IMS with Oracle PCRF Engineer

Bristol  ‐ Onsite
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Flint is looking for an IMS with Oracle PCRF Engineer to work on a contracting opportunity with one of the main Telco providers in the UK.

This contract is INSIDE IR35 and main locations are Bristol & Newcastle. However, the ideal candidate can be based elsewhere in the country as long as they are happy to occasionally travel to meet with their colleagues in Newcastle for training/team building.

The individuals will be supporting the Oracle PCF platform and therefore require an understanding either of that platform (most desirable) or another PCF/PCRF product/environment.

Skillset Required:

  • Strong understanding of networking at a Linux Kernel level
    • IP rules, IP routes
    • Usage of tcpdum
  • Proficient with Shell Scripting
    • Able to write scripts
    • Able to read scripts written by others
  • Understanding of Linux package managers
    • Yum, Apt
  • Confident with use of/concepts around: JSON, CURL, API calls 
  • Confident in virtualization & Cloud concepts
  • Proficient use of OpenStack & Kubernetes
  • Understanding of Docker
  • Experience with either:
    • Oracle PCF product (ideally confident, but not necessary as long as they have the other skills listed)
    • Other PCF/PCRF experience
  • Understanding of what IMS is and how it works
  • Confident with MySQL and NDB cluster
  • Confident with Oracle Linux distro
  • Proficient use of Ansible, Terraform, Grafana, Prometheus
    • PromQL
    • Alert Manager
  • Confident use of ELK stack, specifically Elasticsearch
  • General understanding of an LTE mobile network and how it works
  • Understanding of what 5G SA is trying to achieve
  • Experience with diameter protocols
Start date
May 2024
6 to 12 months
Flint UK Technology Services
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