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  • Posted on: 9 February, 2018 Deadline: 15 February, 2018
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  • Vodacom is a Leading African Mobile communication company providing wider range of communication services including mobile voice, messaging, data and converged services to over 6 million customers.

    Specialist: Service Assurance


    Job description

    The H Band Specialist: Service Assurance role is based within Network Job Family

    The role of the Specialist: Service Assurance is to manage and maintain a multi-vendor, multi-protocol transmission access and core networks. Use sharp and tenacious troubleshooting skills to ensure the network is reliable and robust with high availability.

    Your Responsibilities Will Include:

    • Handle escalated faults from fault management. Work closely with operations to resolve service concerns and issues.
    • Schedule and perform network maintenance, repair, and upgrade tasks as needed while limiting the impact on the production network.
    • Participate in standby activities and follow escalation procedures to support the network 24/7.
    • Conduct proactive maintenance and participate in network improvement projects with a view towards maintaining high service availability.
    • Manage transmission network spares inventory.
    • Participate in product and network design LAB tests.

    The Ideal Candidate For This Role Will Have:

    • Matric (Essential)
    • Degree or National Diploma in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science (Essential)
    • Minimum 3- 5 years relevant experience.

    Specialist: VAS Support


    Job description

    The H Band Specialist: VAS Support role is based within Network Job Family.

    The role of the Specialist: VAS Support is to evaluate system architecture and recommend system improvements; and perform systems and configuration integration.

    Your Responsibilities Will Include:

    • Predominant focus will be on the planning, implementation and support of Vodacom’s Packet Core Network, including products for SGSN, GGSN, EPC(MME, SGW and PGW), eDirectory, BIND/DNS, RADIUS, PCRF and Sentinel Various protocols (TCP, UDP, RADIUS, LDAP, DIAMETER, DNS, HTTP, etc.) and routers/switches.
    • Evaluate and implement system software releases upgrades for all Packet Core elements.
    • Engage with engineering, regional operations and NMG network performance teams to understand and address network concerns.
    • Adhere to Vodacom health and safety absolute rules.
    • Linux System Administration – Red Hat and SLES
    • Radius and DNS Administration
    • Cisco Packet Core Administration and Support

    The Ideal Candidate For This Role Will Have:

    • Matric (Essential)
    • A bachelor’s degree or 3-year National diploma in Information Technology or Electrical (Essential)
    • Cisco Certification(Advantageous)
    • Linux Certification (Advantageous)
    • 3 years in Telecommunications or Information Technology industry
    • Experience on the Microsoft Office package i.e. MS Word, MS Excel and MS Power Point (Essential)
    • Experience on Linux/Unix based systems (Essential)
    • Experience on Cisco Switches and Routers(Essential)
    • Experience on Directory Services (Novell eDirectory) & LDAP (Advantageous)
    • Experience on Free Radius (Advantageous)
    • Experience on DNS (BIND) (Advantageous)
    • Experience on GSM, UMTS and LTE knowledge (Essential)

    The base location for this role is Midrand,

    The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply.

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) / email(s) below to apply on company website.

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