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Job: Senior Engineer, Packet Switch Core at 9Mobile

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Job ID: IRC4684

Job Summary

Participate in the design, planning and optimisation of packet switching components of EMTS's core network, systems and platforms.

Principal Functions

Assist in the provisioning of packet switching network capacity for all the GSM/UMTS
Understanding of Network Virtualization Architecture as related to and PS core nodes and management of multi-vendor environment.
Carry out traffic forecasting with existing data to arrive at expected traffic requirement using excel functionality.
To lead in Volte and 5G implementation
Assist in the deployment and implementation of packet switching network elements to ensure optimal use of resources.
Assist in defining the requirements for capacity planning and management of services on the Prepaid and Intelligent Network.
Perform technical investigations into areas related to packet switching network design and performance, such as new types of hardware, new design methodologies, impact of new technologies (UMTS, LTE, IoT, NFV, IPv6 etc.)
Provide useful inputs in defining the locations for packet switches and other network elements
Proficient in PowerPoint presentation
Manage inter-functional relations to ensure synergy across the various departmental functions.
Perform technical investigations into packet switching network design
Capture, analyse and present network KPIs to form basis for PS core network capacity Planning.
Initiate quick wins to manage sudden network bottlenecks as a result of commercial promotions.
Perform any other duties as assigned by the Manager, PS Core.

Educational Requirements

First Degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering
Minimum of four (4) years relevant work experience.


Telecommunications Technology Fundamentals
Network Planning and Design.


Problem Solving
Personal Effectiveness.


Passion for Excellence
Empowering people
Growing people
Customer Focus.

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