Network Engineer (Technical Sales) at Merit Telecoms

MERIT is an independent and recognized leader in providing wireless voice and data turnkey services to the Telecommunications industry.

Our service offering includes:

Radio Network Design & Planning
RF Drive Testing & Competitive Benchmarking
RF Physical Optimization & Site Audits
Network Quality of Service evaluation
Transmission/Access Network Planning & Implementation
VSAT transmission
Fibre Optic Installation, Testing & Maintenance
Civil Works & BSS Equipment Installation,
Special Coverage & In-Building DAS with integrated Wi-Fi solution
Voice, Data and Advanced Security
Outsourcing & Consulting
Project Management
Network Monitoring & Operations
Network Field Maintenance
Technical Support And Process Management
Other technical services for the telecommunications industry

We have worked with all major access technologies (including GSM, GPRS/EDGE, UMTS/HSPDA, CDMA-1xRTT/EV-DO, Wi-Fi, WiMAX and LTE).

We have participated in the success of some of the most sophisticated wireless systems in the world. We bring local knowledge and global capabilities to our customers offering innovative solutions, insight into cutting edge developments and delivering solutions that enhance business efficiencies. Quality, flexibility, reliability and a speedy response to our clients requirements is our aim.Job Description

Network Engineer to work within the Business Development unit as Technical Sales Engr.
The candidate will work closely with Enterprise engineers, Wireless engineers and Sales and marketing team. He must be knowledgeable in the following among others:
Designing and implementing new network solutions and/or improving the efficiency of current networks
Installing, configuring and supporting network equipment including routers, proxy servers, switches, WAN accelerators, DNS and DHCP
Procuring network equipment and managing subcontractors involved with network installation
Highly knowledgeable on WiFi networks
Configuring firewalls, routing and switching to maximise network efficiency and security
Investigating faults in the network
Updating network equipment to the latest firmware releases
Reporting network status to key stakeholders

Qualifications and Requirements
Degrees or equivalent in the following subjects can be included:

Computer Science, Computer Software/Computer Systems Engineering And Networks Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Mathematics
Network security management
A CCNA or equivalent Professional certification is desirable.

Required Qualities:

An analytical mind and ability to learn new technologies quickly
Good Time management and Strong documentation skills
Good communication skills both written and verbal
Commercial and business awareness.

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