South Africa’s biggest broadband company is on a hiring drive – here’s what they are looking for

 ·18 Jan 2022

Telkom-owned Openserve has announced a new hiring drive, with a specific focus on Masters and PhD graduates in South Africa.

Openserve is South Africa’s largest ICT infrastructure provider with the biggest fixed broadband network in the country, and an estimated 5,619 employees by the end of September 2021. The group currently offers fibre coverage to more than 700,000 homes, with more than 331,700 homes connected to its network.

“The ICT sector is continuously evolving and requires an array of advanced skills and knowledge. We invite you to join our team of experienced ICT professionals who are passionate about building a competitive, sustainable and accountable business to better serve our clients, community and South Africa,” it said.

Openserve said it was specifically looking for candidates to fill its Centre of Excellence (CoE) programme positions.

“The CoE programme is our pinnacle programme that supports our extensive youth and skills development strategic initiatives. Its framework ensures that there is continuous research in the fields of Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, IT, Network Operations, Computer Science, Finance and Sales and Marketing,” it said.

Some of the open positions include:

  • Engineering
  • Network operations
  • Computer Science
  • Finance
  • Sales & Marketing
  • IT

Openserve said it is looking for innovative, dynamic, creative and solutions-driven individuals between the age of 18 and 35.

Candidates must have a Masters or PhD in Engineering, Computer Science, IT, Finance, or Sales & Marketing. You can find out more about applying here.

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