Senior Engineer, IP Core Transmission at 9mobile Nigeria

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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: Senior Engineer, IP Core Transmission
Job: IRC4707
Location: Abuja
Employment Status: Permanent

Job Summary

  • Plan and design node, sites & links within the national IP/MPLS Edge & Core Networks and ensure ongoing development aligns with the organization’s business plan.

Principal Functions  

  • Produce network convergence hierarchy, topology, architecture and infrastructure redundancy plan for VPN service integration, regional service provider edge aggregation and IP Core Transport via the multi-service backbone.
  • Interface with Transmission specialists and Topology for planning of optic (DWDM) backbone connectivity, capacity planning and allocation for efficient transport of all internal and external data traffic.
  • Plan, design and optimize routing & transport technologies for provider EDGE aggregation and core transport network integration and verify requests, justify needs and classify all requested networks and services for MPLS VPN integration.
  • Plan, deploy and evolve Quality of Service techniques at the network Edge and in the MPLS core network.
  • Plan all backbone integration events, issue work orders and control project processes for capacity expansion, node integration and/or new service introduction.
  • Conduct weekly& monthly network performance monitoring, trend analyses, capacity planning and expansion in line with network growth trends and increase in traffic.
  • Develop and evolve IP addressing, naming and numbering formats of all network nodes and elements in the IP/MPLS backbone.
  • Produce and evolve designs for integration and extension of IP/MPLS edge functionality to the campus LAN Core at all IP Backbone locations.
  • Plan schedule and conduct site visits and surveys for accurate and effective network design, dimensioning and integration planning.
  • Assist in network capacity planning, network disaster recovery planning, Network synchronization planning, contact management, project management, SLA (Service-level agreements specifications)
  • Provide transport dimensioning input towards core strategies.
  • Provide input towards architectural and topology plans of the entire core network.
  • Help monitor technology evolution and match vendor strategy.
  • Evaluate cost benefit of media technologies.
  • Perform other duties as instructed by the Manager, IP Planning & Enterprise Solution.

Educational Requirements

  • First Degree or its equivalent in Electrical Engineering  
  • Minimum of 4 years relevant work experience
  • Cisco Certification in Routing & Switching required (CCNP).


  • Telecommunications& Mobile Network Standards & Specifications
  • IP Network design& Planning.


  • Problem Solving
  • Communication
  • Behavior
  • Passion forExcellence
  • Integrity
  • Empowering people
  • Growing people
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Focus.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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