Specialist IP Engineer at MainOne

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Specialist IP Engineer


Department: Technical

Reporting Line: IP Planning Manager

Location:    Lagos, Nigeria




The Specialist IP Engineer will be responsible for ensuring the availability and stability of the designated Main One’s Network and MainOne’s client’s network through the design, implementation, integration and operations of appropriate IP based- network services in partnership with technology partner companies.


Other responsibilities include to


Provide leadership and guidance to team members and client’s  teams with respect to IP/MPLS infrastructure or any delegated projects.

Execute configuration of network switches to meet network requirement.

Supervise IP/MPLS services’ implementation covering the installations, testing & handover.

Perform corrective maintenance for IP/MPLS network.

Generate standard project documentation including detailed test plan for highly complex networks

Ensure continued smooth operation of the global network infrastructure

Resolve complex technical problems with customers

Manage the telecommunication infrastructure, including IP call Systems & IVR systems

Ensure all third party application support contracts are active and functional.

Troubleshoot problems with network and security infrastructure, including routers, switches, firewalls, VPN, proxy servers and make corrective actions when necessary




You will be required to work closely with the Network planning and operations team, as well as the Product Development and the rest of the Commercial team in relation to your designated project.


Qualifications, Skills  & Competencies:


Bachelors of Science in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering

4-7 years’ relevant experience required

Proven capacity in designing and implementing complex, high- performance networks with multiple locations and applications, as related to Enterprise and service provider networks environments.

Hands on experience configuring Cisco and Juniper environments.

Relevant certifications, preferably CCNP and CCIE certifications.

Good knowledge of networking technologies – TCP/IP, BGP,MPLS, DNS, VPNs, Firewalls, Proxy, enterprise services etc.

Good knowledge of networks and setting up and maintaining servers and security-access aspects

Good oral and written communication skills

Time management and personal effectiveness skills

Relationship management

Team work


Demands of the job:


Ability and willingness to work long hours and meet tight deadlines;

Ability to work under minimal supervision

Reliability, rigour, team-spirit, service oriented and initiative in the execution of the assigned work

Travelling may be required

Yearly Renewable Contract



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