April 19, 2024

MTN Nigeria – The chief in telecommunications in Nigeria, and part of a various neighborhood in Africa and the Middle East, our model is immediately recognisable. It is thru our compelling model that we’re capable of entice the fitting skills who we fastidiously nurture by repeatedly enhancing our employment choices even past reward and recognition.

We are recruiting to fill the place beneath:

Job Title: Engineer – IP Security Operations, Network

Job Identification: 1485
Location: Ikoyi, Lagos
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Category: MTN Level 2
Reports To: Manager, IP Security Operations
Division: Network


  • To repeatedly drive MTNN Businesses/Services in attaining it’s set aims and shield these companies from inside and External threats whereas guaranteeing Quality of service, Compliance to Security requirements, Availability, Confidentiality, Integrity and Ensuring higher buyer expertise.


  • Manage and keep all community safety platforms and their related software program, akin to  Firewalls, Intrusion Detection/Intrusion Prevention, Load balancers, Anti-Dos, Anti-Spam, Syslog, Remote Access and different safety home equipment
  • Ensure energetic Management of IPS/IDS, Web Filtering, Application controls, DDOS, Firewall, WAF, VPN, Load balancers and each different Technologies are in step with Security practices.
  • Development of scripts for automation of duties and deployments, utilizing Python, Shell, Ansible or some other community programmability answer.
  • Demonstrate subject material experience within the areas of IPS, Load balancers, WAF, Anti-DOS, Anti-SPAM, Remote entry, NAT, Security Information, Event administration, and Next Generation Firewalls with product particular information of Cisco, Juniper, Checkpoint and Fortinet Firewalls.
  • Provides technical help for brand spanking new integration, incident and fault decision.
  •  Experience with Networking and troubleshooting (TCP/IP, DNS, routing, switching, firewalls, LAN/WAN, NAT, Access-list, IPSec/SSL VPN, Remote entry, IPS and ADC)
  • Proactive monitoring and each day well being test on community safety infrastructure. Ensuring and adhering to safety greatest practices.
  • Coordinate and monitor log evaluation on all community safety nodes, to make sure service availability and safety necessities are met.
  • Ensure compliance to present safety insurance policies and greatest practices are adhered to from a community Security Perspective.
  • Participates in safety infrastructure audit actions and supplies proof as required
  • Contribute to the event, upkeep and periodic testing of catastrophe restoration plans guaranteeing enterprise continuity for all core companies and important purposes
  • Ensure correct integration of recent community safety components on the areas and acceptance testing
  • Ensure correct implementation of change requests/deliberate actions.
  • Monitor efficiency statistics and generate weekly stories.
  • Ensure routine upkeep and housekeeping (data, back-ups and so on.) on all community safety nodes throughout the area
  • Document community issues and resolutions for future reference.


  • First Degree in Computer Science / Engineering, Information Technology / Cybersecurity or Electrical / Electronic Engineering
  • Fluent in English


  • Minimum of Five (5) Years of Network and Information Technology Security Experience.
  • In-depth understanding of NAT, VPNs, Application Security, WAF, DNS, Web Security, DDOS, Anti-spam, Access-list, Netflow, IPS/IDS, Log Analysis and Routing over diversified platform akin to Cisco, Juniper, Checkpoint, Fortinet and F5.
  • A minimal of Four (4) years of expertise supporting and monitoring community safety programs in telecommunication firm, managing IPS, Firewalls, Load Balancers, Syslog/SIEM, Remote Access and different important community safety home equipment.
  • Familiar with scripting languages and/or automation instruments (python, ansible, netmiko and so on.)
  • In-depth information of Cybersecurity, assault methodology and safety incident administration.
  • Good understanding of Risk Management, Security controls and requirements.
  • Broad expertise dealing with quite a lot of Network Security operational instruments, monitoring, govt dashboard reporting and knowledge evaluation

Application Closing Date
twenty fourth July, 2023 at 10:59 PM.

How to Apply
Interested and certified candidates ought to:
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