Safari Telecom Ethiopia Vacancy Jan 2023

SafariCom Ethiopia is looking for a qualified person who meets the criteria indicated below.

Safaricom Ethiopia is owned by an international consortium including Vodafone Group; Safaricom PLC; Vodacom Group; Sumitomo Corporation – one of the largest international trading and business investment companies; and British International Investment (BII) – the UK’s development finance institution and impact investor.

Position 1: VAS Platform Developer

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSc. Degree or equivalent in one of the following: Telecommunication Engineering/Electrical Engineering/ Electronics engineering/Computer Science/IT.
  • 3+ years’ experience in IT / telecommunication environment or Software Engineering
  • Good knowledge in VAS solutions including Messaging, Voice & Service Delivery Platforms
  • Experience on development in Java
  • Experience with REST API and microservices development
  • Strong understanding of virtualization and container infrastructure technology
  • Knowledge of Distributed Systems, analytics tools such and Python, Standard Query languages, Procedural Programming languages, Linux/Unix, Shell scripting
  • Experience with JavaScript, JSON, XSLT, XML
  • Knowledge in TCP/IP, IP Traffic Engineering, SS7 signaling, GSM MAP and SMPP Protocols
  • Working knowledge in Unix systems and Databases – Oracle, MySQL.
  • Deep understanding of 3GPP protocols and interfaces

Place of Work: Addis Ababa,

Position 2: Quality and Acceptance Expert

Job Requirements 

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Engineering
  • At least more than three years of related experience. 
  • Advanced Degrees is an advantage.
  • Six Sigma Certification is an advantage.
  • PMP Certification is an advantage.
  • Proven work experience with operators, vendors, and subcontractors is an advantage
  • Excellent MS Office skills
  • Deep knowledge of quality assurance terminology, methods, and tools
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills

Position 3: Specialist, Finance Operations(Finops)

Job Requirements 

  • Accounting or Financial Experience or in a similar position
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office, especially Advanced Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • At least more than three years of working knowledge of accounting principles especially IAS17 & IFRS16.
  • Financial systems (SAP, Oracle etc.)
  • Analytical thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Effective communication
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision
  • Adherence to policies and procedures

Position 4: EHOD Partner Manager

Qualifications

  • Degree in a Business-related field
  • A master’s degree in Sales & Marketing will be an added advantage.
  • Intermediate knowledge of business finance principles is essential.
  • 5 years hands on experience in a FMCG or service sector of which 2 years must have been in a sales Related position, preferably in a fast-moving consumer goods company or Mobile telephone Company.

Place of Work: Addis Ababa,

Position 5: M-PESA Training and Customer Education Specialist

Job Requirements

Must have technical / professional qualifications:

·       Have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in business management, business administration communication, journalism, writing, video production or related field.

·       Minimum 3 years’ experience in digitized training content development, training and learning programs formulation, execution and management.

·       Proven desktop publishing skills and use of relevant software.

·       Proven animation and gamification videos production and editing skills.

·       Sound working experience with Mobile Money/Mobile Banking products and services.

Place of Work: Addis Ababa,

Position 6: Enterprise Service Support Engineer

Job Requirements 

  • Degree in Telecoms, Engineering, IT, Physics or Math or any other relevant qualification.
  • Minimum 3 years’ Experience in a busy ISP/Telco in managing large IP & Transport networks.
  • Must have Network Connectivity Certifications on professional level. i.e. CCIP, CCNP, CCVP, CCSP HCNP, HCIP, CWNP and above
  • Strong understanding of emerging digital technologies: SDWAN, IoT, Managed Security Services (Cisco ASA/Fortinet/Cyberoam/SOPHOS), AWS, Microsoft Azure, VMware, IoT, Telematics, RPA. Certifications and practical hands-on experience on the same is an added advantage
  • Basic knowledge in Python, Java, Kubernetes. Certification on the same is an added advantage
  • CISA, CISM, CEH certifications are an added advantage
  • Strong knowledge of microwave and fiber transmission and access technologies i.e., TDM, SDH plus experience with vendors like Rad
  • Ability to manage/troubleshoot a large Service provider Transmission& IP network
  • Conversant with IPv4, IPv6 Addressing Schemes, Variable Length Subnet Masking (VLSM), VLANs, IP QOS, Triple play services
  • Knowledge in ISP services; DNS, SMTP, POP3, RADIUS/PPPoE, Web Hosting
  • Knowledge of data networking and networking protocols in reference to the WAN and LAN environments
  • General knowledge in all layers of data communications, customer applications and associated technologies
  • Knowledge and experience with network operating systems such as Cisco IOS, IOS-XR, IOS-XE and Huawei OS
  • Candidate should demonstrate deep and wide knowledge ITIL, Agile, SCRUM, DevNet frameworks and relevant certifications
  • Strong technical analysis, troubleshooting, and problem resolution skills, including research of customer issues, issue re-creation, and log file analysis and experience in offering technical support to enterprise customers
  • Strong work ethic
  • Capability to influence cross-functional teams and to build trust with team, clients, and internal departments; Capacity to learn quickly and adapt to changing priorities
  • Ability to understand and communicate highly complex technical issues
  • Commitment to quality

Place of Work: Addis Ababa,

Position 7: Financial Solutions Technology Specialist

Job Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field as a minimum
  • At least 2-year experience in coding in a non-university setting.
  • At least 1 year experience of API management experience e.g., Apigee, MuleSoft etc.
  • Strong understanding of both JSON, SOAP and development on swagger UI using open API’s
  • Experience in securing APIs using Oauth, SAML etc.
  • Strong knowledge in API modelling languages and annotations e.g., in Swagger
  • Experience in java, java EE, spring, spring MVC, spring cloud, python, Bash
  • Experience working with relational and non-relational databases i.e., Oracle, MySQL, mongo DB, Cassandra
  • Hands-on experience in designing and developing API’s using REST and SOAP
  • Experience developing solutions using agile, DevOPs, testing and CI/CD automation tools e.g., Jenkins, SonarQube, Git lab
  • Experience in CMS is an added advantage e.g., Drupal
  • Strong understanding of end-to-end API and microservices architecture
  • Experience in automation tools e.g., Rundeck, ansible etc.
  • Good presentation skills

Place of Work: Addis Ababa,

How To Apply:

If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience, kindly proceed to update your candidate profile on the career portal and then Click on the apply button. Remember to attach your resume. 

The closing date for receiving applications is Monday, January 30th, 2023.

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