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Core Solution Network Engineer


One of our clients, a Mobile Network Operator is looking for a core solution network engineer to join their team and be responsible for installations, operations, and maintenance focusing on Cloud Based Telecom Messaging solutions.
  • Assist and execute tasks for deployment management, integration support, vendor operation & support management, service asset configuration & tracking service restoration, technical support, operational design, SLA/KPI management & 2nd/3rd line support
  • Assist in the specification’s definition and architecture design of the solution to be installed or requiring updates
  • Coordinate with vendors, service providers and internal resources ensuring continuous alignment and delivery of key functional and non-functional requirements of the solution
  • Plan, organise, and manage the performance of the Solution Delivery process and where necessary initiates corrective actions to cover shortfalls in performance and delivery capability
  • Coordinate with stakeholders to ensure the solution, intervention & issue is addressed at the required standard and within the planned time frame (SLAs)
  • Telco Core network element exposure and troubleshooting such as (A2P & P2A Gateways, SMSCs, STPs) are considered key assets
  • Cloud design, integration and operations for AWS, Azure and VMware private clouds, are considered key assets
  • Hands on experience with Linux SCTP & SMPP (utilities/libraries), especially network tracing tools such as Wireshark is a must
  • Experience in the telecommunications section protocols such as Sigtran/MAP & SMPP are considered as an asset
  • Structured and Logical Troubleshooting skills with ample hands specifically spanning: ESXi , Linux , TCP/IP , SCTP, HTTP POST, RabbitMQ , Redis , PostGreSql/Mysq , Cisco & Fortigate L3 Switches & Firewalls SMS Firewall
  • Three-year experience in similar Telco Senior / Engineering roles
  • Able to adjust plans as necessary and provide alternative strategies to meet changing operational situations
  • Proficiency in the English language both written and verbal, good communication and reporting skills
  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or equivalent