MTN Nigeria Job Vacancies: IP Planning Engineer

MTN Nigeria is recruiting for IP Planning Engineer
Job Title: IP Planning Engineer
Department: Network Group
Location: Lagos
Job Description:
· Plan and design nodes, sites and links within the national IP/MPLS Edge & Core Networks and ensure ongoing development to cater for new developments in the organization’s business plan.
· 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 customer data traffic.
· 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 and Class of Service techniques at the network Edge and in the MPLS core network.
· Plan all IP 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 increases in traffic.
· Develop and evolve IP addressing, naming and numbering formats for 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.
. Plan, schedule and conduct site visits and surveys for accurate and effective network design, dimensioning and integration planning.
Job Conditions: General MTNN working conditions XExtra working hours may be required
Reporting To: Team Lead, IP Planning (IP/MPLS Core)
Required Skills:
· Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical / Electronic Engineering with 4-5 years extensive experience in IT & Telecoms preferably on a large Service Provider network.
· Cisco qualification – CCNP/DP,CCIP level with extensive systems integration and network design experience.
· Understanding of high capacity Packet & TDM transmission technologies & products, e.g. SDH, DWDM.
· Working knowledge of IP/MPLS, QOS standards & Networking protocols such as X25, TCP/IP, Frame Relay, ATM, MPLS and ATOM.
· Voice Networking Telecomm standards ETSI/ANSI, VOIP, C7 (SS7).
. Knowledge of advanced IP routing protocols (BGP, IS-IS, etc).
Employment Status : Permanent
. Bachelors Degree in any relevant engineering or science courses
Application deadline is 26th August 2010
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