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Senior Engineer: Transport Network Planning - Safaricom Jobs in Kenya

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Core Network Planning and Support department within the Technical Division.

In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:

Senior Engineer: Transport Network Planning

Reporting to the Senior Manager- Transport Network Planning and support, the holder of the position will be responsible for modeling, planning, designing, optimization and project management of reliable IP Transport systems/network in support of timely transport requirements.

Key Responsibilities

• Modeling and planning of transport systems/network and respective capacity planning and analysis;
• Equipment planning and subsequent transport hub and BSS space management;
• Project management of transport projects from inception of plans to projects handover and management of transport systems and equipment suppliers;
• Ensuring equipment space and power availability for planned systems;
• Liaise with implementation department during site surveys and visits to ensure timely monthly roll-out in accordance to timeframes set in roll-out;
• Running of transport trials, equipment/systems parameters checks and evaluation and subsequent recommendations for approval and adoption of new equipment, systems and technologies into the network;

Minimum requirements

• Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering ;
• 5 years experience with 3 years specialized role in a busy telecommunications environment –Involved in installations /commissioning and planning of major telecomm projects especially in the transport field;
• Require CISCO certification or equivalent;
• Knowledge in transport design tool is an added advantage;
• Computer literate, analytical skills, attention to details and problem solving skills;
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and posses the necessary qualification and experience please send your resume and application letter indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title to the address below.

The deadline for application is 12th February 2010.

The Senior Manager – Talent Acquisition
Safaricom Ltd, Nairobi
Via E-mail to hr @

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