IP Planning Full Time
Main One Company

Lagos, Nigeria | Bachelor's Degree | 7 - 10 years | Full Time | Male or Female | Information Technology | ICT / Telecommunications

Job Summary

To plan, design and coordinate all new IP/MPLS, Network Core services and Value Added Services projects that support the present and future network growth needs in line with business requirements.

Specifically, the IP Planning responsibilities shall include:

·         Plan, design and coordinate the implementation of IP/MPLS related new products and services.

·         Plan all IP backbone integration events, control project processes for capacity expansion, integrations, and new services.

·         Receive inputs on weekly & monthly basis on network performance monitoring and trend analyses, for effective capacity planning and expansion in line with network growth trends and traffic patterns.

·         Develop and evolve IP addressing, naming and numbering formats for all network segments and devices on the IP NGN infrastructure.

·         Produce and evolve designs for integration and extension of the Core NGN and POPs and Meet-me locations.

·          Plan, schedule and conduct site visits and surveys for accurate and effective project execution, network design, and integration coordination.

·         Design and coordinate implementation of Quality and Class of Service techniques at the network Edge and in the IP backbone network.

·         Provide adequate high level support to the IP Operations team during Implementation of hybrid/complex projects.

·         Upon Escalation of Problem ticket, Provide L2/L3 support to Premium customers by providing coordinated problem resolution.

Job Requirements


·         Minimum of 8 years’ relevant experience required in complex network project implementations.

·         Strong experience configuring and troubleshooting Cisco routers and switches

·         Cisco IOS/IOS  XR experience will be an added advantage

·         Strong understanding of a process driven environment

·         L2 and L3 MPLS experience

·         Routing protocol troubleshooting experience (BGP, IS-IS, OSPF, EIGRP)

·         Cisco Certified Design professional (CCDP)

·         CCNP , CCIP, CCSP  certification or equivalent experience

·         CCIE Certified – will be an added advantage.


Demands on the job

·         Strong written and verbal skills

·         Strong  customer service experience required

·         Availability to work overtime in times of emergency and specialized project deliveries.

·         Understand and manage the pressure of a 24×7 customer support environment

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