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IP Lan Engineer

Posting Country:  Ireland
Date Posted:  04-Jun-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

Responsible for the design and implementation of LAN network capabilities that support reliable and secure hosted and collaborative services across the whole Vodafone business, mainly focused in Gi/Service LAN, Management LAN, Data Centre and Office IT environments.
Responsible for engineering (capacity management, SW and HW lifecycle management, third level support, vendor management) of VF IE mobile network security devices (mainly but not limited to firewalls, VPN concentrators and proxies) and the IP LAN devices (switches, routers, load balancers) that allow the integration of the network security devices with the rest of VF IE network.
Responsible for the engineering of the High and Low Level Design, network implementation, testing and quality assurance activities in the Local Markets network. Responsible for IP connectivity design over these environments based on customer demand, according to the guidelines and zoning model defined by Global Technology Security.
Responsible for definition of the IP network evolution and optimization activities on these environments, as well as the performance analysis and improvements devised as necessary.
Responsible for network optimization.


Who are you?

• Work effective in a global project teams that are based  in up to 20 countries
• Key contact for IT Network implementation in Vodafone
• Direct interface to
Local Market Office Network Operations,
TSO DC Network teams, DC Management
Security Departments
3rd Party, business partners, ext. supporters,
Global Application teams

Key Accountabilities:

• Responsible for optimal implementation process that delivers ensured quality.
Decrease the design and implementation costs and to achieve a harmonized & simplified network infrastructure
Take control over CAPEX budget; forecast, planning, allocation, approval process, administration
Deployment of the validated solution to its operational environment and deliver training
Planning of Changes and support of Change Management Process
Supervision of external supporters and 3rd parties
Quality assurance in the  design and implementation process
Support, Test & Accept / Audit  the deployed solution
Hand over the accepted solution to Operations and Maintenance
Manage and control the different existing test environments
Define necessary test catalogues and test plans
Document test & QA activities
Drive knowledge transfer and technical skill development within Network Implementation team


• Responsible for High Level and Low Level Design engineering and network design optimization
Drive increased quality of our network end to end
Provide HLDs, LLDs, define templates, modularize and industrialize configuration items and their implementation.
Deploy the network fit for purpose including understanding of how our services/applications layer will run across the network (capacity, capability, utilisation)
Implement Virtualisation and segregation concepts
Conduct proof of concept (POC) validation


• Responsible to ensure a network documentation
Support the state-of-the art network documentation for the implemented solution that is aligned with TSO architecture
Ensure the quality of the documentation
Support the data population and accuracy of the Asset- and Change Management - Databases

• Responsible to ensure network harmonisation and standardization across the Region / the local market
Harmonize LAN network environments and services
Drive network standards across Local markets
Drive + Support  Network innovations as SDN

• Collaboration and Teamwork
Alignment with other engineering, implementation, and operations teams in Vodafone
Development of harmonized solutions within Regions and TSO
Share expertise with other network teams across Vodafone



What you need?

• An academic degree and/or at least 5 years work experience in an IT organization supporting large heterogeneous IT infrastructures.
• Experiences in project management
• You are goal-oriented and enjoy taking initiative as well as responsibility
• Fluent English oral and written

Who we are:

Vodafone is pioneering Ireland's gigabit society. We are Ireland's leading total communications provider offering products and services make a real impact in the lives and communities of our customers. As part of Vodafone Group, we are part of the world's largest mobile community with a presence across all five continents.


We’re at the forefront of innovation in Ireland. From delivering Gigabit speeds which offers the fastest game play for gamers, or helping people work from anywhere in the country, the work we do is at the cutting edge of technology and is constantly evolving.
Our purpose is to connect for a better future, and this is made possible by our people.  No matter what your background, career stage or interests, we have opportunities across all areas of the business, which will help you explore and unlock your full potential. You will get to work in a fantastic environment where diversity and difference is valued, flexible working is the norm and you’ll get to play a role in delivering Ireland’s Gigabit Society!
Our people are at the centre of everything we do. We employ approximately 1,300 people in Dublin and across our network of retail stores in Ireland. Our aim is to ensure each employee has the opportunity to innovate, to be challenged and to be rewarded. We are dynamic in everything we do, including our approach to training, development, performance management and flexible benefits.
Vodafone is committed to support LGBT+ people at work.
We are an equal opportunities employer where our people can be at their best.


When choosing us……….

When you join the Vodafone Team, you will have the chance to grow your career while also experiencing some serious benefits!

Some of the benefits that you will receive along the way are:
Competitive Salary
Flexible working (times and location) is part of our culture where your hours can facilitate your personal work-life balance
Generous Employer Pension contribution
Free Phone Bill – When you join the team, your phone bill is on us! You will also receive mobile phone purchasing discounts
Learning and Development – We provide extensive training to all of our employees so they can progress in their careers! There is also the Vodafone University where our employees can gain incredible skills!
Exclusive Family and Friends Discounts – Receive additional discounts for you, your Family and Friends on Vodafone Products!
23 days annual leave and 3 charity days off – PLUS  a dedicated day off for your birthday
Free Parking
Access to our Wellness centre including free access to our Gym, health and wellness centre and external practitioners

We are passionate about our employees! Here at Vodafone we want you to bring your whole self to work and we enable this with our progressive workplace policies. We are proud supporters of the LGBTQ+ community and Vodafone is committed to support all of their employees at work. We are an equal opportunities employers where our people can be at their best.

Closing Date: 23/03/2021



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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