Andhra Pradesh State FiberNet Limited (APSFL)

Andhra Pradesh State FiberNet Limited (APSFL) is a 100% state owned corporation established specifically to realize the vision of our Hon’ble CM of a fully digital AP.APSFL is the fastest growing organization in the Sunrise state of Andhra Pradesh. It is the largest Greenfield optical fiber network infrastructure project implemented by any State Government Agency and the first to obtain a Telco and ISP License.

APSFL has completed state wide fiber connectivity through approximately 24,000 Km of 24F ADSS cable laying and about 2450 Points of Presence (POP) across the state. APSFL is providing triple play services   (Internet with Wi-Fi; Telephone and IPTV) to all households through FTTH (Fiber to the Home) model. APSFL caters to the Enterprises, both Government and Private, to offer Software as a Service (SaaS); Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).

Based on the successful digital reach across the state through APSFL fibergrid, a host of technological initiatives are in the offering such as

  • Smart electrical metering project
  • Cloud based IP CCTV Surveillance project
  • AP State Data Centre/Cloud projects
  • Cloud-based Virtual Classrooms Project
  • Digital Clinic/ E-health care Project
  • AP towers project
  • Drones utilization for Governance

At APSFL, one gets to be part of State-of-the-art and most happening technological initiatives, being driven by a team of committed professionals driven by passion. If you wish to be part of the committed team, now is the time to take a choice.

APSFL invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the below mentioned positions. Appointment will be on Contract basis, for an initial period of two years, which would be renewed based on performance and requirements.

APSFL invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the below mentioned positions. Short listing and selection of the candidates shall be done by a Committee of Authorized officials. Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the candidates. Appointment will be on Contract basis, for an initial period of two years, which would be renewed based on performance and requirements.

Network Engineer – Operations (3Nos.)

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  Job Description & skill requirements:

Responsible for providing engineering services and project management functions required to develop, implement & maintain large, extremely complex networks; provides technical leadership and mentoring to other engineering team members in day-to-day activities.  Interfaces regularly with business units and serves as technical expert to business unit partners.

This position is responsible for technical insight and engineering documentation prepared for implementation for the design, installation, placement, testing and maintenance of new and emerging technologies in the Access and Core networks.  Projects include those that have major technology changes within the platforms and have new implementation guidelines and/or standards.

The duties include but are not limited to:

  • Conduct site surveys to verify equipment locations, cable routing and verify other critical assignments.
  • Create equipment layouts, design drawings, written instructions, cable running list, and installation sequences for central office and remote engineering.
  • Develop and report standard engineering intervals including lead times for equipment delivery and installation. Performs workload estimates.  Develops milestone schedules based on customer required service dates, material availability, functional intervals and required service dates.
  • Designing Core and Access facilities to meet requirements for transmission engineering according to telephony standards.
  • Planning and monitoring network upgrades and overlays, and circuit upgrades and rolls
  • Respond to natural disasters affecting facility equipment that ensures decisions are made to replace or repair damaged plant as required.
  • Project management of projects through completion.
  • Actively participate in facility meetings and provides direction as priorities and requirements change.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • BE/B. Tech. (Electronics/ECE/EEE/Computer Science/Communications/IT) from a Reputed Institute with min. 3 years of experience in managing NOC .
  • CCNA/CCNP – Security / Routing & Switching required or equivalent.
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Optical Network Engineer (3Nos.)

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Job description & skill requirements:

  • Responsible for all Fiber optic cable (FOC) planning, design, implementation and supervision of Projects like GPON, FTTH, FFTX, Electronic cabinets such as RDSLAM, multi-service access node (MSAN,) HRISLU and Remote access network (RAN).
  • Excellent knowledge of Transport Technologies, Network Architecture of Data/Voice Transmission Network, Microwave, UBR, DWDM, GPON, OTN architecture and applications, Traffic Dimensioning and co-ordination with Core/Access Network, Performance & Characteristics of Transport Network Nodes, Network Security & IP Networking knowledge.
  • Excellent knowledge of technology standards and the appropriate hardware and Software for Transport network.
  • Hands-on experience on ONT, OLT Ring or Backhaul upto next Aggregation and Feeder and Distribution Fiber Path.
  • Perform fundamental Engineering survey and forecasting such as detailed field survey of study area classify them to their residential, commercial, industrial and institutional usage with plotting and sketching of the exact location existing.
  • Coordinate with the various stakeholders for obtaining necessary permits for implementation.
  • Provide material take off and bill of quantities for every job and project.
  • Provide schedule of works to all the staff and ensure the implementation as planned
  • Ensure all coordination at site with the authorities.
  • Must have a sound knowledge of telecommunications technology, processes and fundamentals as well as a good understanding of the emerging technologies.
  • Provide first level of supervisory management to a work team that includes professional roles. May also supervise technical and administrative staff.

Qualification & Experience:

  • BE/B. Tech. (Electronics/ECE/EEE/Computer Science/Communications/IT) from a Reputed Institute with min. 3 years of experience in designing and managing Gigabit Optical Networks.
  • Job location will be in Andhra Pradesh.
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Network Engineer – Data Centre and Cloud (2Nos.)

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Job Description & skill requirements:

Responsible for AP Govt. State Data Center (SDC) operations, increase the efficiency and utilization of SDC with hybrid cloud architecture, enhance support to its users and constituents, and modernize applications with Hybrid Cloud setup. Proven track record in IT Data Center Transformation and Migration programs along with excellent communication, trouble and performance management and problem resolution skills. The Expected responsibilities and desired profile include, but are not limited to

  • Working directly with the data centre OEMs and Service providers of platforms, services, to assess, advise, develop strategy, plan, design, build, migrate and implement the State Data Center transformation.
  • Experience across Enterprise IT with broad knowledge of transformation, consolidation, migration and optimization of Data Center Facilities, Compute Infrastructure, IT Services Strategy, Design, Transition and Operation, Cloud Services in Private, Hosted Private and Public Cloud Delivery Models and inclusive of IaaS, PaaS and SaaS, IT Service Management/ITIL v2/v3, High Availability and Disaster Recovery planning, Feasibility Analysis and Business Case Development, IT Strategy Development and IT Governance.
  • The candidate should be knowledgeable of Business Architecture, Business Applications and Infrastructure elements including servers, operating systems, storage, data warehouse, networking, virtualization, data center facilities – power and cooling, security and infrastructure operations, in traditional, virtualized, private cloud, hosted cloud and public cloud (e.g. MS Azure) environments. 

Qualification & Experience: 

  • BE/B.Tech (Electronics/ECE/EEE/Computer Science/Communications/IT) from a Reputed Institute with minimum 5 years of IT experience is required in supporting Mission Critical Business Applications and Functions.
  • Certifications in Data centre/IT operations will be an added advantage.
  • Job locations will be in Andhra Pradesh
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Executive Assistant to Managing Director

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General Manager (Coordination) and EA to the MD provides executive support to the MD. Serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the office of the Managing Director. The Executive Assistant must be creative and enjoy working within an environment that is mission-driven and result-oriented. The ideal individual will have the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administrative and organizational skills.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides comprehensive support services to MD that ensures a professional, responsive and effective experience with the organization as a whole
  • Prioritizes inquiries and requests with little guidance
  • Makes judgments and recommendations to ensure smooth day-to-day functioning of the organization
  • Administers correspondence and prioritizes emails
  • Handles all calls and visitors with grace, sophistication and professionalism
  • Works in a professional and focused manner to schedule internal and external meetings
  • Writes error-free, eloquent emails and letters
  • Provides a bridge for smooth communication between the MD’s office and internal departments
  • Works closely and effectively with MD to keep well informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities
  • Sets-up staff meetings and maintains electronic staff calendars
  • Provides timely and proactive management of the organization’s office environment.
  • Works collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation and as a relationship builder
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Desired Traits

  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail
  • Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members and external partners
  • Expert level written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate proactive approach to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability
  • Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to be effective independently
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion and be adaptable to various competing demands
  • Demonstrate ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

 

Qualifications

  • Candidate should be B.Tech /B.E. (ECE, IT or CS) or equivalent degree. Should have 5+ years of experience in similar capacity.
  • Job location will be at Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh
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General Manager (Finance & Planning)

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GM- (Finance & Planning) is accountable for financial, planning and risk management operations of the company, development of financial and operational strategies and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results. Principal accountabilities include but not limited to:

 

Planning

  • Assist in formulating the company’s future direction and supporting tactical initiatives
  • Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans
  • Develop financial and tax strategies
  • Manage the capital request and budgeting processes
  • Develop performance measures that support the company’s strategic direction

Financial

  • Manage the accounting, investor relations, legal, tax, and treasury departments
  • Oversee the company’s transaction processing systems
  • Implement operational best practices
  • Oversee employee benefit plans with particular emphasis on maximizing a cost-effective benefits package
  • Oversee the issuance of financial information
  • Personally review and approve key regulatory and government forms

Risk Management

  • Understand and mitigate key elements of the company’s risk profile
  • Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements
  • Construct and monitor reliable control systems
  • Maintain appropriate insurance coverage
  • Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies
  • Report risk issues to the audit committee of the board of directors
  • Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations

Funding

  • Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts
  • Arrange for debt and equity financing
  • Negotiate with funding agencies and multilateral organizations
  • Maintain banking relationships
  • Represent the company with bankers and investors

Qualifications and Experience:

  • The candidate should be a Chartered Accountant with 7 years of progressively responsible experience for a major company or division of a large corporation.
  • Job location will be at Vijayawada
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General Manager (GIS)

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Job Description

  • Is responsible for service delivery and directing the activities of staff in support of projects that focus on an enterprise Geographic Information System (GIS) in a multi-departmental interagency environment.
  • Should have Comprehensive and working knowledge in enterprise GIS, Remote sensing and Global position systems large Geospatial data creation and management, working state level projects in Geospatial Information System (GIS) design and implementation and strong GIS concepts
  • Comprehensive Knowledge of industry leading GIS technologies (like ESRI, arc server, ERDAS, Quantum GIS , GRASS and other open source GIS   etc…) and  GIS standards projections and datums Technical expertise in database and system administration, the ArcGIS platform, and GIS application deployments, Requirement gathering, Planning, Project Deliveries, Analysing Geo Spatial Database.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Tech/M.Sc GIS, Geology, Earth science
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in GIS, Remote sensing, GPS technologies and preferably working in government sector.
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