Senior RF Planning and Optimization Engineer
Field: Networks & Engineering
Contract Type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Palestine - Gaza
Closing date: 16-Oct-2017
The senior RF Planning and Optimization Engineer is responsible for analysing the radio network coverage and capacity and preparing the radio network expansion plans. The role includes preparing the radio network nominal plans, following up and conducting the site surveys, preparing the site design and integration data, and improving the radio network coverage and performance.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Radio Network coverage and capacity analysis.
Preparing radio network expansion plans.
Radio Network dimensioning, for traffic and signaling capacity elements.
Using the radio planning tools and generating coverage simulations and predictions.
Radio sites survey, and preparing the related survey reports.
Link budget analysis, and generating propagation models for the different area types.
Preparing frequency plans for individual cells or for clusters of cells. Both manually and automatically.
Upgrading the sites/cells physical design, and recommending modifications including cell location, antenna type, height, azimuth, and tilt.
Preparing the site design data for the sites integration with the BSC.
Sites activation (drive tests, parameters verification, and cell performance initial tests).
Drive test preparation and analysis, and recommending radio tuning actions.
Collecting and preparing the needed data for Propagation Model Tuning.
Recommending and activating radio features.
Monitoring the radio network, troubleshooting, and improving the KPIs
Analyzing the radio network/cells parameters, and recommending parameter tunings.
Following up the customer complains related to the radio network.
Preparing reports and presentations about the radio network plans and the network performance.
Work Experience & Qualifications::
Bachelor’s degree in Telecom Engineering or equivalent.
Minimum 4 years’ experience in radio network planning.
Deep knowledge and practice of 2G radio network dimensioning, planning and optimization processes.
Working experience with radio planning and drive test tools.
Full knowledge of Ericsson’s 2G RAN solution (BTS, BSCs …).
Full knowledge of Ericsson’s OSS RNO tools.
Personal Traits & Special Skills::
Strong analytical and organizational skills.
Strong communication skills.
Ability to learn quickly and to act proactively.
Ability to work under pressure.
Project management and report writing skills.
Excellent supervisory skills
Ability to build solid and effective working relationships with others
Proficient in Microsoft Office.
Proficiency in Arabic and English (writing, reading, and spoken).
Note: you will be required to attach the following:
Resume / cv