Network Engineer at MRS Oil Nigeria PLC

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Aquarian Consult Limited – Our client, MRS is an African conglomerate in diverse activities, yet focused on capturing the entire value chain in oil trading, shipping, storage, distribution and retailing.

Job Title: Network Engineer

Job Summary
  • The Network Administrator is responsible for the IT Network infrastructure, identifying network requirements, installing upgrades, monitoring network performance, and coordinating network based projects across the organization.
  • The job holder interacts with service providers to ensure that seamless and quality data/voice services are delivered to meet the organization's requirements.

Network Infrastructure Administration:

  • Manages all network infrastructure and ensure reliable network access
  • Ensure network security by maintain supporting documentation where applicable
  • Ensure that all IOS switches / Router are constantly updated
  • Performs backups configurations of all network infrastructure devices.
  • Supervise telecommunication support for data and voice connectivity
  • Monitor the communication link from head office to all remote sites or locations; ensure the communication link is up and running.

Remote VPN Support:

  • Provide/manage VPN and secured access for all local and remote users.
  • Ensure connectivity for remote users
  • Ensure that all VPN traffics are secured and well encrypted.

Vendor Engagement and Performance Management:

  • Verify materials provided by vendors for authenticity
  • Supervise work done by vendors and ensure performance in line with requirements, specification and contract; ensure vendors on site work meets the required safety regulations

End User Support:

  • Provide support to end users for timely resolution of network issues
  • Ensure end users access to required network infrastructure


  • B.Sc / HND in Computer Science or any relevant discipline.
  • Relevant professional certification e.g. Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP).


  • Minimum of 3 to 4 years of IP network management and implementation experience.
  • Ability to deploy and configure a large scale enterprise network.

Knowledge, Skills & Competencies:

  • Knowledge of multi-vendor network and infrastructure solutions; Cisco hardware configurations and maintenance; firewalls and security appliances
  • Network configuration, monitoring and troubleshooting
  • Switching and routing configuration
  • Windows user support; Microsoft Office tools (MS Word, Excel, e.t.c), outlook email configuration and support
  • Management of wireless network devices and solutions; general computer hardware troubleshooting repair and maintenance.
  • Network device management/maintenance
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

Personal Attributes:

  • Creative; solution-driven; team player

Key Performance Indicators (KPI):

  • Ability to deliver on assigned network related tasks and projects
  • Quality documentation of network related activities
  • User satisfaction
  • Average time to resolve an incident
  • % of issues resolved
  • % of user updates or backups within target times

Physical & Other Requirements:

  • Occasional travel maybe required.

Job location: Lagos

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications and CV's (PDF format) to: [email protected] with the position title as the subject.

Note: Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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