Engineer – Fibre Optics Support Services, Network at MTN Nigeria


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We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Engineer – Fibre Optics Support Services, Network

Job Identification: 1692
Location:  Ikoyi, Lagos
Job Category: MTN Level 2
Job Schedule: Full time
Reports To: Manager Optics and Fibre Transmission Service
Division: Networks


  • Ensure Reports of all failures, resolutions, Inspections, Supervision and updated As-Built Drawings are all well documented.
  • Maintain a sound working relationship between the network operations section and all associated internal and external customers/partners.
  • Provision of Second line support on fibre related issues.
  • Ensure all new fibre infrastructures and equipment’s conform with MTN specification
  • Provide support to vendors/partners to carryout error correction on fibre infrastructure using Network Management System (NMS) and all other available tools.
  • Guarantee availability/Quality of Service of fiber infrastructure and DWDM equipment, react, and rectify all emergency faults within the Service Level Agreement.
  • Validate optical infrastructure deployment plans as well as asses resource requirement s for MTNN according to set standard.
  • Conduct quarterly vendor/contractor performance assessment/audit in order to identify issues and improve performance.
  • Manage contractors/vendors Service Level Agreements in order to ensure compliance to MTNN guidelines and procedures as it relates to fiber infrastructure.
  • Conduct spot checks, Works Supervision, Facilities Control and Enquiries Management on all MTN Fiber Infrastructures
  • Conduct acceptance test on new fiber infrastructure and DWDM equipment.
  • Participate in the execution of special projects as may be required.
  • Initiate and supervise preventive and corrective maintenance on optical fiber infrastructure network and carry out planned works on the fiber infrastructure for network optimization and improvement.
  • Provide high level support on optical fiber related issues to internal customers in line with MTNN quality.
  • Coach and train staff/internal units on DWDM and fiber infrastructure.
  • Manage all stakeholders and resolve conflicts and issues relating to optical infrastructure management


  • First Degree in Engineering or in any related Science field
  • Specialist certifications in Fibre transmission will be an added advantage
  • Fluent in English.


  • 3 – 7 years of experience which includes;
  • Experience working in a medium-sized organization or Optics equipment OEMs
  • Experience in telecommunications transmission .

Application Closing Date
22nd November, 2022 (11:59 PM).

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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