Airtel Nigeria (Airtel Networks Limited), a leading mobile telecommunication services provider in Nigeria and a member of Airtel Africa Group, is committed to providing innovative, exciting, affordable and quality mobile services to Nigerians, giving them the freedom to communicate, rise above their daily challenges and drive economic and social development. We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: IP Planning & Operations Engineer (Contract)Location: NigeriaJob DescriptionLooking for a suitable candidate on a contract basis to fill the role of IP Planning and Operations Engineer. Role holder will support the Enterprise business unit in IP planning and provide customized technical solutions to enterprise business customers:Produces design and implementation plans to test and activate new links for enterprise customers. This includes design for IP Access, BGP transit and MPLS VPNs on layer 2 and 3 and for APN services.Provides Technical validation of new customer’s IP related order requests. Configures switches, routers and ensures solutions are fully documented as part of day to day business operation.Specifies design parameters and Prepares BoQ preparations for new IP solutions.Liaises with service providers to validate designs and ensure they are fit for purposeSupports the sales teams in responding to new tenders and bids on IP specific designs.Ensures effective solution delivery using effective project management techniques.Performs service migration activities of IP customers on request.Liaises with Enterprise Support service desks in fault isolation and performance related issues. Performs capacity management routines to ensure links are fully optimized and right sized.Network management and IP service monitoring.Pro-active escalation, follow-through liaison with appropriate departments to resolve technical issues which may impact delivery timescales or quality.Creation of contingency plans to minimize service issues.Support in Managing & interacting with chosen Intentional ISPs & carriersInteracting with partners and Vendors in relation to IP related issues Ericsson, Huawei, Aviat, Cisco etc.