New Vacancy at MTN Nigeria: Network Security Planning Engineer

MTN Nigeria is the leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition. MTN Nigeria is part of the MTN Group, Africa's leading cellular telecommunications company. On May 16, 2001, MTN became the first GSM network to make a call following the globally lauded Nigerian GSM auction conducted by the Nigerian Communications Commission earlier in the year. Thereafter the company launched full commercial operations beginning with Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt.Job Title: Network Security Planning EngineerJob DetailsTo plan and implement a highly effective and cost efficient, end-to-end network security framework within the MTNN voice and customer data networks.Technical Solutions – Evaluation & IdentificationEvaluate and determine the network security needs of all internal and external data customers.Understand financial impact of implementing new or upgraded security technologies.Interface with other departments within Network Group, as well as the IS Group and assist in problem-solving in the MPLS WAN and IP LAN with specific emphasis on securityDesign, installs, configures, manages, and maintains mission critical enterprise firewalls, IPS, VPN and other technical controls.Implement and maintain a suite of security metrics to enable the effectiveness of the security strategy and operation to be measured and related security issues to be understood and managedImplement network access control across different network segment on the IP/MPLS networkEnsure security and preventative measures for unauthorized access.Escalate network related fault and network clearance rate.Ensure quality roll-out of new Data/services working with Marketing and IP System planning.Perform New Node implementation and cut over.Provide Emergency Maintenance on IP/MPLS Network with Security skills High Level trouble shooting.Achieve Planned Works Completion rate.Job Condition    Standard MTNN working conditionsExtended work hoursMay be required to travel at short notice

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