Senior Specialist: System Integration
Vodafone Limited
Johannesburg,South Africa
11d ago

Vodacom is a Leading African Mobile communication company providing wider range of communication services including mobile voice, messaging, data and converged services to over 73.

6 million customers. From our roots in South Africa, we have grown our mobile network business to include operations in Tanzania, DRC, Mozambique and Lesotho.

The mobile networks cover a total population of approximately 200 million people. Through Vodacom Business Africa (VBA) we also offer business managed services to enterprises in over 40 countries across the continent.

Vodafone is the majority shareholder of Vodacom and has a 65% share.

We’re at our best when we lead and over the past 20 years, as the Company that pioneered mobile in South Africa, Vodacom has achieved a remarkable list of firsts.

We’re immensely proud to be a leader in our field and are 100% committed to continue trailblazing.

  • We employ individuals who are as passionate about customers as we are. We are truly Customer Obsessed which means that we are passionate about exceeding customer expectations;
  • work relentlessly to really understand the customer; look at decisions through the customer’s eyes and take personal accountability for the customer experience.

    We have the below vacancy available in our Organisation :

    The G Band Senior Specialist : System Integration role is based within Enterprise Business Unit

    The role of the Senior Specialist : System Integration is responsible for providing technical assistance to Pre-Sales consultants / Solution Architects on the low level designs for Vodacom’s external customers

    Your responsibilities will include :

  • Providing technical assistance to Pre-Sales consultants / Solution Architects on the low level designs for Vodacom’s external customers.
  • Perform the role of technical advisor to the Presales Consultants / Solution Architects, for complex technical solutions.
  • Assist in responding to RFX’s and customer proposals. This support is provided to sales and presales colleagues when analysing complex customer requirements and in determining the low level technical solutions

  • Provide a solution focused low level technical consultancy service to clients e.g. blue chip companies, SMEs, local, provincial and national government.
  • Assist the Sales team and Solution Architect with presenting low technical designs at the customers’ premises.

  • Identify opportunities within client environments for solutions or new product development. Regularly meet with the internal parties;
  • e.g. Products and Engineering teams; as well as external parties; e.g. suppliers and partners; in order to understand internal and external roadmaps, technology strategies and product strategies.

  • Conduct research on and keep abreast of ICT trends to identify new product opportunities. Utilise solution design experience and expertise to provide input into and create architecture for new product development
  • Core competencies, knowledge and experience :

  • Good Interpersonal skills
  • Persuasion skills.
  • Research skills.
  • Key performance indicators :

  • Provide support and guidance to the implementation teams for the integration of complex solutions. The System Integrator assists the Presales consultant / Solution Architect in translating the high level design proposal to a low level technical document that guides the provision teams on the integration and implementation of the solution.
  • Vets technical proposals by Presales Consultants / Solution Architects to ensure that solution designs are sound and implementable.
  • The ideal candidate for this role will have :

  • Grade 12 (essential)
  • 3 year Degree in IT or Engineering related field (essential).
  • 5-10 Years relevant experience in IT or Engineering (essential)
  • Industry certification e.g. Cisco( CCDP / CCNP / CCIE), CISSP or similar (preferred)
  • Practical experience in deploying LAN / WAN & Unified Communications solutions is advantageous
  • In-depth knowledge of various technology architecture domains and convergence (preferred) .
  • In addition to the details listed above, the ideal candidate will have an in depth knowledge and understanding

  • In depth technical knowledge of converged solutions design. Competent in WAN / LAN / Unified Communications / Mobile Solutions / Fixed to Mobile Converged Solutions / Hosting design s.
  • Knowledge of solution integration and implementation in the converged solutions space.
  • Cross Domain Technology Architecture knowledge coupled with implementation experience. Technical writing skills
  • The base location for this role is Midrand

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