Network Implementation/Support/Integration Engineer

ipNX

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ipNX is an integrated info-communications company focused on providing every person, every home and every business in Nigeria with world-class information, communication and entertainment services.

 

 

Job ID: 16

Location: Isaac John, Ikeja GRA, Lagos

Department: Group Infrastructure Unit

SubDepartment: Network Infrastructure Unit

Directly reports to: Head Operations & Maintenance(WEST)

Directly supervises: IT, Corp Members, Outside Plant and riggers

Travel Requirements: Occasional

Staus: Permanent

Work Schedule: 8-5 

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

Coordinating of IT, NYSC Corp members, Outside Plant Technicians and Riggers to ensure day to day engineering operations (implementation and support).

 

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical expertise and leadership in the area of IP network design, implementation, optimization, and maintenance to support voice, data and/or video networks in differing stages of development.
  • Identify and implement equipment and solutions for creating and supporting IP networks for a variety of environments that require the use of wired and wireless transmission technologies.
  • Work closely with related departments, partners, and Vendors to deliver high quality and reliable network performance.
  • Evaluate user needs, systems, and new technologies to recommend the most effective communication and transmission systems.
  • Research and evaluate network/systems, performance capacity, and compatibility with existing systems. Install, configure, maintain, and support network equipment and network operating systems (e.g., routers, bridges, servers, switches, and/or port connectors).
  • Recommend and modify network configuration to improve efficiency and cost effectiveness.
  • Configure network and/or third party software application programs to provide improved response time and/or quality.
  • Recommend network database policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that the network is fully operational and appropriately integrated for access with other systems.
  • Analyze and monitor network activity to ensure optimal network operation.
  • Monitor network traffic, usage, and performance.
  • Run diagnostics to forecast performance thresholds.
  • Perform analysis of network efficiency, traffic routing and troubleshoot network/system failures.

 

Qualifications

  • Academic: BEng Computer Engineering, BEng Electrical Electronics or any IT related degree.
  • Professional: CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) CCNP (Cisco Certified Network  Professional)
  • Experience: 3 Years and above


Skills:

  • Good LAN/WAN network design and implementation skills.
  • Ability to solve complex problems in the shortest available time using honed analytical skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills with customers, vendors, and members of team.
  • Knowledge:
  • Design and analytical troubleshooting of LAN, WAN network and Internet data architecture with good knowledge of routing protocols (EIGRP, OSPF, RIP etc).
  • Good knowledge of installation and configuration of core network devices and its relevant integration to the network (LAN, MAN & WAN).
  • Ability to use network monitoring/optimization devices (software/hardware) to proffer solutions to network related problem and optimize network performance where necessary.
  • Understanding of the base station power supply (DC and AC) architecture and interconnectivity of relevant power devices/components.
  • A hands-on experience with the following is a must: IP Routing, MPLS, QOS, VPN.
  • Knowledge and experience with network security (IPSec Firewalls) is desirable.
  • A hand on experience with OSPF and BGP is desirable.
  • Experience with Wireless Point-to-Point and Point-to-Multipoint technologies is desirable
  • Must be able to follow multiple simultaneous projects to completion with minimal supervision.
  • Experience with leading interdepartmental negotiations, consensus building to reach common technical solutions.

 

Personal Attributes:

  • Hardworking and Tenacious.
  • Performance driven.
  • Sharp analytical and logical reasoning.
  • Work effectively with my own initiative with minimal supervision and also as a part of a team.
  • Good customer relations

 

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Summary

Company

ipNX

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Information Technology

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years