Submarine Network Support Engineer at MTN Nigeria


Job Title: Submarine Network Support Engineer

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, B.Eng, B.Tech Or HND

Job Duration: Permanent.

Deadline: October 12th,2016.

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