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Senior Systems Engineer

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in South Africa. Johannesburg
Job TypePermanent
Education3 Year Degree (Electrical Engineering or Computer Science)
Experience5 years

Job Description

One of the biggest Telecoms in Africa is urgently seeking the expertise of a Senior Systems Engineer to assist with fulfillment of the overall Company innovation strategy by conducting research and development (prototyping) of the new solutions


A Matric and a relevant 3 year Degree in Electrical Engineering, Information Technology or Computer Science (or SAQA accredited equivalent) is essential

A Masters Degree with a strong research component is desirable


A minimum of 5 years’ experience in the IT/ Telecoms industry, preferably the application of Information Technology within the ICT environment.

The Senior Systems Engineer must be widely read and know about many facets of ICT as well as Telecoms.

Relevant experience in a Research and Development environment is desirable

Internet Technologies – Web Design, Cloud computing, Blogging, Social Networking, Video Streaming, Gaming

Telecoms Technologies - Core TDM based SS7 incl SIGTRAN, Mobile Device Management, GPRS packet Core, IMS, IN and NGN

VAS Technologies - SMS, MMS, USSD, IVR, Voicemail, WIG, SIMS, Ringback Tones, Streaming, WAP, IM, LBS, SDP and IMS etc

Telco and IT protocols such as: SS7, POP & SMTP, FTP, SNMP, LDAP, HTTP, XML/RPC, SSL, SIP, H.323, SGCP, MGCP, RTP, Voice & Video codes (G7.X etc), IMAP, SOAP, WML,M7, SMPP, XML, XHTML etc

System Architecture & Design Skills including: Activity Diagrams, Business Requirements Gathering and Feedback, Capacity Upgrade Planning, Deployment & Testing Planning, Flowcharting, Interaction Diagramming (Sequence), State Machine Diagramming, System Topology Diagrams and Data flow diagramming, Systems Requirement Specifications, Use Case Diagramming

Development / Scripting languages: C/C++, VBA, Erlang, Java, Perl, PHP

Unix and Linux Operating Systems

HP and SUN Hardware including Storage

Oracle and MySQL RDBMS

As well as:

Knowledge of research methodologies

Knowledge of Agile Development Technologies

Good knowledge of GSM Access, Core and Transmission technologies

Good knowledge of GSM VAS and IN technologies

Good knowledge IP technologies

Strong knowledge of the Telecommunication Industry and ICT Industry

Knowledge of Planning and Optimisation principles & methodologies

Interested candidates can forward their comprehensive written applications to the following e-mail: or fax to: 086 600 7977. You can also contact Sam or Cheyenne on 011 807 8064

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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