Packet Core Engineer, in Vodafone




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 good knowledge of VMWare and virtualization


  • Preferably worked in service provider environment




  • Responsibility for packet switched networks infrastructure installation, operation and maintenance with 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 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


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