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  Group Infrastructure Unit
  Isaac John, Ikeja GRA, Lagos

JOB IDENTIFICATION
SubDepartment:  Network Infrastructure Unit

ORGANISATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS
Directly reports to: Head Operations & Maintenance(WEST)
Directly supervises: IT, Corp Members, Outside Plant and riggers


WORKING CONDITIONS.

STATUS: Permanent
WORK SCHEDULE: 8-5
TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: Occasional
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Coordinating of IT, NYSC Corp members, Outside Plant Technicians and Riggers to ensure day to day engineering operations (implementation and support).

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide technical expertise and leadership in the area of IP network design, implementation, optimization, and maintenance to support voice, data and/or video networks in differing stages of development.
  • Identify and implement equipment and solutions for creating and supporting IP networks for a variety of environments that require the use of wired and wireless transmission technologies.
  • Work closely with related departments, partners, and Vendors to deliver high quality and reliable network performance.
  • Evaluate user needs, systems, and new technologies to recommend the most effective communication and transmission systems.
  • Research and evaluate network/systems, performance capacity, and compatibility with existing systems. Install, configure, maintain, and support network equipment and network operating systems (e.g., routers, bridges, servers, switches, and/or port connectors).
  • Recommend and modify network configuration to improve efficiency and cost effectiveness.
  • Configure network and/or third party software application programs to provide improved response time and/or quality.
  • Recommend network database policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that the network is fully operational and appropriately integrated for access with other systems.
  • Analyze and monitor network activity to ensure optimal network operation.
  • Monitor network traffic, usage, and performance.
  • Run diagnostics to forecast performance thresholds.
  • Perform analysis of network efficiency, traffic routing and troubleshoot network/system failures.
  • Academic: BEng Computer Engineering, BEng Electrical Electronics or any IT related degree.
  • Professional: CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) CCNP (Cisco Certified Network  Professional)
  • Experience: 3 Years and above

COMPETENCE

  • Skills
    • Good LAN/WAN network design and implementation skills.
    • Ability to solve complex problems in the shortest available time using honed analytical skills.
    • Good interpersonal skills with customers, vendors, and members of team.
  • Knowledge
    • Design and analytical troubleshooting of LAN, WAN network and Internet data architecture with good knowledge of routing protocols (EIGRP, OSPF, RIP etc).
    • Good knowledge of installation and configuration of core network devices and its relevant integration to the network (LAN, MAN & WAN).
    • Ability to use network monitoring/optimization devices (software/hardware) to proffer solutions to network related problem and optimize network performance where necessary.
    • Understanding of the base station power supply (DC and AC) architecture and interconnectivity of relevant power devices/components.
    • A hands-on experience with the following is a must: IP Routing, MPLS, QOS, VPN.
    • Knowledge and experience with network security (IPSec Firewalls) is desirable.
    •  A hand on experience with OSPF and BGP is desirable.
    • Experience with Wireless Point-to- Point and Point-to- Multipoint technologies is desirable
    • Must be able to follow multiple simultaneous projects to completion with minimal supervision.
    • Experience with leading inter- departmental negotiations, consensus building to reach common technical solutions.
  • Personal Attributes
    • Hardworking and Tenacious.
    • Performance driven.
    • Sharp analytical and logical reasoning.
    • Work effectively with my own initiative with minimal supervision and also as a part of a team.
    • Good customer relations