Network Optimization Engineer

Permanent NFT Consult posted 2 months ago
Job Description

Responsibilities :

We seek a Network Optimization Engineer to join a dynamic team of highly skilled engineers to deliver complex and high-quality solutions, projects, and support to the customer. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• 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.

• Change the radio-related parameters, by using the GATS, which is an Oracle Database designed to streamline the interaction between the Optimization team & O&M team.

• 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).

• Evaluate and adopt new methods and technologies regarding Radio Network Optimization, Features, Trials & Tuning.

• Help the customer to get more knowledge about Vendors’ products by holding seminars and presentations of new or enhanced products and functionality.

• Ability to use various tools.

• Be involved in trial projects for new products & features.

Academic Qualifications :

Bachelor’s Degree/ M.Sc. in I.T / Computer Science/Engineering or appropriate field of study

Work experience and Required Competences :

Minimum of 5 years experience in busy network environment. Telecom environment is an added advantage

• Minimum 3 years with vendors (Ericsson, Nokia-Siemens, Huawei) or well-known operators in telecommunication or related field

• Professional certifications i.e. CCNA/CCNP/JNCIA/JNCIS/HCIA etc. are preferred

Desirable Attributes :

Strong knowledge of IP domain products such as router, switch, firewall

• Strong understanding of customer requirements and ability to deliver competitive solutions

• Knowledge of service provider, data center and enterprise network environments, technologies, solutions

• Strong understanding of core network technologies (MPLS/ L2/L3VPNs, VPLS, EVPN, IPV6, SRV6, MSTP, NAT/CGNAT)

• Excellent knowledge of the field of 2G/3G radio communication and optimization

• Strong communication skills

• Customer centricity

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