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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)

Quality and Environmental manager

Job Title

Quality and Environmental manager (With Expertise in the Telecom industry)

Location

Lannion, France

Reporting Line

Quality Director Ekinops Group

Experience & Knowledge

  • Have relevant engineering qualification.
  • The ideal candidate will have two to five years’ experience of working in a similar telecom industry environment undertaking tasks comparable to the role.
  • Extensive knowledge of ISO 9001 Quality standards and ISO 14001 Environmental standards. Good knowledge of ISO27001 IT Security standard.
  • Some level of knowledge in the Telcordia GR (Generic Requirements) used in the Telecom industry would be a plus
  • General understanding and knowledge of Health and Safety requirements.
  • A thorough understanding of the company’s services, products and its associated markets would be advantageous
  • Experienced Internal Auditor.
    Registered / certified ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Lead Auditor is an advantage.

Key Skills

  • We expect a candidate who could become by end 2022 quality director for the group (the actual director will retire in Sept 2022):
    • Excellent People Management skills.
    • Strong influencing and coaching skills.
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
    • Strong organizational skills and ability to organize workload
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to deal with the all of the business hierarchy
    • Be able to work on own initiative and as part of a team, as this role will involve collaboration across all departments.
    • Hands-on: ability to write efficiently new processes , quality reports, communications towards customers, suppliers, other company departments
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Being analytical and able to interpret data to produce clear and concise reports
  • Have a high level of competency and accuracy in writing and maintaining clear and professional documentation relating to integrated management systems
  • Possess strong planning, organizational, teamwork and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage multiple tasks and meet strict deadlines essential
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to train staff.
  • Experience of delivering in-house training for effective execution of Quality & Environmental Management systems desirable.
  • Thorough understanding of Quality & Environmental standards and methodologies, of relevant legislation and compliance requirements.
  • Familiar with IT Security standards and Health & Safety standards.
  • Thorough understanding of manufacturing and production in the industry.
  • Professional in outlook and attitude.
  • Self-motivated – improvement orientated.
  • Highly conscientious and diligent.
  • Very good written and oral communication skills in English (fluent, mandatory) and French.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office with more advanced IT Skills / Knowledge advantageous.
  • Ability to travel to the various offices of the group, to suppliers’ or customers’ locations (estimated to 10 to 20% of the time).

 

Product Line Manager, Optical
Industrial Engineer
Mechanical Development Engineer
Firmware, VHDL development Engineer
Hardware Development Engineer
Hardware Development Engineer
R&D – Embedded Software Developer
Certification Engineer

Vélizy (78140)

Responsable Juridique

Localisation

Vélizy-Villacoublay - FRANCE

Type de contrat

CDI, temps plein

Département

G&A

Responsabilités et tâches

  • Secrétariat juridique de la société cotée et des filiales opérationnelles : tenue des organes de Direction et assemblées d’actionnaires, gouvernance corporate, relations avec l’AMF ;
  • Supervision du secrétariat juridique des filiales étrangères en relation avec des relais locaux (salariés et/ou cabinets d’avocats) ;
  • Droit des contrats : participation à des appels d’offre, revue et négociation de la documentation contractuelle commerciale avec les clients, revue et négociation des contrats conclus avec les fournisseurs ;
  • Compliance : assurer la conformité du groupe avec les normes en vigueur (loi Sapin II, éthiques, environnement, RSE, RGPD…) ;
  • Projets ad hoc : accompagnement du groupe sur les opérations de croissance externe ;
  • Propriété intellectuelle : en liaison avec les avocats du groupe, supervision du portefeuille de marques et litiges en cours ;
  • Autorisation et licence d’exportation
  • Droit du financement : revue et négociation des contrats avec les banques

Profil recherché

  • Formation juridique supérieure (Master 2 en droit des affaires/CAPA) serait un plus;
  • Excellente maîtrise de l’anglais, y compris juridique, tant à l’écrit qu’à l’oral. Aptitude à rédiger des clauses en Anglais.
  • Expérience minimum de 5 années, acquise idéalement dans le secteur des télécoms ou en ESN ;
  • Un profil technique serait un plus.
  • Ouverture d’esprit, curiosité intellectuelle et capacité à évoluer dans un contexte de plus en plus international ;
  • Capacité à identifier les points essentiels, porteurs de risque dans les contrats, afin d’apporter un support efficace à la négociation ; Profil opérationnel, sachant communiquer et doté d’un excellent sens relationnel afin d’obtenir et de transmettre les informations liées / nécessaires à son activité ;
  • Très bon esprit d’équipe lui permettant de travailler en harmonie avec les différents départements ;
  • Rigueur et organisation lui permettant de prendre en charge avec efficacité la variété des missions qui lui seront confiées.

 

Sophia-Antipolis (06560)

R&D Software Development Engineer

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 more cloud-based applications and Network Function Virtualization (NFV), EKINOPS increasingly invests to maintain a leading role as a provider of advanced networking software and equipment.
The candidate will join our R&D department in Sophia Antipolis, the French Telecom Valley, playing a key role in the design and development of our innovative next generation virtualization solutions.

Duties and responsibilities

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

  • Engage with system and solutions architects in the design and shaping of innovative solutions
  • Participate in the design, architecture definition, and technical specifications of new products or enhancements of existing products
  • Perform coding of new modules according the specifications
  • Investigate, analyze, correct, and document reported defects to enhance the quality of our products and our knowledge data base
  • Create, document, and implement unit test plans, scripts, and test harnesses
  • Create and maintain technical documentation to enrich the team’s collective know-how

Skills and profile

Motivated software engineer, with a few years of experience, with system and network knowledge, you can demonstrate the following:

  • Good software development experience: C, Python, Shell
  • Good knowledge of IP networks: protocols, IP stack software development, (routing, security is a plus)
  • Operating systems: good knowledge of Linux (administration, development)
  • Knowledge of virtualization or data path acceleration technologies would be a plus.
    • Virtualization: hypervisors (KVM/QEMU, Virtio, VMware), …
    • DPDK, SRIOV, …: Processor solutions for data path acceleration
  • System performance tuning knowledge
  • Open source minded, experience of some Linux distributions
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in both French and English
  • Autonomous, rigorous, and delivery-oriented with a commitment to quality and a thorough approach to the work
  • Proven ability to work well within a team
  • Potential and willingness for personal development and improvement

Proactive and organized, you are able to work in an international environment with cross-functional teams. While attractive compensations will take care of your everyday life, we believe you will be delighted by the atmosphere, the energy, the team-spirit, and the fun to work on products that will shape our future.

Python Full-Stack Automation Engineer

Leuven - Heverlee

Pre-sales Engineer - EE & Nordics

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 organisation 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, 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 Access, Transport knowledge is a 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, SD-WAN 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: Dutch, English. French is a plus
    • Self-learning attitude
    • Prepared for travel up to 50%

 

Spain

Account Manager Iberia

Location

Madrid, Spain

Contract type

Permanent, full time

Department

SALES

Duties and responsibilities

  • Manage and develop the direct sales engagement with Ekinops main Tier 1 customer in Spain as well as with a set of Tier 1 and Tier 2 Service Providers in Spain & Portugal
  • Differentiate Ekinops/OneAccess products from competitors, externally and internally, and qualify potential opportunities.
  • Create and implement strategic account plans focused on achieving major deployments of Ekinops Access Products, Solutions and Services to the named Accounts
  • Generate a sales pipeline, qualify opportunities and provide accurate sales and revenues forecasts
  • Manage the entire sales process through to closure of the sale. Negotiate terms of business with clients to achieve win/win results that provide the basis for strong ongoing relationships
  • Develop and maintain Customer relationships at all levels and departments at the account (Operations/Engineering/Marketing/Executive Management), this to understand and answer to all Customer Department concerns.
  • Work with local and virtual team with all Ekinops departments (PLMs, CSO, Sales Admin, etc.) to meet customer objectives and organize the structure to secure growth
  • Be a spokesperson for Ekinops in the region.

Skills and profile

  • Minimum 10 years sales experience in Telecoms
    • B2B market, added-value access technologies and solutions
    • CPEs, and knowledge on virtualization, white boxes, SD-WAN
    • Experience in CSPs/MSPs
  • Deep knowledge of main Spain Tier 1 account and good contacts through organization is mandatory
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Strategic selling.
  • Experience in managing and closing large deals
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with strong business development skills
  • Team leader & player who drives sales spirit and motivation
  • Fluent speaker and presenter in Spanish and English
  • Autonomous, flexible and open minded

 

USA

Sales Director North East Region

Job Title

Sales Director North East Region

Location

North East Region of the United States

Organization

North America Sales

Position Summary

  • Position is responsible for the sale of Ekinops products and services to the Service Providers in the North East United States.
  • Develop and implement strategic sales plan to deploy Ekinops solutions
  • Work with Sales Engineering and Product Line Marketing Team to deliver technical and commercial solutions for the Service Provider customer base.
  • Expedite and drive the requirements of customers within Ekinops to deliver solution.
  • Provide the organization detailed overview of activities and tasks required, weekly updates in CRM tool.
  • Establish and complete meetings (in person and via video conference). Visibility / access to the customer is essential, product overviews, company updates and general business discussions are required weekly.
  • Research sources for developing prospective customers and for information to determine their potential.
  • Travel required

Education and experience

  • Bachelor or master’s degree in business or Engineering.
  • Broad knowledge of telecom and data center industry including, IP, MPLS, SDN and Optics as well as competitor trends
  • 5+ years’ experience and track record of success in a quota carrying sales role preferably with an WDM / Transport networking equipment company.
  • Fundamental understanding and experience in DWDM networks and overall transport solutions.
  • Aptitude for problem solving; ability to determine solutions for customers (consultative sales approach).
  • Must be results-orientated and able to work both independently and within a team environment.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite applications and Salesforce.

 

Senior Support Engineer
Technical Support Engineer

Canada

Sales Engineer

Location

Canada

Contract type

Permanent, full time

Department

Sales - North-America

Purpose of the job

The ideal Ekinops sales engineer is a technical advisor that supports Ekinops sales team.  The Ekinops sales engineer works with Customers, Sales Directors and Product Line Management to evaluate and proposal of Ekinops Optical & Access layer solutions. The Ekinops sales engineer drives technology solutions, promotes Ekinops products, and delivers winning solutions to our customers.  Sales engineers must be able to clearly articulate the technical value of Ekinops Layer 1-3 solutions to customers, and form strong relationships with all customer levels and teams.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Interpret, determine, and evaluate customer Optical and L2/3 Access requirements and provide a comprehensive solution exceeding customer expectations.
  • Conceptualize and design complex, Layer 1-3 systems that provide industry-leading ROI for the customers.
  • Clearly 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
    hrough internal EKINOPS processes within Product Marketing / Management organization

Skills and profile

  • Strong technical knowledge in DWDM, OTN, IP, and SDN technologies and solutions.
  • Significant experience in Layers 1-3 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&2 Optical Solutions.
  • 10 years Systems Engineering or Sales Engineering experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

 

Bangalore

R&D – SDS Software Test Engineer

Location

Bengaluru, India

Type of contract

Full-time permanent position

Department

R&D

Job Description

In order to complete the existing team of software test engineers, EKINOPS is looking for an experienced Test engineer with a strong knowledge of automation testing.  

Job Content

Your responsibilities will be as follows:

  • Should be able to perform Test Automation for web applications and REST applications.
  • Investigate and reproduce customer problems referred by the technical support team.
  • Setting up of test environments, designing test plans and release documents, developing test cases/scenarios/use cases, and executing these cases.
  • Deploy automated test platforms and test cases to cover testing in the required areas of coverage (functional tests, performance tests, endurance test, regression testing etc)
  • Web security/penetration testing and scalability testing using automation.
  • Disseminate your knowledge to help increase the skills and know-how of the team in your areas of expertise.

Profile and skills

As a software Test engineer, you will have the following skills:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in testing.
  • Selenium with Python, Robot framework.
  • Advanced Python skills (and test frameworks knowledge).
  • Good knowledge of TCP/IP based networks, SDN/NFV and SDWAN.
  • Networking knowledge, NMS/ACS/SD-WAN web application testing is preferred.
  • Experience with modern integration patterns, processes and tools (ie CI/CD practices)
  • Excellent communication (oral, written), fluent in English.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with multiple teams/distributed teams

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R&D - ACCESS - Software Development Engineer
R&D Test Engineer
R&D - Test & Requirements Engineer

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