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Specialist: M-Pesa IP Networking and Infrastructure

Posting Country:  Mozambique
Date Posted: 
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

Joining Vodacom is more than a job, what we do matters. We don’t just carry minutes, texts and data – we carry people’s lives. And that’s a huge responsibility. If you think for a minute about the people you rely on…the likelihood is they rely on us.

Customers are at the heart of everything we do and we want to make a difference to the lives of our customers, and the communities in which we live and work. We support our people to give something back to the causes that mean the most to them through helping them give time and money to the charities they love.

And what’s it like to work here? We have created an environment where you can look forward to coming to work and are empowered to be at your best. We offer flexibility in how you work that helps you do your job in a way that suits you, opportunities to help you grow and progress throughout your career and a choice of benefits to suit your lifestyle.


Role purpose: To support and operate within the IP Networks and Infrastructure domain for Vodafone M-Pesa


Key accountabilities and decision ownership
•    Proactive involvement in all team projects with a perspective and focus on M-Pesa Network and Infrastructure
•    Understand and document the essential components and TCP/IP flows of core infrastructure nodes and networks provided by Vodafone M-Pesa and Vodacom and their associated change control processes and SLA’s.
•    To use the above to be able to design end-to-end infrastructure and network changes in order to support the creation of new application services.
•    To be able to effect network changes either hands on, through change process or by directing others .
•    To understand network and backend systems availability and performance monitoring and ensure that best practice is applied in these areas to ensure the continuity and safety of M-Pesa systems and services


Core competencies, knowledge and experience
•    Knowledge of Internet and  IP/MPLS Network technology. 
•    Knowledge of Infrastructure virtualization technology and configuration, operation and maintenance of network equipment
•    Good communication, presentation skills and fluent in both English and Portuguese.
•    Demonstrable experience in leading complex infrastructure and networking projects
•    Experience with financial services


Must have technical / professional qualifications
•    Relevant degrees, diplomas or experience in IP Networks and Infrastructure
•    Windows Server and Linux Operating Systems certification (desirable)
•    CCNA Certification will be valuable;
Key performance indicators
•    Acting the Vodacom Way and Ethics
•    Able to expose himself in a multinational environment and to management level with good communication skills (one company & local roots) and be innovation hungry
•    Systems uptime / Business Continuity

Commitment from Vodacom

Vodacom is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognized, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodacom you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company.