Head, Network Security

January 4, 2023

Job Description

  • Lagos

Airtel Nigeria

Airtel Nigeria (Airtel Networks Limited) is a leading telecommunications services provider in Nigeria headquartered in Lagos, the commercial nerve-centre of Nigeria. The telco ranks amongst the top four mobile service providers in terms of subscribers with a customer base of more than 39.8 million. The company's product offerings include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce and enterprise services.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Head, Network Security
Location: Lagos, Nigeria (On-site)
Job type: Full-time
Career level: Mid-Senior level
Job Purpose

The role will be charged with ensuring Network Security.

Ensure Compliance to Airtel Africa Information Security Policy (AAISP) as relates to Network:

Implementation, Compliance and Controls of Networks related AAISP

Partner Management:

To work with Network Managed Services partners to ensure their compliance to AAISP in regard to Airtel Business

Security of Physical Asset:

Airtel network physical assets at MSC locations and data centres, working through Facilities of SCM
Physical cabling and device security within the core nodes working with MS partners and Networks Core team
Physical security of assets at sites, working through Operations team and Tower co partners

Requirements / Qualifications
Educational Level & Functional:
Must have:

Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Telecom or Electronics or equivalent
Certifications in Network security
Certifications in Cyber security

Working Experience:
Must have:

A minimum of 10 years or more of work experience in the Telecoms environment
Must understand telecom NMS and OSS
Should have experience in GSM and WCDMA domains through telecom experience. LTE experience will be an added advantage
Should understand Telecom billing and Revenue assurance activities
Cyber Security
Network Security.

Skills/Knowledge critical to the role:

Network Security
Core network
Charging Nodes
IP Networks in general

Other Requirements:

Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills
Ability to draw conclusions from complex technical data
Strong analytical capabilities and troubleshooting
Customer knowledge about internal as well as external customers and awareness of their situation and needs.
General Process knowledge
Business knowledge – to have knowledge in business and financial awareness to ensure understanding of the implications of revenues

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We therefore do not discriminate against applicants on the basis of, among others, their race, disability, their race, disability, religion or gender. All employment opportunities are decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need

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