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Senior IP Engineer

Posting Country:  Greece
Date Posted:  04-Dec-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Role purpose:

•    Overall Accountability for the Low Level Design (LLD) according to dimensioning guidelines and standard configurations on the Fixed Access and Service Layer including BNG,OLT and other fixed access technologies. 
•    To support harmonization in the local market and to define/validate the overall detailed architecture of new services and network features in the country/ies managed.
•    Within Fixed Access Engineering, to analyze OpCos requirement and current architecture to ensure proper capacity, implementation of projects related to Fixed Access on  BNG, AAA, IP allocation, traffic/policy management OLT, xDSLAM. 
•    To support and coordinate rollout plans, to drive Fixed Access platform lifecycle on software and hardware within local market organization (deployment, operations, etc..).   

Key accountabilities and decision ownership:

•    Compose BNG LLD design based on HLD from BNG Design teams & Compose HLD & LLD for Radius – AAA
•    Design end to end BNG user migration process 
•    Network Capacity management 
•    Test BNG functionalities and Services  and provide 3rd level support for BNG configuration 
•    Vendor handling on future needs/bug fixes and new services.
•    Take part in technical reviews and provide leadership to facilitate design and technical strategies for BNGs

Key performance indicators:

•    Understanding Fixed Access, IP, Ethernet and Optical services across Backbone & Core Networks.
•    Congestion management on all network layers according to guidelines.

Must have technical / professional qualifications & Experience:

•    At least 3 years’ experience in Fixed Access environment     
•    A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent
•    English language (Fluent oral and written)
•    Proven knowledge of BNG, AAA, DHCP, OLT, XDSLAM 
•    Certifications: formal training or certifications of any of the following vendors would be welcome (FTTH Council, BBWF, Cisco, Nokia, others).
•    Relevant Networking related certifications are desirable and will be considered a plus

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.