Submarine Network Support Engineer at MTN Nigeria

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.Job Title: Submarine Network Support EngineerJob DescriptionTo operate and maintain submarine cable landing station in order to ensure high availability of the submarine cable networks and corresponding traffic terminating at the stationCarry out planned works for several nights in row in conjunction with submarine network NOC.Carry emergency operational procedures at odd hours in event of submarine cable cut on call-out basis.Work with CLS engineers in other stations in different time zones and who are not fluent in English language.Carry out preventive maintenance of terminal station (dry plant) equipment. This include but not limited to:SLTE alarm checkSLTE performance monitoringSLTE optical measurementPFE alarm checkPFE voltage/current checkPFE calibrationSN (submarine NMS) backupWet plant monitoring (repeater and branching unit)Maintain the SLDs (straight line diagrams) and RPLs (route position list), ensuring that they are updated after every major cable repair.Perform corrective maintenance on terminal station equipment in coordination with the NOC. This includes but not limited to:Make observationsInitiate corrective procedures or decide on course of actionRecord all relevant observation and resultsRectify faults or notify responsible sectionPerform first line equipment repair or notify responsible authorityImplement dispatch procedure for  faulty equipmentConfirm repairCompile report on any failure eventMaintain and update system maintenance documentsImplement WOs (work orders) for new circuits in conjunction with the NOC.Test new circuits in conjunction with other stations and local terrestrial network O&M staff.Inventory management. This management of installed and spare inventory.Supplier & Vendor management: Monitor the routine maintenance activities of suppliers and act as RHE for them in case of emergency and recommend changes to agreed methods and procedures based on observation and data.Implement and maintain all interconnectivity on customer access pre-cabled and On-demand ODFs based on WOs for MTN and other submarine cable parties.Provide first line maintenance on MTN terrestrial backhaul network equipment at the landing station.Job Condition:    Normal MTNN working conditions, but may be required to work long hoursMinimal local travel

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