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Chief Architect, Mobile Packet Architecture(s)

Location: Santa Clara, CA
Req #: 4996
# of Openings: 1

The Opportunity:

As a company, we are committed to creating maximum value for telecom operators, enterprises and consumers by providing competitive solutions and services. Our products and solutions have been deployed in over 140 countries, serving more than one third of the world’s population. Huawei's vision is to enrich life through communication.


Huawei Technologies is creating a world class Wireless evolved packet core research team in the Santa Clara area. This team will be responsible for the next generation packet core research in support of emerging MBB solutions and technologies. We are looking for all levels of senior engineers, architects, software and hardware experts wishing to significantly impact next generations of mobile solutions. We want creative thinkers with that can blend/combine in-depth knowledge and interest in both Mobility and Cloud-based technologies (Including NFV/SDN)

Job Requirements:

Management Skills

  • Ability to manage a group of senior/skilled principal architects
  • Ability to provide technical mentorship and guidance on complex NG systems


•             MSc/PhD in EE, Computer Science, or equivalent with special focus on information theory.

•             15+ years experience in R&D, with proficiency in at least two of the following technology areas:

  • 4G/LTE Platform Architecture
  • Cluster Fabric technologies  and/or unified computing & control plane architectures
  • Cluster and Topology virtualization
    • Working knowledge of Hypervisors (ESX/KVM), VxLAN, etc.
  • Working knowledge of different NFV frameworks
  • Openstack, OpenvSwitch, Quantum/Grizzly
  • Northbound interfaces and API/SDK frameworks implementation details

Supplemental skills

•             Desired: interest in working on cutting-edge prototypes and emerging standards

•             Preferred : Working knowledge of mobile infrastructure (4G/LTE especially)


•             Proficient with (and ideally a documented contribution to) OpenStack, CloudStack, ETSI NFV standards activities and initiatives

•             Some knowledge or ability to quickly learn the fundamentals of the 4G/LTE architectural tenets

Market Knowledge (desired)

•             Knowledge of the vendor and technology landscape for software-defined Networking (SDN)

•             Good understanding of company strategies, architectures and blueprints

•             Good knowledge of the open source space as it relates to IT and networking



Why work for us?

  • Our contract sales reached $39.5 billion USD in 2014, a year on year increase of 17+%.

  • We invest in engineering and innovation - 70,000+ of our 150,000 global employees work in R&D.

  • Globally ranked #1 for International Patent Submissions.

  • We continually invest heavily in global community involvement programs.

  • We support green energy - Lowered CO2 emissions by 13,000 tons via Huawei’s green packaging solutions

  • We are a member of 130 standard bodies.

  • Engaged in over 100 research projects with 50+ Universities in the United States

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