22 Apr 2021

Transmission Engineer at MainOne

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Job Description


Responsibilities

The Transmission Engineer will be responsible for the Network operations and Planning & Implementation of the OSP & SDH components in the Main One Optical Transmission Network interfacing with the terrestrial and transoceanic fibre optic cable systems. The Transmission Engineer will be responsible for the:

  • Troubleshooting and resolution of 1st and 2nd level network related problems.
  • Respond to and resolve SDH & MW networks issues within the timeframe of severity level agreements
  • Review and execute RPRs (re-provision requests) on Dragon Wave HC+, Huawei OSN series (especially OSN3500, OSN500 & OSN8800) and ECI box (BG-20 & BG-30) platforms with minimal supervision
  • Support all aspects of the network management process assuring requests, implementation, and problems are delivered as required with no impact to the global communications.
  • Deploy and document changes in accordance with problem and change management process
  • Participate in managing projects introduced by engineering team assuring full implementation and documentation standards are adhered to. Complete the projects objectives within timelines.
  • Able to interpret, review and implement PDH and SDH networks designs from the core network planning team.
  • Perform most effective approach to restore, recover, or alter configurations, logical or physical, to maintain service integrity
  • Ensure that Main One’s global and metro fiber network documentation is always accurate and up to date.
  • Perform Network Analyses using E-Analyzer, SDH Analyzer, OTDR and other signal testing tools/instrument to ensure error free network.
  • Carry out site surveys, planning of new equipment, cabinets and towers installation
  • Overall project planning, delivery and update of the milestone project plan
  • Provide support as delegated on last mile connections, including microwave radio technology deployment
  • Work directly with Vendor support to manage the Optical Transmission Network (OTN).
  • Coordinate and manage equipment installation services, OTN component vendors and schedules
  • Implementation of Network resilience and Protection systems (1+1 LMSP, SNCP, MSP etc.)
  • Report on capacity, inventory and utilization of applicable transmission and carrier equipment configurations. Provide detailed engineering documentation to support and ensure the success of required projects.
  • Planning of OSP build and new POP identification selection.
  • OSP build supervisions on site where all fiber cable activities such as Laying of Fibers, Sub ducts laying & calibrations, Fibre Testing, fibre Termination/Splicing.
  • Ensure quality assurance on all outside plant infrastructural build by contractors during implementation.
  • Assess test plans and perform tests to ensure cable and build integrity.
  • Implementation of new fiber projects for MOCC backhaul routes.
  • Issue periodic progress/ status reports regularly based on the updates gathered from the construction teams.

Qualifications, Skills & Competencies

  • BSc Electrical/Electronics Engineering or B.Tech Electrical/Electronics Engineering or BSC Telecommunication Engineering
  • Ability to review and execute provisioning requests from Transmission Planning documents
  • Ability to troubleshoot, identify root causes and recommend solutions
  • Ability to operate, troubleshoot and maintain networking/IP related technologies and protocols
  • Ability to recognize and analyze data, basic causes of problems, and recommend solutions that meet the practical needs of the business
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Teamwork abilities
  • Ability to work well under pressure

Demands of the Job

Ability and willingness to work long hours and meet tight deadlines;

  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • May be required to work weekends
  • May be required to travel out of stations


Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here

Closing Date : 7 May. 2021





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