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Job Description

Engineer – Fixed Technical Support (Customer Solutions) – (22000237)


We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Fixed Customer Solutions Department within the Technology Division. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below

Detailed Description

Reporting to the Manager – Fixed Customer Solutions: Technical Support, the position holder will provide support and maintenance of all passive and active components of FTTX network.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • To be a Single Point of Contact for Safaricom Fiber infrastructure Faults and Ensuring restorations are done to the original build specification;
  • Providing Excellent Customer Experience by scheduling visits to resolve service issues for FTTH customers and ensure the contractors adhere to stipulated code of conduct at customer premises;
  • Performing Network acceptance according to agreed Guidelines and checklist following the Delivery Milestones for Provisional, Operational and Final acceptance;
  • To offer Fault Diagnosis, and Prioritization, Oversee the resolution process, verify service restoration and provide root cause analysis of failure;
  • To give Monthly preventive maintenance reporting and scheduling a regular inspection of fiber and PM activities together with the contractor;
  • Analyzing the risk and Propose Fiber Relocation Plans in case of Road, water & sewerage expansion, Power Utilities, and new building facilities and checking for Geological changes that will affect the current locations of fiber;
  • Ensuring fiber network Resiliency and availability by Performing and documenting disaster recovery tests;
  • Ensuring all maintenance works is done according to Safaricom Health & Safety policies and change management process;
  • Providing spares and materials forecast for maintenance works and overseeing Spares usage and availability in correct specification, Quantity, and storage;
  • Performing regular on-ground Audits to maintain accurate database and NQMs on Fibre routes, Duct Usage, Manholes, cable usage, fiber cores utilization and labeling;
  • To provide proper Supplier management to ensure lower MTTR through temporary restoration to bring up service within SLA and close on Permanent restoration;
  • Working closely with Fiber Planning and implementation teams on new fiber works in the Region and Confirming the As-built network is per the work package;
  • Managing spend associated with Maintenance projects by developing Opex savings initiatives;
  • To act as the Safaricom representative in the Region towards the general public and local authorities (County Governments, KENHA, KURA, Railway) Landlords and other 3rd parties in managing permits and right of ways;
  • Liaising with Safaricom Security teams in apprehending vandalisms;
  • Safaricom Security teams in apprehending vandalisms;
  • Provide weekly reports showing KPI e.g SLA, MTTR


  • Degree in Electrical, Electronics, Telecommunication Engineering, IT or related field;
  • Work Experience of 3 years with a specialized role in a busy telecommunications environment –Involved in installations /commissioning and maintenance;
  • An in-depth understanding of Transmission infrastructure deployment and Support life cycle will be an added advantage;
  • Strong technical analysis, troubleshooting, and problem resolution skills,
  • Strong relationship building skills

How to Apply

If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualifications and experience, kindly proceed to update your candidate profile on the recruitment portal and then click on the link below. Remember to attach your resume.


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