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
Location:
Lagos
Department: Technical
Reporting Line: Cloud Operations  Manager

Responsibilities

  • 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.

Requirements
Qualifications:

  • 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

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

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