9 Nov 2016

IP Planning and Optimisation Engineer Jobs Safaricom 2016

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IP Planning and Optimisation Engineer Jobs Safaricom

Brief Description

Reporting to the Principal Engineer, Transport Capacity and Optimisation, the position holder will be responsible for planning and optimizing the IP Mobile Broadband Backhaul network and its supported Radio Access Network services.

Detailed Description

  • To perform IP & Transmission Planning function related to Transport Infrastructure and Services;
  • To update and maintain network documentation;
  • To liaise with network engineering and Enterprise teams for new products and services;
  • To allocate Network resources which include IP Addressing, port and vlan allocation etc. and database upkeep;
  • To assist enterprise pre-sales teams with high level solution design for Enterprise Services on IP MBB;
  • To perform testing of new IP and Metro-E product & services end-to-end and providing templates to Support and Configuration teams for configuration of infrastructure;
  • To identify infrastructure and network expansion requirements as input to network capacity planning and upgrading of infrastructure;
  • To assist Operations/NOC with faultfinding of network related problems if required;
  • To optimize the existing network infrastructure to improve network quality and meet expected service level agreements;
  • To implement the IP/MPLS and Metro-E Network Architecture and logic diagrams using low-level design recommendations to optimize planning, eliminate security risks & prevent security breaches;
  • To provide input for generation of reports required by the Transmission & IP Planning Manager;
  • To adhere to strict timelines of Core Infrastructure and Services Planning, Implementation, Network Upgrade, etc;
  • To participate in routine network audits to ensure

Qualifications for the IP Planning and Optimisation Engineer Job

  • Degree in ICT / Engineering or any other technology related field;
  • Work experience of 5-6 years preferably in a ICT service provider environment;
  • Working knowledge of IP Planning, Monitoring and Optimisation tools
  • Knowledge/ Work experience in IP,MPLS & transmission networks is required;
  • Familiarity with GPON,FTTH, IP RAN, RAN technologies such as 2g/3g/LTE is an added advantage;
  • Ability to work well within a highly motivated team and coordinate with other cross-functional teams to achieve job objectives;
  • Good appreciation of Linux and Oracle systems
  • Cisco or Huawei (CCNP, CCIE, CCDP, CCIP, HCNP,HCIE) networking professional level certifications are desired.


How to Apply

Click on the link below to apply. https://shub.safaricom.co.ke/OA_HTML/OA.jsp?OAFunc=IRC_VIS_APPLY_LOGIN_PAGE&_ti=1213805408&oapc=3&oas=MiIszJr7BkeRtOeRx5KEHQ..

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