Engineer, IP & PS Core Network in Lagos, Nigeria

at Etisalat

Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
Entry Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

  • Perform timely monitoring and analysis of packet switching network capacity for all the GSM elements, features, protocols etc.
  • Monitor and provide analysis on packet switching network elements to ensure optimal use and deployment of resources.
  • Monitor and provide analysis on IPN for packet switching network elements to ensure optimal bandwidth and high security.
  • Provides analysis on translating Etisalat business plan and subscriber growth assumptions into requirements for the core network packet switching system.
  • Attendance of meetings & follow through on action points based on defined target dates.
  • Reporting of interface utilisation at different intervals & provide adequate & realistic plans for upgrade to avoid congestions.
  • Performs technical investigations into areas related to packet switching network design and Data performance, such as new types of hardware, new design methodologies, impact of new Data technologies.
  • Provide Weekly & Monthly Reports as required.
  • Interact with external and internal stakeholders to regularly update & deliver detailed design documentation on Core PS & Datacomms Network (HLDs and LLDs)
  • Effective project management & High Quality delivery of all assigned PS Core & Datacomms projects on set date following PMI standard
  • Performs any other duties as assigned by the Manager / Head, QoS.
  • Implement necessary communication strategy for the improvement and awareness of quality issues across all departments.
  • Report as necessary on changes in standards (internally and externally initiated) and on performance against standards as customer perception side.
  • Develop comprehensive dashboard for extensive performance and capacity utilization monitoring.
  • Monitor and Perform analysis on OTT traffic and performance measurements and create a dashboard incorporating performance and utilization details



  • First degree in Engineering or a related field

Experience, Skills & Competencies       

  • One (1) to two (2) years post NYSC relevant work experience
  • Network Operations
  • Good knowledge of ALL data technologies.
  • Telecommunications & Mobile Network Standards & Specifications for datacomm.
  • Transmission Network IP, TDM, BB, Backhauls, Leased lines /last mile, FO etc.
  • Core Network Planning and Design.
  • Sound knowledge of Mobile & Enterprise Networks (IP, Circuit & Packet Core).
  • IP Network design & Planning
  • Strong Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Visio)
  • Proficient in using IP performance monitoring tools for all major vendors Huawei, Cisco, juniper etc.
  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Problem Solving
  • Logical decision making abilities
  • Ability to manage multiple projects within the established scope, budget and timeline.
  • Presentation skills
  • Interpersonal Skill
  • Team player
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure, multi-task and consistently meet deadlines.
  • Passion for Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Empowering people
  • Growing people
  • Team work
  • Customer Focus



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