IP Operations Engineer Job at MainOne Cable Nigeria

MainOne’s success is built on having talented and highly proficient people within their respective fields as the driving force behind our business.

A job in MainOne is different from any other you have had. With joining MainOne you’ll be challenged, inspired and proud as you become a part of something big.

MainOne Cable is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: IP Operations Engineer
Unit: IP Operations
Department: Technology
Reporting Line: IP Operations Manager

  • The IP Engineer will be responsible for designing, integrating and implementing IP based services on the Main One network.
  • Other responsibilities include:
  • Relevant professional/technical certifications.
  • Troubleshooting and resolving WAN/LAN connectivity issues.
  • Monitoring of network elements and ensuring prompt repair and restoration of all faulty/down sites/links.
  • Installation, configuration and maintenance of network equipment such as routers, switches and firewalls.
  • Performing routine checks and maintenance on all network elements.
  • Providing network solutions.
  • Managing bandwidth of the IP backbone for optimal performance.
  • Network administration and maintenance.
  • Primarily focus on all level 2 escalated issues from the GNOC for timely (<30mins) resolution with minimal supervision
  • Strong experience configuring and troubleshooting Cisco routers and switches.
  • L2 and L3 MPLS experience.
  • Routing protocol troubleshooting experience (BGP, IS-IS,OSPF, EIGRP).
  • IP multicast experience.
  • Other assigned duties.


  • To work directly under the supervision of IP Operation Supervisor

Contacts – You will be required to:

  • Work closely with the NOC team.
  • Undertake regular planning sessions with Senior IP Engineer/Head Network Planning & Implementation/ Head of Network Operations

Qualifications & Skils

  • Bachelors of Science in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
  • Varying degrees of experience required from 2 – 3 years.
  • Hands on experience configuring Cisco and Juniper routers
  • Preferably CCNA and CCNP certifications.
  • Good knowledge of networking technologies – TCP/IP, BGP, DNS,
  • VPNs, Firewalls, proxy etc.
  • Proven capacity in designing and implementing complex, high. performance networks with multiple locations and applications, preferably service provider networks.

Competencies Required: 

  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Team work
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Time & self-management skills
  • Relationship Management

Demands on the job: 

  • Ability and willingness to work long hours and meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • 10% travel/ or as required

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidate should:
Click here to apply 

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