Network Architect - tWIOCC HND / BA / BSc Job2023-09-07 06:45 Other categories Lagos 93 views
Job Type: Full-time
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
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
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: email@example.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.