Engineer – Submarine Network Support, Network

November 14, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

MTN Nigeria

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 recognition.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Engineer – Submarine Network Support, Network
Job Identification: 1731
Location:  Ikoyi, Lagos
Job Category: MTN Level 2
Job Schedule: Full time
Reports To: Manager – Submarine Cable
Division: Networks

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. The management of installed and spare inventory.
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.


A First Degree in Electrical Electronics Engineering, Computer Engineering or a related discipline.

3 – 7 years of experience which includes:

Minimum of two years work experience in Telecommunication industry, with specific experience using multiplexers microwave, satellite and fiber optic transmission equipment.

Application Closing Date
22nd November, 2022 (11:59 PM).
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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