Job Opportunity at Centrax Systems, IP Network and Service-Integration Manager

 


IP Network and Service-Integration Manager  

 6 Month  Contract

Tanzania

  • 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 networks provided by Vodafone Group and Vodacom Group between our MPesa OPCOs, and their associated change control processes and SLAs.
  • To understand and document the essential components of the local market networks in our Mpesa Opcos and their associated change control processes and SLAs.
  • 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.
  • 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 Mpesa 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.
  • 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

 

Requirements 

  • Deep knowledge of Internet and IP/MPLS Network technology.

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 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

Send your CV’s to : hcm@centrax.co.za

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