Jobs at Netcom Africa

Lagos Mainland    16-03-2020


Victoria Island, Lagos

Short Summary of the Job

Reporting to the Head of Engineering, this role will be responsible for participating in IP network operation, infrastructure connectivity and security planning as well as development.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

Participate in IP network operation, infrastructure connectivity, security planning as well as the development

Support network design and implementation for core and client networks

Ensure all IP devices are secured and within operational limits

Support daily IP network operation, project management and services monitoring

Conduct network analyzing and troubleshooting

Coordinate with Regional IP Registry

Document all network changes

Other task assigned by line manager.

Essential Skills / Knowledge

A minimum of 5 years of experience in IP Network and System Support

LAN/WAN technology including: TCP/IP (routers, configuration and setup), Security (firewalls – Cisco, Juniper, Barracuda), Network management (switches, hubs, fiber-optic, cabling, packet sniffing)

Advanced knowledge in Router, Catalyst, Load Balancer, Firewall, Security, Internet Connection, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP4, VPN, Frame Relay, TCP/IP, LAN/ WAN, VLAN, Spanning Tree, Ethereal

Knowledge in Unix/ Linux, Shell script, IDS, QoS, Video/ Streaming Protocols,

Experience designing last mile access solutions for different environments (DSL, microwave radio, PTP and PTP radio, fibre etc.)

Strong written and oral communications skills in English

Willing to perform work or provide support outside office hours

Highly motivated and resourceful

Must be a team player and be able to prioritize different request and requirements.

Hand-on design and operation of network like BGP and MPLS

Desirable Skills / Knowledge:

Experience in ISP and managing a sizable IP network

Experience in liaising with Regional IP Registry (APNIC, RIPE, AfriNIC etc)

Knowledge of structure cabling and VoIP

Education and / or Professional Qualification:

Bachelors degree in Electronics / Communications / Network / Computer Engineering (or equivalent)

IP Certification, preferably from Cisco on CCNP level equivalent or above.

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Victoria Island, Lagos
Department: Business Development
Reports to: Head Business Development

Objective & Summary

Reporting to the Head, Business Development this role is responsible for generating leads, initiating and developing client relationships.

Key Duties & Responsibilities
Account Management:

Service existing accounts obtains orders and establishes new accounts by planning and organizing a daily work schedule to call on existing or potential clients.

Manage relationship with all clients and maintain Zero churn at all time

Meet and exceed monthly, quarterly and annual set target

Liaise with business analyst, management team and account executives to collaborate and win deals

Periodically conduct the Know Your Customer exercise to keep up to date with changes and activities with your clients.

Research and Reports:

Keep management informed by submitting activity results and reports, such as daily call reports, weekly work plans, monthly and annual activity reports.

Monitor competition by gathering current marketplace information on pricing, products, new products, delivery schedules, merchandising techniques, etc.

Recommend changes in products, service, and policy by evaluating results and competitive developments.

Internal Relationship Management - liaise & collaborate with:

Finance - On the work flow of Service Activation Requests – new deals, upgrades, demos, downgrades, modifications, change management, etc.

Billing - To negotiate pricing within the approved margin

Day to day operational business solutions interface between departments

Legal - To ensure the aspects of contract, signing, service contracts, revisions are done.

Ensure SLA’s are all adhered to and all documentations are up to date.

Essential Skills / Knowledge

Experience with both Microsoft operating system and the Apple operating system

Strong verbal and written communication.

Good presentation skills for business reports

Ability to organize and conduct purposeful Departmental/ Unit meetings

Ability to develop and maintain business relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Desirable Skills / Knowledge:

General knowledge of ICT solutions

Knowledge of Nigerian Telecoms Market

Strong administrative skills

Good understanding of Microsoft operating systems.

Able to use properly MS Word, Excel and Power-point

Education and/or Professional Qualifications:

Graduate degree qualification essential.

Accreditation to professional bodies


The ideal candidate should have not less than 5 years’ experience preferably selling technology solutions.

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Victoria Island, Lagos

Job Description

To support and maintain internal IT architecture. This position is also responsible for administering desktops support as well as all company servers, printers, phones, and other peripherals.


Configure, test, and maintain LAN/WAN equipment and related services.

Troubleshoot and resolves network problems.

Create and maintain comprehensive documentation for all implemented networks.

Provide support to network–related issues as escalated.

Assist in network project design and implementations.

Maintain and support company’s LAN/WAN environment.

Daily maintenance and problem resolution.

Maintain and troubleshoot Apple servers (Open Directory) for a middle-sized environment (less than 200 computers).

Set-up of computer for staff.

Troubleshoot application and hardware issues on both user and server levels.

Aid in maintaining that all servers/computers/peripherals are in good working condition

Perform servers and other computer asset maintenance (regular and ad-hocs)

Maintain hardware and software updated inventory

Resolve all application (emails, applications, etc.) related issues

Participate in designing and implementation of various systems/application projects as requested by the client.

General Requirements
To get this role you must possess the following:

Degree or Higher Diploma in Computer science/engineering or related fields.

2 - 5 years of experience in providing IT support.

In-depth knowledge of Microsoft, Linux and Cisco technologies.

Professional certifications in IT.

Excellent listening and questioning skills, combined with the ability to interact confidently with clients to establish what the problem is and explain the solution.

Ability to prioritize workload.

Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.

Ability to work well in a team.


Technical Skills:

Understanding of wires and wireless basic networking

Ability to use an Apple Macintosh system

Ability to manage and support 1st and 2nd level issues on an Apple Macintosh system & Microsoft Windows System

Basic understanding of Directory Services on both Windows (Active Directory) and Macintosh (Open Directory)

Understanding of hardware configuration of both Apple and Windows devices is highly desirable.

Intermediate understanding of DNS, DHCP, File sharing (with or without SAMBA)

Ability to support basic applications like MS Office and others

Advance knowledge in routing (EIGRP/OSPF) and switching (VLAN’s, STP, etc.)

Advanced knowledge in SNMP and other network management protocols/systems

Advanced knowledge in QoS principles and use of different QoS appliances

Able to identify network issues, propose and implement actions to resolve the problem.

Experienced and knowledgeable on different wireless technologies (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac) design, implementation, optimization and troubleshooting.

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