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Safaricom Jobs: NOC Systems Engineer

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Safaricom Business Technical department within the Technical Division.
In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:
NOC Systems Engineer

Reporting to the Senior Manager-NOC; the holder of the position will maintain and support the state of the art converged IP network systems to meet business requirements.
Key Responsibilities
  • Perform systems operation and administration activities to ensure maximum systems uptime;
  • Conduct proactive systems monitoring by observing and analyzing key alarms;
  • Performing corrective network activities to restore faults while adhering to the laid down methods of procedure;

  • Perform Systems support activities to ensure timely fault repairs and network service restoration;
  • Perform systems control functions to ensure maximum Systems security;
  • Update and document systems operations methods of procedure;
Minimum requirements
  • B.Sc Computer Science, or Bsc. Electrical & electronic engineering, Telecommunication engineering;
  • 2 years hands on experience with Linux/Unix systems;
  • Knowledge and skills on network management systems
  • Wimax/MPLS technologies knowledge and experience is a must;
  • Experience in a busy Network Operations Centre within an ISP/Telecoms environment.
  • Very strong hands-on skills with extensive experience in the troubleshooting and solving complex network related issues;
  • Excellent in  technical project management;
  • Good networking, interpersonal and presentation skills;
  • Excellent analytical 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 14th May 2010.
The Senior Manager – Talent Acquisition
Safaricom Ltd, Nairobi
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