Transport Networks Engineer

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  08 Mar, 2019
  • Job Ref:  KMP-41562

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for transport networks infrastructure installation, operation and maintenance with main focus on the Optical, Ethernet and SDH nodes
  • Coordinate Commissioning and testing of Optical Nodes and interfaces to all interconnected network nodes
  • Assist in the dimensioning and capacity planning of the optical infrastructure in the local and international network as well as the submarine cable equipment
  • 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 Networks 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 be able 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
  • Liaise with Vodafone Group, region, and suppliers in order to carry out the job duties
  • Carry out system monitoring and perform network optimisation 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
  • Replace designated personnel when not available
  • Assist the Commercial Operations team in the design and solution proposal to customers

Key Requirements:

  • 1–2 years of experience working on projects which are networks related
  • Possession of MQF level 6 certification, preferably in electronics, computing or engineering
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent knowledge of English
  • CCNA certification
  • Preferably with a good understanding of optical networks