Available Opportunities
VAC6750 - Senior Engineer- IP/MPLS Core ( Omani or GCC Nationals )
Field: Networks & Engineering Contract Type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Oman - Muscat Closing date: 29-Jun-2017
Ooredoo Oman Family Member:

As the Senior Engineer- IP/MPLS Core you will be responsible to produce IP design and solution for Internal Core Services (CS Core, IMS, mobile packet core, RNC, IT, VAS and BSS/OSS), MPBN MPLS Core and Datacentre Networks. Rollout IP/MPLS core projects which include design planning, installation, integration, acceptance and handover. Review IP Core KPIs and recommend for optimization and follow-up with NOC for implementation of WO.

Core Responsibilities:

You will be responsible of assessing user requirement and producing the layer 2 and layer 3 IP core service design and solution for internal core services (Internal IDD) such as CS core, mobile PS core, fixed core, RNC, IT, VAS, and NMS/OSS systems, planning, designing, implementing, optimizing core datacentre and service integration with multivendor environment (Huawei, Ericsson, Cisco and Juniper), planing and designing IPRAN backhaul  and NGTN IP/MPLS core services, designing & integrating the services with NMS and ensure all the services are properly monitored, projects rollout core services integration projects, coordinate and supervise with internal and external stakeholders ensuring all necessary inputs are captures, designed and implement on time, supervising IP/MPLS Core infrastructure project roll out and drive vendors design, installation, integration, standalone/system acceptance and handover to NOC, creating and verify acceptance test procedures and performing testing and FAC/PAC, integrating the services with NMS and ensure all the services are properly monitored, creation and keeping up to date technical documentation and diagrams for various services/CPE setups, reviewing & assist in creation of Dashboards, reports of KPI’s and report to the management, driving the IPCore/Datacentre Network Improvement/Optimizations programmes and follow-up with NOC for creating WO/Implementations Provide expertise regarding QoS solutions per application and per customer, providing opinion and technical expertise on optimizing the internal core solutions in case if standard solution does not apply, capturing & reviewing NSP Core technology requirements, align all stakeholders with the standard design guidelines and produce technical requirements to fulfil the demands, producing the work order based on the Internal IDD and follow up with cross function teams ensuring the IP service is implemented as per the design, responsible for rolling out all projects under of MPBN, Core Nodes & Datacentre Core & Other Department backhaul/routing requirement, Network Expansion, Internal NNI and New MPBN/DC Nodes according to annual operation plan, coordinating project roll out and support activities on detailed level with vendor to complete the project deliverables and handover to SA/NOC, studying and evaluating the new Features, services and technology of IP MPLS Core, routing protocols, IPv6, security, and signalling routing and other core services and participating in technical RFP preparation, technical clarifications and vendor discussions and meetings.

The Person:

You should have a minimum of 4 or more years of experience in IP network planning & design with LAN, MAN and WAN technology from physical up to network layer, good working experience in configuring IP MPLS & Datacentre equipment, good  understanding of interoperability issues between vendors and troubleshoot protocols such as BGP, ISIS, OSPF, IPV4, NAT, IPSec VPNs, , VLANs base on 802.xx  standards, etc, hands-on experience in complex routing trouble shooting, BGP, ISIS, OSPF, IPV4 MPLS LSP, project management and good communication skills, good understanding of:

    • IGP Routing Protocols, MPLS and TE

    • Datacentres, Firewalls & Security functionality

    • IP RAN Backhaul using TE/FRR with complex scenarios on Core.

    • MPLS and MAN network Architecture and protocols

Good working experience in integration of IP Core and DC elements with multiple OSS/NMS systems with a minimum CCNA or equivalent certificate from other vendors, CCNP certificate will be advantage with a Bachelor degree. 

Skills Required:
    • Project Management and Planning
    • KPI Dashboards development and monitoring

    • Planning and Design

    • Acceptance testing

    • Capacity Planning

    • .work order production

    • Mid-level to expert working experience with Microsoft Office applications like MS-Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Visio

    • Document Management
    • Fluent in English - Arabic is advantag
    • Teamwork
    • Communicating Effectively
    • Planning & Organising
    • Analytical thinking
    • Attention to detail 
    • Results Orientation
Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / cv
2. Passport-size photograph
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