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Network Engineer

Abuja, Nigeria

Job Description, Roles and Responsibilities of the Network Engineer Ref: Net-Eng/210620
The company
AG-Placid Nigeria Limited is an innovative and dynamic ICT service provider and an emerging Fiber optic Internet Service Provider in Abuja. We are a well run company that provides the right working environment for our staff. We are currently looking to fill the vacancy for the position of Network Engineer.
We are happy to hear from you to be part of this exciting dynamic company. AG-Placid  Nigeria Limited, is committed to equal opportunity diversity and inclusiveness. Your job  would require you managing a complex network operation.

Job Description
Your job includes dealing with both hardware and software. You will be required to participate or lead the design and implementation of networks. You will perform hands-on installation and maintenance tasks on network components such as routers, switches and cables.
our network engineers are expected to monitor network activities and configure network systems using complex computer software. You will constantly maintain and improve network security by setting up firewalls, and you will also be responsible for troubleshooting problems as and when they arise.
If you progress into a senior role, such as network architect, you will be liaise with your client to understand their business requirements, and then plan and design complex computer networks which will meet their needs in terms of functionality, security, efficiency and cost.
You will report directly to the Director Technical/CEO.

Responsibilities
Designing LAN & Enterprise Network
Alignment and installation of PtP and PtMP radio networks
Installing and configuring computer networks and systems
Installing and configuring firewalls and Unified Threat Management System
Identifying and solving any problems that arise with computer networks and systems
Consulting with clients to specify system requirements and design solutions
Budgeting for equipment and assembly costs
Working in the field to install VSATs as backhaul for mobile networks
Assembling new systems
Maintaining existing software and hardware and upgrading any that have become obsolete
Monitoring computer networks and systems to identify how performance can be improved
Working with IT support personnel
Providing network administration and support

Requirement
● A fast and attentive learner
● Knowledge of routing
● Graduate of Computer Science or IT or Electronics or Physics or relevant field
● Competence in Graphic Design would be an added advantage
● An analytical mind with problem-solving skills
● Excellent organizational and multitasking abilities
● A team player with leadership skills
● Competence in LAN installation
● Competence in configuration and management of Mikrotik or Cisco will be an added advantage
● Knowledge of VSAT system would be an added advantage

Re-numeration
Your basic salary will be N60,000 with the potential to rise to N80,000 after your
probation, if you meet your key performance indicators within 6 months. You will also
earn bonuses for good performance.