Senior Engineer, Solution Architect (Voice & Data Services) At Etisalat Nigeria
Senior Engineer – Solution Architect (Data & Voice Services)
Provide end to end innovative and optimal solution architecture for the various service requests ranging from voice, data and video. The solution portfolio/ product offerings must fit into the network architecture in terms of technology infrastructure.
This role will provide support to the development of the overall vision that will become the final proposed solution.
Participate in the enterprise sales cycle to gather customer business needs and define technical requirements.
Responsible for analysing, designing and developing commercially viable end-to-end voice and data solutions for the customers based on their specifications and business needs.
Enterprise IP Network designing & planning for various services like Internet access, private APNs, WAN, MAN, etc.
IP Network design & planning for enterprise WAN network services i.e. L2/L3 switching and routing, EIGRP, OSPF BGP, IP MPLS, P2P networks
Ability to create detailed documents outlining solutions, benefits, and costs for both technical and non-technical audiences.
Develop detailed and accurate Statements of Work that allow Etisalat Nigeria to successfully implement the solutions.
Interface with customers and Sales staff to architect a solution based on a variety of criteria including technical requirements, business objectives, and functionality while setting proper expectations.
Provide network design and circuits routing for Internet Protocol (IP) network, PABX, VOIP & data services.
Work with cross functional teams on seamless design and implementation of project scope
Responsible for providing detailed design and documentation of proposed technical solutions
Coordinate and drive Technical Site Surveys
Assist in the preparation of RFI/RFP responses
First degree in Engineering Degree or equivalent from a recognised University
Cisco Certification required
Experience,Skills & Competencies
Three (3) to Five (5) years relevant work experience
Core Network Planning and Design
Sound knowledge of Mobile & Enterprise Networks (IP, Circuit & Packet Core)
IP Network design & Planning
Radio Access Technologies
Strong Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Visio)
Must have Project Management Certification (PRINCE2 or PMP)
Logical decision making abilities
Ability to manage multiple projects within the established scope, budget and timeline.
Passion for Excellence