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  • Posted: Mar 20, 2021
    Deadline: Mar 26, 2021
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  • Safaricom is a leading communications company in Kenya with the widest and strongest coverage. The home of the famous Mobile Money service- M-PESA
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    Engineer - Enterprise Core Support

     

    DESCRIPTION

    We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Converged Service Operations Department within the Technology Division.   In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.

    Reporting to the Manager - Core Network Support, the position holder will provide 2nd level technical support leadership for Enterprise Access network to ensure 99.99% Enterprise Access service uptime

     Job Responsibilities

    • Provide proactive support for Enterprise access network
    • Provide reactive support for enterprise access network
    • Provide ready for service tests for new access network nodes
    • Provide the operations and support input and feedback to planners to ensure rollout meet customer expectation.
    • Build technical capacity for Enterprise access field support partners.
    • Performance management for Enterprise access field support partners.
    • Ensure field support partners are paid on time and correctness of the invoices.
    • Ensure technology vendors provide 3rd level support
    • Analyze NOC reports to identify root cause and recommend permanent solutions.
    • Generate regular and adhoc performance reports on Enterprise Access network
    • Monitor for fault trends to fix before impacting the service
    • Ensure adequate spares for enterprise access network
    • Ensure all Enterprise access network is documented
    • Ensure existing processes are adhered to
    • Review and improve on the existing processes

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Qualified IP /WiMAX Support Engineer with CCNA, or equivalent with university degree from a recognized university.
    • 3 years’ experience in technical support and a minimum of two years technical support hands on experience, preferably for an Internet Service provider or equivalent.
    • BSc Computer Science, or BSc. Electrical & electronic engineering, Telecommunication engineering
    • Thorough understanding of IPv4
    • Knowledge of Linux/Unix Operating Systems
    • IT proficiency skills in MS office suite.
    • Knowledge and skills in WiMAX systems, Microwave backhaul systems backed by professional certification.
    • Knowledge and Skills on Network Management systems for Wimax networks and Point to Point systems.
    • At least 2 year hands-on experience on Wimax, RF systems,FTTx,Fibre

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    Engineer Core Network Support

    DESCRIPTION

    We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Converged Service Operations Department within the Technology Division.   In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.

    Reporting to the Manager - Core Network Support, the position holder will ensure high availability in the core network elements.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Schedule and document preventive maintenance.
    • Schedule and document BCP/DR plans/
    • KPI monitoring of system and service availability to ensure adherence to agreed and standard KPI thresholds.
    • Integration of new equipment, solutions and implementation of new technologies.
    • Configuration changes on existing Network elements, detail analysis and troubleshooting of incidents/faults within SLA.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • University degree in Electrical & Electronics engineering or related technology.
    • 5 years working experience in IT/telecommunications with at least 2years’ experience in operations and support of data networks.
    • Hands-on experience with Cisco/Huawei IP switching, routing and in-depth knowledge of routing protocols BGP, IGRP, EIGRP and OSPF.
    • Knowledge of bash shell, python or perl scripting and Linux server administration.
    • System and application monitoring tools like SNMP, NAGIOS,etc
    • Basic knowledge of GSM data communication technologies and call-flows e.g GPRS,UMTS and LTE/EPC.
    • Experience in operation of a virtualized environment is an added advantage.

    Method of Application

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

     

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

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