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IP Engineer - 2nd Line Operations Specialist

Posting Country:  Romania
Date Posted:  25-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.

Your day to day:

2nd Line Operations of IP Networks in a multi-vendor environment.  
Preventive and corrective second level troubleshooting ensuring quality and continuity of service and the restoring time for IP Network Elements. 
In collaboration with 1st Line Operations teams, work out procedures related to the analysis of alarms in order to detect and eliminate faults. Perform data configuration, software rollout and support integration activities with planning and delivery functions. 

With these activities, you will have a great impact on our business:

•    In case of incident assure trouble shooting analysis and all the repair actions, including vendor support escalation, in order to achieve service restoration of IP Network. 
•    Perform proactive maintenance activities to prevent incidents and constantly optimize the network. Take corrective measures based on performance management and indicators trend analysis
•    Assure planned work activities, network rollout, software upgrades and parameter changes in IP network ensuring quality of service and avoiding regression on network functionalities.
•    Perform acceptance test and integration/configuration activities of new network elements of the IP network.
•    Knowledge sharing in order to increase technical skills of other teams involved in deployment and operations activities in the network

With these skills, you are a great candidate:

•    Very good knowledge of networking principles and protocols: IP technologies, IP (Routing, Switching),  BGP, MPLS (option A/B/C), RR,  Layer 3 VPN and Layer 2 VPN/VPLS/EVPN, IS-IS, OSPF, VPC, equivalent knowledge of CCNP/CCIP;
•    Good knowledge of firewalls: Checkpoint/Juniper/CISCO ASA/ F5/Nokia/ Fortinet or equivalent.
•    Hands-on Huawei Routers, Nokia-ALU products
•    Basic Linux operation/experience (networking and tcpdump)
•    Team working oriented.
•    English   (spoken and written)
•    University degree: faculty of Electronics , Telecommunications and Information Technology
•    1-2 years of experience in IP Network Operations and Maintenance activities
•    CISCO/Juniper trainings and certificates or equivalent

Sounds like the perfect job? We’ve got even more to offer:

•    In this pandemic period we have 100% work from home for your safety. After this pandemic period we have 2 days work from home per week! 
•    Medical and dental services 
•    Life insurance 
•    Dedicated employee phone subscription 
•    Special discounts for gyms and retailers 
•    Annual Company Bonus 
•    Ongoing Education – we continuously invest in you to ensure you have everything needed to excel on the job and enhance your skills 
•    You get to work with tried and trusted web-technology 
•    Getting in on the ground floor of and technology changing company 
•    Flexible Vacation – Take time off when you need it, we trust you!

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.