NOC Engineer – Intermediate at Adexen Recruitment Agency

Adexen Recruitment Agency is mandated by a new start-up Data Centre company in Nigeria. The company offer an integrated solution centre to provide Co-location data hosting services to telecommunication companies, banks, Internet service providers and other companies within Nigeria.

Job Title: NOC Engineer – Intermediate

Job reference: NGA1410
Sector: IT & Telecom – Nigeria – Western Africa
Function: Technical
Location: Any City, Nigeria


  • The aim of this role is to monitor system conditions, documents any changes made to networks, constructs a procedural manual for handling network problems and maintaining network security.
  • Working as a member of a small team on a three shift basis,
  • Monitor performance of customer services including production of performance reports, alarm analysis and fault resolution and liaison with customers and third parties.
  • Support Operations management in the commissioning, maintenance, expansion, upgrade & monitoring of the company’s telecommunications equipment & fibre optic infrastructure including production of change reports.
  • Support Operations management in maintaining the integrity of the Company’s Comms room ensuring security, power supplies, UPS, fire protection, suppression and air conditioning systems are maintained and operational.
  • Support Operations management with customer connection/expansion including network capacity checks, ensuring suitability of customer’s CPE and installation, testing and commissioning of Ethernet, SDH and DWDM cards.
  • Support Operations management with the configuration, upgrade, maintenance and day to day management of the company’s Communications Network Management and Element Management systems.
  • Provide out of hours standby cover to customers in fault situations on a rotational basis.
  • Fault handling and escalation (identifying and responding to faults on Company’s systems and networks, liaising with 3rd party suppliers, handling escalation through to resolution).
  • Provisioning (IP assignment, core network configuration, DNS setup, monitoring and graphing for colocation, leased lines, customer backup and other customer network services).
  • Maintenance of technical documentation (for NOC) of processes and procedures used throughout normal operations.
  • Tier 3 Support for co-location, customer backup network and ISP services.
  • Participate in a 24x7x365 call-out rota required.


  • A degree in computer science, engineering, telecommunications or equivalent.
  • 5+ years’ experience in networking and hardware support and troubleshooting in a mission critical data centre environment
  • Strong technical, analytical, and problem solving skills
  • ITIL v3 Foundation Level Certification a plus
  • CCNA certification a plus
  • Strong commitment to high standards and quality service.
  • High level of integrity and ethical behaviour – sets a good example.
  • Good communication skills – oral, written, IT and presentation.
  • Highly motivated and performance orientated.
  • Committed to development of team talent. Hands-on, performance oriented, practical and pragmatic, with a proven ability to “get the job done”.
  • Proven A1+ physical health is a must. Strong work ethic, endurance and ability to work long hours under challenging operating conditions.
  • Proven “staying record” – no job hopping.

Application Closing Date
9th September, 2013

Method Of Application 
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