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Network Engineer - Transmission Optimization

Job Description

Date: Jan 16, 2020

Job Description


  • Drive E2E from (transmission) TX Network Design related activities, incl. but not limited to:
  • Include link budgets analysis,
  • Initial system design and dimensioning,
  • System dimensioning for coverage and capacity including traffic E2E backhaul analysis,
  • Coverage sites backhaul planning, site identification, evaluation, NW planning, interference analysis and optimization using MW Planning tool(s).
  • NW optimization to meet design targets and Final NW acceptance with customer
  • Backhaul planning and TX analysis for Coverage and capacity sites,
  • Proposal for required backhaul capacity and existing link capacity upgrades or enhancement,
  • Network optimization to meet the acceptance target.
  • Represent and own routine customer meetings on RAN Tx Design
  • Provide Transmission network strategic and architecture planning, ensuring robustness, scalability, interoperability, and appropriate technology
  • Responsible for Final Acceptance of the network, to meet the requirements Tx backhaul capacity and KPI.
  • Engagement with Managed Services teams to plan and coordinate common activities and develop synergies leading towards common goals
  • In time completion of Tx design activities
  • Ensure Ericsson Quality is maintained in Tx designs
  • Co-ordinate pro-actively with Internal and external stake holders


Job Requirements


  • At least 8+ years of multi technology experience in Transmission Networks Design, Optimization, Strategic Planning, and Solutions
  • Must have customer facing and engagement experience esp. with senior management
  • Extensive work experience in transmission designing and operation of following Networks:
  • Optical, Microwave, DCN, Sync,
  • Quality of Service(QoS),
  • TX Audit and optimizing RAN backhaul capacity
  • Tx Design delivery
  • Good hands on experience on Ericsson NW Design Tools, Transmission Products, and Solutions (Mentum Ellipse, PATHLOSS, MINI-LINK, PT, SPO, IPRAN) which are used to backhaul the following technologies GSM, WCDMA and LTE.
  • Good understanding of advanced and complex radio networks to be able to assist with advanced optimization and creative design solutions
  • Excellent communication and inter personal skills for effective communication and relationship development with customer
  • Keep track of customer Network planning records


Skills and Qualifications


  • Bachelor/Master’s degree and above in Electronics and Communication or relevant fields.
  • Above 8 years of versatile experience in Planning of Transmission Networks
  • Strong Experience on and understanding of the Microwave Audit and optimization in relation to the Planning Tool.
  • Good experience in Fibre network designs
  • Good command on MS Office esp. Visio, MS Excel and PowerPoint and Hands on experience with common MW planning tools (Mentum Ellipse, PATHLOSS, Ericsson WINFF2000, MapInfo, etc.)
  • Planning and Organizing skills, Knowledge of business plans, customer requirements, and market.
  • Trainings and Certifications for various technologies and products.


Personal Attributes


  • Self-motivated. Ability to work under pressure and learn independently.
  • Good presentation, time management and leadership skills & ability to work with diverse backgrounds
  • Result oriented with focus on customer satisfaction and project delivery
  • Fluent French, written and spoken. English is a plus



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Primary country and city: Benin (BJ) || || Cotonou || ServEng

Req ID: 307135