JOB DETAILS

Job Title: IP Engineer

Department: Technical
Location: Lagos
Number to Hire: 1
Job Type: Permanent
Minimum years of Experience: 5

Responsibilities

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

Other responsibilities include:

  • IP multicast experience
  • L2 and L3 MPLS experience
  • Providing network solutions.
  • Driving the MainOne IPv6 strategy
  • Network administration and maintenance. 
  • Relevant professional/technical certifications
  • 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 (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.
  • Exploring existing knowledge base and make recommendation to improve he systems, solutions and processes
  • Primarily focus on all level 2 escalated issues from the GNOC for timely (<30mins) resolution with minimal supervision.

 


Qualifications, Skills & Competencies

  • Team work
  • Relationship Management
  • Time & self-management skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Varying degrees of experience required from 2 – 3 years.
  • Bachelors of Science in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
  • Good knowledge of networking technologies - TCP/IP, BGP, DNS, VPNs, Firewalls, proxy etc.
  • Hands on experience configuring Cisco and Juniper routers Preferably CCNA and CCNP certifications.
  • Proven capacity in designing and implementing complex, high performance networks with multiple locations and applications, preferably service provider networks. 

 


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