Engineer, Microwave Transmission 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, Microwave Transmission


Abuja, NG

  Job Summary        

  • Provide necessary support towards the integration, operation and maintenance of all backbone, access, enterprise /leased microwave links.

Principal Functions        

  • Provide support for the regional field support engineers , in resolving transmission faults and minimize network downtime to the barest minimum
  • Proffer solutions to repetitive transmission network faults affecting network quality and availability
  • Liaise with the regional field support engineers to resolve prolonged and repetitive transmission faults
  • Ensure all preventive and corrective maintenance, configuration change orders/request are duly implemented according to the work order/change request process.
  • Responsible for the timely troubleshooting / diagnosis of transmission links faults; follow up with resolving party to ensure that faults are resolved within acceptable MTTR.
  • Manage and escalate all unresolved/major faults to appropriate quarters for necessary attention.
  • Ensure transmission operation activities undertaken by vendors / service providers meet EMTS specifications.
  • Manage the performance and availability of microwave backbone and access transmission services systems/service deployed.
  • Manage bandwidth on the Microwave backbone / City metro for optimal performance
  • Maintain comprehensive sets of records for all microwave transmission links.
  • Maintain the integrity of site transmission links configuration database and record systems
  • Ensure all security and network integrity documentation is completed and adhered to
  • Prepare and compile report on the transmission of leased, backbone and access transmission links considering the SLAs
  • Monitor and ensure adherence to SLAs with Lastmile As A Service (LAAS) vendors.
  • Conduct routine performance checks on the transmission links via the NMS systems to ensure the desired QoS and customer experience
  • Ensure that approved transmission optimization tasks are executed according to schedule and with minimal distortion to service
  • Consistently refine operating processes, systems and platforms to facilitate continuous improvement and ensure network operations meet operational delivery requirements
  • Manage inter-functional relations to ensure synergy across the various departmental functions
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Manager, Fixed Transmission Operations

Educational Requirements        

  • First degree in a related Engineering field
  • Two (2) to Four(4) years  post NYSC work experience in the telecom industry.

Experience,Skills & Competencies        


  • Service Continuity Management,Monitoring and Control
  • Telecommunications & Mobile NetworkStandards & Specifications
  • Network Administration


  • Problem Solving / Analytical thinking
  • Accountability
  • Teaming


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

Application Closing Date

Not Specified.