Vodacom is a Leading African Mobile communication company providing wider range of communication services including mobile voice, messaging, data and converged services to over 73.6 million customers. From our roots in South Africa, we have grown our mobile network business to include operations in Tanzania, DRC, Mozambique and Lesotho. The mobile networks cover a total population of approximately 200 million people. Through Vodacom Business Africa (VBA) we also offer business managed services to enterprises in over 40 countries across the continent. Vodafone is the majority shareholder of Vodacom and has a 65% share.
Were at our best when we lead and over the past 25 years, as the Company that pioneered mobile in South Africa, Vodacom has achieved a remarkable list of firsts. Were immensely proud to be a leader in our field and are 100% committed to continue trailblazing.
We employ individuals who are as passionate about customers as we are. We are truly Customer Obsessed, which means that we are passionate about exceeding customer expectations; work relentlessly to really understand the customer; look at decisions through the customers eyes and take personal accountability for the customer experience.
We have the below vacancy available in our Organisation:
Specialist: Vas Support
role is based within
of the Specialist: Vas Support
is to in this role, responsible for all support, maintenance, patching, upgrading and installation of the RHEV/RHEL and SAN Storage environments. Provisioning and maintenance of hypervisors and virtual machines will also form part of the duties. The Specialist must also have workable knowledge of a SAN storage environment used by the VMs. Mounting storage for VMs will form part of the
purpose of the role. Any Mobile Telecoms (GSM/SI P) and VAS knowledge and background will be advantageous.
Key accountabilities and decision ownership
Provide high level support and uptime
Maintain systems & systems availability
Managed Change Management Procedures
Ensure system security
Managed system performance
Managed hypervisor, VM and storage provisioning
Core competencies, knowledge and experience
Red Hat Linux
RHEV & RHEL
Hitachi (or other) SAN Storage administration knowledge
GSM and Telecommunication knowledge will be BENE FICIAL
Scripting/coding in any of the following will be beneficial: Bash, C, PHP, Perl etc
The ideal candidate for this role will have:
Degree or diploma in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent Experience
4 8 year experience on Linux/Unix based systems on a high level, preferably in a Cloud/hypervisor/VM environment
Experience on the Microsoft Office package i.e. MS Word, MS Excel and MS Power Point is essential
Any experience on VAS Messaging platforms (Voicemail, SMS, MMS) will be beneficial.
GSM experience will serve as a major advantage
The base location for this role is
Techno Park, Midrand
The Companys 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.