Melita Limited

Core Networks Operations Engineer

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  20 Aug, 2021
  • Job Ref:  KMP-62413

Job Description

Would you like to be part of the Core Networks team responsible for the correct maintenance and troubleshooting of Melita’s Broadband and TV systems?

This is a highly technical role where you will have a good input in the direction and development of the company’s TV networks and systems. The ideal candidate should have at least 2 years’ experience in a telecommunications environment – however fresh graduates are encouraged to apply.

Main Responsibilities

  • Maintain, upgrade and troubleshoot Melita’s Broadband and TV networks and systems; monitor network performance and troubleshoot problem areas as needed.
  • Pre-empt potential issues as well as exploit opportunities for improvement.
  • Provide network performance statistics and reports; develop strategies for maintaining Network infrastructure.
  • Verify performance and interoperability of the core elements with Melita’s various cable modems.
  • Be a reference point and perform follow-ups for incidents handled by the Network Operations Centre; build and update procedures and deliver training when necessary.
  • Be aware of emerging DOCSIS and TV technologies and their relevance towards expansion and improving resilience within Melita’s implementation.

Job requirements

  • Qualifications
    • Degree in a Telecommunications related field.
    • Preferably have a minimum Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) qualification.
    • Preferably LPIC Linux Certification.
  • Skills / Knowledge
    • Basic understanding of TCP/IP, IP addressing and subnetting – experience would be an asset.
    • Basic understanding of DOCSIS – experience would be an asset.
    • Basic understanding of TV related technologies such as DRM and OTT would be an asset.
    • Ability to document troubleshooting steps and new platform configurations.
    • Good organisational and supervisory skills.
    • Ability to work under pressure and with minimum supervision.
    • Good interpersonal skills.
    • Good communication skills, positive attitude and a dedicated team player.