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  • Posted: Oct 9, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • MainOne is a leading provider of innovative telecom services and network solutions for businesses in West Africa. Our world-class infrastructure enhances the productivity and profitability of our customers. Since its launch in 2010, MainOne has developed a reputation for highly reliable services to become the preferred provider of wholesale Internet service...
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    IP Engineer

    Job Type: Permanent
    Department: Technical


    • The IP Engineer will be responsible for designing, integrating and implementing IP based services on the Main One network.

    Other responsibilities include:

    • IP multicast experience
    • L2 and L3 MPLS experience
    • Providing network solutions.
    • Driving the MainOne IPv6 strategy
    • Network administration and maintenance.
    • Relevant professional/technical certifications
    • Ensuring knowledge transfer for level-1 IPNOC.
    • Troubleshooting and resolving WAN/LAN connectivity issues.
    • Managing bandwidth of the IP backbone for optimal performance.
    • Performing routine checks and maintenance on all network elements.
    • Routing protocol troubleshooting experience (BGP, IS-IS OSPF, EIGRP)
    • Strong experience configuring and troubleshooting Cisco routers and switches.
    • 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.
    • Exploring existing knowledge base and make recommendation to improve he systems, solutions and processes
    • Primarily focus on all level 2 escalated issues from the GNOC for timely (<30mins) resolution with minimal supervision.

    Qualifications, Skills & Competencies

    • Team work
    • Relationship Management
    • Time & self-management skills
    • Ability to work well under pressure
    • Good oral and written communication skills
    • Varying degrees of experience required from 2 – 3 years.
    • Bachelors of Science in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
    • Good knowledge of networking technologies - TCP/IP, BGP, DNS, VPNs, Firewalls, proxy etc.
    • Hands on experience configuring Cisco and Juniper routers Preferably CCNA and CCNP certifications.
    • Proven capacity in designing and implementing complex, high performance networks with multiple locations and applications, preferably service provider networks.

    Demands of the Job

    • There could be a need to travel
    • Ability to work under minimal supervision
    • Ability and willingness to work long hours and meet tight deadlines

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Main One Cable on to apply
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