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Orange Botswana
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Full Time
22 April, 2022
Job Title

Data Networking Engineer

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Job description

Orange invites candidates who wish to be part of a dynamic workforce to apply for the following position:

Data Networking Engineer

Reporting to the Data Networking Engineer-Lead, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting, maintaining and implementing network configurations in the Orange Botswana Core IP network and ensure the best in class quality of service and experience for Orange Botswana and B2B customers.

The main duties include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for the end to end think and building of the Data networking solutions.
  • Document and manage all solutions delivered to corporate customers and all changes that are done on the customer side.
  • Log all changes and solutions provided on the service platforms for business continuity.
  • Responsible for handing over solutions and products developed to TMC and SMC.
  • Carry out thorough Technical End to End testing of B2B solutions and projects.
  • Perform and or support UAT and FUT with B2B customers where necessary and ensure the customer sign the acceptance documents after.
  • To carry out end to end first and second level support functions for Core IP Nodes.
  • Report and follow up on faults that occur on all Core IP systems including faults under B2B customers.
  • Ensure best in class quality of service and experience for B2B Customers.
  • Ensure standards, integrity of the Core IP Network and alignment with long term strategy based on network architecture design and guidelines.
  • Ensure 24/7 system availability, system performance, backup and recovery on all Core IP platforms and customer network.
  • Work with Managed Service provider to analyse and troubleshoots faults on Core IP Platforms.
  • Work with SMC and follow the change management process for all changes, updates, upgrades, patch installations and operations effected on all Core IP systems and platforms.
  • Design, Implement and Commission VAS Services for B2B customers and issue out acceptance documents.
  • To perform maintenance work for B2B customer networks and their expansions and document the maintenance work carried out.
  • Responsible for the end to end engineering, design, implementation and Commissioning of B2B Customers solutions and projects as per the stipulated TAT.
  • Work closely with 3rd party vendors in solving any issues that require 3rd level support.
  • Work closely with appropriate orange skill centres to implement new solutions and parameters for Core IP platforms and B2B customers.
  • To provide where necessary presales support to B2B customers.


  • Very good in IP skills and routing protocols.
  • Good knowledge of working with switches, firewalls, routers, webservers, DNS, Cache and related protocols.
  • Competencies in Linux.
  • Certificate in CCNA is a requirement.
  • CCNP is an added advantage.
  • Pay attention to details.
  • Ability to work with confidential information and also under pressure.
  • Customer Oriented.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree in Computer Engineering /Telecommunications / Computer Science.
  • 2 years’ experience in a telecommunications environment.
Closing date and application instructions

Interested candidates who meet the minimum requirements can submit their applications, updated CV and certified copies of their academic certificates to:

The subject window on email should only contain the title of the position being applied for.

Closing date: 05th May 2022.

Kindly note, that Orange Botswana shall only correspond to short-listed candidates.

Valid Till
5 May, 2022

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