Engineer Jobs Vacancy at MTN South Africa  at MTN South Africa July in South Africa July 2013

Job Title: Engineer: Systems

South Africa July , Innovation Centre

Job Mission

• MTN Software Innovate focuses on delivering innovative solutions and turning innovative ideas into reality. It leverages its track record, capacity, skills and proven products, directly adding value to the MTN value chain. MTN Software Innovate provides the company with the option to pursue cost benefits in addition to creating value. These are realised through exploring and building value internally by being flexible and using a simple business requirement to provide more for less and faster. MTN Software Innovate is geared to support the creation of new revenue streams, improve market revenue and increase customer numbers. This will be achieved through fast and dynamic implementation of new ideas and services. The core purpose of this position is to effectively manage the architecture and supply of Information (and systems) including reporting, data sharing, data consolidation and information security measures according to MTN policies.

KPA Duties

Task Complexity: • Understanding of data records and business requirements is essential • System and software development • System Configuration • Data Analysis • Initiate, develop and implement software tools, procedures and improvements to system functionality. • Implement automated reporting for business use, system performance improvements and system errors for efficiency. • Assist in the development of an automated and effective environment. • Monitor the overall efficiency and trouble spots using network performance tools and provide technical status reports to different targets groups (stakeholders). These groups are the various management layers, divisions within MTN and regional operations. • Document processes, policies and procedures (PPPs) according to MTN internal guidelines. • Create business reports • Maintain accurate and current configuration control of systems. Maintain accurate and current knowledge database and technical support guides. • Apply Revenue Assurance (RA) and reliable data for Fraud. • Provide on the job training and guidance to new and replacement personnel. • Assist with End to End testing of MTN SA Requirements • Assist with the commercilaization of products,and preparation of tender doncuments as an when required • Participate and provide input into the direction of the MTNSI department Supervisory / Leadership / Managerial Complexity: • Ensure that the task objectives are met through collaborating and influencing the MTNSI team and business stakeholders. Role Complexity: • Assume the role of project lead when the projects are delegated from respective managersand/or Senior Engineers


• B. Eng , B. Computer Engineering, BSc Computer Science or equivalent
• Graduate with development knowledge skills and ability
Knowledge: • GSM network design and concepts. • Have knowledge (experience will be an advantage) in at least one of MTNSI Technologies and Infrastructure, Java, Erlang, Remedy, Cold Fusion, Oracle, .Net, Solaris, SAN and NAS Storage. Skills / physical competencies: • Energetic, driven, persistent, positive individuals with following exceptional skill sets: • Communication skills • Problem solving • Strategic Thinking • Presentation skills • Negotiation skills Behavioural qualities: • Team worker • Emotional intelligence • Flexible in approaches • Output and achieving successes orientated • Must be able to adapt to changing assignments, objectives, technologies, projects, and schedules • Innovative • Customer centricity • Attention to detail • Decisive • Operate with integrity (high ethics) • Consultative • Ability to take initiative and work both in isolation and be a team player

Applications close 2013-06-05

How to Apply:

MTN Group Limited
Innovation Centre
216 14th Avenue

Private Bag 9955
South Africa

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