Network Operations Centre (NOC) Engineer (Expatriate) Job in Nigeria

 Global Profilers - Our client, an Information Technology Company is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Network Operations Centre (NOC) Engineer (Expatriate)

Location: Nigeria
Employment Type: Full-time

Department: Technical
Status: Bachelor (Employee Family Visa / Cerpac and Accommodation will not be provided)

Job Summary

  • We are seeking an experienced NOC Engineer who will be part of a dynamic team responsible for maintaining the organization & network infrastructure. The role will be crucial in ensuring the continuous availability and optimal performance of the network. Strong technical skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work under pressure are essential for success in this role.

Job Responsibilities
Network Monitoring and Maintenance:

  • Effectively monitoring the organization's network infrastructure
  • Ensuring network availability, performance, and reliability.
  • Proactive monitoring, identifying and resolving network issues
  • Conducting routine maintenance tasks, and implementing preventive measures.

Ticket Management and Troubleshooting:

  • Promptly responding to network issues, troubleshooting issues, and resolving them as per given SLA.
  • Accurately diagnosing problems
  • Coordinating with relevant teams for resolution
  • Documenting ticket details and resolutions.
  • Providing timely incident reports to the Line manager.

Network Performance Optimization:

  • Optimizing network performance by analyzing network metrics
  • Identifying bottlenecks or areas for improvement, and implementing necessary changes or optimizations.
  • Optimizing network configurations, capacity planning, and implementing performance enhancement measures.

Documentation and Reporting:

  • Accurate and up-to-date documentation of network configurations, issues, changes, and resolutions
  • Maintaining network diagrams
  • Documenting standard operating procedures
  • Generating reports on network performance
  • Ensuring compliance with documentation standards.

Collaboration and Teamwork:

  • Effective collaboration and communication with cross-functional teams, stakeholders, vendors, and customers
  • Clear and timely communication of network-related information
  • Providing technical support and guidance, and fostering positive working relationships.

Skills & Knowledge Requirements
Education and Experience:

  • Certifications such as CCNA, CCNP, or equivalent are preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field.


  • Proven experience as a NOC Engineer or in a similar network operations role.
  • Strong knowledge of networking protocols, such as TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, SNMP, etc.
  • Proficiency in network monitoring tools and technologies, such as SNMP monitoring systems, packet analyzers, etc.
  • Familiarity with network equipment, including routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, etc.
  • Understanding of network security principles and best practices.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret network traffic and logs to diagnose issues.
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with team members and stakeholders.


  • Possesses expertise in networking technologies, network monitoring and troubleshooting, incident management, network equipment, network security, and excels in communication and collaboration.
  • Must have Network+/CCNA certification.
  • MUST have hands on experience on PRTG as well as other monitoring tools.
  • Expertise in Configuring and installing various network devices and services (e.g., routers, switches, 2 firewalls, load balancers, VPN, QoS).
  • Hands on practice on wire shark and other tools.
  • Knowledge: ISP technologies, internet protocols, traffic engineering, data centre operations, SLAs, documentation and reporting, as well as industry standards and best practices. Deep understanding of networking protocols (e.g., IPSEC, HSRP, BGP, OSPF, 802.11, QoS)

Tentative Package

  • Salary:  USD1500 - USD2000 per month including local expenses.
  • Accommodation: Furnished accommodation for employee only.
  • Medical: HMO
  • Air Ticket: to home country once in a year in economy class.
  • Visa / Cerpac: would be borne by company
  • Transportation: Company vehicle

Application Closing Date
9th June, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.