Wateen Telecom


Assistant Manager Data Core

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Wateen is Pakistan’s leading information and communications technology company with a diverse portfolio of customers across industries. A pioneer in the telecommunications industry, Wateen is proud to have laid the foundation of Pakistan’s internet connectivity with the fastest-growing fiber-optic network.

Wateen is credited with transforming the landscape of communications technology in Pakistan through our efforts to revolutionize businesses with cutting-edge technology. With the country’s largest team of highly experienced certified resources, our subject matter experts ensure end-to-end support uniquely optimized for businesses and enterprises across various verticals.

Position Summary

Responsible for handling operations, upgradation, and optimization of Wateen IP/MPLS Core network. 



Key Responsibilities

  • Provide Level 1 & 2 support to customers / internal stakeholders and able to handle customer/management escalations
  • 24×7 Availability required to plan and support the team in handling Planned activities and network outage incidents
  • Work closely with different stakeholders and Planning teams for integration and testing of various products and services
  • Possess strong analytical problem-solving skills
  • Assist Line Management as required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical issues clearly and concisely to line management

Skills Required

  • 5 – 8 years relevant experience in deployment, configuration, and support of large, complex, TCP/IP/MPLS-based networks
  • Good understanding of TCP/IP MPLS (L2/L3 VPN), MPLS-TE, BGP, ISIS, OSPF, inter-as, carrier Ethernet, Qos, and Ipv6
  • Hands-On with Cisco / Huawei Routers (7600, ASR9000, NE8000, NE40) switches (6500, Nexus 9000,3750) and firewalls (Cisco ASA 5585, FPR, Huawei USG 6600)
  • Candidates having ISP/TELCO experience will be highly preferred
  • Linux/Unix, DNS understanding, and hands-on experience are a plus
  • Excellent communication skills to interact with and assist all various levels within customer organization. Must have excellent written, oral communication and listening skills 
  • Candidate must be a Lahore resident

Qualifications & Experience

  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree 
  • Network certification (CCNA/CCNP/HCNP, CCIE/HCIES) is a strong advantage

If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, email your CV at recruitment@wateen.comDon’t forget to mention the position in the subject line. We can’t wait to explore the possibilities with you!