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.

    Detailed Description

  • 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.

    Job Responsibilities

  • 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.

    Job Requirements

  • 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.

  • Analytical skills.

  • Attention to details.

  • Communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Trouble shooting and problem solving skills.

  • Project management Skills.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Safaricom Telecommunications Ethiopia P.L.C Specialist: Transmission Network Engineering Jobs

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