Engineer; Telco & IT Data Center Networks – Planning and Design – Safaricom Jobs


We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Transport & IP Planning and Design Department 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 –Telco Data Center Networks (DCN) Planning and Design, the position holder will be responsible for planning and deploying; The Telco Data Centre Networks, The VAS, OSS and Financial Services Network, Machine to Machine networks for the Core and Access Network Elements( MSSs, MGWs and BSCs  projects/solutions, Inter/Intra Telco  and IT  Data Centre connectivity, Customer Care and Retail Shops connectivity to centralized resources.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Planning, design and optimization of the Telco and IT Data Centre Networks infrastructure to support Safaricom requirements needs for Office Automation, Retail Shops and Care Centres connectivity and the Telecommunications Elements connectivity
  • Budgeting, Supplier Management and Quality Assurance
  • Database management, Documentation and process improvements:
  • Preparation of Telco and IT DCN projects, POC bid /RFQ documents and Evaluations
  • Leadership and Resource Management


  • Degree in Electrical, Electronics ,Telecommunication Engineering, IT or a  closely  related  numerate  discipline
  • 5 to 7  years’ experience  in a busy telecommunications environment –Involved in Strategy Modeling, Planning, Design and Optimization of DCNs
  • In-depth understanding  of Telco and IT DCNs infrastructure deployment life cycle
  • Router, Switches and firewall configuration (Cisco and Huawei)
  • VPN, Remote Access and Terminal Server configuration.

How To Apply             

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

Deadline for application: 25th December 2020

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