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Core IP Planning and Design Engineer Apply Now


Function:  Core IP Planning and Design
Reporting to:  Head, Core Network and Transmission
Location: Lagos
Travel Frequency: N/A

Purpose of the Job 

To be responsible for the ongoing definition of IP/MPLS core network design, services, procedures, and policies and also for the implementation of those designs, services, procedures, and policies.

Expected Key Results 

  • Network Design
  • Network Support
  • Project Implementation Management
  • Network Documentation
  • Network Monitoring and Capacity planning
  • POC Management
  • Educational Qualifications & Functional Skills:
    • Minimum 2.2/Upper Credit, Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Computer Information Systems or any related field.

    • CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate); CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional)

    • Deep understanding of IP based technologies, protocols such as TCP/ IP, Routing Protocols like OSPF, BGP, RIP, EIGRP, IS- IS , IP-MPLS, Traffic Engineering, QoS.

    • Hands- on experience on Cisco based Routers, Cisco L2/ L3 Switches, and Network Security platform, etc

    • Distinctive analytical skills and ability to present and communicate and work with a highly technical team.

    • Excellent technical acumen and a strong sense of focus. Pay meticulous attention to detail and have proven ability to guide others to deliver outstanding results in a timely manner.

    • Research and evaluate network/systems, performance capacity, and compatibility with existing systems.

    • Install, configure, maintain, and support network equipment and network operating systems

    • A hands on experience with the following is a must: IP Routing, MPLS, QOS, VPN, DMVPN.

    • Recommend and modify network configuration to improve efficiency and cost effectiveness.

    • Have functional and working knowledge in disruptive technologies especially in disaggregated solutions.

    • Knowledge and experience with network security (IPSec Firewalls) is desirable.

  • Work Experience:
    • At least 5 years in telecommunications industry

  • Other Requirements
    • Good interpersonal skills with customers, vendors and members of team.

    • Must be able to follow through multiple projects to completion with minimal supervision.

    • Experience with leading inter-departmental negotiations, consensus building to reach common technical solutions.

    • Hardworking and Tenacious.

    • Performance driven.

    • Work effectively with own initiative and with minimal supervision and also as a part of a team.