Engineer – Circuit Switch Core at Etisalat Nigeria

Job Title: Engineer – Circuit Switch Core


Job Summary   

  • Provide support on all operational core network equipment and facilitate PAT of new integrated network elements
  • Perform core network maintenance activities on the network, node integration, network audit and network performance improvement

Principal Functions     

  • Perform operation and maintenance on core network elements to achieve network availability
  • Facilitate the integration of new core network nodes
  • Provide support for the implementation of an effective operational and maintenance framework for core network
  • Supervise change requests implementation, faults escalation, resolution and ensure TTs are accurately closed within MTTR by core EOT
  • Participate in acceptance of new core network nodes
  • Ensure execution of routine and corrective maintenance schedules for all core network elements
  • Ensure effective supervision of vendor performance and other related activities (telecommunications equipment monitoring)
  • Ensure effective diesel delivery and consumption within assigned cluster
  • Generate incidence reports for network outages   weekly and monthly
  • Implement software upgrades and hardware replacements on core networks
  • Perform network impact analyses of change requests and software upgrades on core nodes
  • Generate daily network traffic and KPI trend analysis reports
  • Ensure availability of core network spares
  • Carry out periodic audits on core network nodes and B number analyses
  • Participate in BSC and RNC integration into core network
  • Define, integrate and migrate sites
  • Perform periodic service tests on the network

Educational Requirements 

  • First degree or equivalent in Electrical/ Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and/ or any other relevant discipline

Experience,Skills & Competencies 

  • At least two (2) years  directly relevant post-NYSC work experience in core network operations and maintenance

Ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate:

  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Good computer literacy (MS Office, MS Projects, AutoCAD)
  • Good reporting and communication skills

Application Closing Date
14th March, 2013

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should apply HERE


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