Senior Engineer, VAS at 9mobile Nigeria

9mobile is a Nigerian private limited liability company. EMTS acquired a Unified Access Service License from the Nigerian Communications Commission in 2007. The License enables EMTS provide Fixed Telephony (wired or wireless), Digital Mobile Services, International Gateway Services and National/Regional Long Distance Services in addition to spectrum assignments in the 900 and 1800 MHz bands.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Engineer, VAS

Location: Abuja, NG

Job Summary

  • Operate and maintain VAS platforms/ systems to ensure constant (24 hours) availability and stability.
  • Technical support operations and projects for the deployment and delivery of VAS products and services.

Principal Functions

  • Put in place strategies to ensure 99.99% network and service availability of VAS nodes
  • Work closely with vendors in the testing, implementation and maintenance of services as required by the business (Commercial and Marketing requirements)
  • Perform a comprehensive analysis of faults/failures on VAS nodes to determine the root cause and conduct corrective action for permanent resolution in a timely manner
  • Analyse daily generated alarms and error logs, report, trends and implement a proactive measure
  • Work closely with other stakeholders (products development, customer care and Network Planning)to deliver quality value-added services.
  • Develop and apply high level of skills, knowledge and standards to stay current with business and industry trends.
  • Apply proactive approach towards performance management, and suggest corrective measures to arrest any shortfalls
  • Perform acceptance tests on newly implemented VAS platforms to validate features, capacity and functions
  • Have a full understanding of VAS protocols including SMPP, USSDI&II, SIP, XML, Diameter, HTTP(S), SS7, SIGTRAN, Web services, IP and others (SNMP, ICMP, etc)
  • Perform other assigned duties as delegated by Manager PS & CS VAS

Educational Requirements

  • First degree or equivalent in Engineering or Science
  • Four (4) to Six (6) years post NYSC work experience

Experience, Skills & Competencies:

  • Expert knowledge of Network Availability and Capacity Management
  • Good understanding of technology evolution (Cloud Computing, Software-Defined Networking (SDN), network functions virtualization (NFV), IoT, M2M, AI etc.)
  • Good understanding of Online and Offline billing
  • Good understanding of Software life cycle
  • Basic¬† knowledge of IP Technologies
  • Expert knowledge of Database Management System (RDBMS and NoSQL)
  • Good knowledge of data visualization
  • Expert knowledge of Linux/UNIX operating system
  • Good knowledge of VAS service flow
  • Basic Programming knowledge (PHP, PL/SQL, Python, Shell Scripting etc.)

Skills:

  • Great teamwork and collaborative spirit
  • A self-starter with high attention to detail
  • Ability to engage and drive others to deliver targets
  • Proven ability to make an impact both internally and externally
  • Delegation/Supervisory
  • Problem Solving and analytical mind

Behaviour:

  • Passion for Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Empowering people
  • Growing people
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Focus

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
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