Senior Engineer, Solution Architect (Transport Network) Abuja,Nigeria

9Mobile Nigeria, formerly known as Etisalat is currently recruiting for the position of:

Job Title Senior Engineer, Solution Architect (Transport Network)

In its 9 years of operation, 9mobile has built up state-of-the-art telecom infrastructure and taken a leadership position of innovation and quality among mobile network operators operating in Nigeria. With the more recent launch of 4G LTE in October 2016, 9mobile is poised to drive the future of technology in Nigeria through the delivery of high speed data and quality voice services that will enable customers on its network to do more.

Job Summary
Plan and design fixed access and transport networks infrastructure tosupport the delivery of enterprise solutions and technologies such as IP/MPLS,PDH/SDH/DWDM, FTTx, xDSL, Wi-Fi & Cloud

Principal Functions
Participate inthe enterprise sales cycle to gather customer business needs and definetechnical requirements.

Responsible foranalysing, designing and developing commercially viable end-to-end transport(IP & TX) solutions for the customers based on their specifications andbusiness needs.

Responsible for allplanning, design and optimization activities for fixed access and Transportnetworks to ensure optimum quality and network performance of the enterprisenetwork infrastructure.

Design and directE2E integration of cost effective and efficient transmission topology systemsto support the provisioning of enterprise network services.

Prepare Highlevel and detailed E2Etransport (IP & TX) plan & connection diagram using MS Visio & MsExcel.

Fixed Access& backhaul Transmission dimensioning of capacity requirement for enterpriseservices.

Prepare scope ofwork, RFQs, RFPs, budgets etc. for building the enterprise networksinfrastructure to provide Wi-Fi, FTTX & Cloud based solutions for corporateorganizations.

Work with crossfunctional teams on seamless design and implementation of project scope

Plan and raisetechnical work orders for service integration

Coordinate anddrive Technical Site Surveys

Providetechnical support for enterprise customers


Educational Requirements
First degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering

Experience,Skills & Competencies
Three (3) to Five (5) years relevant post NYSC work experience ina mobile telecommunications transport environment with technical expertise inplanning, designing, integrating and optimizing integrated transport networksand nodes such as MW, PDH/SDH, DWDM and IP-MPLS on both core and accessnetworks.

Transport (IP & TX)Network Planning and Design

Sound knowledge of Mobile& Enterprise Networks

In-depth knowledge ofLast mile connectivity, interfaces, IP / Data communications and varioustransmission technologies.

Last mile network Design &planning

Bandwidth and capacityplanning & management


Logical decision-makingabilities

Ability to managemultiple projects within the established scope, budget and timeline.

Presentation skills

Problem Solving

Ability to Innovate

Passion for Excellence


Interpersonal skills

Team work

Customer Focus