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Regional Transmission Specialist – Adama

Safaricom Telecommunications Ethiopia Plc is a company supporting Ethiopia’s digital transformation. As a member of the Vodacom family, we have a wealth of experience connecting over 334 million people globally and over 180 million people in Africa across our network. We look forward to partnering with Ethiopians as we build a new network in Ethiopia.

We are setting the groundwork in readiness for the launch of our services next year and are looking to work with purpose-led teams that put the community at the heart of service.

Safaricom Ethiopia is offering a wide range of careers, whether you’re looking to join our technology, commercial or corporate teams. If you would like a challenge and the promise of a digital future for the people of Ethiopia, we are looking for you. 

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy for Regional Transmission Specialist – Adama within Technologyin Ethiopia. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.

Detailed Description

Reporting to the Regional Network Operations Manager to plan and implement Transmission infrastructure and support service assurance and quality of the Transmission network.

Job Responsibilities

  • To maintenance the transmission network
  • To co-ordinate & execute projects
  • Implementation of new TX equipment to improve quality and support rollout
  • Implementation of network expansion plans required for growth such as BEP1 project
  • Liaison with Project Management, Property, Maintenance , Installation, and Ops Support departments and external contractors.
  • Managed Network Performance
  • Provided Support and ensure quality standards on acceptance (ATP)
  • Maintained Master plan
  • Forecasted Network Growth and Network Traffic Planning for Access, Edge and Core TX areas
  • Perform DWDM, Microwave and aerial acceptance tests 

Job Requirements


  • 3yr Degree/National Diploma related to engineering field of study
  • 5 years’ work experience in telecoms industry specific to Transmission implementation planning and Transmission Systems
  • Good knowledge & experience in the Microwave, Fiber, Router, Synchronisation and Switches technologies specific to Tellabs/Coriant, Nera, SIAE, Hughes, Radwin, Symmetricom, Nokia, Alcatel Lucent and application
  • Good knowledge and experience in performance management and planning tools in Transmission for  Safaricom Business and Consumer Business, GSM, UMTS and LTE technologies and systems
  • TDM, ATM, PDH, SDH, C/W/DWDM, IP/MPLS, MEF, TX architecture, IP & TX Protocols knowledge and application
  • Project Management  skills & Advanced Excel knowledge
  • IP Expert in Layer 1 to 4 of OSI stack and Standards in IEEE, ITU, MEF, Optical radio frequency
  • Analytical thinker & solution oriented Resilient planning & implementation

How to Apply

If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience, kindly proceed to update your candidate profile on 


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