Specialist : Core Next Generation - Vodacom

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At Vodacom, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference. 

Role Purpose

Evaluation and implementation of new technologies predominantly within the Core Network Engineering Domain.Key Technology Domains: Subscriber Data Management (SDM), IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS), Policy Management & Telco over Cloud (ToC).

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Evaluation and implementation of new core network technologies including VoLTE, SDM, policy management and related services/solutions in a ToC environment.



  • Interface with and maintain productive relationships with vendor project management, vendor Engineers as well as other divisions in Vodacom.
  • Conduct research and give input to department strategy in terms of new core network technologies (long and short range planning).
  • Actively manage core network capacity for key technology domains to stay within threshold and appropriately raise flags to management.
  • Compiling/Reviewing of tender documents / technical reports.
  • Understanding of Products and Services offered by Vodacom.
  • Integration and testing of new Products and Services offered by Vodacom.

The ideal candidate for this role will have:

  • Matric/Grade 12 (or SAQA accredited equivalent).
  • Minimum 3-4 year diploma or degree in Engineering or Computer Science.
  • 3-5 years working experience in telecommunications, with a minimum 2-3 years experience in Mobile Core Networks in the following areas is essential:
  • Specific working knowledge of GSM, UMTS, LTE, Subscriber Data Management (Provisioning, LDAP, XML, etc.) and IMS in a VoLTE/VoWiFi context.
  • 5G knowledge would be beneficial.
  • Must have a good knowledge and understanding of SS#7, SIP and DIAMETER protocols and associated call flows.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Internet Protocol (IP) is required.
  • Must be prepared to travel when required.
  • Must be prepared to work long hours when required.
  • Dynamic and Flexible.
  • Ability to operate in either a Team structure and work independently.
  • Innovative and forwarding thinking.
  • Deciding and Initiating Action.
  • Applying Expertise and Technology.
  • Assertive, pro-active and takes initiative.
  • Problem solving and analysing skill.
  • Technical writing skills.
  • Logical and methodical.



The base location for this role is, Midrand, Vodacom Campus

The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply.

Vodacom is committed to an organisational culture that recognises, appreciates and values diversity & inclusion. 



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