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Manager – Network Function Virtualization – India

Virtela is the world’s largest independent managed network, security, and cloud services company. Virtela offers an award-winning suite of services – including managed networks, security, application acceleration, mobile device management and IT infrastructure management to the fastest growing companies around the world, such as Kraft, Honeywell, HanesBrands, Paramount Pictures, Red Hat and IBM.

The company is known for its outstanding service innovations and customer support, which have been recognized by more than 50 awards in the last two years alone. Virtela offers unparalleled geographic reach to more than 190 countries through its partnership with more than 1,000 service providers. The company is headquartered in Denver, Colorado with globally distributed Network Operations Centers in the U.S., India, and the Philippines.

Virtela offers an attractive compensation and competitive benefits packages ranging from health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401(K) with employer match, flexible spending accounts, health savings account, as well as company paid holidays and generous paid time off.


  • 12+ years of experience in software product development (design, coding, system engineering)
  • 5+ years leading the software development team
  • Demonstrated experience building highly scalable, distributed software systems
  • Extensive knowledge of Linux operating system & programming.   Experience with Puppet and Chef
  • Experience with NoSQL Databases; Cassandra, HBase, and MongoDB preferred
  • Good Virtualization knowledge on Xeon, Linux/KVM, and VMware vSphere.
  • Experience building cloud based systems and API development
  • Big plus Knowledge of basic network concepts, IP, Security Services and Ethernet.
  • Experience with server virtualization and or container technology is highly desirable
  • Experience with at least 2 of the following programming languages – Java, Python, Ruby, & Erlang.
  • Visionary, team leader and work independently without needing lot of input, self-driven.
  • Experience with contributing to open source code is a plus


The opportunity for a highly energetic individual to come as manager of highly skills development team, to driving the innovation in Cloud related technologies like SDN and NFV. The right candidate will be responsible leading the team in the development of next phase of Virtela next generation service delivery platform. This job requires, leading the team/projects 40%, hands on coding role 20% and technical vision/design 40% of time.

  • Design and implement production grade software at cloud scale
  • Drive and partner the QE/Test, Operations and Product management to ensure high quality releases per schedule
  • Evaluate technical aspects of competing products
  • Propose and help build proof of concepts, prototype
  • Provide estimates for development effort


12+ years


Any Graduate


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