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Fixed Data Implementation Senior Engineer Job in Kenya

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!

Senior Engineer - Fixed Data Implementation

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 expected to follow up and provide sound technical solutions to Enterprise requirements for Fixed Data.

He/She will be responsible for proper implementation of Fixed Data projects in accordance to approved designs and within the required timelines.

The role holder will ensure all Data connections undergo proper acceptance and documentation processes.

He/she will own the Fixed Data database and provide 2nd Level support for fixed Data Connections.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Analysis of requests from EBU and provision of 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;
  • Generation and Implementation of innovative and cost effective solutions for FD connectivity;
  • 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;
  • Ensure new Fixed Data solutions trials are conducted and successful solutions are eventually adopted;
  • Provision of 2nd level support for redesigns and SLA enforcement for solutions providers.

Role Requirements
  • Degree in Electrical & Electronics/ Telecommunications Engineering;
  • 3 years of experience in Telecommunications network planning/rollout (Transmission systems planning & Design and telecoms systems installation supervision);
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications i.e. Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and MS Project at an advanced level;
  • Experience in coordinating projects.

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 19th September 2013.

The Head of Talent and Resourcing,
Safaricom Limited

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