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Network Specialist

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

Our purpose at Vodafone is to connect for a better future. As a Global Communications Technology company, we put the customer at the heart of everything we do. We are forever challenging, pushing boundaries and discovering innovative ways to connect our customers with their digital societies.

We connect people, businesses, and communities across the globe to create the future. We earn customer loyalty, experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

Join our journey as we connect for a better future. Ready?

Network Implementation and Data Center

The Network Operations Authority provides expert knowledge to monitor, operate and manage efficient and effective networks fulfilling the Vodafone Strategy. The Network Operations Authority focusses on monitoring network nodes, executing event/incident management, configuration, escalation, release and deployment and 3rd party management activities, ensuring a high quality, reliable network service is available to our customers. Typically reports to Senior Network Operations Manager.

Experience : 10yrs

Expected Joining: within 30days at max

  1. Switching and routing- implementation of devices, configuring VLAN, routing protocols
  2. Working experience on CISCO ACI – migration and deployment
  3. Experience on working CISCO (Catalyst, Nexus, ASR) , F5 (load balancers), Juniper (Firewall) products for switching routing, firewall and Load balancers from deployment perspective
  4. Experience working on VMWae, NSX is desirable
  5. 7 to 8 years of relevant experience in Data center and above areas (look for most recent experience after 2015)
  6. Certification: CCNP, CCIE (routing and switching , R&S)

 

Job Responsibilities
* Assists, advises and executes network operations (project initiations, system requirements, incident management and cost base management operational excellence), solves problems through development of methods and approaches within defined policies;
* Drives the delivery of the roadmap to ensure the availability, performance and scalability of the network systems and to support the achievement of the Network Operations strategy;
* Works effectively with colleagues across the delivery of preventive maintenance and acceptance tests ;
* Ensures other activities are conducted according to the highest level of operations standards in line with KPIs, (eg making sure planned outages don't exceed the given time limit);
* Contributes to ensuring end to end Customer Service assurance with focus on high availability, minimum restoration times and customer management;
* Supports the process of ensuring customer SLA delivery, service vvailability, quality and continuity assurance;
* Assists with consolidation of Service Assurance function for IT and Networks, (incidents, problem and change management) for both fixed andmobile;
* Supports senior leaders resolve complex or novel network challenges and ensures the team update Customer Care / Account / Service Managers in line with processes;
* Maintains solid relations and provides clear vendor and partner management, controls the scope of maintenance contracts and any kind of managed service contracts related to network and operations as well as the associated budget;
* Uses best practice knowledge to plan, schedule, implement and test new services, new features and network expansions;
* Understands the needs and ensures actions and escalations are routed/highlighted as necessary, (both internally and/or externally), to achieve service restoration in case of faults;
* May provide informal guidance to junior staff;
Skills
Network Access Technology
Monitor and Diagnose
Mobile and Network Security
Dev Ops
Cloud
Service and Delivery Management
Automation and Robotics

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.