Network Optimization Lead at Airtel

Airtel Nigeria

Job Description / Responsibility

The position is a key role within Nigeria and is required to achieve and maintain a high quality level of the 3G / 2G / LTE Radio Network Services, and ensure high quality performance on all technical activities, and the highest possible level of customer satisfaction.

The role holder will also Provide effective technical support and continually seek for quality improvements within the Mobile Network Optimization project.

The primary accountability of the role is to ensure optimization of the Network. Other job expectations include:

Defines and measures the unit KPIs.

Follows-up the evolution of the radio system quality.

Proposes indicators for the continuous analysis and follow-up of radio voice and data quality of service, generates proper alarms and recommends solutions when needed.

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).

Proposes preventive and/or corrective actions for the provisioning of acceptable QoS for voice and data services.

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.

Follows-up general Radio access technology trends relating to radio optimization activities and assists the RAN Research & Studies unit in the update of Radio engineering guidelines accordingly.

Proposes and verifies the implementation of optimal solutions in order to improve operational efficiency of the unit.

Validates the recommended radio parameters and configuration provided by the unit

Investigates and recommends proper solutions for customer complaints; validates proposed solutions related to parameter modification on the radio network

Follows-up and ensures the existence of sufficient capacity in the radio network (including on the BSC-BTS and the air interfaces).

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).

Discuss the frequency & Scrambling Code retunes requests with his team leader for his designated area

Educational Requirements

    Relevant University degree in Engineering

Experience Requirements

    Minimum of 10 years of experience in 2G, 3G

    Minimum of 5 years optimization & Planning experience

    Minimum of 4 years with vendors (Ericsson and/or Huawei) experience or well-known operators in telecommunication or related field

Additional Job Requirements

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

    Good knowledge in performance management, DB parameters and features

Company Information
Airtel Nigeria Address : Plot L2 Banana Island, Foreshore Estate, Ikoyi Lagos, Nigeria , LAGOS , NIGERIA Web : Website

Job Summary

Airtel Nigeria
  • Category : IT
  • Posted on : 11 Jun 2019
  • Job Type : Full Time
  • No. of Vacancies : 1
  • Employer : Airtel Nigeria
  • Experience : 3
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Location : Nationwide
  • Application Deadline : 17 Jun 2019

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