Available Opportunities
VAC8862 - Core & Messaging Engineer
Company: Ooredoo Palestine
Field: Information Technology Contract Type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Palestine - Ramallah Closing date: 31-Oct-2022
Role Summary:
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Perform daily operations related to core and value-added services (VAS) systems (MSC, HLR, MGW, MRS, SMSC, Smart SMS, MMSC, Bulk SMS, Location Based, and Antispam).
  • Health check operations for all Core/VAS messaging applications and monitor all interfaces between Core/VAS messaging applications and other network elements.
  • Perform needed changes on Core/VAS messaging applications related to routing, signaling, numbers translation, global titles, point codes, USSD codes, and other changes.
  • Performing the routine backups for Core/VAS messaging applications.
  • Perform and troubleshoot all operations and problems related to roaming partners and IREG testing including the common tests.
  • Implement interconnect integration with other operators, networks, and international gateways through ISUP, PRA, SIP, and any other supported protocols.
  • Perform the needed acceptance testing for new SIMs batches and follow-up the troubleshooting with vendors for any SIM’s issues.
  • Perform planned and unplanned activities (incidents).
  • Communication with Core/VAS messaging vendors to follow up all issues, either those are a problem, planned customization, or upgrades related to applications.
  • Maintaining the network KPI's related to Core/VAS messaging applications.
  • Perform the acceptance testing related to any operation made on core and VAS applications.
  • Follow-up and perform integrations needed between Core/VAS messaging applications with other network elements.
  • Prepare the required documentation for any operation made in Core/VAS messaging applications and update them accordingly.
  • Handle end user complaints on Core/VAS messaging applications related services within agreed SLA.
  • Perform proactive maintenance procedures to keep Core/VAS systems within required performance.
  • Work closely with other departments and business owners to deliver the needed services that can be built and delivered through Core/VAS messaging applications.
  • Ensure all O&M related activities are delivered with the best quality.
  • Reporting all O&M activities related to Core/VAS messaging duties to the department leaders and senior leaders.
  • Being on-call for 24/7 and available onsite if needed.
  • Any other assigned tasks by direct supervisor.
Work Experience & Qualifications::
  • 5+ years’ experience in related/similar role.
  • Excellent experience in Unix and Linux OS.
  • Excellent experience in MS-Office and Windows applications.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Telecom/computer/electrical engineering or equivalent field.
  • Knowledge in 2G/3G network topology, signaling, SS7 protocol, and traffic cases flow.
  • Knowledge in VAS messaging systems, SMPP protocol, and API protocol.
  • Good Understanding of data structure, algorithms, and managed object.
  • Good understanding of databases such as Oracle and MySQL.


Personal Traits & Special Skills:
  • Ability to handle emergency tasks under work pressure.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Organization commitment and time flexibility.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.
  • Jerusalem ID and valid driving license are advantage
Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / cv
2. Updated CV