Internet Service Planning Engineer at MTN Nigeria

General Manager, IT Design & Delivery at MTN Nigeria

MTN Nigeria – The leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Internet Service Planning Engineer (Internet and Data Services)

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • Development of National Internet Strategy, ISP infrastructure development, service backbone and distributed point-of-presence (POP) infrastructure and be responsible for interfacing with Internet Service Providers and IP Datacomms Team to define and implement best fit architecture for realization of new internet service objectives
  • Develop and control NWG methodologies for acquisition and distribution of Public (internet ) IP addressing and Autonomous System numbering for achievement of  the organization’s  internal and external data service obligations.
  • Design and develop internet Point of Presence sites and infrastructure.
  • Design  and plan service provisioning for  all the MTN fixed data infrastructure.
  • Develop and maintain the strategy for continuous achievement of higher cost efficiency and reliability in MTN’s Internet Service Provision plan.
  • Receive and review internal/external request for internet access and connectivity and map out the requirements and procedure for successful and cost effective provisioning of required resources.
  • Implement accurate performance monitoring techniques to ensure adequate capacity and capability for the achievement of given SLAs, Quality and Class of Service targets for all internet service streams.
  • Ensure the production & evolution of Network Security policies and implementation of required amendments as may from time to time be directed by the information security steering committee.
  • Support planning and development  of Network Performance Management and Provisioning and Service Support Systems used in the planning, delivery and management of MTN’s IP/Data Services and Networks.
  •  Compile, analyze and present trend reports on internet capacity demand, utilization and availability.
  • Develop mitigation action plans for any identified security breaches or loopholes.

Job Condition:

  • Normal MTNN working conditions
  • May be required to work extended hour

Experience & Training 
Experience:

  • At least 4  years extensive experience in IT, Telecommunications & systems integration preferably in an ISP environment
  • Minimum Cisco qualification of CCNP/CCIP/CCDP level with extensive systems integration and network design experience
  • Sound understanding of Telecoms standards & working knowledge of IP/MPLS and BGP peering techniques
  • Very good understand of Internet related network services e.g. B-RAS,RADIUS, DNS & DHCP, etc
  • Data & Voice networking protocols such as IP, BGP, Frame Relay
  • Knowledge of advanced IP routing protocols (BGP, IS-IS, MPLS, etc)
  • Understanding of high capacity Packet & circuit transmission technologies & products, e.g. SDH, DWDM, ATM, Frame Relay
  • Experience with 3G, HSDPA, GSM, TDMA, CDMA networks will be an added advantage

Training:

  • Technical Project Management
  • New technologies training
  • Telecoms network design and planning principles

Minimum Qualification

  • B.Eng, B.Tech, B.Sc or HND

Closing Date: 13th May, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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