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  • Posted: May 22, 2020
    Deadline: May 25, 2020
  • Vodacom Group Limited (Vodacom) is an African mobile communications company providing voice, messaging, data and converged services to over 61 million customers. From its roots in South Africa, Vodacom has grown its operations to include networks in Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mozambique, and Lesotho and provides business services to customer...
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    Network Engineer: Core Engineering

    Role Purpose

    The Network Engineer - Core Engineering role is based within Enterprise Business Unit's Vodacom Business Africa (VBA)
    The Network Engineer - Core Engineering role is responsible for operational support and design of the VBA Group global core network. Will be accountable for the design, development, operation and implementation of the IP/MPLS core network and complex customer network infrastructure, in order to meet the organisation’s objectives and requirements.

    Your Responsibilities Will Include
    Key accountabilities and decision ownership:

    • Operational Support of global core network
    • Design the Vodacom Business Africa Group PAN Network, scope and responsibilities in-line with Vodacom Group Strategy.
    • Must have the ability to design, develop, and implement core network infrastructure in order to provide reliable and scalable network designs and recommendations in order to meet the organisation’s objectives and requirements
    • Ensure optimal operation of core network
    • Drive efficiencies through continuous optimisation of network.

    Key Performance Indicators

    • Maintain high availability of Core network across the globe
    • Reduction of outages on network
    • Ensure network is aligned with global standards and that of group.

    The Ideal Candidate Will Have
    Core competencies, knowledge and experience:

    • 5 years’ core network engineering/planning experience
    • Experience participating in development of standards and product recommendations.
    • Experience planning and architecting service provider networks as a member of a planning team.
    • Experience working through every phase of network engineering (OSI 1-7).
    • Strong verbal communication.
    • Experience supporting large scale Global networks
    • Project Management

    Must Have Technical / Professional Qualifications

    • Matric
    • Undergraduate degree in computer science
    • Cisco/Juniper Related Senior Qualifications
    • MBA or CCIE/JNCIE certification or equivalent experience.
    • A minimum of 8 years’ experience in IP Networking arena, preferably in the service provider core network space

    Closing date for applications: Monday, 25 May 2020

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Vodacom on to apply
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