Friday, 9 March 2018

IP/MPLS Support Engineer at MTN Nigeria

MTN Nigeria is recruiting to fill the position below;IP/MPLS Support Engineer at MTN Nigeria

Job Title: IP/MPLS Support Engineer

Location: Lagos

Job Description
• To manage the Data & IP Security Network and perform network Integration and configuration.
• Ensure value is created by maintaining end to end Internal Data Network Security, monitoring critical Nodes, detect faults and escalate appropriately.
• Review the performance of individual team members and complete appraisals in accordance with the employee performance appraisal procedures and time schedules.
• Integrate complex network communication architectures, topologies, hardware, and protocols into existing network configurations.
• Provide accurate visibility into the MTNN Networks (IP/MPLS, GPRS etc.) at Layer 3.
• Liaise with Network Engineers and ensure timely management/resolution of faults occurring on the network.
• Carry out daily maintenance of the MTNN security and MPLS infrastructure.
• Ensure key deliverables are met, MTTR availability and timely delivery of Datacomms related project.
• Review and provide routine input to DCN Integration Plans and IP Security related issues.
• Perform routine DCN Installation and Support and New Node implementation.
• Drive and implement the Total Security Architecture for MTNN.
• Ensure network statistical analysis/data trend are reported daily/weekly/monthly to track and improve performance.
• Perform required maintenance upgrades on Routers, Switches, Firewalls, IPS, and Net Forensics (both HW and SW).
• Troubles shoot firewall access problems and routing issues.
• Provide input to system architecture to ensure robust designs and redundancy.
• Perform implementation and support of MTNN network integration of Customer Edge devices to the IP/MPLS network.
• Coach and train direct reports to ensure understanding of the objectives and goals of the department, awareness of set targets/requirements and increase product knowledge as well as identify developmental opportunities for team members.
• Oversee and coordinate all technical activities, activities of direct reports and ensure all transactions and administrative documentation is recorded and available for business use.
• Continuously seek self-professional development to sharpen skills and capabilities in a versatile and evolving digital landscape.
• Foster active collaboration and relationships with employees across all levels and divisions in line with MTN’s VB and values.
• Drive Knowledge Management and Best Practice Sharing within own Unit/Department/Division/Enterprise-wide as required

Job condition    
• Normal MTNN working conditions
• May be required to work extended hours
• Pool car provided.

Experience & Training    

• Fluent in English
• A first degree or equivalent in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or a related discipline
• Professional IT qualification, CCNP is required, CCIP, CCSP and CCIE an Advantage

• Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialisation; with experience working with others
• Experience working in a medium organization
• Experience in an Enterprise support environment with experience in – LAN / WAN, Routers, Switches
• Cisco qualification in Routing, Switching and Security
• Intermediate Unix knowledge
• Good understanding of networking and IP/MPLS Infrastructure
• Layer 3 MPLS IP VPN knowledge with QOS in the enterprise. Knowledge of carrier side MPLS with labels, LDP, VRF’s, RD’s. MPLS MPBGP is a must.
• Excellent understanding of network Infrastructure Integration of new customers to the IP/MPLS Networks
• Strong IPv4 Routing protocols EIGRP, OSPF, IS-IS
• Previous experience in Telecommunications experience will be an added advantage
• In depth knowledge of Data Communications Network and IP Security

DCN/Security Management

Minimum qualification    
BEng, BSc, BTech or BA

How to apply
Interested candidates should;
Click here to apply

Application Deadline Date
Not stated


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