26 Oct 2020

IP Network and Service Integration Engineer at Global Telecom Company

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Role purpose:    Fintech Service Integration, Architecture and Planning of  International IP Networks supporting OpCo and MPS Internet and Private VPN layer 2/3 Services.

Key accountabilities and decision ownership :

  •         Work on numerous Greenfield projects, holding some of the responsibility to both design and implement the infrastructures, environments and solutions,
  •         To understand and document the essential components of core and their associated change control processes and SLA’s.
  •         To understand and document the essential components of the local market networks in our Opco’s  and their associated change control processes and SLA’s.
  •         To use the above to be able to design end to end network changes in order to support the creation of new application services.
  •         To be able to effect network changes either hands on, through change process or by directing others.

Core competencies, knowledge and experience :

  •         Deep knowledge of Internet and IP/MPLS Network technology. Specifically, Broad and deep technical knowledge of the following as a minimum:
  •         MPLS (LDP, RSVP, fast re-route, Segment Routing), BGP, ISIS, OSPF, Ethernet (inc. QoS & OAM), L2 & L3 VPNs  IP-QoS, BNGs, IP Multicast, PPP, L2TP, 3rd Party Ethernet & broadband access products, MEF services (E-LAN, E-tree , E-Line.), Internet peering & transit, RIPE, IPv6 and NFV.
  •         Architectural skillset in IP/MPLS technologies and services. Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  •         Demonstrable security best practice awareness across service provider IP/MPLS domains.
  •         Familiar with Traffic and KPI indicators on IP/MPLS Networks
  •         Demonstrable thought leadership into emerging technologies for example Software Defined
  •         To be able to test and sign off network changes performed for projects.
  •         To understand network availability and performance monitoring and ensure that best practice is applied in these areas to ensure the continuity and safety of services
  •         To understand network security including VPNs, certificates and encryption mechanisms and how they can be applied for safe communication of data.
  •         To identify areas where security or other attributes could be improved and use exception and risk logs to track their improvements
  •         Communicate between partner overseas software development teams and local customers.
  •         Define system specifications, input/output processes and hardware or software compatibility.
  •         Engage in subsystems’ design analysis and integrate with overall system.
  •         Extend technical support during preparation, installation and system maintenance.
  •         Create professional technical documentations and present for internal and external use.
  •         Code integration activities and perform branch integration.
  •         Systems and developer workspace management.

 Networking and Network Functions Virtualisation as well as others (Not needed).

  •         Understanding of key IP/MPLS operational and/or IP/MPLS network design requirements.
  •         Good background on Hw and Sw characteristics and lifecycle, in depth understanding of  features and how they work in real environment
  •         Familiar with Traffic and KPI indicators on IP Networks.
  •         Competent with AWS Cloud infrastructure and services, Infrastructure as Code specifically Terraform scripts
  •         Experience with Containers – Docker, Kubernetes
  •         Develop and implement CI/CD pipelines
  •         Knowledge of scripting languages to create well organised, readable and tested code to deliver within the constraints of continuous integration and delivery environments

Must have technical / professional qualifications:

  •      5 or more years of Technical experience across on networking and integration components in terms of architecture, design , implementation and testing
  •      CCIE (or equivalent)  certification preferred
  •         Develop and automate change validation to tools before roll out and handle validation.
  •         Evaluate, select, roll out and support off-shelf tools to improve partner productivity.
  •         Execute and upgrade integrated interfaces.
  •         Assist clients to test integrated interfaces

Key performance indicators :

  •      Leadership and capacity to drive technology choices and to make them implemented (ambitious and competitive)
  •      Able to expose themselves in a multinational environment and to management level with good communication skills (one company & local roots)
  •       Negotiation and relationship
  •      Innovation hungry
  •      Act always for Simplicity and Speed
  •      Always felt as trusted and trust



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Closing Date : 26 Nov, 2020




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