Position: Senior Engineer Optimization
Reporting to: Manager- RAN P&O
This role seeks to
recruit a Senior Radio Network Engineer Responsible for Radio Network
Optimisation of the Radio Access Network of 2G, 3G and 4G Networks. Directly
and actively drive major network optimisation campaigns with aim to realise
major improvements in overall Network quality of service.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
and analyse the GSM/WCDMA/HSPA/LTE Radio Network Statistics on daily
basis. Achieve & maintain the Radio Network Performance as per the
contracted OSS KPIs (Accessibility, Availability, Retainability, Mobility
& Service Integrity) within company set thresholds.
to all Customer complaints within stipulated SLA. Address Coverage and
capacity complaints from customer by providing implementable solutions and
ensuring closure as per SLA.
conduct consistency checks on radio parameters for 2G/3G/4G and daily
execute corrections with the RNO guidelines.
Drive test reports including benchmarking reports and implement
optimization recommendations suggested. Identify pockets of poor network
quality RXQUAL, MOS and suggest resolutions for clearing interference and
KPI degradations. Confirm cell performance by comparing Netnumen/U2000
alarms and configurations.
Network dimensioning tasks to address capacity and coverage requirements
by optimally Optimizing network interfaces and nodes to cater for
2G/3G/LTE voice and data traffic. This will include TRX additions, 3G
upgrades, CE expansions, Power optimization, BSC/RNC board capacity
options and Maintain 4G Throughput above 15 Mbps; 3G Throughput above 2.4
Mbps and allocate DPDCH and FPDCH to cells to achieve appreciable 2G
efficient cost management practise by suggesting optimization solutions
that are within budgets.
of RFP/RFQ documentation as assigned by Manager and participate in
Technical evaluations for the same. Guide management in cost optimization
during procurement of Radio Network Optimization equipment’s/Tools and
advise on best sourcing options with shorter lead-times.
the Call Setup Time to CST<8seconds in coordination with Core Network
Team; Work with Core Network Team to ensure that Paging success rate(PSR)
at Network Busy Hour >90%; Work with Core Network Team to ensure
that Location Area Update Success rates(LAU-SR) at Network Busy Hour
and Maintain Half-rate Utilization below < 30%; Monitor and improve on
Coverage ad Capacity sites to Network planning/Design Team to be included
in the rollout plans.
Academic/ Professional Qualifications
Degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Telecommunication, ICT
or related course
least 5 years’ experience in RAN Network planning and Optimization 2 of
which should be directly with ZTE and/or Huawei.
certifications in IT/Telecom related courses
Professional Knowledge & Skills:
have worked with ZTE/Huawei RAN Equipment
experience in the use of U2000/PRS/NETNUMEN/MAPINFO/ACTIX /NEMO
knowledge on RAN Features/Roadmaps/equipment lifecycles
in working in a multi-vendor RAN Network environment
manipulation of excel and using VBA will be an added advantage
in project management will be an added advantage.
This position is open to Kenyan citizens only. If you fit the required profile, please apply highlighting how your qualifications, experience and career aspirations match the requirements for this position.
Application should be sent by latest 15th April 2018 , please provide an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) including details of your current telephone contacts and names of three referees. Apply through firstname.lastname@example.org and ensure the job title is quoted on the subject field. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.