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  • Posted: Nov 19, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • 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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    Specialist : Core Next Generation

    Role Purpose

    Evaluation and implementation of new technologies predominantly within the Core Network Engineering Domain.Key Technology Domains: Subscriber Data Management (SDM), IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS), Policy Management & Telco over Cloud (ToC).

    Your responsibilities will include:

    • Evaluation and implementation of new core network technologies including VoLTE, SDM, policy management and related services/solutions in a ToC environment.
    • Interface with and maintain productive relationships with vendor project management, vendor Engineers as well as other divisions in Vodacom.
    • Conduct research and give input to department strategy in terms of new core network technologies (long and short range planning).
    • Actively manage core network capacity for key technology domains to stay within threshold and appropriately raise flags to management.
    • Compiling/Reviewing of tender documents / technical reports.
    • Understanding of Products and Services offered by Vodacom.
    • Integration and testing of new Products and Services offered by Vodacom.

    The ideal candidate for this role will have:

    • Matric/Grade 12 (or SAQA accredited equivalent).
    • Minimum 3-4 year diploma or degree in Engineering or Computer Science.
    • 3-5 years working experience in telecommunications, with a minimum 2-3 years experience in Mobile Core Networks in the following areas is essential:
    • Specific working knowledge of GSM, UMTS, LTE, Subscriber Data Management (Provisioning, LDAP, XML, etc.) and IMS in a VoLTE/VoWiFi context.
    • 5G knowledge would be beneficial.
    • Must have a good knowledge and understanding of SS#7, SIP and DIAMETER protocols and associated call flows.
    • Knowledge and understanding of the Internet Protocol (IP) is required.
    • Must be prepared to travel when required.
    • Must be prepared to work long hours when required.
    • Dynamic and Flexible.
    • Ability to operate in either a Team structure and work independently.
    • Innovative and forwarding thinking.
    • Deciding and Initiating Action.
    • Applying Expertise and Technology.
    • Assertive, pro-active and takes initiative.
    • Problem solving and analysing skill.
    • Technical writing skills.
    • Logical and methodical.

    Closing date for Applications: 24 November 2021 

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Vodacom on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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