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Senior Engineer, Transmission Planning & Optimisation – Abuja

About 9mobile Nigeria

9mobile is a Nigerian private limited liability company. EMTS acquired a Unified Access Service License from the Nigerian Communications Commission in 2007. The License enables EMTS provide Fixed Telephony (wired or wireless), Digital Mobile Services, International Gateway Services and National/Regional Long Distance Services in addition to spectrum assignments in the 900 and 1800 MHz bands.

Job Description

  • Plans, designs and optimizes all access transmission links for sites, enterprise rollout and last mile deployments for the entire 9 Mobile Network

Principal Functions:

  • Responsible for the planning and design of microwave links to support 9 Mobile site, enterprise rollout and lastmile deployments in the northern region of Nigeria.
  • Responsible for all transmission link budgets and transmission designs for site rollout activities.
  • Responsible for network resilience plans and designs in the northern region of Nigeria.
  • Responsible for the design of transmission links for site connectivity and ensure limited sites dependencies on hub and major hub sites.
  • Responsible for the design and planning of microwave last-mile links to support POI and MGW Connections.
  • Responsible for the design and planning of all upgrades with reference to Iub cases and BTS sites optimization.
  • Responsible and supervises all desktop surveys for all enterprise clients and validates backhaul connectivities.
  • Responsible for planning and designing transmission links to support UMTS, LTE and 5G.
  • Responsible for frequency planning for microwave transmission networks.
  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of a structured growth plan for future traffic

Planning:

  • Responsible for the development and planning of effective microwave transmission network protection methods.
  • Coordinate and compile agreed periodic activity and performance reports for the attention of the Head, Transmission.
  • Supervises the approval of all network drawings, TSS reports and review of all low-level design documents in R3.
  • Supervises the conducting line of sight(LOS) survey for transmission links in region 3.
  • Supervises the generation of work order to technical project delivery (TPD), Network Rollout and Transmission Operation(TXOP).
  • Keeps abreast of global and local best practice as it relates to transmission planning and design.
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge and databases of existing access transmission infrastructures in EMTS.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the Manager.

Educational Requirements  

  • First Degree or equivalent in Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Minimum of Four (4) years of relevant work experience.

Knowledge:

  • Telecommunications & Mobile Network Standards & Specifications
  • Access Microwave Transmission Technologies

Skills:

  • Analytical Problem Solving
  • Microwave transport network expertise.

Behavior:

  • Passion for Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Empowering people
  • Growing people
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Focus.

How to Apply

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