Monday, 13 February 2012

Safaricom - Senior Transmission Strategy Engineer Job in Kenya

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Access Network Planning & Support Department within the Technical & IT Division.

In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:

Senior Transmission Strategy Engineer


Reporting to the Senior Manager-RAN Strategy and Design; the holder of the position will take an active role and provide thought leadership in overall transmission strategy development ensuring future proof transmission plans that guarantee the requirements of both internal and external customers are met.

Key Responsibilities
  • Define access transmission network strategy and translate the same into implementable plans both from an equipment and financial perspective;
  • Identify and communicate deficiencies in the transport network architecture and propose solutions for the same;
  • Initiate and evaluate RFI’s and RFQ’s as part of the transmission technology and equipment selection process;
  • Formulate and co-ordinate transmission strategy development projects and associated trials;
  • Provide high level Engineering support to the regional transmission teams with regard to transmission topology and design realization.
Minimum requirements
  • University degree in Electrical Engineering or electronics/Telecommunication;
  • At least 5 years as a transmission engineer in a Telco/Mobile environment;
  • Thorough understanding of interface specifications and protocols used in the Telecommunications/carrier environment;
  • Thorough understanding of transmission networks, transmission equipment, different types of transmissions and their limitations;
  • Basic fault finding on transmission networks with good ability to use test equipment;
  • Project Management an added advantage;
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and posses the necessary qualification and experience please send your resume and application letter indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title to the address below.

The deadline for application is Friday, 17th February, 2011.

The Senior Manager – Talent Acquisition
Safaricom Ltd

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