Safaricom Telecommunications Ethiopia P.L.C Specialist: Transmission Network Engineering Jobs in Ethiopia
Safaricom Telecommunications Ethiopia P.L.C Specialist: Transmission Network Engineering Jobs
About Us Safaricom Telecommunications Ethiopia Plc is a company supporting Ethiopia’s digital transformation. As a member of the Vodacom family, we have a wealth of experience connecting over 334 million people globally and over 180 million people in Africa across our network. We look forward to partnering with Ethiopians as we build a new network in Ethiopia.
We are setting the groundwork in readiness for the launch of our services next year and are looking to work with purpose-led teams that put the community at the heart of service.
Safaricom Ethiopia is offering a wide range of careers, whether you’re looking to join our technology, commercial or corporate teams. If you would like a challenge and the promise of a digital future for the people of Ethiopia, we are looking for you.
We are pleased to announce the following vacancy for Specialist: Transmission Network Engineering within Technology Function in Ethiopia. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.
Reporting to Manager Transmission Network Engineering, the position holder will be responsible for Planning, design, modeling, optimization and project management of reliable transport systems /networks in support of delivery of timely transmission requirements.
Modeling and planning of Transmission systems/network and respective capacity planning and analysis across multiple transmission technologies including Microwave, Fibre / DWDM / GPON, VSAT.
Integrate transmission network as an enabler for E2E IP(MPLS) connectivity.
Ensure Network build with 70% occupancy and 30% growth factor.
Assessment of requirements for own network build vs. leased bandwidth from third parties.
Ensuring Due diligence in products introduction to network - Running of transmission/transport trials, equipment / system parameter checks and evaluation and subsequent recommendations for approval and adoption of new equipment, systems and technologies.
IP Address planning.
Ensure monitoring of all network elements is achieved.
Maintain an updated network information database.
Project management of Transmission projects from inception of plans to Projects handover to operations
Management of transmission systems equipment suppliers – ensure that the solutions provided meet the technical and commercial requirements and are delivered within the required timelines.
Liaising with teams responsible for equipment space and power availability for planned systems.
Validation of accuracy of BOQs based on agreed design as an input to the procurement process.
Liaison with Implementation department during site surveys and visits to ensure timely monthly rollout in accordance to timeframes set in Roll out process.
Facilitate network testing and acceptance / compliance checks – in coordination with operations teams.
Periodic reporting on transmission network status / performance.
Ensure compliance to regulator guidelines and facilitate necessary reporting on the same.
Liaise with Technology Security team to ensure compliance with network infrastructure security policies.
Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering or Higher National Diploma in Electronics/Telecommunications.
5 years experience with 3 years specialized role in a busy telecommunications environment –Involved in Transmission and IP Network design, planning, installations /commissioning projects especially in the transmission field.
Working knowledge and experience in various transmission network technologies including Microwave, Fibre / DWDM, VSAT.
Knowledge in Pathloss design tool.
Working knowledge of IP Networks principles.
Knowledge of software defined networking principles.
Knowledge of network scripting / programming languages e.g. Python.
Computer literate – Able to create management reports and use project management tools.
Attention to details.
Communication and interpersonal skills.
Trouble shooting and problem solving skills.
Project management Skills.
How to Apply
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