"**Principal Consultant****Preferred Qualifications**Principal Technical Consultant will be responsible for designing and delivering customer solutions for the professional services organization. This person has primary responsibility for the technical viability of a customer solution. The Consultant will work with the sales staff, other delivery personnel, partners, and sub-contractors to successfully scope and deliver customer solutions. Key activities performed by the Consultant will include:1. Technical solution analysis, architecture, and design2. Delivery process definition (Implementation Strategies)3. Migration and Database Conversion planning4. Performance Optimization/automation/scripting5. Integration/Interoperability/automated TestingPrimary responsibilities of the Consultant are:+ Provide Professional services for Oracle Communications Cloud Native (CN) based 5G (PCF, NRF, SCP, IWF, UDR, NSSF, SEPP, SLF, BSF, etc.) and 4G virtual diameter signaling router (vDSR) solutions including ATS (Automated Test Suit).+ Services provided include initial system implementation design and architect, network integration, system provisioning, capacity analysis, special feature implementation, Test Plan creation and execution. CI/CD knowledge is a plus.+ Service delivery activities include on-site and remote implementation of new systems, technical discussions, and explanations of proposed solutions with customers, development of methods of procedure and other documentation as required by the customer.+ Create, maintain, and execute detailed Methods of Procedures (MOPs), Completion Notices (CNs), project plans, and schedules of activities and deliverables.+ Design and Creation of use cases, call flows, policy rules, routing rules, and database query logic/scripts based on customers Business and Service Use Cases.+ Support Pre-Sales activities such as demonstrations, trials, and Solution scope definition.+ Participate in the design, delivery, and administration of a Mentorship program for Professional Services personnel and Partners.+ Assist project managers with project planning and scheduling.**Job Requirements**+ Excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication and presentations skills.+ Ability to interpret and develop detailed network/system drawing and excellent problem solving/analytical skills.+ Knowledge & experience of data communications concepts of network architecture, TCP/IP Protocol suite, SNMP, NTP, Kafka streaming, Corba, JMS, and troubleshooting.+ Knowledge & experience with the following LAN technologies: Ethernet (10/100/1000/10G), VLANs, Spanning-Tree, and switching knowledge.+ Knowledge & experience with VPN, IPSec, SCTP, TLS, IPv4, and IPv6, and Routing Protocols/technologies. Ansible Tower, Playbook, REST API knowledge is a plus.+ Knowledge & experience with platforms framework and Operating Systems: Linux/Unix, Windows, Cloud Native (cn), Kubernetes (K8s), Grafana, Kibana, Jaeger, Jenkins, Selenium, HP Rack-mount server & Server Blade platform. CNE (OpenShift or VMWare or Oracle), Openstack, and Kubernates certification preferred.+ Strong Knowledge/experience 4G & 5G Technologies: Diameter (RFC 3588) protocol/applications/interfaces/http2, LTE/EPC/IMS architectures (PCRF, PCEF, MME, BBERF, CSCF, DRA, OCS, OFCS).+ Knowledge & Experience of subscriber database technologies: HLR, HSS, SPR, EIR, ENUM, AAA, SDS, MySQL, DB query/scripting (pearl/python).+ Must be a self-starter and able to work independently with Field service experience in customer facing roles.+ Ability to effectively deal with multiple activities, changing priorities, organizational skills and ability to perform under pressure in critical situations.+ Willingness to travel up to 50%, for domestic and international travel and willing to work in shifts.+ Strong oral and written communications skills and must be able to clearly and effectively communicate work status, risks, and issues.**Education**+ BS required, MS preferred in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience.+ 5 years experience in implementation of large scale service provider network infrastructures.+ 3 years working in the services Architecture/Design/Consulting industry.+ Minimum of 2 years experience in the telecommunications industry with specialization in IMS, LTE/EPC, diameter/http2 (4G & 5G) and a good exposure to network functions such as NRF, PCF, SCP, AMF, UDR, SEPP, NSSF, NEF, SEPP, and BSF.+ CCNP or equivalent IP networking certification preferred.**Detailed Description and Job Requirements**An experienced consulting professional who has an understanding of solutions, industry best practices, multiple business processes or technology designs within a product/technology family. Operates independently to provide quality work products to an engagement. Performs varied and complex duties and tasks that need independent judgment, in order to implement Oracle products and technology to meet customer needs. Applies Oracle methodology, company procedures, and leading practices.Operates independently to provide quality work products to an engagement. Performs varied and complex duties and tasks that need independent judgment, in order to implement Oracle products and technology to meet customer needs. Applies Oracle methodology, company procedures, and leading practices. Demonstrates expertise to deliver functional and technical solutions on moderately complex customer engagements. May act as the team lead on projects. Effectively consults with management of customer organizations. Participates in business development activities. Develops and configures detailed solutions for moderately complex projects.5-7 years of experience relevant to this position including 2 years consulting experience preferred. Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience. Product or technical expertise relevant to practice focus. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to build rapport with team members and clients. Ability to travel as needed.**Oracle is an Affirmative Action-Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veterans status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.****Job:** Consulting**Location:** US-WA,Washington-Bellevue**Job Type:** Regular Employee Hire**Organization:** Oracle"