Job at Etisalat Abuja for a Senior Engineer, IP Core Transmission

Etisalat’s vision is a world where people’s reach is not limited by matter or distance; a world where people will effortlessly stay in touch with family and friends; a world where businesses of all sizes can reach new markets without the limitations of distance and travel.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Senior Engineer, IP Core Transmission

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Job Summary

  • Plan and design node, sites & links within the national IP/MPLS Edge & Core Networks and ensure ongoing development aligns with the organization’s business plan.

Principal Functions

  • Produce network convergence hierarchy, topology, architecture and infrastructure redundancy plan for VPN service integration, regional service provider edge aggregation and IP Core Transport via the multi-service backbone.
  • Interface with Transmission specialists and Topology for planning of optic (DWDM) backbone connectivity, capacity planning and allocation for efficient transport of all internal and external data traffic.
  • Plan schedule and conduct site visits and surveys for accurate and effective network design, dimensioning and integration planning.
  • Assist in network capacity planning, network disaster recovery planning, Network synchronization planning, contact management, project management, SLA (Service-level agreements specifications)
  • Provide transport dimensioning input towards core strategies.
  • Provide input towards architectural and topology plans of the entire core network.
  • Help monitor technology evolution and match vendor strategy.
  • Evaluate cost benefit of media technologies.
  • Plan, design and optimize routing & transport technologies for provider EDGE aggregation and core transport network integration and verify requests, justify needs and classify all requested networks and services for MPLS VPN integration.
  • Plan, deploy and evolve Quality of Service techniques at the network Edge and in the MPLS core network.
  • Plan all backbone integration events, issue work orders and control project processes for capacity expansion, node integration and/or new service introduction.
  • Conduct weekly & monthly network performance monitoring, trend analyses, capacity planning and expansion in line with network growth trends and increase in traffic.
  • Develop and evolve IP addressing, naming and numbering formats of all network nodes and elements in the IP/MPLS backbone.
  • Produce and evolve designs for integration and extension of IP/MPLS edge functionality to the campus LAN Core at all IP Backbone locations.
  • Perform other duties as instructed by the Manager, IP Planning & Enterprise Solution

Educational Requirements

  • First Degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering

Experience, Skills & Competencies

  • Three (3) to five (5) year relevant work experience
  • Cisco Certification in Routing & Switching required (CCNP)
  • Passion for Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Empowering people
  • Growing people
  • Team work
  • Customer Focus
  • Telecommunications & Mobile Network Standards & Specifications
  • IP Network design & Planning
  • Problem Solving
  • Communication


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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