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Safaricom Core Network Planning Engineer Job June

 We are pleased to announce the position of a Core Network Planning Engineer in the Regional Network Implementation & Operations within the Technology Division.   In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.

Reporting to the Principal Engineer- Core Network Engineering, the position holder will be responsible for planning and design of Core MSS, MGW, TMSS, TMGW, SBC, IMS, NVS, VoLTE, STP, DRA, GTP Firewall systems and integrating to Core CS platform.

Job Responsibilities

  • Evaluation of the following:
    • Create KPI for new products/services
    • Marketing proposals, P&S Vendor evaluation process – weighted evaluation for new hardware, features and services
  • Design and Planning (based on the evaluation results/outcomes):
    • Analyze Core CS/PS network on a weekly basis against the KPI
    • Design Core CS/PS network for new elements to be added
    • Minimize network and service impact for any change
    • Scheduling all the planned works
  • Implementation and Integration
    • Create and update handover system configuration documentation after software/hardware upgrade
    • Configure data for new systems with vendor engineer
    • Create necessary work instruction for existing systems
    • S.W.O.T Analysis of Projects
  • Optimization and Quality Assurance
    • Provide recommendation reports to Identify opportunities for improvement and optimization of existing services
    • Create a tool/find out method to get statistical data from the system
    • Analyze the effect of a new/improvement change before & after implementation
  • Internal Process Improvement
    • Setup Internal training
    • Transfer knowledge to Technicians
    • Build internal and external relationships with key customers and suppliers to deliver continuous quality solutions to business


Degree in one of the following:

  • Telecommunications Engineering
  • Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Computer Science/IT
  • CCNA or Equivalent Certification
  • Project Management Experience/qualification is an added advantage

How to Apply

Apply for  the job here

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