Network Security Planning Engineer in Lagos, Nigeria

at MTN Nigeria

Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Job Details

To plan and implement a highly effective and cost efficient, end-to-end network security framework within the MTNN voice and customer data networks.

Technical Solutions – Evaluation & Identification

  • Evaluate and determine the network security needs of all internal and external data customers.
  • Understand financial impact of implementing new or upgraded security technologies.
  • Interface with other departments within Network Group, as well as the IS Group and assist in problem-solving in the MPLS WAN and IP LAN with specific emphasis on security
  • Design, installs, configures, manages, and maintains mission critical enterprise firewalls, IPS, VPN and other technical controls.
  • Implement and maintain a suite of security metrics to enable the effectiveness of the security strategy and operation to be measured and related security issues to be understood and managed
  • 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.

Job Condition    

  • Standard MTNN working conditions
  • Extended work hours
  • May be required to travel at short notice

Experience & Training    

  • Fluent in English
  • First degree in Computer Science / Electrical Engineering
  • CISSP Certified Information Systems Security Professional would be an added advantage
  • Cisco Certification to Professional Level required with a bias in Security
  • CCIE certification would be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience which includes;
  • 3 years in Security Operations Environment, including VPNs, Cisco Pix/ASA firewalls/Checkpoint firewalls, VPN solutions, IPsec, VPN Concentrators, Tacacs+ and Access-Lists, Load Balancing, Routing Protocols, Patch Management, Linux, Routers and Switches
  • 2 years in Security Planning Environment including design and implementation of secure networks, service migration planning.
  • Proven network security architecture knowledge across multiple security domains.
  • Experience in multi-vendor network operations
  • Solid security experience essential
  • IP, Networking, GSM, Security-related courses

Minimum qualification    

BEd, BEng, BSc, BTech or HND




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