IP & Security Engineer

Full Time @ Vodafone Sector: Telecommunication
  • Doha, Qatar
  • Date Posted : April 13, 2022
  • Salary: Negotiable
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About the job

With us you will:

  • You will be responsible for incident management, change management and configuration management related to IP transport domain. Being a fully IP converged network and positioning of IP transport nodes in the network, responsible to perform a pivotal role in providing end to end connectivity, troubleshooting with other stakeholders and stabilize the connectivity and ensuring the network KPIs.
  • You will be also responsible to maintain IPT connectivity with our ISP, manage Vodafone’s local cache devices and manage DDoS platform
  • Responsible for operational tasks related to mobile backhaul, International IP transits,
  • Manage Vodafone owned CDNs like Facebook Cache, Google (GGC), AKAMAI, Netflix OCA
  • Responsible to manage and maintain International interconnect for Voice/Data and Roaming.
  • Manage Broadband Network Gateways (BNG) routers to provide seamless service for Enterprise and Broadband customers.
  • Manage Arbor TMS (DdoS platform) which requires profile optimization based on customer requirements, traffic trend and perform threat intelligence.
  • Responsible for end-to-end Incident management for IP domain aligned with ITIL process.
  • Responsible for KPIs analysis and systems evaluation after any major planned changes in the IP transport network or any other network element based the demand.
  • Support Change Champions for any critical changes with pre-post checks and continuous network performance monitoring for the scheduled period.
  • Validate all the network changes done by other team members in IP transport domain
  • Support activities related to the event and contingency plan of Vodafone Qatar.
  • Perform network audits and analyses with the focus on proactive detection and proposing mitigation plans for potential risks.
  • Develop and apply testing procedures and test documents, perform validations for a solution, migration, software release, device feature, interoperability tests etc. for any new system deployed in IP networks.
  • As per the on-call duty policies, will be responsible for incident management during out of office hours


Apply if you have:

  • Bachelor in Telecom /Computer Networking Engineering, CS, IT, Electronics & Comm or related field
  • Min 5 years of experience in implementing IP/MPLS networks
  • Strong background in IP technologies, Data Communication, LAN, WAN, MPLS, VPN service.
  • Strong knowledge of Broadband networks (BNG), VoIP and IPTV
  • Strong knowledge of DDoS platform preferably Netscout-Arbor.
  • Knowledge of Telco cloud networking, Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) will be add-on.
  • Good understanding of Mobile network elements and its functionalities.
  • Good knowledge of CDNs like Facebook cache, Google cache, AKAMAI
  • Good understanding of international interconnect.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Basic knowledge of Big data analysis and data mining.
  • Team player with the ability to develop and maintain strong relationships, self-motivated personality, and eagerness to learn
  • IP Certification (NRS1-NRS2, CCNA-CCNP etc.)
  • Multi-vendor Interoperability experiences (HP/Huawei/Cisco/Fortinet/Nokia)
  • Good knowledge of Nokia IP Networks products such as 7×50 Routers, 7210 SAS, 7705 SAR, 5620 SAM
  • Certification in DDoS platform preferably on Netscout-Arbor
  • Good knowledge of HP 10K Series, 12K Series and 7500 series switches
  • Good knowledge of cisco nexus series switches
  • Knowledge of Linux/Unix systems, Server HW, Architecture, Virtualization
  • Preferably ITIL Foundation certified with a good understanding of ITIL Service Operation like Incident Management, Problem management, etc.
  • Knowledge of Fortinet and F5 security devices desired

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