Specialist – Enterprise Network Programmability At Safaricom Kenya

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Specialist – Enterprise Network Programmability At Safaricom Kenya 1 Position
Emploi Recruitment

Nairobi, Kenya

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Full-time
IT & Telecoms
Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description

Safaricom is a leading communications company in Kenya with the widest and strongest coverage. The home of the famous Mobile Money service- M-PESA

Description

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the TES Department within the Technology Division. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.

Reporting to the Manager – Enterprise Network Programmability, the position holder will be responsible to design and implement Intent-based networking systems and enable network administrators to automate tasks.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and champion Enterprise Edge network digitization activities as part of pedictive maintenances on the Enterprise Network.
  • Lead and champion next generation connectivity e.g. SDN, 5G for Enterprise, IPv6.
  • Lead and motivate the adoption of robotic process automation to eliminate repetitive linear activities to optimize deployment and maintenance processes.
  • Automate Performance management to achieve service uptime targets.
  • Automate and simplify configuration management of Enterprise Networks.
  • Automate and simplify Enterprise Network order fulfillment processes to reduce billing time.
  • Develop configuration management tools to reduce repetitive maintenance tasks including remote access management and site acceptance procedures.
  • Employ Data science analytics tools to simplify and Analyze Enterprise Edge IP network logs to resolve and report running faults before they become service affecting.
  • Lead Digital Empowerment of Customer facing teams to improve customer SLA and significantly reduce BAU escalations to Backend Infrastructure team.
  • Lead agile collaboration activities with digital NOC team and participate in End to End EBU automation project squad.
  • Optimize and monitor alerts on the Enterprise IP core and follow up on resolutions.
  • Be a custodian of network documentation and improvements of the versions.
  • Spares tracking and management in liaison with the responsible sections in the company for the IP devices in use.

Qualifications

  • Bsc. Computer Science, Software Engineering or relevant qualification.
  • Programmable environments such as Cisco One Platform, OpenDaylight Controller and Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC).
  • Candidates should be able to program in C, Python or similar languages in an open networking environment
  • Practical hands on experience on Redhat Ansible Chef, Puppet, Salt Stack, etc.
  • Knowledge and experience with network security and various secured VPN technologies
  • Knowledge and experience with network operating systems such as Cisco IOS, IOS-XR, IOS-XE and Huawei VRRP
  • Experience in automation via Bash/shell scripting and Perl/Python programming

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Emploi Recruitment
Emploi Recruitment

Nairobi, Kenya

51 - 299 people

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