* Hands-on experience in implementation of SA COTS products like Netcool, SMARTS, HP, Mycom, SevOne / Infovista, NetScout etc
* Hands-on experience in solutioning / implementation / rollout of services in Mobile, Metro Ethernet, SDN/NFV, IP/MPLS
* Hands-on in one or more of PM, SLAM, SQM domains
* Hands-on in coding, testing & debugging on - LAMP stack or Java, JSON, REST, SOAP / HTTP
* Hands-on experience in any management protocols like - SNMP, TL1, Cisco IOS, JunOS.
Experience in leading small delivery Team and Project Management.
* Understanding of DPI / DCI, Real-time Network monitoring / Analytics preferable
* Understanding of Virtualization, Dockers, Linux environments
* Understanding of Solution & System Architecture preferable
* Some Pre-sales or Account / Customer Management experience preferable
* Certifications TMF, TOGAF etc
* Understanding of SDLC and Agile development methodologies like SCRUM preferred