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IP Engineering Team Leader

Posting Country:  Romania
Date Posted:  05-Jun-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent with work from home stipulation (RO Only

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 Profile

Lead the regional IP LAN engineering & delivery teams within Data Core with base in Romania, being accountable for:

  • the high and low level design, network implementation, delivery and optimization of IP LAN nodes and networks of the data centres and offices of VF RO and VOIS RO which support IT processes, network services, IT and network management and employee work.
  • The high and low level design of standard (in-catalogue) connectivity requests for VF DE, VF UK, VOIS RO and VF RO (aka ‘Avengers’ pool).

Manage all the relevant relationships with the local and global stakeholders, in particular Network Operations, CyberSecurity and other local teams for the implementation of normal network capacity management or configuration activities, special projects or the handling of emergency situations.

Responsible for developing and expanding the team’s technical skills and experience. Responsible to guarantee consistency and harmonisation across the group, promoting and delivering all possible best practise processes & cost savings initiatives.

Main Activity

  • Planning, design (high and low level design), capacity management, vendor management and life cycle management of the office LAN, data centre LAN, service LAN and management LAN of VF RO and VOIS RO, in line with guidelines provided by PDD team.
  • In-time implementation of connectivity requests from internal customers from VF DE, VF UK, VF RO and VOIS RO as per agreed SLAs. Devisal and introduction of technical and process improvements to expedite this connectivity implementation.
  • Direct management of the interface with regional and local in-country operations teams.
  • Defining, planning and scheduling all IP LAN network activities and interventions.
  • Being accountable for these activities and analysing/reporting relevant issues concerning risk, cost/benefit, effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Mobilising and coordinating all required engineering efforts in case of emergencies related to IP LAN networks.
  • Management of the engineering team dealing with IP LAN networks in the cluster:
  • Being accountable for all optimisation activities guaranteeing the required support to local initiativesengaging with relevant local stakeholders as needed.
  • Management of the IPED budget execution in the cluster and active promotion of benchmarking with other clusters of IPED unit, aligning with best applied practises and harmonising design whenever possible.

Core Competencies

  • Strong people management and motivation skills to build high performing teams.
  • Strong stakeholders’ management and customer orientation
  • Ability to work across multi-functional and cultural boundaries to deliver results/change
  • Results oriented.
  • In-depth knowledge in the following areas:
  • Networks (TCP/IP, Protocols, Structures, Hardware, Security)
  • Knowledge in the area of the installation and configuration of network components (Routers, Switches, VPN Gateways, Firewalls, Proxies, Load Balancers and others)
  • Knowledge in routing protocols (BGP, OSPF), VOIP technology, WLAN technology, DHCP, DNS
  • Knowledge in network management and network analysis
  • Knowledge in security (policies, encryption, Authentication, Authorization, Accounting, 802.1x, PKI, certificates)
  • Experience in project delivery.
  • Experience as a people manager recommended.
  • IP certification recommended (e.g. CCNA-CCNP-CCIE).

Our Benefits

  • 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 & Dental Care Services
  • Life Insurance
  • Unlimited voice & data mobile subscription & special offers for terminals 
  • Fuel card / Meal tickets / Private pension 
  • Various special discounts (education, tourism, electronics, auto, etc.)
  • Access to sports clubs at special prices.


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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.

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