Last Date to Apply : 15th August, 2022
Employment Type : This is a full-time position.
Grade : This is a grade 3 position.
Location : This role is based in Islamabad, Pakistan.
About the Role :
This is an opportunity to join Core & Cloud operations unit as Manager working within Technology division. We are looking for a Technology Leader who has the skills and drive to innovate, enhance and simplify technology.
Technical expertise aside we value self-initiators, forward-thinkers, team players and good communicators.
Your Impactful Goals will include :
Ensure smooth Operations & Maintenance of Telenor Pakistan Core Network and its underlying platforms
Work towards enhancing and retaining excellent customer experience
Take initiatives proactively to achieve the KPIs set by management
Ensure strong governance and follow up with partners.
Collaboration and coordination with all stakeholders.
Your Typical Day will look like :
OAM of Core network nodes
Governance of overall day to day tasks in the core domain
Contribute to high and low level design of existing native and future cloud based platforms, including all Core Network domains (CS, PS, IMS, UDC, etc.)
Develop performance reporting related to Core Network platforms
Execution & follow up of Work orders for modification / expansions, troubleshooting activities etc.
KPI / alarms / Health check / traffic and resource utilization reports analysis
Traffic report analysis in order to identify KPI deviation and capacity issues
Coordinate with peer teams to enhance the work environment and collaboration among teams
Involve International Roaming Testing and coordination with roaming partners for trouble shooting
Effective technical coordination with Managed Services & vendors support teams to resolve network critical issues on fast track.
Monthly / Weekly Management KPI report trend analysis and provide expert opinion on chronic issues
Technical reviews and Product key features analysis to be share further with relevant teams
Manage to conduct product / Network technical workshops in order to help in building technical team competence building.
Evaluation and validation of all kinds of upgrade procedures and processes in coordination with Managed Services Partner Teams, vendors / OEMs etc.
Extensive support to Management in making Network related technical decision
Manage multiple concurrent cross functional projects
Management of network audits and processes
Manage & Govern Telco security related tasks in Core domain (VA, Patch / update / upgrade management, its reporting etc.)
Your Career Path :
The incumbent will have vertical and lateral growth opportunities within or across relevant domains.
What we're looking for :
Minimum Bachelors Degree in the area of Electrical / Electronics / Computer Engineering / Computer Sciences or Telecom from a reputed / recognized University
Optional Certifications : RHCSA, RedHat Certified Engineer, RHOP, CCNA / CCNP, COA, Any security related framework
Work experience :
8+ years of experience in CS / PS Core domain along with cloud infrastructure. At least 4 years experience in Operations.
Work experience with VoLTE / IMS / SS7 FW shall be an add on
Functional Skills / Knowledge Areas :
Expert level Core network Operations experiences
Excellent knowledge of 2G / 3G / 4G products and features
Excellent understating and handling skills of VNFs in a Telco. cloud environment
Strong understanding of CS / PS and Core architecture
Excellent knowledge and experience of Core related protocols
Expert level knowledge and experience with PCC (DPI, PCRF & SPR etc.) within EPC network and Diameter / service based charging and relevant interfaces, especially Gy, Gx and Sy interfaces
Excellent understanding and experience of using protocol standards like IETF RFCs, 3GPP TS etc.
Detailed understanding and knowledge of 3GPP releases, supported technologies / features and proposed network architectures
Excellent Understanding of all services flows in core domain for 2G / 3G / LTE network
Excellent understanding of SS7, Diameter, SIP protocols and architectures
Good knowledge of various cloud and virtualization technologies (open stack, VMware, KVM)
Demonstrated skills in RPA and AL / ML.
Understanding of containerization and orchestration technologies
Clear understanding of core network applications / VNFs and architecture
Good Understanding of software defined networks (SDN), IP networks, switching and routing protocols, management protocols and tools, security procedures etc.
Understanding for 5G Core network roadmap and standards.
Deployment and management of virtual infrastructure. (RHOP)
Abilities to debug kernel level logs of Linux machines / VMs
Automation is a plus via Ansible, puppet, bash scripting, python etc.
Good understanding and experience of network dimensioning and scaling
Knowledge and work experience on IMS / VoLTE will be a plus
Good Project management skills
Strong Problem analysis, investigation and troubleshooting skills
Strong Interpersonal and communication skills (Verbal / Written / Presentation)
Ability to work independently under demanding situations
Innovative, proactive and have customer focused approach
Self-driven, adaptable, and flexible to work & way of work
A strong problem solver, have investigation instinct and good troubleshooting skills
Why should you join us at Telenor?
At Telenor Pakistan, we provide you the platform to work in a challenging and rewarding environment to become a skilled professional in your chosen field of interest.
As one of the top employers of the country, we enable you to realize your dreams in a collaborative environment of diversity and openness to new mindsets.
As an equal employment opportunity provider, Telenor Pakistan makes all decisions of employment purely based on merit irrespective of race, caste, gender, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, or disability.