IP Security Engineers - 2 Positions in Lagos, Nigeria

at MTN Nigeria

Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Job Description    

  • To provide day to day Operational and Maintenance Support for the MTN Nigeria’s enterprise Data Network based on Network Security Technology.
  • Extract value from what we already have by focusing on optimizing processes within the Unit/Department in line with the value creation philosophy. This includes individual contributions and recommendations to improve existing business project/initiative.
  • Drive Innovation by identifying and taking advantage of new business opportunities, e.g., by stimulating and encouraging new business opportunities, launch of products, product/process innovation, business model innovation etc.
  • Maintain leadership in the ICT/Digital industry by partnering with MTNN’s Partners to improve their processes which in turn will improve the efficiency of MTNN’s operations.
  • Enhance/expand MTN’s role in the larger national macro environment by participating in CSR projects and/or NGO’s, involvement in recognized professional institutions, participating in think-tank activities etc.
  • Sustain the right organisational culture and behaviors by demonstrating the vital behaviours every time.
  • Coordinate high level understanding of multi-services platforms, routing protocols ISIS / RIP / RSVP / OSPF / BGP / iBGP / and trouble shoot down to packet level.
  • Guarantee in-depth knowledge of IP/MPLS protocols, NMS systems, firewalls, Cisco works, CIC, identify with Layer 2 and 3 VPN in line with the Service Level Agreements.
  • Implement Site-to-site and Remote Access VPN
  • Implement firewalling technologies and network access control methodologies.
  • Implement mile business connectivity access technologies like GPR
  • Implement network access control across different network segment on the IP/MPLS network
  • Ensure security and preventative measures for unauthorized access.
  • Escalate network related fault and network clearance rate.
  • Ensure quality roll-out of new Data/services working with Marketing and IP System planning.
  • Perform New Node implementation and cut over.
  • Provide Emergency Maintenance on IP/MPLS Network with Security skills High Level trouble shooting.
  • Achieve Planned Works Completion rate.
  • Liaise with IP vendors, interfacing with TAC centres and Vendor Tier 2 and 3 support staff.

Job Condition:

  • Normal MTNN working conditions
  • May be required to work extended hours
  • Open plan office

Experience & Training    

  • Fluent in English
  • First degree in Computer Science / Electrical Engineering
  • Cisco Certification to Professional Level required with a bias in Security
  • CCIE certification would be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialisation; with experience working with a team
  • Experience working in a medium organization
  • Years high level support of a large Enterprise Environment
  • Demonstrate knowledge in Security Policies
  • Knowledge of interworking with TAC and other Cisco services
  • Prior experience in Telecommunications or Service Provider Functionality is key


  • C.C.N.P Routing & Switching
  • C.C.N.P Security or C.C.S.P
  • IP /MPLS training
  • Project Management
  • CCIE

Minimum Qualification    

  • BEd, BEng, BSc, BTech or HND


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