Safaricom Engineer Power Implementations Jobs in Kenya

Safaricom Engineer Power Implementations Jobs in Kenya


  • We are pleased to announce the following vacancy Engineer Power Implementations within Technology. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.

  • Reporting to the Manager, Power Implementations the position holder is responsible for power implementation works within Safaricom access networks, Data Centers, MSRs and OLTs. The successful candidate will implement power installations and optimisations, implement Capacity upgrades for data centres and MSRs and efficiently manage energy within assigned network cluster.

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Implementing and coordinating power and energy projects in BTSs, MSRs, Data centers, MGWs, BSCs, Hub sites and OLTs including installations of generators, batteries, rectifiers, Stabilizers etc.

  • Site Energy management and implementation of energy savings initiatives including optimization of energy mix for efficient operation, management of fuel delivery, tracking power consumption and performance trends.

  • Coordinate implementation of greening initiatives in the assigned cluster including solar installations, efficient cooling installations, hybrid power systems installations.

  • Coordinate energy compliance in the assigned region including ISO 50001.

  • Energy Data-Development and maintenance of efficient energy management database, NOPEX reporting.

  • Energy vendor responsibility participation in technical specifications for energy products, evaluation appraisals for energy equipment and services providers.

  • Schedule and supervise preventive and corrective maintenance program for energy elements within the assigned cluster.


  • Degree in Telecoms, Engineering, IT, Physics or Math or any other relevant qualification.

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a busy ISP/ Telco in managing large IP and transport networks.

  • Must have network connectivity certifications on professional level .i.e. CCIP, CCNP, CCVP, CCSP HCNP, HCIP, CWNP and above.

  • Strong understanding of emerging digital technologies: SDWAN, IoT, managed security services (Cisco ASA/Fortinet/Cyberoam/SOPHOS), AWS, Microsoft Azure, VMware, IoT, Telematics, RPA. Certifications and practical hands-on experience on the same is an added

  • Knowledge in Python, Java, Kubernetes. Certification on the same is an added advantage.

  • CISA, CISM, CEH certifications are an added advantage.

  • Strong knowledge of microwave and fiber transmission and access technologies i.e. TDM,SDH plus experience with vendors like Rad.

  • Ability to manage/troubleshoot a large service provider transmission and IP network.

  • Conversant with IPv4, IPv6 Addressing Schemes, Variable Length Subnet Masking (VLSM), VLANs, IP QOS, Triple play services.

  • Knowledge in ISP services; DNS, SMTP, POP3, RADIUS/PPPoE, Web Hosting.

  • Knowledge of data networking and networking protocols in reference to the WAN and LAN environments.

  • General knowledge in all layers of data communications, customer applications and associated technologies.

  • Knowledge and experience with network operating systems such as Cisco IOS, IOS-XR, IOS-XE and Huawei OS.

  • Candidate should demonstrate deep and wide knowledge ITIL, Agile, SCRUM, DevNet frameworks and relevant certifications.

  • Strong technical analysis, troubleshooting, and problem resolution skills, including research of customer issues, issue re-creation, and log file analysis and experience in offering technical support to enterprise customers.

  • Strong work ethic capability to influence cross-functional teams and to build trust with team, clients, and internal departments. Capacity to learn quickly and adapt to changing priorities.

  • Ability to understand and communicate highly complex technical issues, commitment to quality.

    How to Apply

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