Engineer, Fibre Infrastructure at 9mobile Nigeria

9mobile is a Nigerian private limited liability company. EMTS acquired a Unified Access Service License from the Nigerian Communications Commission in 2007. The License enables EMTS provide Fixed Telephony (wired or wireless), Digital Mobile Services, International Gateway Services and National / Regional Long Distance Services in addition to spectrum assignments in the 900 and 1800 MHz bands.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Engineer, Fibre Infrastructure

Job: IRC4278
Location: Abuja (FCT)

Job Summary

  • Assist in the planning, implementation, and operations of EMTS Nigeria Core Transport (National & Metro fibre / DWDM) network infrastructure and architecture for various services.

Principal Functions

  • Support the deployment of the fibre network technology (SDH, DWDM, OTN, OADM and IP) for the national backbone transmission.
  • Support the optic network planning for the metropolitan ring , last mile fibre network design and enterprise fibre connectivity.
  • Support the fibre interconnection and transmission infrastructure to other telecom operators.
  • Participate in the planning and design of the Synchronization Network, Core Network Integration, leased circuits provisioning, International Traffic dimensioning and provisioning
  • Ensure proper implementation of processes and procedures to guide fibre network roll outprocess
  • Ensure that EMTS’s fibre network design is in line with accepted local and international standards.
  • Prepare the low-level design plans for migration of legacy (TDM) transport to NGN network IP Network (IPRAN/MEN etc)
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge and database of existing fibre transmission infrastructure
  • Work with the procurement team for the development of RFP with procurement for the fibre network rollout
  • Interface with finance teams to develop Business cases and Board Papers to support optical network projects
  • Prepare optical network capacity forecast, network capacity matrix and distribution
  • Keep abreast of global and local best practice as it relates to fiber transmission planning and design WIFI-technologies, Low cost satellite and Higher bandwidth access technologies
  • Participate in strategic analysis to transform existing legacy TDM network to scalable, flexible NGN IP/MPLS backhaul network
  • Manage vendors appropriately to timely provide HLD and LLD documents for core transmission projects
  • Perform other duties as instructed by the Manager, Core and Transmission Planning.

Educational Requirements

  • First Degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering
  • Three (3) to five(5) years relevant work experience
  • Certified Fiber-Optic Installer (FOI) and/or Certified Fiber Optics Installer – Outside Plant (FOI-OSP).

Experience, Skills & Competencies

  • Telecommunications& Mobile Network Standards & Specifications
  • Evolving IP and Optical Architectures
  • Synchronization requirement of 2/3/4/ 5G Networks
  • IP / MPLS Technologies.


  • Problem Solving
  • Communication.


  • Passion for Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Empowering people
  • Growing people
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Focus.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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