Submarine Network Support Engineer Job at MTN Nigeria

Job Title: Submarine Network Support Engineer
Company: MTN Nigeria
Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
Experience: 4 years
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job Field: Engineering / Technical ICT / Computer
MTN Nigeria – 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
Job Description – To operate and maintain submarine cable landing
station in order to ensure high availability of the
submarine cable networks and corresponding
traffic terminating at the station – Carry 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 check – SLTE performance monitoring – SLTE optical measurement – PFE alarm check – PFE voltage/current check – PFE calibration – SN (submarine NMS) backup – Wet 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 observations – Initiate corrective procedures or decide on course
of action – Record all relevant observation and results – Rectify faults or notify responsible section – Perform first line equipment repair or notify
responsible authority – Implement dispatch procedure for faulty
equipment – Confirm repair – Compile report on any failure event – Maintain and update system maintenance
documents – Implement 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 hours – Minimal local travel
Experience & Training: – A first degree in Electrical Electronics Engineering,
Computer Engineering or a related discipline – Minimum of four years work experience – With at least two years work experience in
Telecommunication industry, with specific
experience using multiplexers microwave, satellite
and fibre optic transmission equipment. – Ericsson DXX PDH and SDH multiplexer training
Huawei Optix SDH and DWDM multiplexer training
DCME training – Specific Equipment Training
Minimum Qualification: – BA, BEng, BTech or HND

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