Etisalat: Engineer-Capacity Planning (Radio)

Division: Technical

Reports To: Manager-Network Architecture & Strategy

Job Summary:

Collaborate with team members to improve overall network capacity and quality by focussing on Quality of Service and future network design in order to support business objectives and an ever changing business environment

Principal Functions:

Provide input to develop strategies for the design and planning of BSC/TC and BTS sites for the long term

Provide input for BSS dimensioning to cater to current and forecast growth in terms of voice and data

Interface with PS and CS core planning teams to plan short and long term Gb and A interface resources, including signalling requirements

Maintain at all times a detailed knowledge of the entire network, including:
– No of nodes in the core network and active BSS nodes
– Site Build configurations
– Traffic trend (voice and data)
– Network performance in accordance with KPIs of RF Planning and
– Optimization to form basis for capacity planning

Liaise with IT department to develop tools to automate information gathering on radio network capacity

Liaise with the Commercial Planning team on projections for radio network

Assist in generating long and short term capacity plan to match commercial business plan

Track detailed RF designs for various roll-out phases

Work closely with all stakeholders on the overall network capacity plan

Educational Requirements: First degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering or relevant discipline. Postgraduate (MSC) / professional qualification in a related field will be an added advantage

Experience & Skills: Minimum of two (2) years directly relevant work experience. Good understanding of telecommunications radio network architecture

Click to apply on or before 27th March 2012

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