Field Support Engineer at MainOne Cable Nigeria

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  • Full Time
  • Lagos

Website MainOne Cable Nigeria

MainOne has grown to become the leading provider of Wholesale and Enterprise connectivity and data center services across the West African region and the company partners with major global technology companies to deliver services to its customers. The company continues to grow its footprint with major network interconnection facilities, extensive terrestrial fiber build out, regional Points of presence, and delivery of services into 10 countries in West Africa.

Applicants interested in working at MainOne Cable Nigeria should please check below for this available vacancy:

Job Title: Field Support Engineer

Location: Lagos
Department: Technical
Job Type: Permanent

Responsibilities

  • The Field Support Engineer will be responsible for the second line network troubleshooting, restoration, and fault management support on the elements and components of the Main One network and assist clients in solving complex technical issues.

Other Responsibilities include:

  • Troubleshoot Main One’s network providing a specific update, status, and performance of all network components, capacity services etc.
  • Identify and provide at least second line support on all faults on the Main One network in accordance with the Company’s standard operating procedure for fault handling, restoration, escalation, and management.
  • Ensures consistent up-time of networks and engages in preventive maintenance and routine checkup.
  • Maintain and ensure full compliance with all Main One’s Field Support Engineer processes and procedures
  • Ensure safe decommissioning of equipment and making them fit for reuse.
  • Confer with customers in initial deployment troubleshooting, as well as in the initial debugging of new hardware and software.
  • Report site(s) conditions to the network operating center.
  • Interpret link budget (LBs) and survey reports (SRs) to effectively carry out onsite/installation activities.
  • Work comfortably at heights up to 120m with total regard for safety and good work ethics.
  • Troubleshoot Microwave radio links’ issues in a timely manner. Focus is on; Dragon Wave HC+, Ceragon SDH radio & Ceragon IP 10.
  • Responsible for structure cabling, PATs, and onsite installations supervision to ensure that standards and quality are maintained all times.
  • Carry out LOS requests and provide LOS reports in clear terms with minimal supervision.
  • Assembling, Commissioning and Installation of MW radios such as Dragon Wave HC+Ceragon SDH radio & Ceragon IP 10 with varying antennae sizes.
  • Accurate auditing, recording, and management of company assets deployed at clients’ site
  • Ensure all customer SLAs are met.

Qualifications, Skills & Competencies

  • Minimum qualifications – ONC / OND / Higher grade level inappropriate discipline or subjects.
  • A good understanding of Ethernet and wireless networks
  • At least 7 years of previous experience working  in Wireless and Wired technology (Ceragon, RADWIN, UBIQUITY, etc)
  • Knowledge of Microwave and optics transmission systems required with power proficiency.
  • Must have a high level of computer literacy to be able to configure PC IP settings, use basic IP testing and be competent in the use of Microsoft office products (Outlook, Excel, Word)
  • Should be able to use basic test equipment such as Multimeters/Spectrum Analysers/BER Testers
  • Should be able to demonstrate a good knowledge of Microwave antennae installation and commissioning.
  • Ability to interpret topography, network design maps, and AutoCAD Designs
  • Good experience in power  management/ first level Power handling (DC and AC)
  • Knowledge of a vendor network management system
  • Ability to assess and prioritize faults and respond or escalate accordingly.

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