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Packet Core Engineer

  • Location

    Malta

  • Sector:

    Telecoms

  • Contract Type:

    Permanent

  • Job Reference:

    Voda-2510-1447

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry:

    17 Mar 00:00

  • Client Details:

    Vodafone

  • Responsibilities:

    • Responsibility for packet switched networks infrastructure installation, operation and maintenance with main focus on the Packet Core nodes
    • Coordinate Commissioning and testing of Packet Switched Nodes and interfaces to all interconnected network nodes
    • Assist in the dimensioning and capacity planning of the packet core infrastructure
    • Assist IP and Transport Networks Manager in analysis and planning exercises
    • Responsibility for connectivity with other network Nodes and other operators network nodes
    • Perform regular routines on Networks entities
    • Carry out design & specifications for upgrading or installing new systems/processes, including evaluation of new software/hardware features.
    • Draw up acceptance test procedures in conjunction with suppliers to be able to carry out the agreed acceptance testing.
    • Create adhoc reports based on statistics collected on the various interfaces
    • Liaise with other sections in order to carry out the support function.
    • Carry out system monitoring and perform network optimisation and preventive maintenance
    • Gathering problem symptoms, and implementing corrective action where applicable
    • Carry out installations/upgrades and/or assist turnkey suppliers where applicable, ensuring smooth migration with minimal service disruption
    • Carry out the above duties outside office hours where deemed necessary.
    • Perform and undergo staff training as required by the Company.
    • Assist the Commercial Operations team in the design and solution proposal to customers.

    Key Requirements:

    • 1 – 2 years of experience working on projects which are networks related
    • Possession of MQF level 6 certification, preferably in electronics, computing or engineering.
    • Excellent organisational skills
    • Excellent knowledge of English
    • CCNA certification
    • Preferably with good knowledge of VMWare and virtualisation
    • Preferably worked in service provider environment