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SENIOR 4G LTE (RAN) OPTIMISATION ENGINEE

 

Job Reference Number

14575304

Client ID:

RI/EDEN PF003

Posted On:

Mar 2 2012

Location:

DUBLIN CITY CENTRE

Job Type:

Permanent

Salary:

NEGOTIABLE

Benefits:

  • TRAINING / EDUCATION
  • PENSION / PRSA
  • EXPENSES
  • BONUS
  • HOUSE RENT ALLOWANCE
  • PERM. HEALTH INSURANCE
  • LIFE ASSURANCE
  • RELOCATION PACKAGE
  • VHI
  • TRAVEL TAX INCENTIVES
  • PAID HOLIDAYS
Senior 4g LTE (RAN) Optimisation Engineer

Permanent Job based in Dublin, Ireland with a high level of International Travel.

Eden Recruitment is working closely with a Telecoms OEM which is looking to recruit a team of LTE and 3G Optimisation /Integration Engineers for on-site deployment with their International clients. Deployment locations can include OpCo’s located in North and Sub Sahara Africa. Other territories supported include the Middle East and Gulf Region.

IMPORTANT: Suitable applicants must be flexible to spend long periods of time Consulting /Working on client OpCo sites (Up to 3 months at a time). Successful applicants should expect to spend up to 75-85% of their time deployed.

Job Description:

  • As part of the LTE Optimisation Team (based in Ireland), the RAN Optimisation Engineers will support clients in “under-resourced regions” to ensure service delivery projects (implementations and optimization) are fulfilled on time to agreed SLA’s.
  • These roles will suit Senior Technical Engineers with strong end-to-end Technical knowledge within the the RAN area, with demonstrable Communication and Consultative skills.
Duties:

Senior Optimisation Engineers (acting as technical lead working with local resources) will be tasked with optimizing customer networks and proposing necessary solutions for improving performance.

  • Must have a high level of customer interaction at multiple levels working through full lifecycle of the project (full lifecycle: Implementation, Optimisation, Realisation & Handover phases).
Main Responsibilities:

  • Study customers coverage expansion requirements and work out Node B Plan on the planning tool
  • Perform Network wide nominal planning for LTE/3G/UMTS rollout
  • Perform LTE/3G/UMTS coverage and capacity planning and pre launch tuning
  • Plan the Node Bs in a 3G RF planning tool with optimized antenna azimuths, antenna types, antenna heights, tilts etc
  • Perform CPICH and channel power allocation
  • Assign Node B RF parameters
  • Define optimal neighbour relationships
  • Scrambling code planning
  • Formulate capacity upgrade and/or plan new site/s to address capacity issues region wide
  • Study traffic and resource utilization figures and make suggestions
  • Dimensioning of RAN Network (CEs, Channel Cards, Node Bs, RNCs) for coverage and capacity and quality requirements
  • Analysis of site performance after integration using drive test measurements.
Required Skills, Certification and Education:

  • Education to degree level
  • Excellent WCDMA Radio Knowledge (Radio Propagation, Air Interface and Protocols, Cellular NW principle, Interference, Traffic estimation)
  • Excellent understanding of RAN features and parameters
  • Good knowledge of Planning tools
  • Knowledge of Propagation Model Tuning Knowledge of all 3G Network elements and their main characteristics
  • This position will probably be most suited to engineers with greater than 6 years telecom experience, including at least one significant LTE project
  • Good track record in engaging with customers
Applicants from outside the EU Zone are welcome to apply for these positions.

CV applications MUST be presented in a Microsoft Word Format (English). Please include a breakdown of your current and expected salary. Please note that Salaries will be paid in Ireland (Roles are not TAX FREE). Package will include relocation, and a healthy per diem when deployed overseas on client sites will be paid.

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