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MTN Nigeria Jobs: RF Optimization Engineer
« on: Aug 11, 2010, 07:56 AM »
MTN Nigeria is currently recruiting for the following position:

Job Title: RF Optimization Engineer (Asaba)
Department: Network Group
Location: Delta

Job Description:    
•   Network Planning functions within the region which will be measured by:
o   Capacity - Ensuring that at any time the network will be able to accommodate the subscriber level anticipated 3 months ahead
o   Coverage – Ensuring that coverage is provided in all areas where MTN subscribers live, work and play and to maintain parity with the competitor where necessary
o   Time - Ensuring that network planning and site acceptance will be carried out in a manner to allow sufficient time for acquisition, construction and implementation of BTS and transmission links
o   Network optimization/performance management within the region.  Network optimization will be measured on the following factors:
   Frequency Reuse Efficiency - Implementing a frequency reuse plan in the areas of highest traffic density in order to achieve a high quality network with minimum interference
   Network quality - Dropped calls, GoS/blocking rate, Voice quality, Call success, Call setup time
   Responsiveness to customer problems
   Site Accepted / Optimisation Drive Test - Regular drive testing of the network must be carried out to ensure that design objectives for coverage and network quality are maintained (Sites Acceptance Testing) and proactively diagnose network problems for immediate fixes
•   Maintain accurate and thorough Knowledge of the network

•   Maintain at all times a detailed knowledge of the behavior and status of all sites in the region of responsibility. This includes:
o   Nominal plan from Coverage Steering Group
o   Planned sites
o   Site acquisition status
o   Build configuration and status
o   Traffic levels
o   GoS (Congestions stats)
o   Dropped call rate
o   Control Channel failure
o   HO failure rate

•   Produce Cost Effective radio designs - ensuring the network will be designed and built in the most cost effective way possible, e.g. rooftops/existing towers/water towers are easier and cheaper to build than green fields
•   Monitor and report all competitor activities
•   The clutter data and propagation models (Planning Tool: Asset) will be checked at regular intervals to ensure that they offer a true reflection of the propagation environment           
•   Maintain an awareness of the latest technological and industry developments that may affect the cellular business

•   Be aware of any of the issues below that may affect the successful operation of MTNN’s business within the region
o   Economic situation
o   Social/community situations
o   Provide specialist technical support to all other department regarding the network and radio related features

Job Conditions:   
•   General MTN N working conditions
•   National traveling into various remote areas within the specified region
•   Additional working time is maybe required
•   A valid drivers license

Reporting To:   Regional RF Planning & Optimisation Manager

Required Skills:   
•   4 years work experience comprising of:
•    Two (2) years RF experience with a GSM or Wireless Telecomm operator 

Employment Status: Permanent
Qualification: B.Sc Electrical/Electronics or Telecommunications Engineering

For more information and application: MTN Nigeria Jobs: RF Optimization Engineer.

This vacancy expires on 13 August, 2010.

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MTN Nigeria Jobs: RF Optimization Engineer
« on: Aug 11, 2010, 07:56 AM »