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  • Posted on: 5 May, 2012 Deadline: 11 May, 2012
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  • Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services (EMTS), trading as Etisalat, is a Nigerian company duly incorporated under the laws of Nigeria in partnership with Mubadala Development Company and Etisalat of the United Arab Emirates. Incorporated in Nigeria as a private company, it acquired the Unified Access License from the Federal Government in January 2007.

    Job Title: Manager-Carrier and Data Services Operations
    Division: Network Operations
    Reports To: Head-Core & VAS Operations

     
    Job Summary:
    Ensure effective operation and maintenance of Etisalat Nigeria carrier and data services
     
    Principal Functions:
     
    1. Roaming:

        Manage the implementation of SCCP signalling links for new roaming partners via International SCCP carrier
        Manage the process of defining roaming network data as per the IR.21
        Ensure that signaling and inter-working requirements between PLMNs/ Roaming partners are satisfied
        Manage fault resolution
        Co-ordinate the monitoring of SCCP link alarm and LU failures
        Provide high-level support on roaming and interconnect faults

    2. Interconnect:

        Manage the supervision of POI related alarms
        Responsible for the POI escalation process
        Handle the integration of new POIs
        Manage the expansion of POI routes and signalling links
        Co-ordinate the daily monitoring of traffic patterns on POI Routes/ Links using Statistical tools
        Responsible for the delivery of weekly traffic reports

    3. Data Services:

        Manage the integration and acceptance of new SGSN/GGSN nodes and Services
        Manage the resolution of International Roaming Data Challenges
        Ensure proper documentation of all Data Services operational documents
        Follow up major Data network activities to ensure fault free operation during different project phases
        Maintain snag/fault lists and follow up with vendor on clearance
        Perform impact analysis of software upgrade for SGSN/GGSN nodes
        Co-ordinate and supervise CRs implemented by EOT team on SGSN/GGSN
        Analyze performance reports and proactively resolve data network challenges
        Manage the implementation of software upgrade; file system upgrade and hardware replacement on Data network.
        Specify and review performance measurement counters
        Manage Data network audit configuration
        Responsible for monitoring of alarms on SGSN/GGSN

    Educational Requirements:

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

    Experience & Skills:

        Between five (5) and eight (8) years directly relevant post-NYSC work experience, with at least most recent three (3) years in a supervisory role

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    2G/3G 'Tiger' Manager
    Division: Network Deployment
    Reports To: Head-RAN Rollout


    Job Summary:

    Co-ordinate rollout project plans and investigate problematic issues, including persistent reoccurring radio, core and transmission delays due to capacity issues
    Pro-actively highlight and proffer solutions to failings which may cause or lead to blockage and/ or delay in the RAN

    Principal Functions:

    Tackle implementation of any planned links (new or upgrade) whether 2G/3G in any region by investigation of the link budget or visit to sites
    Gather required documentation and information for management on sites deployment from the regions and issues (radio, core and transmission) when requested to do so, providing solutions through co-ordination with other functions within Technical
    Investigate issues with vendors where delays are continuously blocking progress, reporting status and resolution to management
    Ensure accurate vendor reporting
    Visit major Etisalat Nigeria sites, RNCs, BSCs, BTSs and Node Bs, cross-checking technical designs and drawings for conformity in order to ensure reliability of delivery
    Cross-check and provide up to date information to regional managers and the PMO report writer
    Ensure vendors do not miss items in the BOQ on delivery items affecting planned RAN progress; highlight potential blocking points in the BOQ which could lead to serious delays of the RAN
    Ensure that projects are executed to contract terms
    Monitor capacity of the critical areas relating to growth in either radio, transmission (microwave and fibre needs) and core
    Report potential unforeseen delays of the RAN progress status to the Radio, Core and Transmission teams
    Be proactive in anticipating major and minor blocking points ahead of the scheduled plan and agree with vendors on solutions aimed at timely delivery of the RAN
    Prepare reports on all aspects of the network twenty-four (24) hours before deadline; PPT reports as requested by the PMO reporters on a weekly basis and additional special reports as and when required
    Visit sites/ locations and assess issues causing delays
    Perform any other duties as assigned by the Head-RAN Rollout

    Educational Requirements:

    First degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering, Electronic/ Telecommunications Engineering or any other relevant discipline
    Relevant Postgraduate/ professional qualifications/ certifications will be an added advantage

    Experience & Skills:

    Between five (5) and eight (8) years directly relevant post-NYSC work experience, with at least most recent three (3) years in a supervisory role, including demonstration of:
    Strong technical, analytical and documentation skills
    Exceptional presentation skills
    Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office tools
    Good Time management skills
    Excellent communications skills

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    Engineer-RF Planning & Optimization
    Division: Engineering
    Reports To: Manager-RF Planning & Optimization


    Job Summary:

    Conduct site survey visits and antenna model reviews
    Work with other functional groups within access management and understand dependencies in RF deployment
    Liaise with RF vendors to ensure that RF processes are followed and escalate any issues identified to the Manager-RF Planning & Optimization

    Principal Functions;

    Assist with radio site planning and optimization of assigned BSC areas in accordance with Etisalat Nigeria guidelines
    Assist in ensuring quality of network in assigned area and coordinate with all stakeholders from Implementation and O&M to achieve same
    Proactive radio capacity planning and resource management
    Attain agreed Optimization KPIs such as SDCCH, TCH & DCR levels lower than defined thresholds
    Participate in special projects e.g. technical trials, temporary sites
    Ensure accuracy in reporting and presentation of all technical plans
    Assist with Deployment of leading edge technology & solutions as defined and approved by Etisalat Nigeria
    Work with Senior Engineer-RF Planning to understand the RF design, cluster definition, customer expectation, and network configuration
    Study RF design coverage maps and identify problem areas in terms of coverage, interference, or pilot pollution
    Perform sanity checks on antenna configuration
    Ensure that the Methods and Procedures handbook on optimization is followed correctly and optimization procedures implemented in consistency with Etisalat Nigeria recommendations
    Keep up-to-date documentation of optimization-related actions; also maintain archives of all collected data
    Request drive tests, analyze data, and recommend network changes as applicable

    Educational Requirements:

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

    Experience & Skills:

    Minimum of two (2) years directly relevant post-NYSC work experience (GSM/ CDMA/ UMTS) including demonstration of:
    Strong technical, analytical and documentation skills
    Good understanding of GSM radio planning & optimization tools
    Good understanding of planning and configuration principles
    Proficiency in the use of Microsoft office tools
    Good Time management skills
    Strong communications skills

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    Senior Engineer-RF Planning & Optimization
    Division: Engineering
    Reports To: Manager-RF Planning & Optimization


    Job Summary:

    Analyze, design, implement, optimize and enhance wireless telecommunications networks
    Conduct link budget analysis and system dimensioning for coverage and capacity, including traffic analysis, initial system design and dimensioning, coverage planning, site identification, evaluation, frequency planning, interference analysis and optimization

    Principal Functions;

    Take charge of radio planning and optimization of assigned BSC areas in accordance with Etisalat Nigeria guidelines
    Ensure quality of network in assigned area and coordinate with all stakeholders from Implementation and O&M to achieve same
    Proactive radio capacity planning and resource management
    Attaining agreed cell level, BSC/RNC level, and Network level KPIs (2G and 3G) lower than defined thresholds
    Lead special projects e.g. technical trials/feature testing
    Ensure accuracy in reporting and presentation of all technical plans
    Assist with Deployment of leading edge technology & solutions as defined and approved by Etisalat Nigeria
    Work with Manager-RF Planning & Optimization to understand the RF design, cluster definition, customer expectation, and network configuration
    Study RF design coverage maps and identify problem areas in terms of coverage, interference, or pilot pollution
    Perform sanity checks on antenna configuration
    Ensure that the Methods and Procedures handbook on optimization is followed correctly and optimization procedures implemented are consistent with Etisalat Nigeria recommendations
    Keep up-to-date documentation of optimization-related actions; also maintain archives of all collected data
    Request drive tests, analyze data, and recommend network changes as applicable

    Educational Requirements:

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

    Experience & Skills:

    Minimum of four (4) years directly relevant post-NYSC work experience (GSM/ UMTS) including demonstration of:

    Strong technical, analytical and documentation skills
    Advanced knowledge of GSM/ GPRS/ EDGE & UMTS radio planning and optimization tools
    Good understanding of planning and configuration principles
    Exceptional presentation skills
    Proficiency in the use of Microsoft office tools
    Good Time management skills
    Strong communications skills

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