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SDN applications Principal Engineer / Software Dev Engineer V

Date: Feb 27, 2023

Location: Richardson, TX, US, 75082

Company: Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc.

Fujitsu at a Glance

Fujitsu is a leading information and communication technology (ICT) company, headquartered in Japan, offering a full range of technology products, solutions, and services. Approximately 132,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers.

We are a corporate culture that places great value on the pursuit of new possibilities previously unimagined and brings them to fruition has been the foundation of the Fujitsu’s success since its inception.  In an increasingly competitive world, in which the pace of change continues to accelerate, Fujitsu must strive for continuous innovation. Each and every employee will rise to the challenge of creating new value amid changes in the management environment, technology, society and the marketplace. With a spirit of challenge, we are committed to the continuous creation of new value.  Fujitsu wants innovators like you!
Req ID:11276


Position: SDN applications Principal Engineer


What will you do at Fujitsu?

Virtuora Network Controller (VNC) is the platform for a comprehensive, adaptable, highly modular suite of software products that enable you to build and grow a virtualized, programmable network. VNC software utilizes micro services architecture and leverages open source technologies to provide complete suite of SDN controller functionality, i.e. control, planning and design, operations and management, service fulfillment and assurance functions. We are looking for an experienced lead software engineer who is an expert in Java as well as possess the skills to transform complex requirements in to extendable software architecture/design and data model.




  • Lead the SDN applications software functions in Multi-layer Path Computation Engine (PCE), Service Orchestration, Service Discovery, Service Modelling
  • Lead Layer 0 (DWDM), Layer 1 (OTN) and Layer 2 (Packet) SDN application functions on a SDN controller based Network Management System.
  • Participate in requirement analysis, design, development and maintenance of multiple software components of SDN controller to meet customer requirements using cutting edge technologies.
  • Participate in the Open ROADM Multi-Source Agreement forum technical discussions and solve complex service modelling and vendor interoperability challenges.
  • Participate in Telecommunication/Data Communication domain modelling using standards like ITU-T, ONF, MTNM
  • Accountable for as-planned execution and quality of the applications developed.
  • Issue investigation, status, and resolution during System Test.
  • Interface with, monitor progress and evaluate performance of external SW vendors that provide SW for the Platform.
  • Candidates for this job should have very strong technical, analytical, modelling, programming skills and be capable of driving features end-to-end, technically lead the team and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.



  • Minimum of 8 years of Experience in product development of Transport Network management solution – Layer 0 (DWDM), Layer 1 (OTN) and Layer 2 (Packet) technologies
  • Expertise in Core Java, Threads, Collections and Data structures
  • Expertise in OOAD, Design patterns, UML modelling
  • Hands-on experience with Open Daylight (ODL) and SDN controller development
  • Hands-on experience of various communication protocols such as Netconf, TL1 and modelling tools such as Yang, Json, XML
  • Good knowledge with databases Oracle/MySQL/Cassandra
  • Experience in at least 2-3 full cycle development of Network Management Systems products
  • Exposure to Kubernetes, Docker, HDFS, ElasticSearch, Kafka, Spark and distributed big-data systems
  • Expertise in designing and developing REST APIs
  • Exposure to messaging frameworks like Kafka and Java related frameworks like OSGI, Spring, Blueprint
  • Experience in unit test, continuous integration (CI/CD) frameworks such as Junit, Jenkins, postman
  • Familiarity with Git, Gerrit, JIRA, Familiar with Agile/Scrum development methodologies.
  • Have demonstrated good technical leadership ability, lead end-to-end feature development


Nice to Have:

  • Exposure to graph data structures/database, path computation algorithm implementation like dijkstra, yen

Other information:

  • Location: Richardson, Texas
  • Travel: 10%




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