Cloud Network Engineer at MainOne Cable Nigeria

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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Cloud Network Engineer

Job code: CNE001
Department: Technical
Reporting Line: Cloud Operations  Manager


  • Handle end to end integration/operations/Support of L2/L3/IPsec services on the cloud platform
  • Provide network deployment, configuration, support and upgrades of Firewalls, Load balancers, WAN accelerators, Switches, Routers as well VPN services.
  • Documentation of networking procedures, design documentation, Performance and Reporting as well as operational procedures.
  • Provide second level support for cloud customer complaints especially for network infrastructure related problems
  • Support ticket / queue management
  • Provide support to Manage IP address’ and scopes as well as DNS records
  • Perform software, hardware and network maintenance and configuration changes as required.
  • Identify, recommend and implement potential improvements to service efficiency.
  • Driver move major initiatives forward while consistently thinking of the bottom-line impact of the efforts.
  • Ensure quality, up-to-date documentation exists for all service arrangements

Communications and Work Relationships:

  • The Cloud Network Engineer will report directly to the Cloud Operations Manager
  • Will work closely with members of the Cloud team, Managed Services, GNOC, Technical Sales, Project Management, Service delivery and members of other teams as required from time to time.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Information Communication Technology or Engineering
  • Network/Security Certifications (CCNA,CCNP,FCNA,FCNP) is strongly desired
  • Certifications in Linux, Hyper-V, Windows Server, Microsoft System Centre, VMware, Storage, and other Cloud Technologies considered a plus for this position.
  • At least 5 years industry experience  in a networking/virtualized environment

Competencies Required:

  • Thorough understanding of network protocols: TCP/IP, OSPF, SIP, MPLS/EVPL, BGP, RIP e.t.c.
  • Experience with software defined networks (Microsoft HNV, VMware NSX, Cisco ACI)
  • Must have strong Network Virtualization/Networking/Network Security skills
  • Extensive knowledge of both layer 3 and layer 7 Firewalls and IDS/IPS particularly with Fortinet/Cisco
  • Strong Routing and Switching skills and experience
  • Proficiency with Network load balancing appliances particularly with F5 /Kemp devices
  • Experience with IPSEC/SSL VPN setup and support strongly desired
  • Ability to communicate effectively emphasizing written, oral and presentation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with ITIL processes would be an advantage
  • Understanding of Cloud Computing and Virtualization.
  • Experience with Windows/Linux/Unix is considered a plus.
  • Experience with Microsoft public, hybrid and private cloud will be an added advantage.

Demands of the Job:

  • Problem solving ability
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to take ownership
  • Prioritizing ability
  • Troubleshooting ability

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

When the page opens, click on “Cloud Network Engineer”

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