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  • Posted: Jun 3, 2020
    Deadline: Jun 10, 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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    Senior Specialist: Mpesa IP Network

    Role Purpose

    The Senior Specialist: Mpesa IP Network role based within International Business.
    The Network Engineer Authority provides expert knowledge, planning, designing and optimising the network and driving effectiveness and efficiency through harmonisation and standardisation. The Network Engineer Authority focusses on delivery of Network Engineering activities in response to business needs and in alignment with the Vodafone Strategy. Typically reports to Senior Network Engineering Manager.

    Your Responsibilities Will Include

    • To understand and document the essential components of core networks provided by Vodafone Group and Vodacom
    • Group between our MPesa OPCO’s, and their associated change control processes and SLA’s.
    • Effect network changes either hands on, through change process or by directing others
    • Test and sign off network changes performed for projects.
    • Understand network availability and performance monitoring and ensure that best practice is applied in these areas to
    • ensure the continuity and safety of Mpesa services

    The Ideal Candidate For This Role Will Have

    • Matric
    • 3 Year relevant Degree or Diploma
    • CCIE Certification preferred
    • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar environment
    • Deep knowledge of Internet and IP/MPLS Network technology. Specifically, Broad and deep technical knowledge of the

    Following As a Minimum

    • MPLS (LDP, RSVP, fast re-route, Segment Routing), BGP, ISIS, OSPF, Ethernet (inc. QoS & OAM), L2 & L3 VPNs IPQoS,
    • BNGs, IP Multicast, PPP, L2TP, 3rd Party Ethernet & broadband access products, MEF services (E-LAN, E-tree , ELine.),
    • Internet peering & transit, RIPE,IPv6 and NFV.
    • Architectural skillset in IP/MPLS technologies and services. Excellent communication and presentation skills.
    • Demonstrable security best practice awareness across service provider IP/MPLS domains.
    • Familiar with Traffic and KPI indicators on IP/MPLS Networks
    • Understanding of key IP/MPLS operational and/or IP/MPLS network design requirements.
    • Good back ground on Hw and Sw characteristics and lifecycle, in depth understanding of features and how they work in
    • real environment
    • Familiar with Traffic and KPI indicators on IP Networks.

    Closing date for Applications: 9 June 2020

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Vodacom on to apply
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