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  • Posted: Sep 20, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Built from the ground up for high-speed broadband IP communications, Netcom Africa Limited has been the leading ICT provider of corporate tailored solutions in western Africa since 2004. Our communications product suite is best in class using the latest generation technologies in communications and supported 24/7 by some of the most experienced customer supp...
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    Pre-Sales Engineer

    : Victoria Island, Lagos

    Short Summary of the Job

    • The Pre-Sales Engineer will be responsible for designing solutions based on client’s requests and develop BOM in various options to satisfy both the client and our internal billing unit.
    • He or She will also have the responsibility to develop and manage future products for Netcom

    Key Duties & Responsibilities

    • Deliver all standard and non-standard bill of materials (BOM’s), proposals, project network architecture (PNA’s)
    • Ensure that all BOM’s and proposals are technically and financially sound to meet both client’s and Netcom’s objectives and are within the timelines set by all stakeholders
    • Attend client product presentation, requirements gathering and other matters as requested by both internal and external stakeholders
    • Ensure that the PLC documentation of all current products are updated
    • Serve as level 3 support for any technical issue on delivered products
    • Participate in the product steering committee in identifying products that Netcom will pursue on an agreed timeframe
    • Execute PLC phases for selected products up to launching (business investigation, design and planning, testing and roll-out).

    Education and/or Professional Qualifications

    • BSc degree required in Computer Science or Engineering
    • CCNP, CCIE or related Network engineering certifications
    • ISO 9001:2000 and TL 9000 training and/or experience
    • 5 to 8 years working experience is required for this role.

    Essential Skills/Knowledge:

    • Proven senior IT and telecommunications hands-on experience.
    • Proven track record of driving and defining complex projects
    • Ability to manage all stakeholders on all running and planned projects
    • Exceptional written and communication skills are essential
    • Experience of managing multiple IT and telecommunications disciplines i.e. software development, technical support, systems and Network architecture, etc.
    • Advanced level understanding in network, transmission and server systems fields
    • In-depth experience of negotiating with and managing third parties
    • Working knowledge of Project Management methodologies
    • Ability to use MS Word, Excel, Office and non-windows operating system
    • Ability to manage competing demands in an environment with frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events.
    • Ability to lead and guide others in a collaborative work environment.
    • Skill in analysis, developing alternative courses of action, and decision making.
    • Ability to establish and document procedures.
    • Ability to manage individual and group projects.
    • Ability to originate change and influence others at all levels of the organization.
    • Must be able to travel, and work off-hours to accommodate project deliverables and deadlines.

    Desirable Skills/Knowledge:

    • Effective presentation and communications skills
    • Pathloss transmission planning tool.

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    Project Manager/Solution Architect

    Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
    Reporting to: Head, Project Engineering

    Key Duties & Responsibilities

    • Planning and implementing future network developments and undertaking project works.
    • Design, setup and configure complex switching environments.
    • Maintain a thorough understanding of Local Area Networking and Wide Area Networking.
    • Managing assigned projects and program components to deliver services in accordance with established objectives.
    • Ensure implementation projects are completed in a timely and cost-effective manner.
    • Timely preparation and release of engineering project proposals (e.g. BoM, network diagrams and purchase requests).
    • Interpreting clients' requirements, identifying and addressing design parameters and engineering problems and ensuring solutions are implemented.
    • Ensure that all projects are well documented and organized.
    • Completing all assigned tasks as delegated by the management.

    Education and Professional Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Electronics/Communications/Network/Computer Engineering
    • Project Management Professional
    • Cisco Certifications
    • Microsoft Certifications
    • Avaya Certification.

    Essential Skills & Knowledge:

    • Technical, analytical, problem-solving and interpersonal skills required
    • Excellent IT/Computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office softwares, other company and specific software applications)
    • Experience with IP Networking and Fiber Optic Network skills. At least with CCNA and/or CCDA certification
    • Strong organizational skills, effective leadership skills and confident decision-making ability.
    • Patience and the ability to deal with people.
    • Effective communication skills both verbally and in writing with superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the Company.
    • Availability in response to needs of the internal or customer for installation, maintenance and equipment malfunctions.
    • Willing to perform work or support outside office hour.
    • Highly motivated and resourceful.
    • Must be a team player and be able to prioritize different request and requirements.

    Method of Application

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