IP Infrastructure Planning & Deployment Specialist | Zain jobs

IP Infrastructure Planning & Deployment Specialist | Zain jobs

IP Infrastructure Planning & Deployment Specialist | Zain jobs
IP Infrastructure Planning & Deployment Specialist | Zain jobs



Zain SD

Job Description

Department/Section: Technology CT Planning & Deployment
Job Title: IP Infrastructure Planning & Deployment Specialist
Reports to: IP Infrastructure Planning & Deployment Team LeaderJob Purpose:

Manage the design, deployment and configuration of technology infrastructure networks elements in alignment to the business demand, technology architecture and roadmaps
Key Tasks/Accountabilities

Manage the planning, deployment and configuration of IP transport infra elements, including; data networks, DC networks, connectivity for BSS / OSS solutions, corporate offices/shops, IP security, core and edge IP/MPLS backbone (Edge, Core IP equipment) and IGWs
Develop IP transport plans based on business forecasts and scope deployment projects (produce PIP)
Follow up on IP and IGW architecture design and technology evolution and assess architectural feasibility of IP requirements
Participate in the technology business planning cycle through identification of annual project plans and cost estimates
Evaluate business requests, scope projects (if change is not configuration/feature related) and maintain project pipeline
Participate in demand planning and management committee for feedback on development and project prioritization
Manage the deployment life cycle, manage infrastructure deployment through vendors (in case of out-tasking/outsourcing), assess vendor performance and provide regular reports and feedback to program management governance (PMO) and vendor mgmt.
Lead PAT (platform acceptance tests) and ensure smooth handover to operations
Perform capacity upgrades in line with service capacity mgmt. guidelines and current cap. status
Provide 3rd level support in coordination with vendors as needed
Design & implement testing systems that mirror the live conditions and IP node specific NMS SolarWinds
Design and implement security requirement for broadband technology infrastructure (LTE, IMS, NGN, etc.); Ensure an integrated IP transport design across tech.
Liaise with international carriers and OLOs on setting up new interconnections
Participate in the development of RFP scopes/specifications/response assessment in alignment with vendor management
Design and implement strategic projects (part of the technology roadmap)

What Do You Need to Qualify


BSC in Computer/Telecommunication Engineering or Computer science.
Previous experience of (2 years minimum) in relevant role.
In-depth knowledge and experience of IT telecom applications.
Excellent understanding of business processes and business rules.
Highly developed communication and reporting skills (verbal and written) in both Arabic and English.
Strong knowledge in managing, dealing with IT infrastructure elements like storage, backup, operating systems, virtualization, etc.

Design and Deployment of IP networks and security low level and high level designs
IP systems installation, upgrade and configuration (definition of cards/modules, deployment and application of node configuration scripts)
Knowledge of systems/ security tech and protocols (e.g. VOIP, Firewalls, Authentication)
Good Understanding for OS (Win & Unix/Linux) features and Virtualization concepts.
IP Project delivery management.
Industry certificates (e.g. CCIE, CISSP, HCIE etc.). Preferable
Broad understanding of the Mobile Telecommunication industry, Local and international market conditions, regional political climate and communications regulatory policies.
In-depth knowledge of projects strategies and implementation.
Good understanding of best practice in Change Management processes and methodologies.
Understanding of GSM mobile operations, products and services

Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills
Team player
Debugging Skills
Testing Skills
High Creativity
Highly developed skills in use of relevant IT packages including Excel. Word, PowerPoint etc.
Ability to build excellent relationships with key suppliers/customers
Ability to plan, monitor and control projects


Communication - Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing (including presentation)
Business decision making and judgement – Ability to make effective judgements on available data
Influencing - Ability to influence others
Leadership and Vision – Ability to inspire team with a clear vision and purpose
Resilience – Ability to cope under pressure and to persevere
Thinking process – Ability to use judgement to make sound decisions
Planning and Organising – Ability to identify the steps to be taken to achieve the objectives
Accountability - taking personal responsibilities for action
Problem Solving: investigate and resolve problems for services within his/her own area of responsibility, delegate to team members as appropriate, following ITIL processes, manage major incidents and bring them to a satisfactory closure.

Key Behaviours for Success

Time management
Communication, both oral and written in local language and business English
Builds good working relationships quickly
Self starter, able to use own initiative
Adherence of company policies and procedures and remains objective with local/cultural issues.
Concern for standards and efficiency
Continues willingness in Development
Building strong career

About Us

About Zain Sudan:
The country’s leading operator was established in 1997 and today serves More than 16 million customers as of 31 August 2020, reflecting a market share of more than 48%. Possessing the country’s most advanced voice and data network, the operator’s network extends to an impressive 90% of the population with 2G, 3G and LTE sites. Through constant development of the telecommunications infrastructure and proactive marketing initiatives, Zain remains committed to offering customers in Sudan the most dynamic products and services. The foundation of Zain Sudan’s achievements lies in the company’s ability to inspire its employees to deliver the best and most imaginative services at every level. With an energetic and inspired predominantly Sudan workforce, the company is committed to employing high caliber people as well as nurturing the finest Sudan talent. With a strong human resources and training program that develops and nurtures leaders in the workplace, the company has consistently opened new doors for its dedicated staff. For more on Zain Sudan please visit www.sd.zain.com

Vacancy Type

Full Time Employee

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