Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) Ongoing Recruitment – Apply Now!

Posted on :

24 May, 2023

Category :

Data analysis Jobs in Nigeria, Engineering Jobs in Nigeria

Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) is the pioneer and leader of the petroleum industry in Nigeria. We invest heavily in our employees, which is reflected in our industry-leading development programme and our commitment to see our employees’ ideas travel and come to fruition. We are recruiting to fill the position below:





Job Title: Data Comms Engineer
Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria
Job Requisition ID: R112251
Job Type: Full time
Job Family Group: Information Technology (IT)
Worker Type: Regular
Business unit:Projects and Technology
Experience Level: Experienced Professionals

Job Description
Where you fit in?

  • The Datacomms Engineer assures the continuous functionality of the Data communication landscape to ensure reliable and secure data network services across Shell central offices and field locations in Nigeria by using the best processes, contracts and effective technologies.
  • The position provides services to meet the financial and operating performance targets of IT operations within the Nigeria Telecoms Operations Landscape, and across all IT and business functions/teams requiring network integration including Hosting and Storage, PCD, Digitalization, Production and Security.
  • 3rd party connectivity to Shell is a key accountability as well.
  • This role works with the Datacoms Lead and is essential for IT and the Business success as it provides the information highways for Business data.

What is the Role?
He will work in conjunction with the Datacoms Operations Lead, other services leads and Network designer, to provide services as listed below:

  • Ensure predictable network landscape functionality according to design in Shell Nigeria.
  • Ensure timely preventive maintenance of network components are carried out across the landscape.
  • Ensure continuous network service availability by optimizing utilization of network paths to maintain OLA.
  • Establish functional IT network systems that support Shell businesses and functions by minimizing Business Critical Major Incidents and reducing Mean-Time-To-Restore service.
  • Supervise and hold contracts used to deliver resilient and cost effective network connectivity.
  • Drive configuration management for network systems in Nigeria to ensure dependable disaster recovery.
  • Maintain up to date documentation representing the landscape at all times – network drawings.
  • Collaborate with other teams (Field Telecoms, Offshore IT, PCD, Hosting & Storage, Security, Collaboration etc.) to ensure continuous maintenance of connectivity requirements.
  • Carry out configuration management of all installed networks; management of inventory of Network assets via ServiceNow; effect decommissioning of redundant assets, evacuation from site and de-registration from asset register; follow through asset disposal processes as appropriate; be the focal for all change management for networks.
  • Ensure Third Party connectivity to Shell network is validated and all IRM requirements are actively embedded.
  • Manage integrity of assets; ensure governance processes and physical state of systems in managed Datacoms Room facilities are in top condition.
  • Participate in all Telecoms (and related) Project activities associated with connectivity to ensure operational viability and supportability.
  • Focal for remediation of all identified vulnerability on data network infrastructure and embedded the learnings in the network policy and processes to keep the landscape safe from negative Cyber activities.
  • Be the technical focal for handover of all Network related services and components delivered by projects.

What We Need from You?

  • Minimum of Education or Certification: Minimum of 4-year Degree University Degree in Computer Science, Applied Sciences or Electrical / Electronics / Communications Engineering, with minimum 10-year experience in Backend IT Infrastructure Support, of which at least 7 years must have been in IT Infrastructure service support specific to Datacoms networks.
  • Must be a networking specialist (at least CCNP level), with proven extensive experience in Cisco networks and systems.
  • Must have experience of integrating Cisco systems with other platforms – PABXes, Microwave Radio systems, Firewalls and related components (Alcatel, Eclipse, RAD, Juniper, etc).
  • Must have extensive Knowledge in provisioning voice services via Cisco infrastructure and secured plant.
  • Broad multifaceted stakeholder management – working directly with production assets, MNS ISPs etc.
  • Proven record of delivering against stretched targets
  • Quite inclined to Team Working.
  • Experienced in operational support and demonstrate landscape change management capabilities to achieve target operating model.
  • Proven record of delivering against stretched targets
  • Good understanding and knowledge of HSSE – should be able to be show past exemplary behaviors in HSSE.
  • Skill level experience in contract management will be an advantage
  • Skill level experience in budget management will be an advantage.

To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Application Deadline: Not Specified.

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