Network Optimization Lead at Airtel Nigeria

Job Title: Network Optimization Lead

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job Type: Full-time · Mid-Senior level

Job Purpose

  • Achieve and maintain a high quality level of the 3G / 2G / LTE Radio Network Services, and ensure high quality performance on all technical activities, and the highest possible level of customer satisfaction.
  • Provide effective technical support and continually seek for quality improvements within the Mobile Network Optimization project.

Key Accountabilities

  • Defines and measures the unit KPIs(Key Performance indicators)
  • Follows-up the evolution of the radio system quality.
  • Proposes indicators for the continuous analysis and follow-up of radio voice and data quality of service, generates proper alarms and recommends solutions when needed.
  • Proposes preventive and/or corrective actions for the provisioning of acceptable QoS for voice and data services.
  • Monitor & analyze the GSM, WCDMA/HSDPA Radio Network Statistics on daily basis.
  • Achieve & maintain the Radio Network Performance as per the contracted KPIs (Accessibility, Retainability, Mobility & Service Integrity).
  • Responsible for reducing congestion and drops, improving the IRAT Handover, Soft Handover, Location Update, Paging, CSSR, RRC Connection & RAB Establishment Success rate in his designated area for all Voice, Video Packet & High Speed, issuing capacity requests whenever needed.
  • Responsible for Inconsistencies Checks, Packet Throughput, Parameter changes & Physical changes.
  • Responsible for testing the radio performance for the newly integrated sites.
  • Discuss the frequency & Scrambling Code retunes requests with his team leader for his designated area.
  • Responsible for the drive test analysis and taking the necessary action to improve the performance of his area.
  • Participate in technical discussions with the customer in order to gather product-related information.
  • Perform Radio Network Surveys, i.e. visit possible sites in order to judge if they are suitable from a radio network point of view (Hardware & Location).
  • Follows-up and ensures the existence of sufficient capacity in the radio network (including on the BSC-BTS and the air interfaces).
  • Researches and implements solutions for continuous service improvement in respect to parameter settings and configuration.
  • Investigates and recommends proper solutions for customer complaints; validates proposed solutions related to parameter modification on the radio network.
  • Validates the recommended radio parameters and configuration provided by the unit.
  • Proposes and verifies the implementation of optimal solutions in order to improve operational efficiency of the unit.
  • Follows corrective actions based on the internal reports of coverage analysis.
  • Follows-up general Radio access technology trends relating to radio optimization activities and assists the RAN Research & Studies unit in the update of Radio engineering guidelines accordingly.

Qualifications, Skills & Knowledge

  • Relevant University Degree in Engineering
  • 10 years of experience in 2G, 3G, 4G
  • Minimum of 5 years optimization & Planning experience, primarily in Optimization of 4G
  • Minimum of 4 years with vendors experience or well-known operators in telecommunication or related field
  • Excellent knowledge of the field of 2G/3G/4G radio communication and optimization
  • Good knowledge in performance management, DB parameters and features.
  • Ready to work extra hours during rush periods
  • Maintains professional relationships with all departments
  • Ensures confidentiality of information
  • Strong background of LTE optimization in multi-layered setup
  • Good Team leading abilities and should be a motivator for the team
  • Good Presentation skills should be thorough in large data handling
  • Good experience on vendor handling under MS contract

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
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