Network Engineer at Econet


• To perform operations and maintenance of IP network uptime and service assurance within set key performance indicators.


Major Tasks
• Supports new product launches/upgrades/downgrades by implementing work orders or change requests with minimum negative impact on service delivery
• Provides and maintains accurate updates to the inventory and configuration databases of the network elements
• Assesses service and network impact and dependencies for ALL change requests
• Tests new equipment/service performance
• Schedules, initiate, monitors and analyses preventives maintenance activities for the IP Network
• Provides 2nd level support for Commercial Technical Support by resolving escalated faults according to SLA’s.
• Creates, follows up and ensures closure for faults escalated to vendors
• Create and updates knowledgebase of known/recurrent network faults
• Explores on new technological developments in the telecoms industry and recommends how to improve own network
• Analyses and investigates core network performance (e.g. congestion) and provides solutions/RFC where necessary
• Assesses service and network impact and dependencies for ALL change requests
• Produces outage, incident, root cause and core network performance reports
• Carries out software rollout support( upgrade, patches), hardware and software consistency checks
• Engage vendors customers (internal and external) and other operators on network related issues according to SLA.
• Complies with the company SHE policy
• Participates and provide inputs for updating of policies and procedures.
• Adheres to the provisions of the network elements/nodes/sites access in line with Security Policy.
Qualification, Experience & Personal Attributes:
• Engineering Degree in Computer System and Networking, or any equivalent. 2 years relevant experience in IP networks. Driver’s license is a requirements
• CCNA Certification
• Linux Professional Institutes Certification or equivalent
• Excellent IP network analysis fundamentals and troubleshooting skills are mandatory
• Strong understanding and experience of VPN protocols, IPSEC, L2TP, SSL
• Strong knowledge of MPLS, layer 2 to 4 protocols
• Advanced hands-on experience with networking equipment and technologies of other vendors (juniper, Cisco, and /or other).


Personal Attributes
• Results Orientation
• Adaptability and openness
• Good communication skills
• Innovative and Creative
• Team Player
• Ability to take accountability and responsibility


Performance Contract
Successful candidate shall sign an annual performance delivery contract; the results thereof shall form the basis of the continued existence of substantive contract.

Interested applicants should submit their consolidated curriculum vitae not exceeding a maximum of five pages to Human Resource Econet Telecom Lesotho, P.O. Box 1037, Maseru 100 or email to on or before 31 March, 2017. Candidates who have not been contacted by 13th April, 2017, should consider their applications not successful