Solutions & Research Engineer at ipNX Nigeria Limited

Job Title: Solutions & Research Engineer

Job ID: 84
Location: Lagos
Department: Engineering
Function: Solutions & Research
Reporting to: Head, Operations & Maintenance
Travel Frequency: Yes

Purpose of the Job

  • To ensure efficient service delivery to the customer and ensure customer satisfaction for all new services and support related service.

Expected Key Results:

  • Corporate/FOS Incident Management; *Corporate Customers: Restore service failures within 4 hours of its occurrence- Implementation and integration of new projects.
  • Retail Customers: Restore service failures within 24 hours of its occurrence.
  • Preventive Maintenance: Identify, plan and execute nodes/segment that require preventive maintenance on the network.
  • Implement an FTTH Monitoring application to improve MTTR for faults.
  • Report Management: Ensure weekly support status reports are done and submitted timely for review.

Educational Qualifications

  • BSc in Computer Science / Computer Engineering / IT related disciplines (2.1/Upper Credit Minimum)
  • Professional: CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate); CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional)

Functional Skills:

  • Customer centric and stakeholders management.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Strong telecommunications, IP design skills, in depth knowledge of IP Network Troubleshooting.
  • Candidate must possess excellent customer interface, analytical and presentation skills and be able to influence internal and external organizations.
  • Hardworking and Tenacious.
  • Performance driven.
  • Sharp analytical and logical reasoning.
  • Work effectively with own initiative and minimal supervision, and also as a part of a team.

Work Experience:

  • At least 3 years experience within the telecoms space as a Network/Communications Engineer
  • A hands on experience with the following is a must: IP Routing, MPLS, QOS, VPN.
  • Experience with leading inter-departmental negotiations, consensus building to reach common technical solutions.
  • Understanding of the base station power supply (dc and ac) architecture and interconnectivity of relevant power devices/components.
  • Experience with Wireless Point-to-Point and Point-to-Multipoint technologies is desirable
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite [including MS Project &Visio]

Other Requirements:

  • Customer Focused
  • Hardworking and Tenacious
  • Action Orientation
  • Tech Savvy
  • Result Driven
  • Excellent Decision Quality
  • Attention to Detail
  • Problem Solving
  • Excellent troubleshooting and analysis skills
  • Impeccable Customer Service and Support Skills
  • Customer Focus
  • Self-Development

Application Closing Date
31st August, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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