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Network Architect - tWIOCC HND / BA / BSc Job

2023-09-07 06:45   Other categories   Lagos   288 views
Job Details

Location: Lagos

Job Type: Full-time

Job Objective

As part of the Engineering team, your primary responsibility will be to plan, design, select technologies & equipment, implement and make required changes to the WIOCC IP/MPLS network within budget and timelines and to the correct level of quality and performance to enable client services, satisfaction and revenue to be maintained and to meet or improve company targets.

To be acknowledged as 4th level technical competence relating to the IP network.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

Plan and design of new access, metro and core IP/MPLS networks

Develop Policies, Procedures, Processes, Standards, Specifications and Work Instructions related to IP/MPLS engineering design, planning, maintenance, and operations

Liaise with internal Project Managers and 3rd party suppliers that ensure IP/MPLS networks are designed and deployed according to design

Initiate, plan, submit, track, manage and implement change requests for network optimisation

Manage and track the IP/MPLS annual budget

Keep track of stock, spares, drawdowns and reorder levels

Interact with both internal and external clients

Management & planning of overall IP/MPLS network, including auditing and record management

Prepare RFP technical and strategy documents for procurement of IP/MPLS networks

Support product development

Ensure all documentation is up to date and stored on the designated platforms for easy access and retrieval

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent, Masters preferred) in a technical field

Requires a minimum of 10 year of technical experience in the telecom industry with at least 8 years in network engineering, network design role or equivalent

Advanced knowledge of packet-switched networks (Ethernet, IP/MPLS, IGPs, BGP).

Advanced knowledge in supporting IP/MPLS equipment i.e. Mikrotik, Juniper, Tejas Networks etc

Advanced knowledge in network monitoring tools e.g. Cacti, MRTG, PRTG, NPM etc

Effective written and verbal communication skills evidenced by work history and accomplishments

Excellent communication and soft skills, including ability to listen to and summarize and concisely share key information with clients

Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and solve problems in a fast-paced environment

Advanced understanding of IGPs, MPLS, MPLS-TP, BGP

Experience & Skills:

CCIE or JNCIE or equivalent

Proven track record of proficiently establishing and developing IP, MPLS and MPLS-TP networks within a complex organisation

Expert use B/OSS tools effectively to record information accurately and concisely in a timely manner


Client-focused, relationship-builder

Integrity, honesty with high ethical standards

Boundless, passionate, and flexible

Personal excellence, accuracy, and attention to detail

Collaborative, achieve results through teamwork and partnerships

Strong analytical skills and able to collate and interpret data from various sources

Excellent English language communicator with a natural aptitude for dealing with people

Excellent network diagnostic and problem-solving skills

Application Closing Date

22nd September 2023.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV including three referees to: applications@wiocc.net using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Company Description
WIOCC is the leading player in the deployment of carrier-scale, future-proofed network infrastructure into Africa. We have the flexibility and scale to meet the ever-growing demand for reliable, high-speed capacity throughout Africa, driven by end consumers, enterprise users and the ecosystem that supports them. Our policy of continual investment in our network to create Africas first, truly hyperscale network infrastructure means ongoing investment for growth, ensuring our readiness to meet the future data volume demands of end users throughout Africa.