JOB DETAILS

Job Title: IP Engineer

Department: Technical
Location: Lagos
Number to Hire: 1
Job Type: Permanent
Minimum years of Experience: 3

Responsibilities

The IP Engineer will be responsible for designing, integrating and implementing IP based services on the Main One network.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Providing innovative network solutions and engaging OEMs when required.
  • Driving the MainOne IPv6 strategy
  • Network design, planning, administration and maintenance. 
  • IP multicast setup and IOS-XE, IOS-XR router deployments
  • Ensuring knowledge transfer for level-1 IPNOC. 
  • Troubleshooting and resolving WAN/LAN connectivity issues.
  • Managing bandwidth of the IP backbone for optimal performance.
  • Performing routine checks and maintenance on all network elements.
  • Routing protocol troubleshooting experience in a large scale network (BGP, IS-IS OSPF, EIGRP)
  • Strong experience configuring and troubleshooting Cisco routers and switches.
  • Monitoring of network elements and ensuring prompt repair and restoration of all faulty/down sites/links.
  • Installation, configuration and maintenance of network equipment such as routers, switches and firewalls like Cisco ASA, Fortigate
  • Exploring existing knowledge base and make recommendation to improve systems, solutions and processes

 


Qualifications, Skills & Competencies

  • Bachelors of Science in Computer Science or related field
  • Relevant professional/technical certifications like CCNP, JNCIS, (CCIE is an advantage)
  • Good presentation skills
  • Relationship Management skills
  • Time & self-management skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure 
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good knowledge of networking technologies - TCP/IP, BGP, DNS, VPNs, EVPN, VxLAN, SDWAN, SDN etc.
  • Hands on experience configuring Firewalls, Cisco and Juniper routers, 
  • Service provider experience in technologies like MPLS L2VPN,L3VPN,ISIS,BGP, Segment Routing
  • Proven capacity in designing and implementing complex, high performance networks with multiple locations and applications, preferably service provider networks. 
  • Scripting knowledge is an added advantage

 


Demands of the Job

  • There could be a need to travel
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Ability and willingness to work long hours and meet tight deadlines