Engineer, Fibre Infrastructure at 9mobile Nigeria


    9mobile is a Nigerian private limited liability company. EMTS acquired a Unified Access Service License from the Nigerian Communications Commission in 2007. The License enables EMTS provide Fixed Telephony (wired or wireless), Digital Mobile Services, International Gateway Services and National / Regional Long Distance Services in addition to spectrum assignments in the 900 and 1800 MHz bands.

    We are recruiting to fill the position below:

    Job Title: Engineer, Fibre Infrastructure

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    Job: IRC4278
    Location: Abuja (FCT)

    Job Summary

    • Assist in the planning, implementation, and operations of EMTS Nigeria Core Transport (National & Metro fibre / DWDM) network infrastructure and architecture for various services.

    Principal Functions

    • Support the deployment of the fibre network technology (SDH, DWDM, OTN, OADM and IP) for the national backbone transmission.
    • Support the optic network planning for the metropolitan ring , last mile fibre network design and enterprise fibre connectivity.
    • Support the fibre interconnection and transmission infrastructure to other telecom operators.
    • Participate in the planning and design of the Synchronization Network, Core Network Integration, leased circuits provisioning, International Traffic dimensioning and provisioning
    • Ensure proper implementation of processes and procedures to guide fibre network roll outprocess
    • Ensure that EMTS’s fibre network design is in line with accepted local and international standards.
    • Prepare the low-level design plans for migration of legacy (TDM) transport to NGN network IP Network (IPRAN/MEN etc)
    • Maintain in-depth knowledge and database of existing fibre transmission infrastructure
    • Work with the procurement team for the development of RFP with procurement for the fibre network rollout
    • Interface with finance teams to develop Business cases and Board Papers to support optical network projects
    • Prepare optical network capacity forecast, network capacity matrix and distribution
    • Keep abreast of global and local best practice as it relates to fiber transmission planning and design WIFI-technologies, Low cost satellite and Higher bandwidth access technologies
    • Participate in strategic analysis to transform existing legacy TDM network to scalable, flexible NGN IP/MPLS backhaul network
    • Manage vendors appropriately to timely provide HLD and LLD documents for core transmission projects
    • Perform other duties as instructed by the Manager, Core and Transmission Planning.

    Educational Requirements

    • First Degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering  
    • Three (3) to five(5) years relevant work experience
    • Certified Fiber-Optic Installer (FOI) and/or Certified Fiber Optics Installer – Outside Plant (FOI-OSP).

    Experience, Skills & Competencies

    • Telecommunications& Mobile Network Standards & Specifications
    • Evolving IP and Optical Architectures
    • Synchronization requirement of 2/3/4/ 5G Networks
    • IP / MPLS Technologies.


    • Problem Solving
    • Communication.


    • Passion for Excellence
    • Integrity
    • Empowering people
    • Growing people
    • Teamwork
    • Customer Focus.

    Application Closing Date
    Not Specified.

    How to Apply
    Interested and qualified candidates should:
    Click here to apply online


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