Etisalat Nigeria Jobs: Engineer – Test Drive

Division: Network Operations

Reports To: Senior Engineer-Drive Test Management

Job Summary:

Conduct network performance drive test reports in line with Etisalat Nigeria’s Quality of Service (QoS) strategy

Principal Functions:

Conduct regular voice and data drive tests on the 2G/3G network using standard test methodology according to schedule and routes specified by the QoS team

Conduct benchmark drive test between Etisalat Nigeria and other operators within specified timeframes

Conduct ad hoc voice and data 2G and 3G drive tests on demand as directed

Maintain accurate and updated database of all routes, clusters and configuration data

Propose new cluster allocations based on environmental constraints

Pre-process measurement log formats for post-processing tool inputs and analyses

Prepare reports from drive test using MapInfo and/ or other GIS tools

Provide recommendations to improve coverage and quality problems encountered on the field

Assist Performance Engineers with analysis of measurement data as required

New test tool acceptance and calibration

Identify drive test tool defects and report such defects, including software and hardware defects

Track, test and deploy software correction patches and new functionalities on measurement tools

Define call sequences on drive test tools for voice calls and data sessions

Perform call set-up time test as and when required

Educational Requirements:

First degree or equivalent in Electrical/ Electronic Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, Computer Engineering and/ or any other relevant discipline

Experience & Skills:

At least two (2) years’ directly relevant post-NYSC work experience

Ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate:

• Good knowledge of GSM network and 2G/ 3G technologies
• Proficiency with MapInfo and/ or any other GIS software
• Good knowledge of Layer 3 message and system information interpretation
• Good knowledge of drive test tools such as TEMS, Agilent, etc
• Good computer literacy (MS Office, Powerpoint, etc)
• Good reporting and communication skills

Click to apply on or before 12th September 2012 – Lagos

Click to apply on or before 12th September 2012 – Kano

Click to apply on or before 12th September 2012 – Port Harcourt

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