Engineer Core Network Support at Safaricom Kenya

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  • Company: Safaricom Kenya
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: IT/Telecom Jobs in Kenya

Safaricom is a leading communications company in Kenya with the widest and strongest coverage. The home of the famous Mobile Money service- M-PESA

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

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 26th March, 2021