IP/MPLS Performance Engineer

MTN Nigeria

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Job Description  

  • To measure the network indicators and provide NWG with data/information.
  • To evaluate trends in network performance and recommend solutions to optimize network performance
  • To improve network performance through regular network audit and trend/KPI analysis.
  • Extract value from what we already have by focusing on optimizing processes within the Unit/Department in line with the value creation philosophy.  This includes individual contributions and recommendations to improve existing business project/initiative.
  • Drive Innovation by identifying and taking advantage of new business opportunities, eg, by stimulating and encouraging new business opportunities, launch of products, product/process innovation, business model innovation etc.
  • Maintain leadership in the ICT/Digital industry by partnering with MTNN’s Partners to improve their processes which in turn will improve the efficiency of MTNN’s operations.
  • Enhance/expand MTN’s role in the larger national macro environment by participating in CSR projects and/or NGO’s, involvement in recognized professional institutions, participating in think-tank activities etc.
  • Sustain the right organisational culture and behaviors by demonstrating the vital behaviours every time.
  • Monitor and ensure degradations on the IP/MPLS network are escalated to the respective Managed Services Vendors and Partners
  • Ensure resolution of escalated issues within SLA
  • Evaluate the impact of changes/parameter optimization on the IP/MPLS network
  • Generate IP/MPLS network statistical analysis
  • Provide insights and reports on the IP/MPLS network performance



  • First degree in Electrical Electronics or Computer Science
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in IP/MPLS operation/optimization/performance; with experience working with others
  • Experience working in a medium organization
  • Technical experience in telecommunication environment
  • Experienced in reporting and data processing using excel.
  • Familiar with TCP/IP and routing technologies and vendor(CISCO, juniper, Huawei etc)
  • Training:
  • MPLS trainings
  • TCP/IP trainings
  • Routing and switching (CCNP, CCIE, JNCIE,JNCIP)

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MTN Nigeria

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)





Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years