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Date Posted

May 01, 2015


MainOne Cable

Job Title

IP Engineer at At MainOne Cable

Job Type



MainOne's success is built on having talented and highly proficient people within their respective fields as the driving force behind our business.

A job in MainOne is different from any other you have had. With joining MainOne you'll be challenged, inspired and proud as you become a part of something big.

IP Engineer

Department: IP Operations
Reporting Line: Head, IP Network Operations


  • The IP Engineer will be responsible for supporting the team in designing; integrating and implementing IP based services on the Main One network and or customer networks.
  • Other responsibilities include:
  • Primarily focus on all level 2 escalated issues from the GNOC for timely (<30mins) resolution with minimal supervision
  • Monitoring of network elements and ensuring prompt repair and restoration of all faulty/down sites/links.
  • Installation, configuration and maintenance of network and security infrastructure, including routers, switches, firewalls, VPN, proxy servers.
  • Performing routine checks and maintenance on all network elements.
  • Managing bandwidth of the IP backbone for optimal performance.
  • Working and cooperating with internal and external groups when required in order to fully support environments and maintain service.
  • Field support and provisioning support tasks as a method to encourage learning and responsibility.
  • Contributing to initiatives for driving down incident rates and working with 1st line Operations and Operations Engineers within specialist functional teams, to improve service recovery times.
  • Contacts You will be required to work closely with the Network Operations team, as well as the Technical Sales, and Service delivery teams.

Qualifications, Skills & Competencies

  • Bachelors of Science in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum of 2 years' relevant post NYSC experience required
  • General knowledge in implementing high- performance networks with multiple locations and applications, preferably service provider networks.
  • Relevant certifications include CCNA, CCNP, MCP. A CCIP,or CCIE will be an added advantage.
  • Basic knowledge of networking technologies - TCP/IP, BGP, DNS, VPNs, Firewalls, Proxy etc.
  • Basic knowledge of networks and setting up and maintaining servers and security-access aspects
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Time management and personal effectiveness skills
  • Relationship management
  • Team work

Demand on the Job:

  • Ability and willingness to work long hours and meet tight deadlines;
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Reliability, rigour, team-spirit, service oriented and initiative in the execution of the assigned work
  • 10% travel/ or as required

Year of Experience

1-3 year


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