Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Safaricom: Fixed Data Implementation Principal Engineer

Fixed Data Implementation Principal Engineer

Safaricom Limited is the leading mobile telecommunications company in Kenya.
We are at the forefront of the industry and always seek to attract and retain talented, creative and innovative team players who are excited by the opportunity of pushing the frontiers of this evolving technology, growing our services, exciting our customers and contributing to our community.
At Safaricom, we take pride in our talent and develop them to realize their maximum potential!

Principal Engineer – Fixed Data Implementation
Ref: TECHNOLOGY-PEFDI-June-2013

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Regional Operations Department within the Technology Division.
In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:

Reporting to the Senior Manager – Fixed Data Implementation, the position holder will 

Be the technical lead and is expected to give sound technical leadership for solutions to Enterprise requirements of Fixed Data
He/She will be responsible for proper implementation of Fixed Data projects in accordance to approved designs and to meet the required timelines;
Ensure all Data connections undergo proper acceptance and documentation processes.
Owns the Fixed Data database and provides 2nd Level support for fixed Data Connections.

Key Responsibilities:

Provide technical leadership in Fixed Data Implementation projects;
Analysis of requests from EBU and offer proper and sound technical solution designs for Enterprise connectivity;
Follow up with other technical teams to ensure timely delivery of FD (Fixed Data) designs and solutions;
Generates and Implements innovative and cost effective solutions for FD connectivity;
End to end Implementation of approved Fixed Data solutions;
Contractor coordination and management for effective and timely FD connection delivery and actualization of all FD solutions to meet the specified designs through to acceptance;
Documentation and process management for all FD connections and authentic FD Database maintenance;
Conduct and carry out new Fixed Data solutions trials and eventual adoption of successful solutions;
To offer 2nd level support for redesigns and SLA enforcement for solutions providers.

Role requirements

Degree in Electrical & Electronics/ Telecommunications Engineering;
3-5 years’ experience in Telecommunications network planning/rollout (Transmission systems planning & Design and telecoms systems installation & Commissioning/Fixed Data systems deployment);
Highly motivated with self-drive for results;
Proficiency in MS Office applications i.e. Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and MS Project at an advanced level;
Experience in coordinating projects and managing cross functional teams.
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your resume with your cell phone contact indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title and job reference to the address below by Monday 24th June 2013.
The Head of Talent and Resourcing,
Safaricom Limited
Nairobi
via E-mail to hr@safaricom.co.ke