Network Engineer: Core Engineering
Vodafone UPLIFT
Midrand, ZA
2d ago

Contract Type : Permanent


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We offer flexibility in how you work that helps you do your job in a way that suits you, opportunities to help you grow and progress throughout your career and a choice of benefits to suit your lifestyle.

Role Purpose

The Network Engineer - Core Engineering role is based within Enterprise Business Unit's Vodacom Business Africa (VBA)

The Network Engineer - Core Engineering role is responsible for operational support and design of the VBA Group global core network.

Will be accountable for the design, development, operation and implementation of the IP / MPLS core network and complex customer network infrastructure, in order to meet the organisation’s objectives and requirements.

Your responsibilities will include :

Key accountabilities and decision ownership :

  • Operational Support of global core network
  • Design the Vodacom Business Africa Group PAN Network, scope and responsibilities in-line with Vodacom Group Strategy.
  • Must have the ability to design, develop, and implement core network infrastructure in order to provide reliable and scalable network designs and recommendations in order to meet the organisation’s objectives and requirements
  • Ensure optimal operation of core network
  • Drive efficiencies through continuous optimisation of network.
  • Key performance indicators :

  • Maintain high availability of Core network across the globe
  • Reduction of outages on network
  • Ensure network is aligned with global standards and that of group.
  • The ideal candidate will have :

    Core competencies, knowledge and experience :

  • 5 years’ core network engineering / planning experience
  • Experience participating in development of standards and product recommendations.
  • Experience planning and architecting service provider networks as a member of a planning team.
  • Experience working through every phase of network engineering (OSI 1-7).
  • Strong verbal communication.
  • Experience supporting large scale Global networks
  • Project Management
  • Must have technical / professional qualifications :

  • Matric
  • Undergraduate degree in computer science
  • Cisco / Juniper Related Senior Qualifications
  • MBA or CCIE / JNCIE certification or equivalent experience.
  • A minimum of 8 years’ experience in IP Networking arena, preferably in the service provider core network space
  • Closing date for applications : Monday, 25 May 2020

    The base location for this role is Business Park, Midrand

    The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply.

    Vodacom is committed to an organisational culture that recognises, appreciates and values diversity & inclusion.

    Commitment from Vodacom

    Vodacom is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognized, developed and rewarded.

    We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too.

    At Vodacom you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company.

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