Lagos Jobs Network Optimization Engineer at Airtel Nigeria

Network Optimization Engineer at Airtel Nigeria

  • Lagos

Airtel Nigeria

Airtel Nigeria (Airtel Networks Limited) is a leading telecommunications services provider in Nigeria headquartered in Lagos, the commercial nerve-centre of Nigeria. The telco ranks amongst the top four mobile service providers in terms of subscribers with a customer base of more than 39.8 million. The company’s product offerings include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce and enterprise services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Network Optimization Engineer

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • Achieve and maintain a high-quality level of the 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G Radio Network Voice and Data Services.
  • Ensure high quality performance on all technical activities, and the highest possible level of customer satisfaction.
  • Provide effective support and continually seeking for quality improvements within the Mobile Network Optimization project – target is for Airtel to achieve and maintain first position across all BM KPIs.

Job Responsibilities
Ensure optimization of Network:

  • Propose indicators for radio performance monitoring towards maintaining best radio voice and data services qualities.
  • Review system alarms and recommend solution when needed, track implementation and impact benchmarking.
  • 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 in his designated areas with his Team Lead.
  • Recommend measurement tools for the radio, Abis and A interfaces and related post processing tools.
  • Propose and verifies the implementation of optimal solutions in order to improve operational efficiency of the unit.
  • Follow-up on the corrective actions based on the internal reports of coverage analysis.
  • Follow-up on the general Radio access technology trends relating to radio optimization activities.
  • Strong background of LTE optimization in multi-layered setup.
  • Good Presentation skills and should be thorough in handling large data.
  • Responsible for the drive test analysis and taking the necessary actions to improve the performance of his area.
  • Propose preventive and/or corrective actions for the provisioning of acceptable QoS for voice and data services.
  • Monitor & analyze the GSM, WCDMA/HSDPA, LTE and 5G Radio Network Statistics on daily basis.
  • Achieve & maintain the Radio Network Performance as per the contracted KPIs (Accessibility, Retainability, Mobility & Service Integrity).
  • 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).
  • Follow-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 MS Team.

Educational Qualifications & Required Experience

  • Relevant University Degree in Engineering.
  • Minimum of 5 years optimization & Planning experience, primarily in Optimization of 2G, 3G & 4G.
  • 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.
  • Minimum of 4 years with vendors (Huawei, ZTE and Nokia) experience or well-known operators in telecommunication or related field.
  • Excellent knowledge of the field of 2G/3G/4G radio communication and optimization.
  • Strong 5G Optimization experience will be an added advantage.

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