Epic

Packet Core Engineer

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  14 Dec, 2022
  • Job Ref:  KMP-77359

Job Description

At epic we are driven by autonomy, efficiency, and innovation, as we believe that these elements pave the way to epic craft! We empower our employees to work on things that they are passionate about. You will not just be joining; you will be adding!

We pride ourselves on delivering great network for great value to our customers and we do so through focusing on the customer and collaborating as one team.

The Packet Core Networks Engineer shall form part of a team, responsible for the packet-switched networks infrastructure design, implementation and support within Epic Malta.

We are looking for an individual who has the right enthusiasm for new technologies in the telecommunications sector to embark with us on this exciting journey.

Key Activities / Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for packet-switched networks infrastructure installation, operation and maintenance with a main focus on the packet core nodes.
  • Coordinate commissioning and testing of packet-switched nodes and interfaces to all interconnected network nodes.
  • Assist in the dimensioning and capacity planning of the packet core infrastructure.
  • Assist IP and Transport Networks Manager in analysis and planning exercises.
  • Responsibility for connectivity with other network nodes and other operators’ network nodes.
  • Perform regular routines on network entities.
  • Carry out design and specifications for upgrading or installing new systems / processes, including evaluation of new software / hardware features.
  • Draw up acceptance test procedures in conjunction with suppliers to carry out the agreed acceptance testing.
  • Create Adhoc reports based on statistics collected on the various interfaces.
  • Liaise with other sections in order to carry out the support function.
  • Carry out system monitoring and perform network optimization and preventive maintenance.
  • Gathering problem symptoms, and implementing corrective action where applicable.
  • Carry out installations / upgrades and / or assist turnkey suppliers where applicable, ensuring smooth migration with minimal service disruption.
  • Carry out the above duties outside office hours where deemed necessary.
  • Perform and undergo staff training as required by the company.
  • Assist the Commercial Operations team in the design and solution proposal to customers.

Technical / Professional Expertise and Skills

  • 1 – 2 years of experience working on projects which are networks related.
  • Possession of MQF level 6 certification, preferably in electronics, computing or engineering.
  • CCNA certification.
  • Preferably with good knowledge of VMWare and virtualisation.
  • Preferably worked in a service provider environment.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of English.