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Network engineer
Job Type: Full-Time , open to relocation

Education

From 0 to 2004
University of Nigeria, Nsukka - Bachelor of Engineering.
From 0 to 2008
Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden.
No added languages

Experience

Cisco Instructor (Part Time)
Ivory Solutions (I T Academy and Consulting)
September 2011 - Present Day (5 years 10 months)

· Responsible for handling CCNA certification classes (weekend only)

· Responsible for handling CCNP Certification classes (weekend only)

· Responsible for handling IT consultancy services (LAN / WAN Optimization)

Network Engineer
Mara-Ison Technologies Ltd
March 2011 - Present Day (6 years 4 months)

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Nov 2013 - Present

BHARTI AIRTEL (Telecommunication Company)[Non-IBM Managed]

Lead Network Administrator (Airtel Shops and Zonal offices) – Airtel HQ, Banana Island Ikoyi, Lagos:

·Manage configuration and monitoring of all network devices including wireless access point and controller (Cisco 3600 Series and 5508).

·Management of IP schemes for LAN/WAN and wireless network infrastructure for Airtel shops, zonal offices and warehouses in Nigeria.

·Enhance network performance by monitoring, troubleshooting of network problems and outages; scheduling upgrades; collaborating with management and service providers on planned optimization strategies.

·Ensure RCA are performed for problem management assessment.

·Secure network system by establishing and enforcing policies; defining and monitoring access.

·Project layout prior to implementation and commissioning of network infrastructure based on Airtel business requirement.

·Liaising with Airtel SPOC/vendors (Ericsson/Huawei) on key escalatory issues, development and project delivery.

Member of the IP telephony (VoIP network) resolver team.

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Mar 2011 - Present

Network Engineer– Airtel HQ, Banana Island Ikoyi, Lagos.

·Manage switch configuration, monitoring and troubleshooting; management of wireless access point (Cisco 1240 AG) and config.

·Management of LAN and Wireless network, for Airtel headquarter and all regional offices in Nigeria (Lagos, Abuja, PH, Kano and Ibadan.)

·Occasional maintenance and resolution of End User I T Systems; OS troubleshooting, application support, network printer installation and maintenance, system configuration, troubleshooting and optimization, email configuration using Exchange and IP Phone deployment e.t.c

·Document all state of LAN, and possible infrastructural needs within the network, which also includes firmware/hardware upgrade

·Ensure all incidents are managed within stipulated SLAs

·Commissioning and decommissioning LAN and wireless devices and/or facilities, based on Airtel business requirement

Liaising with L3 Network Engineers on key escalatory issues

Network System Engineer
Independent I T Consultant (I T Consulting and Freelancing)
July 2009 - January 2011 (1 year 7 months)

· Design and emulation of IP Network with the use of virtualization software and network design emulator, as a cost effective tool for developing virtual enterprise environment for capacity testing and optimization

· Enhanced deployment feasibility test. LAN/ WAN optimization and backup test

· Specification of network devices needed to meet up with infrastructural requirement as scalability, availability and capacity building

Network System Engineer
Doskay Center for Applied Technology (I T Consulting Firm)
October 2004 - August 2006 (1 year 11 months)

· Hardware (assembly, maintenance and repair.)

· LAN/WAN and wireless design, support and troubleshooting.

· Windows management- DNS, DHCP, Active Directory

· Peripheral configuration and maintenance e.g Printers and Scanners

Additional information

About Me

Certification


Oct 2010

Examination Institute for Information Science (EXIN) - [ITILv3 – Foundation]

Hvidovre, Denmark (Certificate Number:00174876)



Oct 2010

Cisco Systems - Cisco Certified Network Professional [CCNP]

Lagos, Nigeria (E-verification Number: 415121786040ILCK) - Recertified July 2013



May 2009

CompTIA - CompTIA Certified A+ Professional [I T Technician]

Durham, England (Career ID Number: COMP001008640609)