Nokia is a global leader in the technologies that connect people and things. With state-of-the-art software, hardware and services for any type of network, Nokia is uniquely positioned to help communication service providers, governments, and large enterprises deliver on the promise of 5G, the Cloud and the Internet of Things.
Serving customers in over 100 countries, our research scientists and engineers continue to invent and accelerate new technologies that will increasingly transform the way people and things communicate and connect.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Optical Networks Consultant
Job ID: 2200000KN8 Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Department: NI Network Infrastructure
Come create the technology that helps the world act together
Nokia is committed to innovation and technology leadership across mobile, fixed and cloud networks. Your career here will have a positive impact on people’s lives and will help us build the capabilities needed for a more productive, sustainable, and inclusive world.
We challenge ourselves to create an inclusive way of working where we are open to new ideas, empowered to take risks and fearless to bring our authentic selves to work.
The team you'll be Part of
The pandemic has highlighted how important telecoms networks are to society. Nokia’s Network Infrastructure group is at the heart of a revolution to bring more and faster network capacity to people worldwide through our ambition, innovation, and technical expertise.
Internal: optics RBC, Sales organization
Overall Purpose of Job
(Why does this job exist?)
Manages and creates optics Portfolio solutions for customers in CEWA (Central East Western Africa)
Trusted technical solutions' advisor for the account in those countries.
Support customer designs / solutions,
RFP network design
Provides design guidelines for optimal usage of the solutions and associated platforms in customers networks
Main Responsibilities / Tasks
Manages and creates optical network portfolio solutions
Trusted technical solutions advisor for the accounts
Influences customer designs/solutions and RFP design support
Provides design guidelines for optimal usage of the solutions
Continuously seek for new applications that can be addressed with the product and/or solution
Provides powerpoint solution presentations
Advice on customers architectures/network evolutions
Requests for support material maybe required in short timescales enforced by the customer so time management skills are vital
The job requires a very good view of customers’ network architectures and practices and therefore must understand a customer operational processes and confidentiality concerns
Because the role is an integral part of the EMEA ION RBC, the ability to work as part of a distributed team is critical.
A flexible approach to work, especially when communicating with other Alcatel-Lucent groups, is essential, as is the ability to thrive under pressure and prioritize tasks.
Qualifications / Profile
Detailed understanding of optical network technologies
Proven record in customer focus Analytical problem solver
Proven presentation skills
Detailed knowledge of optics portfolio
Must be experienced in Alcatel Lucent 1830pss and Alcatel Lucent 1850TSS
Understanding of real customer networks
Experience in designing optical networks.
What We Offer
Nokia offers flexible and hybrid working schemes, continuous learning opportunities, well-being programs to support you mentally and physically, opportunities to join and get supported by employee resource groups, mentoring programs and highly diverse teams with an inclusive culture where people thrive and are empowered.