Nokia

At Nokia, we create technology that helps the world act together.

Through technology leadership and trusted partnerships, we deliver critical networks to help address global issues. We have the power to bring together the world’s people, machines and devices, sensing and acting in real time at massive scale. Our critical networks go beyond connectivity to enable self-optimizing, intelligent systems both locally and globally.

With our customers we deliver solutions that respond to climate change through more efficient use and re-use of the world’s resources, restore productivity growth by bringing digital to the physical industries it has not yet reached and provide more inclusive access globally to work, healthcare and education.

We create meaningful interactions to drive human progress.

Career opportunities

These are just an example of the types of job opportunity the company offers. More information on available positions will be available at the Summit.

About

Imagine yourself creating technology that has the potential to change the world for the better. From intuitive self-optimizing, self-learning networks, connected cars and connected industry to virtual reality and 5G. You will become part of a business that is defining a new phase of connectivity that will bring intelligent and seamless connectivity through the Cloud.

Working at Nokia you will add to our entrepreneurial spirit to how we work. You’ll be challenged and inspired to do things differently. And with 40,000 R&D professionals and an annual R&D spend of €4.9bn, we’re investing to ensure that you are part of a business that is at the leading edge of technology.

Our innovation engine, Nokia Bell Labs, provides award winning research and development in support of a network vision – Future X – 5-10 years into the future. Imagine building a massively distributed, cognitive, continuously adaptive, learning and optimizing network connecting everything.

And our innovation doesn’t stop there. Nokia Garage is a place created by employees for you to go beyond your boundaries and catalyse innovation. Garage represents a mindset and offers physical possibilities for you to hack, make, dream and share innovative ideas, without R&D regulations, without bureaucracy and without boundaries.

Working at Nokia, you can drive innovation and challenge conventional thinking.

Bell Labs Senior Software Researcher

 

Come create the technology that helps the world act together

Nokia is committed to innovation and technology leadership across mobile, fixed and cloud networks. Your career here will have a positive impact on people’s lives and will help us build the capabilities needed for a more productive, sustainable, and inclusive world.

We challenge ourselves to create an inclusive way of working where we are open to new ideas, empowered to take risks and fearless to bring our authentic selves to work.

 

Join an energetic research team at Nokia Bell Labs

Nokia Bell Labs is the world-renowned research arm of Nokia, having invented many of the foundational technologies that underpin information and communications networks and all digital devices and systems. This research has produced nine Nobel Prizes, five Turing Awards and numerous other awards.

The Data Driven Software Systems Research team builds reliable, trustworthy and intuitive software systems. Broad research focus areas in the team include stream processing, distributed computing, including serverless computing, and decentralized computing (Web3/Blockchain), privacy-preserving & trust insertion technologies, as well as AI/ML software systems, AI-powered developer tooling and software language engineering (Low-code platforms). Our international team is based primarily in Antwerp, Belgium and Stuttgart, Germany.

 

What you will learn and contribute to

Are you passionate about improving how software and software systems get built? Do you have a strong research background in computer science with a proven publication track record? Do you love to write code and validate your ideas through tangible prototypes? Then why not join us in building the next generation of software systems at Nokia Bell Labs, the birthplace of software pearls like UNIX and C.
As a senior research scientist in our team you will:

  • Define, explore and present new research challenges.
  • Contribute to the technical definition of research objectives and programs.
  • Push the boundaries of the state-of-the-art in your area of expertise and publish the research at leading academic and/or industrial forums.
  • Build and present proof-of-concept demonstrators and convince others of your work.
  • Create new intellectual property through code, patents, prototypes, papers, etc.
  • Work with Bell Labs researchers across the globe, and external academic and industrial partners, on challenging technical research projects. Keep an active and visible role in the research community through conference committees and reviewing panels.
  • Work with Nokia business units and incubators to incubate research into early-stage products, transfer knowledge and to act as expert counsel in your field of expertise.

 

Your skills and experience

We are looking for a motivated research scientist with academic or applied research experience in one of the following areas of computer science research:

  • Distributed Systems
  • Software Language Engineering
  • Machine Learning

Specific areas of interest include:

  • Decentralized computing platforms and protocols
  • Distributed ledger technologies (DLT) and smart contracting platforms
  • Incentive engineering, mechanism design, game theory as applied to distributed systems
  • Compiler design, program analysis, program synthesis
  • Privacy-preserving & trust insertion technologies, such as, trusted execution environments, zero knowledge proofs, differential privacy, secure multiparty computation

In addition:

  • You have a PhD degree in Computer Science / Electrical Engineering / ICT Engineering. Post-doc experience or industry experience is a plus.
  • Publications in top ACM and IEEE conferences are a definite plus.
  • You are a great communicator, able to explain your research to a broad audience. You have delivered talks at relevant international workshops, conferences, or other events.
  • You have demonstrable programming skills. Pointers to research prototypes you have built or open source libraries you have contributed to, are much appreciated.
  • You are a quick learner, able to identify & research new technologies.
  • You have personal drive, are committed to team objectives and have a positive, “can-do” attitude. You can work autonomously with little day-to-day guidance.
  • You feel comfortable working in an international environment where English is the main language.

Location: Antwerp (Belgium) and Stuttgart (Germany)

 

What we offer

We offer a world-class research environment where you can work on hard and significant problems with real-world impact. Your work will directly result in new Nokia products, startups, or spin-outs.

Nokia offers flexible and hybrid working schemes, continuous learning opportunities, well-being programs to support you mentally and physically, opportunities to join and get supported by employee resource groups, mentoring programs and highly diverse teams with an inclusive culture where people thrive and are empowered.

 

Nokia is committed to inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer

Nokia has received the following recognitions for its commitment to inclusion & equality:

  • One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere
  • Gender-Equality Index by Bloomberg
  • Workplace Pride Global Benchmark
  • LGBT+ equality & best place to work by HRC Foundation

At Nokia, we act inclusively and respect the uniqueness of people.

Nokia’s employment decisions are made regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
We are committed to a culture of inclusion built upon our core value of respect.

Join us and be part of a company where you will feel included and empowered to succeed.

E2E QoS /IP Transport Performance expert

 

Come create the technology that helps the world act together

Nokia is committed to innovation and technology leadership across mobile, fixed and cloud networks. Your career here will have a positive impact on people’s lives and will help us build the capabilities needed for a more productive, sustainable, and inclusive world.

We challenge ourselves to create an inclusive way of working where we are open to new ideas, empowered to take risks and fearless to bring our authentic selves to work.

 

The team you'll be part of

Our Business Group is a leader in wireless mobility networks and associated services. With more than 3.500 patent families essential for 5G we have a strong 5G portfolio and are a front runner in open and virtualized radio access networks (O-RAN and vRAN).

 

What you will learn and contribute to

Are you passionate about discover new solution path and performance solving problems?
As part of our team, you will:

  • TCP/IP and Mobile Application KPI Performance Troubleshooting, Tuning and Benchmarking experience,
  • Experience with TCP/IP processing tools such as Wireshark, tcptrace or TCP Analyser
  • E2E Network Performance Optimization Service Delivery experience, Strong understanding of E2E Mobile Network Architecture
  • Deep investigations and troubleshooting experience using various tools and techniques
  • Customer problem investigation including root cause analysis and improvement areas
  • Analysis of KPIs, neighbor relations, investigation, and improvement of network quality problems in 5G / 4G (LTE) / 3G
  • Implementation of new features and tuning 5G / 4G (LTE) / 3G RAN radio network parameters
  • Preparation and execution for high level management presentations including managerial and technical details

 

Your skills and experience

Key must-haves

  • Optimization Engineer profile add new requirements to perform network optimization activities analysis in RF and transport during network rollout, swaps and tuning optimization phase and trials pilots of new technologies
  • Able to support customer’s IP performance and capacity consultation
  • Able to create KPIs, reports and dashboards in SevOne and SevOne Data tools
  • End-user / customer problem investigation
  • Good experience with 5G/LTE KPI and performance optimization

Equally important soft skills

  • Highly motivated and flexible to work in any project
  • Practical and result oriented with focus on product quality and customer satisfaction
  • Self-directive, team player, open communication, and ability to work in international team
  • Excellent Communication and presentation skills

It would be nice if you also had:

  • Linux experience
  • Any IP Certification like CCNA, JNCIA even if it is not valid anymore
  • Experience with TCP Optimizers configuration and tuning

 

What we offer

Nokia offers flexible and hybrid working schemes, continuous learning opportunities, well-being programs to support you mentally and physically, opportunities to join and get supported by employee resource groups, mentoring programs and highly diverse teams with an inclusive culture where people thrive and are empowered.

 

Nokia is committed to inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer
Nokia has received the following recognitions for its commitment to inclusion & equality:

  • One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere
  • Gender-Equality Index by Bloomberg
  • Workplace Pride Global Benchmark
  • LGBT+ equality & best place to work by HRC Foundation

At Nokia, we act inclusively and respect the uniqueness of people.
Nokia’s employment decisions are made regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
We are committed to a culture of inclusion built upon our core value of respect.

Join us and be part of a company where you will feel included and empowered to succeed.

NPI Engineer

 

Come create the technology that helps the world act together

Nokia is committed to innovation and technology leadership across mobile, fixed and cloud networks. Your career here will have a positive impact on people’s lives and will help us build the capabilities needed for a more productive, sustainable, and inclusive world.

We challenge ourselves to create an inclusive way of working where we are open to new ideas, empowered to take risks and fearless to bring our authentic selves to work.

 

The team you'll be part of

is called Fixed Networks Central NPI, which is part of Customer Engineering team in the Network Infrastructure (NI) Europe Regional Business Center (RBC).

About NI - Network Infrastructure's ambition is to be ‘the world’s most trusted systems partner for the world’s most critical networks’. Our focus is on the building blocks and essential solutions of critical networks, driving digitalisation across all industries.  Combining four strong divisions – IP Networks; Optical Networks; Fixed Networks and Alcatel Submarine Networks – Network Infrastructure intends to provide technology leadership in every one of our divisions.

About FN - Fixed Networks - Nokia is a major global equipment vendor with a leading set of Fixed Access technologies. There is no “one size fits all” technology for service providers, every deployment is different. Being able to deliver copper, fiber and wireless access technologies is a clear strength. Our ability to take our customers beyond the network termination point and deliver gigabit broadband throughout the home is another. And our approach to virtualization, accompanying our customers as they transition to the cloud at their own pace is a third. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Our leading position in openness adds to our credibility and authenticity when helping our customers decide what’s right for their business.

The FN Central NPI team is looking for a junior NPI Engineer to join our dynamic team based in either Antwerp or Madrid. We challenge ourselves to create an inclusive way of working where we are open to new ideas, empowered to take risks and fearless to bring our authentic selves to work.

We serve two Regional Business Centers: Europe & Middle East & Africa (MEA).

Our team is one that fosters a safe, open and challenging culture. Our focus is always on our customers, both internal and external. You will benefit from a pool of vast expertise and knowledge. You will be working with various products and solutions in our FN central NPI lab. We will offer you a tailored development and training program, including a step by step building up of expertise, assisted by one or more fellow team member (hands on).

 

What you will learn and contribute to

  • Your prime mission will be to develop and supply best in class NPI engineering expertise:
    • ​​​​​​​Your initial focus will be to study, get trained on, and grow to become an expert on SDAN & Cloud Solutions (Altiplano, Lightspan, Deployment in public & private Cloud networks).
    • Next step is to expand to other parts of the Fixed Networks portfolio (Products, Solutions, Services).
  • In addition you will be working closely together with Technical Project Managers which will act as your prime interface in your projects, and with Solution Architects for projects requiring solution design and architecture services.
  • You will be executing or supporting customer engineering projects - preparing for and executing Customer Demos, Proof of Concepts, Lab Trials and Field Trials for New Technologies (both customer facing and back-end). Concrete activity will consist of Test Planning, Test Case Definition, Test Setup, Test execution, reporting and working on quality issues (NPI tickets) till resolution, interfacing with customer technical staff and R&D technical staff for FN technical aspects, team up with FN RBC Pre-Sales & Business Development & Program Managers, work in collaboration with other RBC Customer Engineering Staff.
  • You will take part in or lead NPI & Customer Engineering Readiness plans (skill & working environment developments) – both for you personally, your team members and the RBC Customer Engineering community.
  • You will develop, maintain, apply and share a technical contact network within the RBC, other RBCs, with the FN Business Units R&D teams, and with other Business Line BUs (for end2end multi-BG solutions)
  • You will take part in executing a set of NPI services for the RBC like NPI Ticket Support, technical Q&A support for Partners, contribute to RBC playbook programs.

 

Your skills and experience

You have:

  • a Bachelor's or Master degree, preferably in ICT with a great interest in Cloud, Telecommunications and IT technologies
  • you are eager to learn & develop yourself and others, you like flexibility, a dynamic work environment, working on various domains, working with different teams and in different roles
  • you like to volunteer to take up new challenges
  • you dare to make mistakes and learn from them

It would be nice if you also had:

  • a huge interest in and maybe even some experience in Cloud Solutions & Network Services
    • Architecting, designing, developing, and implementing cloud solutions
    • Kubernetes / Kubernetes Clusters
    • Usage of Containers, VMs
    • Knowledge of MS Azure, Amazon AWS, Google GKE, Google Anthos
    • Cloud scripting
    • Network storage solutions
    • A solid background in Linux/Unix server system administration
    • Knowledge of web services, API, REST, and RPC
    • Experience with Linux Shell Scripting, ansible or Python scripting
    • Experience in Configuration and managing databases such as MySQL
  • experience in some of the below domains
    • Network Security concepts & solutions
    • Data center solutions
    • IT products & solutions / Firewalls
    • Fixed Network products & solutions
    • IP products & solutions
    • Telecom protocols
    • QoS protocols & concepts
    • Routing protocols

 

What we offer

In both our Antwerp & Madrid offices we enjoy

  • a diverse and social team - we get to know each other beyond our professional live, we have recurring team dinners / events
  • close co-operation within the team and across teams we work with; close relationships with the team leads (private check-ins)
  • a central location easily reachable by public transport (in Antwerp right next to the Central Train Station)
  • co-location with the Fixed Networks head quarter and main Business Units (R&D teams)
  • leisure offerings during lunch breaks (various sports & leisure options

Nokia offers flexible and hybrid working schemes, continuous learning opportunities, well-being programs to support you mentally and physically, opportunities to join and get supported by employee resource groups, mentoring programs and highly diverse teams with an inclusive culture where people thrive and are empowered.

Imagine creating technology that has the potential to change the world. Working with us, you will have a positive impact on people’s lives and help to overcome some of the world’s most pressing challenges. We act inclusively and respect the uniqueness of people.

 

Nokia is committed to inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer

Nokia has received the following recognitions for its commitment to inclusion & equality:

  • One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere
  • Gender-Equality Index by Bloomberg
  • Workplace Pride Global Benchmark
  • LGBT+ equality & best place to work by HRC Foundation

At Nokia, we act inclusively and respect the uniqueness of people.

Nokia’s employment decisions are made regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
We are committed to a culture of inclusion built upon our core value of respect.

Join us and be part of a company where you will feel included and empowered to succeed.