intake and follow-up.
  • You will organize and supervise the administrative management of orders from their receipt to their delivery to our customers
    • You control information and record orders
    • You establish and send order confirmations and delivery notes.
    • You manage the invoicing (issuing, checking, sending to the customer, etc.), in particular ensuring compliance with the various customs formalities.
    • You follow orders, notify customers and sales of any useful information
    • You ensure that internal procedures are followed throughout your portfolio.

Skills and profile

  • You are ideally familiar with SAP software (mainly SD and MM modules) and IT tools (Office Pack)
  • Fluent English is required.
  • Rigorous and reliable, you enjoy working as a team and know how to deal with demanding internal and external customers.
  • You have good analytical, adaptive skills and are recognized for your communication skills.

 

Sales Administration apprenticeship

Sophia-Antipolis (06560)

R&D Engineer / Software Architect

Location

Sophia Antipolis, FRANCE

Contract type

Permanent, full time

Department

R&D

Purpose of the job

As the network industry is entering into a new age, with Software Defined Networking, Network Function Virtualization and SDWAN. EKINOPS increasingly invests to maintain a leading role as a provider of SDN/NFV and SDWAN solutions.

The candidate will join our R&D department in Sophia Antipolis, the French Telecom Valley, playing a key role in the design of our innovative next generation virtualization and SDWAN solutions as part of the Technology Architects team.

Duties and responsibilities

The R&D Engineer / Architect will have as main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Initiate approaches and innovations to maintain technical leadership
  • Conduct and lead technical studies
  • Build prototypes, products, and systems for testing.
  • Identify and keep abreast of novel technical concepts and markets.
  • Take the lead of research projects and studies
  • Engage with system and solutions architects in the design and shaping of innovative solutions

Skills and profile

You hold a doctoral degree or equivalent professional experience in computer science and/or computer network, you can demonstrate the following:

  • Strong background in computer networking protocols
  • Good knowledge of Linux environment
  • Python programming languages
  • Good knowledge of Network Function Virtualization is a plus
  • Good Knowledge of Cloud management is a plus
  • High level of commitment and personal initiative.
  • Ability to work in multicultural team environment
  • Quick learner
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in both English and French

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Leuven - Heverlee

Test Engineer

Location

Heverlee, Belgium

Contract type

Permanent, full time

Department

Production

Purpose of the job

Test Engineer is responsible for programming, and coordinating White box activities/Software package Activities:

  • SIP (labels, packing system).
  • Time registration system.
  • One Dossier (Work Instructions).
  • Staging/helping engineering on White Box production.
  • JTAG Test.

Duties and responsibilities

The job is situated in a production environment that is working back to back to customer orders.

Activities:

  • Programming production process white boxes.
  • Programming SIP.
  • Programming Time registration system.
  • Programming One Dossier.
  • Programming SIP.
  • Programming JTAG TEST.
  • Preparing daily, monthly and yearly reports and presenting them before the Production Director.
  • Communicating with the employees to understand their problems and make necessary changes in Software.
  • Make necessary preparations for first productions / prototypes WHITE BOXES.

Some KPI’s :

  • Service rate towards customers, on time deliveries >98%
  • +/- 15K units per month over 150 order lines.

Skills and profile

Education level, Technical knowledge & general experience

  • Bachelor, Master in Electrical or Computer Engineering, or equivalent work experience.
  • Between 2 and 5+ years of relevant work experience (Hardware design and test environment).
  • Visual studio.net and linux is a plus.
  • Experience with circuit boards is a plus.
  • Strong working knowledge of standard communications protocols (i.e. RS232, RS422, USB, I2C, CAN Bus, Ethernet etc.).
  • Design and develop of functional test and/or automation systems.
  • Knowledge of JTAG Boundary Scan testing or other Boundary scan tools.
  • Previous and proven experience in conducting root cause analysis, implementing corrective actions for production issues.
  • 3 years’ experience in a production of electronic or electro mechanic products in a very high quality and high flexibility demanding environment (industrial, aeronautic, automotive, …).
  • PC MS Office.
  • Experience in using ERP for the main functionalities used in a production environment (SAP is a plus).
  • Lean-Six sigma tools or equivalent (The 5 Whys, The 5S System, Kaizen (Continuous Improvement), Poka-yoke (Mistake Proofing).

Behavioural indicators

  • Strong leadership and teamwork skills.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage fast changes.
  • Creative problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to plan and coordinate a team with a pro-active attitude, led by example.
  • Skills of project management.
  • Ability to work efficiently with minimal supervision.
  • Fluent in Dutch and English, French is a plus.
  • Problem-solving way of thinking.
  • Stress resistant.
  • Customer friendly.
  • Proactive.

Motivated and above all flexible ,willing to work shifts at peak times (can be for longer periods).

 

R&D SW Integration Engineer

Germany

Transport Pre-Sales Engineer DACH Region

Location

Home Office, preferred area Frankfurt / Cologne / Bonn, Germany

Contract type

Permanent, full time

Department

SALES

Purpose of the job

Providing Technical Pre-Sales Support local sales team for EKINOPS transport technologies (DWDM and OTN) in close cooperation with the local regional sales director & account manager based in Germany addressing DACH region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) where interfacing in native language is mandatory.

From understanding of given Customer requirement, enable suitable technical solution in compliance with EKINOPS solutions with network design and up to Customer proposal (including quotation), deliver pre-sales oriented technical support to Customer’s technical audience up to CTO levels, convince relevance of proposed solution, and follow-up on the customer-projects. The position requires ability to run demonstrations and PoC (Proof of Concept) for equipment and Network Management System across DACH region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland), will require subsequent travels within the region.

Context:

  • Collaboration with a multi-cultural / multi-site organization
  • DWDM and OTN technologies
  • 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

  • Customer facing Pre-Sales Technical Support to the Sales team for Transport technologies, including Network Management System
  • Elaborate Network Solutions, Network Architecture and Network design and belonging quotes
  • Constructs winning technical responses to RFIs and RFPs up to defense meetings
  • Prepare slide deck and submit technical & sales presentations to Customer’s technical audience up to CTO levels
  • Ability to install, configure and run demonstrations with the equipment, support Customer in PoC (Proof of Concept) across DACH region
  • Build intimate relationships with the Customer’s Engineering and Network Operating Centers functions
  • Provide training about EKINOPS transmission technologies, solutions and portfolio to local Partners and Customer from Pre-Sales perspective
  • Proposes compelling solutions to meet customers technical requirements, possibly exceeds expectations from embedded feature set
  • Be a contributor to local Sales objectives achievements
  • Manages the communication of special requirements, new products and features requested by Customer through internal EKINOPS processes within Product Marketing / Management organization

Skills and profile

  • Education level & general experience
    • Master of Science degree in telecommunication, engineering, computing or equal by experience
    • At least 5 years of similar technical Pre-Sales experience in Telecommunications/IT/Datacom sector
  • Technical knowledge
    • In depth knowledge of DWDM and OTN technologies & Ethernet protocols, including network management system
    • Strong Telecom background in the context of Transport technologies, including Data Communication Network (DCN) for remote site monitoring
    • Experience in Open Optical Networking solutions, Netconf protocol / Yang datamodel, SDN Domain Orchestrator in the Transport layer is a plus
  • Behavioural indicators
    • Can-do and ownership attitude
    • Listen to Customer needs, ability to set appropriate solution
    • Sales approach, ability to establish long-term Customer relationship with various functional and hierarchical groups (technical, marketing, management)
    • Autonomous in the ability to answer to Customer requirements within tight timescale
    • Ability to work in a team
    • Excellent communication / presentation skills (written and oral)
    • Entrepreneurial spirit with strong business development skills
    • Multi-lingual : German and English mandatory, French is a plus
    • Self-learning attitude
    • Prepared for travel up to 60%

 

Bangalore

ACCESS - R&D Automation Engineer

Location

Bangalore - India

Contract type

Permanent, full time.

Department

R&D

Duties and responsibilities

  • Contribute in design, development, unit testing, review of code and bug fixing of features in a TCL- or Python-based test automation framework
  • Contribute in maintaining the documentation of the test automation framework
  • Contribute in programming and maintaining CI/CD tools, like Jenkins
  • Contribute in the whole development cycle of standalone tools that help in making the feature testing of a layer-2/layer-3 device more efficient

Skills and profile

  • Expertise in automation using TCL and Python, or another similar scripting language
  • Experience in developing test automation frameworks, and/or APIs as part of this
  • Experience with a revision control system (f.e. SubVersion)
  • Good communication skills and ability to work with diverse (testing) teams is expected
  • Hands-on experience with Linux and Linux-based tools for testing
  • Basic knowledge of Ethernet, and TCP-UDP/IP networking protocols is required

Desired Skills

  • Experience in shell scripting
  • Experience in configuring / maintaining CI/CD tools, like Jenkins
  • QA experience in routing / switching functionality
  • Experience in automating test cases for routing/switching functionality is an asset
  • Exposure and knowledge of traffic generators and analysis tools: Ixia, Wireshark etc.

Experience & Educational Qualifications

B.Tech/B.E. in Computer Science / Electronics / Telecommunications or equivalent in a related discipline, and having relevant experience of 5 to 7 years with script programming.

 

R&D – SDS Software Test Engineer
R&D – SDS Software Development Engineer
R&D - ACCESS - Software Development Engineer

Campinas

R&D – Senior Embedded Software Developer

Department 

R&D

Title of job

R&D – Senior Embedded Software Developer

Date of hire

January 2021

Workplace

Campinas - Brazil

Type of contract

Permanent/ full time

Job description

Within the EKINOPS R&D department, you will play a key role in the development of optical transport and networking products, working as part of a multidisciplinary agile team, designing, developing and integrating software for the Ekinops360 Packet-Optical Transport Systems. The purpose is to evolve this systems to support the transport of more capacity in Gbps with less power consumption and smaller size, and at the same time with high level of automation, evolving the EKINOPS Software-Defined Networking features.

You will work with software technologies and such as Erlang/OTP, C, Netconf/REST APIs, no-SQL databases, Yocto, Linux drivers, ASIC SDKs, continuous integration, automation tools, and others, as well as networking technologies such as  high speed (400Gbps+) coherent optical systems, OTN/packet switching, FlexE, FlexO, SDN, networking control plane, and others.

Responsibilities

  • Design, plan, develop, validate and document Embedded Software for Control and Management of the Ekinops360 Packet-Optical Transport System.
  • Collaborate on the evolution of embedded software architecture
  • Work on the definition and implementation of Yang models, APIs, database models, IPC and state machines
  • Investigate, analyze, correct, and document reported defects
  • As part of the multidisciplinar agile team, work with high level of collaboration, autonomy, and ownership, actively participating on sprint plannings, reviews,dailies, and retrospectives, contributing with the constant evolution of the development methodology

Education

  • BS or MS in Computer Engineeing, Computer Science, or similar

Main knowledge

  • Erlang / OTP functional programming knowledge and/or interest to learn
  • Embedded Linux / device drivers
  • C/C++
  • Ethernet switching protocols and IP routing - good knowledge
  • Real-time environment on microprocessor - good knowledge
  • SNMP, Netconf, and/or Rest APIs
  • Basic understanding of Telecomunication/optical communications terms and standards
  • Familiarity with Repository and Continuous Integration tools (Git/Gitlab, Jenkins, Gerrit)
  • Experience and willingness to work in agile environment (Scrum or Kanban)

Experience

  • 8 years+

Additional abilities

  • Good communication skills and to be a team player 
  • Sense of autonomy and ownership
  • English read, spoken written
  • Self-motivated, with good analytical skills,
  • Ability to use your technical skills and personality to work towards the sucess of your team
  • Ability to find/propose innovative solutions to meet the needs of the project/product

 

R&D – NMS Full Stack Software Developer

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