Executive Placements Network Specialist Jobs in South Africa

Executive Placements Network Specialist Jobs in South Africa


  • Ensure the day to day stability of the network in its current form.

  • Be able to create opportunities to improve on the performance of the above said network.

  • Assist with high level support functions.

  • Interact with up-line providers/vendors/other members.

  • Assist with the training and up-skilling of Support staff.

  • Take point on current & new projects.

  • Contribute to the research and assessment of new FTTH technologies as well as customer needs.

  • Lead the team towards a strategic direction in the FTTH operations space.

  • Ensure that sufficient network capacity is deployed with a 6-month headroom to cater for the traffic forecast.

  • Perform network end-to-end audits, optimization and performance monitoring.

  • Record keeping of technical details on network design, implementation plans and capital projects.

  • Constantly review design and drive optimization changes.

  • Lead the team in terms of network optimization requirements to ensure optimized use of assets and optimum performance.

  • Provide provision of detailed documentation for build and network operations.

  • Continuously strive to identify and eliminate non-contributory expenditure.

  • Act as Technical representative in strategic Sales/Technical/Solution meetings.

  • Communicate actively throughout Network Group.

  • Develop and manage standards and specifications.

  • Mentoring of junior staff.

  • Leading and guiding a team, performing a team lead role when needed.

  • Keep abreast of technology trends, new developments and customer needs in terms of enabling technologies.

  • Research new technologies in aid of possible savings regarding network costs as well as performance enhancements.

  • Adhere to the delegation of authority as determined by SM, NWG.

  • Equipment selection within the boundaries of the Procurement policy.

  • Determining of planning/design policies.

  • Use
    own discretion when no procedures or specifications exist.

  • Critical to be able to manage own time.

  • Be responsible for wholesale channel client support.

  • Be responsible for business to business client support.

  • Manage Fixed LTE Troubleshooting, High level support and Escalations.



    • A +

    • N +

    • Linux +

  • Broadsoft

  • Hosted PBX structures.


  • Minimum of 5 years in Telecom environment, with at least 3 years working with “next-gen.” Networks, preferably in a Network Operations environment.

  • Minimum 2 years IP Telecoms Experience.

  • Experience working in medium to large organization.

    Technology Competencies

  • Strong Networking knowledge.

  • Subnetting.

  • Routing.

  • Protocols.

  • OSI Layer.

  • Troubleshooting.

  • Types of networks.

  • Structures.

    Knowledge of routers & switches

  • Cisco

  • Mikrotik.

  • Zyxel (and various other home CPE devices).

  • Huawei (advantageous).

    Knowledge of GPON technology

  • Different network elements.

  • Concepts of GPON.

  • Linux / Asterisk Knowledge.

  • Needs to be solution driven.

  • Needs to be able to work standby (afterhours) when needed.

  • Needs to be able to work under pressure (against stringent deadlines).

    How to Apply

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