Let's build our future together

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

Contact Ekinops

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

Lannion (22300)

Financial controller

Location

France, Vélizy ou Lannion

Contract type

Full-time permanent position

Purpose of the job

Within a dynamic team, you will be in direct contact with operational staff and financial management. This is an opportunity to grow along the ambitions of the Group and face exciting challenges. If you want to be part of a telecommunications company at the cutting edge of innovation recognized worldwide, join us!

Duties and responsibilities

  • Participate in the construction of the consolidated budget;
  • Analyze actual vs. budget variances;
  • Track expenses;
  • Participate in periodic accounting closings;
  • Optimize reporting tools and information systems

Skills and profile

  • Minimum Bac +4 training and first experience in a similar function, in an international environment
  • Skillful, proactive, thorough, excellent communication skills.
  • Strong appetite for information systems and very comfortable with the deployment of tools.
  • Agile, strong analytical and control skills.
  • Good level of professional English is required

 

Manufacturing Engineer
Mechanical Development Engineer
Firmware, VHDL development Engineer
Hardware Development Engineer
Hardware Development Engineer

Vélizy (78140)

Financial controller

Location

France, Vélizy ou Lannion

Contract type

Full-time permanent position

Purpose of the job

Within a dynamic team, you will be in direct contact with operational staff and financial management. This is an opportunity to grow along the ambitions of the Group and face exciting challenges. If you want to be part of a telecommunications company at the cutting edge of innovation recognized worldwide, join us!

Duties and responsibilities

  • Participate in the construction of the consolidated budget;
  • Analyze actual vs. budget variances;
  • Track expenses;
  • Participate in periodic accounting closings;
  • Optimize reporting tools and information systems

Skills and profile

  • Minimum Bac +4 training and first experience in a similar function, in an international environment
  • Skillful, proactive, thorough, excellent communication skills.
  • Strong appetite for information systems and very comfortable with the deployment of tools.
  • Agile, strong analytical and control skills.
  • Good level of professional English is required

 

IT Systems Support
Software Architect
Customer Project Manager

Sophia-Antipolis (06560)

Python Full-Stack Automation 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’s.

The candidate will join our R&D department in Sophia Antipolis, the French Telecom Valley, playing a key role in the automation of customer use cases and end-to-end work scenarios.

Duties and responsibilities

The R&D Full-Stack Automation Engineer will have as main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the Automation platform
  • The collaboration with the architect and network designers
  • Build an innovative DevOps framework that shall be used for the Continuous Integration
  • Coordinate the usage of the automation lab
  • Problem identification, report and management
  • Discuss problem resolution with the team
  • Create and maintain technical documentation to enrich the team’s collective know-how

Skills and profile

Full-Stack Automation Engineer, with a few years of experience, with system and IP network knowledge, with interest in network at scale, with some love in increasing the quality of the products.

You can demonstrate the following:

  • Good Knowledge of IP networks: ssh, HTTP, TLS, TCP, UDP, Ethernet
  • Good software development experience for automation environment: Python, Shell. JavaScript & Web development technologies are a plus
  • Tools: git (GitHub or GitLab environments), Sphinx+Read the docs is a plus
  • Agile in scripting any manual network administrative tasks
  • DevOps and Agile experience
  • Automation designer
  • Troubleshooting
  • Performance testing tools
  • Operating systems: knowledge of Linux
  • Open source minded
  • 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

Leuven - Heverlee

Technical Account Manager - 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 manage 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, dependant on the development phase of the telecommunication infrastructure

Duties and responsibilities

  • Builds in-depth knowledge of the customers’ technical architecture, services model and Operational processes
  • Builds intimate relationships with the customer Engineering and Service development functions
  • Provides in depth knowledge of Ekinops Access product portfolio to the customer and account team
  • Proposes compelling solutions to meet customers technical requirements
  • Constructs winning technical responses to RFIs and RFPs
  • Project Management responsibilities:
    • Supervise and organize the progress of the project according to the contractual commitments, milestones, deliverables and meet customer satisfaction
    • Represent Ekinops at Customer meetings, regarding business development, program status, issues and escalations.
    • Manage and mitigate exposures and risks.
    • Clarify and solve any mismatch between customer expectation and Ekinops delivery.
    • Orchestrate the internal departments (mainly R&D, Product Line Management, Support and Manufacturing) to reach the Customer commitments and service levels.
    • Manage plans, change, dependencies, risks, and issues.
    • Manages Customer escalations by mobilizing the right people to establish close out plans, to drive ownership and to manage customer communications and reporting.
    • Timely Inform Ekinops account team of key issues and escalation status, and engage appropriate actions to develop the Business pipeline
    • Identify improvement needs and plans to address issues, ensuring that ‘lessons learnt’ and ‘customer feedback’ is routinely acted on.

Skills and profile

  • Customer and Business oriented
  • Education level & general experience :
    • Bachelor or Master degree in engineering, informatics or equal by experience
    • 10 years minimum of technical experience in the sector (IT/datacom)
    • Project management skills: good, flexible planner, autonomous
    • Good communication and presentation skills.
    • Multi-lingual: Perfect english mandatory
    • Experience with Tier1 Customer Services Providers
  • Technical knowledge
    • Know-how and experience of Access technologies and solutions is mandatory
    • Telecom background (LAN, WAN, CPE, uCPE, Routing protocols, QoS, tunnelling, IP VPNs, security …)
    • VoIP solutions (SIP, SBC, centrex, Coding techniques)
    • Experience in IT and Virtualization (SDN, SD WAN, NFV, VNF, Security, Cloud …)
  • Behavioural indicators
    • Can-do and ownership attitude
    • Ability to work in a team
    • Ability to build relationship with various functional and hierarchical groups (technical, marketing, management)
    • Entrepreneurial spirit with strong business development skills
    • Self-learning attitude
    • Prepared for travel up to 50%

 

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.

 

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

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.

 

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