New Opportunities at 9mobile Nigeria

9mobile is a Nigerian private limited liability company. EMTS acquired a Unified Access Service License from the Nigerian Communications Commission in 2007. The License enables EMTS provide Fixed Telephony (wired or wireless), Digital Mobile Services, International Gateway Services and National/Regional Long Distance Services in addition to spectrum assignments in the 900 and 1800 MHz bands.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant positions below:



Job Title: Senior Engineer, VAS
Location: Abuja
Job Summary

Operate and maintain VAS platforms/ systems to ensure constant (24 hours) availability and stability.

Technical support operations and projects for the deployment and delivery of VAS products and services

Principal Functions

Put in place strategies to ensure 99.99% network and service availability of VAS nodes

Work closely with vendors in the testing, implementation and maintenance of services as required by the business (Commercial and Marketing requirements)

Perform comprehensive analysis of faults/failures on VAS nodes to determine the root cause and conduct corrective action for permanent resolution in a timely manner

Analyse daily generated alarms and error logs, report, trends and implement proactive measure

Work closely with other stakeholders (products development, customer care and Network Planning) to deliver quality value-added services.

Develop and apply high level of skills, knowledge and standards to stay current with business and industry trends.

Apply proactive approach towards performance management, and suggest corrective measures to arrest any shortfalls

Perform acceptance tests on newly implemented VAS platforms to validate features, capacity and functions

Have a full understanding of VAS protocols including SMPP, USSDI&II, SIP, XML, Diameter, HTTP(S), SS7, SIGTRAN, Web services, IP and others (SNMP, ICMP, etc)

Perform other assigned duties as delegated by management

Educational Requirements

First degree or equivalent in Engineering or Science

Three (3) to Five (5) years post NYSC work experience

Experience, Skills & Competencies:

Expert knowledge of Network Availability and Capacity Management

Good understanding of technology evolution (Cloud Computing, Software-Defined Networking (SDN), network functions virtualization (NFV), IoT, M2M, AI etc.)

Good understanding of Online and Offline billing

Good understanding of Software life cycle

Basic knowledge of IP Technologies

Expert knowledge of Database Management System (RDBMS and NoSQL)

Good knowledge of data visualization

Expert knowledge of Linux/UNIX operating system

Good knowledge of VAS service flow

Basic Programming knowledge (PHP, PL/SQL, Python, Shell Scripting etc.)


Great team work and collaborative spirit

A self-starter with high attention to detail

Ability to engage and drive others to deliver targets

Proven ability to make an impact both internally and externally

Delegation/ Supervisory

Problem Solving and analytical mind


Passion for Excellence


Empowering people

Growing people

Team work

Customer Focus

Interested and qualified candidates should:

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