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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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Engineer, Optimization

Job: IRC4140
Location: Abuja,NG

Job Summary

  • Responsible for the analysis, design, implementation, optimization and enhancement of wireless telecommunications networks in assigned region.

Principal Functions

  • Understand the telecommunication industry local trends and developments to access the impact on 9mobile current and future business.
  • Coordinates inter functional relations between units within 9mobile to achieve deliverables and address technical issues while ensuring synergy across the various departmental function
  • Monitor radio planning and optimization of assigned BSC, RNC and eNodeB areas in accordance with 9mobile guidelines.
  • Ensure quality of network in assigned area; coordinates with all stakeholders from Implementation, operations and maintenance to achieve same.
  • Participate in radio capacity planning and resource management
  • Ensure agreed cell level, BSC/RNC/eNodeB level, and Network level KPIs (2G, 3G and 4G) are not lower than defined thresholds.
  • Work together with the Principal Engineer on technical trials/feature testing.
  • Spectrum Management and Frequency Planning.
  • Ensure accuracy in reporting and presentation of all technical plans
  • Work with RF Planning Manager to understand the RF design, cluster definition, customer expectation, and network configuration in assigned area.
  • Study RF design coverage maps and identify problem areas in terms of coverage, interference, or pilot pollution.
  • Preparing reports and presentations about the radio network plans and the network performance.
  • Documenting and writing 9mobile’s engineering processes for RF Planning and Optimization unit.
  • Assist in identifying specialist tools, equipment, and solutions for radio network enhancement.
  • Ensure the methods and procedures handbook on optimization is followed correctly and optimization procedures implemented are consistent with 9mobile guidelines.
  • Maintain up-to-date documentation of optimization-related actions; also maintain archives of all collected data.
  • Link budget analysis and generating propagation models for the different area types.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by Manager, RF Planning and Optimisation

Educational Requirements

  • First degree orequivalent in Electrical Engineering
  • Four (4) to Six (6) years relevant work experience
  • Advance knowledgeof GSM/GPRS/EDGE & UMTS radio planning & optimization tools
  • In depthunderstanding of planning and configuration principles

Experience,Skills & Competencies
Knowledge:

  • Network Planningand Design
  • Radio AccessTechnologies
  • 2G/ 3G/ 4G planningand optimization

Skills:

  • Problem Solving
  • Presentation skills
  • Communication
  • Teaming
  • Data analysis

Behavior:

  • Passion forExcellence
  • Integrity
  • Empowering people
  • Growing people
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Focus

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Job Title: Senior Engineer, Transmission Performance

Job ID: IRC4137
Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Job Summary

  • Identification, monitoring, analysis and reporting of issues affecting transmission network performance.

Principal Function

  • Shall oversee the creation, monitoring, analysis and reporting of KPIs for the entire transmission network domain on the 9mobile network.
  • Carryout health-check and technical analysis to identify root cause of degradations and highlight areas where operational, parameter or strategy interventions are required to drive improvement.
  • Lead network customer experience analysis and improvement strategy for enterprise links.
  • Shall oversee end-to-end transmission performance and monitor resource utilization.
  • Review of network traffic, availability, and other network performance data to identify potential trouble spots and initiate necessary steps to mitigate risks.
  • Carryout impact analysis of changes to ensure QoS is maintained.
  • Escalate to maintenance and resolver teams all transmission related concerns which needs to the dealt with.
  • Provide support for the other stakeholders where necessary during end-to-end investigations.
  • Support network performance team in defining and creating performance reports on the existing OSS and any other umbrella OSS platforms
  • Engage vendors on the roadmap of the network elements and solutions that will provide more visibility and help improve on service delivery.
  • Ensure performance metrics are defined correctly and carry out periodic review of same.
  • Develop processes that may be required in setting best work practice in the unit as may be assigned.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.
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Educational Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field is required
  • At least 4 years in telecoms industry with at least 3 years in the transmission network domain.
  • Familiarity with Huawei, Ex-ALU, Nokia or NERA equipment would be an advantage

Experience, Skills & Competencies
Knowledge:

  • Good knowledge of mobile network architecture
  • Good knowledge and understanding of transmission network technologies
  • Transmission network planning and optimization
  • Microwave for access and long-haul domains
  • Fiber network
  • IP knowledge
  • Very good use of Microsoft Office packages

Skills:

  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Problem Solving
  • Analytical – logical analysis
  • Presentation – would be expected to make regular presentations

Behavior:

  • Passion for Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Growing &empowering people
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Focus

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Job Title: Senior Engineer, Network Solution Architecture

Job: IRC4141
Location: Abuja,NG

   Job Summary

  • Quickly grasp technical requirements and articulate a matching solution architecture based on RF Planning principles and industry standard.
  • Manage projects acting as a technical advisor to achieve end results of proposed solutions.
  • Ensure efficient Data Management and provide insight from data analysis

Principal Functions

  • Identify software and hardware development needs of RAN and select the right approach for such development (internal/external), as well as lead the actual development.
  • Design, implement and test features that meet the specifications and requirements
  • Provide Radio network strategic and architecture planning, ensuring robustness, scalability, interoperability, and appropriate technology.
  • System dimensioning for coverage and capacity including traffic analysis.
  • End to End process review to strengthen and optimize solutions, processes and methodologies leading to higher efficiency and quality assurance delivery.
  • Draft RF design solutions to address RAN network issues to be reviewed by Radio Planning Supervisor/Manager.
  • Creating &Studying RF coverage maps, perform simulations and identify problem areas, also troubleshooting areas with poor coverage and Quality and recommending suitable solutions.
  • Interpret data, analyse results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports
  • Develop and implement databases, data collection systems, data analytics and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality
  • Acquire data from primary or secondary data sources and maintain databases/data systems
  • Identify, analyse, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Liaise with RF vendors to ensure that RF processes are followed and escalate any issues identified to the Manager, RF Planning and Optimisation.
  • Proactive radio capacity planning and resource management.
  • Participate in special projects e.g. technical trials, temporary sites.
  • Mentor Engineers and provide regular updates.

Educational Requirements

  • First degree or equivalent in Electrical/Electronic/Computer Engineering   
  • 4 years post NYSC work experience

Experience,Skills & Competencies
Knowledge:

  • Proven working experience as a data analyst or business data analyst.
  • Strong knowledge of Mobile Network Planning and Design
  • Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques
  • Good knowledge of and experience with reporting packages, databases (SQL etc.), programming (XML, Javascript, or ETL frameworks)
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail.
  • Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings.

Skills:

  • Problem Solving
  • Dexterity in Data Management
  • Teaming

Behaviour:

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

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Job Title: Manager – Core, Roaming & VAS Performance

Job: IRC4135
Location: Abuja

Job Summary

  • Manage Network Performance and quality assurance
  • Responsible for developing network quality analysis and reporting strategy of all nodes in the areas of Core, VAS, Roaming, international PO

Principal Functions

  • Manage Network Performance and Quality Analysis to achieve formulated performance strategy and KPIs
  • Manage Voice, Data and VAS services performance and quality analysis
  • Develop and deliver technical reports on Network Quality Performance
  • Responsible for defining and ensuring implementation of relevant strategies, processes, and procedures for quick identification and demarcation of poor service experience
  • Analyze Network Quality Reports into executive summary for SMT
  • Identify Opportunities to Enhance Network Quality Efficiency
  • Responsible for network quality issues and follow – up with all relevant teams for quick resolution of identified Network Quality issues
  • Responsible for managing relationship with vendors to deliver good quality for EMTS network
  • Liaise with optimization and operation units on implementation of network protocols and parameter for optimum network quality
  • Carryout impact analysis of network parameters changes and feature trials to ensure high network quality results
  • Support network performance team in achieving regulatory thresholds
  • Initiate quick wins to manage sudden network quality bottlenecks because of commercial promotions
  • Plan and manage the team’s activities in accordance with agreed budgets and timescales
  • Provide leadership and guidance to team members and manage subordinates’ performance towards the achievement of overall team objectives
  • Engage vendor on the roadmap of the network elements and what new metrics would be available to ensure high network quality of service is achieved
  • Creating trackers that will keep record of detected network quality issues and their resolution action
  • Demonstrate ability to meet deadlines and manage all network performance reporting
  • Perform other duties as instructed by the Head, Network Performance and Service Assurance
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Educational Requirements

  • First degree / HND in Engineering or Computer Science
  • Six (6) to Eight (8) years relevant work experience with at least three (3) years in a supervisory position

Experience, Skills & Competencies:

  • Knowledge
  • Network Operations
  • Service ContinuityManagement, Monitoring and Control
  • Telecommunications& Mobile Network Standards & Specifications

Skills:

  • Teaming
  • Communication
  • Problem Solving

Behaviour:

  • Passion forExcellence
  • Integrity
  • Empowering people
  • Growing people
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Focus

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Job Title: Engineer, CS Core Operations

Job: IRC4134
Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Job Summary

  • Provide support on all operational core network equipment and facilitate PAT of newly integrated network elements.
  • Perform core network maintenance activities on the network, node integration, network audit and network performance improvement.

Principal Functions

  • Perform operation and maintenance on core network elements to achieve network availability
  • Facilitate the integrate of new core network nodes
  • Provide support for the implementation of an effective operational and maintenance framework for core network
  • Implement change requests, resolve fault escalations and ensure TTs are accurately closed within MTTR.
  • Participate in acceptance of new core network nodes
  • Ensure effective supervision of Core CS network performance and other related activities(telecommunications equipment monitoring)
  • Ensure effective implementation and maintenance of all SIP/E1-PRI connections
  • Ensure routine and corrective maintenance on MSC/ HSS/ MGW/ STP/ SPS/ SBC/ U2020/ other CS core nodes.
  • Generate incidence reports for core network occurrences weekly and monthly
  • Implement software upgrades and hardware replacements on core networks
  • Perform network impact analyses of change requests and software upgrades on core nodes
  • Perform daily network traffic and KPI trend analysis reports
  • Ensure core network spares availability
  • Carry out periodic audits on core network nodes and B number analyses
  • Participate in BSC and RNC integration into core network
  • Definition, integration and migration of Cell sites
  • Perform periodic service tests on the network.

Educational Requirements

  • First degree or equivalent in Electrical / Electronic Engineering, Computer Engineering and / or any other relevant discipline.
  • At least two (2)years directly relevant post-NYSC work experience in core network operation sand maintenance.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply



Job Title: Senior Engineer, Core and VAS Performance

Locations: Abuja (FCT)

Job Summary
Monitor network performance metrics and conduct details analysis into abnormal changes in and across the circuit and packet switched domains.

Principla Functions

  • Develop and update PS, CS core & VAS resource utilization dashboards, highlighting areas of capacity shortage that require expansion.
  • Monthly reporting of resource utilization reports for all core & VAS nodes including the antispam, internet firewall, DNS, Facebook PNI, Akamai, SMSC, SCG, UPCC and Google Cache servers.
  • Carryout technical analysis to identify root cause of degradations in PS, CS Core & VAS network KPIs.
  • Provide details of counters and Indicators needed for the automation of dashboards.
  • Carryout impact analysis of network feature trials which may be applied to both PS ,CS core& VAS.
  • Support for the core SQM function of the CEM platform with detail analysis of user experience using the PSPU data from the probe
  • Ensure performance metrics are defined correctly and activated on the core network nodes for collection on the OSS system
  • Regular audit of LAC / CI definitions on the core network to ensure data integrity and parameter consistency across the network
  • Engage vendor in identifying new performance metrics that can be used to measure the network performance.
  • Review of network traffic and other network performance data to identify potential trouble spots and initiate necessary steps to mitigate possible/ identified risks.
  • Support network performance team in defining and creating performance reports on the OSS and any other reporting platforms.
  • Monitor performance of the DNS servers and report any abnormalities.
  • Ensure PS, CS Core& VAS Related Work Order are tracked and documented.
  • Ensure Postimplementation analysis of PS, CS Core & VAS Related Work Order
  • Engage vendor on the roadmap of the network elements and what new metrics would be available so as to ensure our measurements platforms are ready.
  • Develop processes that may be required in setting best work practice in the unit as may be assigned.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Manager Core, Roaming & VAS Performance
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Educational Requirements

  • First degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering
  • 4  to 6year work experience in core network

Experience, Skills and Competencies:

  • Knowledge of mobile network architecture including Packet Switch and Circuit Switch Core network products.
  • Proficiency in Huawei U2020 and other Core Network Monitoring Tools
  • Telecommunications& Mobile Network Standards & Specifications
  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Analytical & Visualization skills
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Excel & PowerPoint
  • Passion for Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Job Title: Manager, IP Planning & Enterprise Solution

Job: IRC4138
Location: Abuja,NG

Job Summary

  • Plan and design Network IP requirements and services
  • Support the Enterprise business unit to conceptualize, plan and develop customized technical solutions for enterprise business customers. Ensure Flexible and economical technical designs with timely delivery.

Principal Functions

  • Participate in the enterprise sales cycle to gather customer business needs and define technical requirements.
  • Enterprise Network Design & Planning to provide enterprise solutions to support enterprise business unit.
  • Work closely with enterprise sales and directly with clients to conceptualize, plan and architect technology solutions to meet client needs.
  • Oversee the end to end technical design proposal to meet specific requirements of the enterprise customers.
  • Work with cross functional teams on seamless design and implementation of project scope
  • Support Account Managers and sales team to achieve product sales to meet financial goals.
  • Prepare AOP &budget for CAPEX and OPEX based on forecasts from marketing for enterprise business
  • Monitor and manage project costs to ensure profitability vis-a-vis internal products’ and competitors’ pricing.
  • Prepare detailed business case for Enterprise projects and responsible for presentation to the top management for approvals
  • Define KPIs, processes and daily monitoring for quality assurance for Enterprise networks
  • Liaise with customers to ensure all queries are resolved and ensure all solutions are delivered timely.
  • Oversee the Project Plan preparations, progress monitoring and tracking to ensure efficient and timely delivery.
  • Perform technical and functional presentations to customers
  • Provide technical expertise and advice to enterprise sales team.

Educational Requirements

  • First degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering  
  • PMP
  • Cisco Certification
  • Six (6) to Eight(8) years work experience with at least three (3) years in a supervisory role

Experience,Skills & Competencies
Knowledge:

  • Sound knowledge of Mobile Networks  – Planning, Deployment  & Operations
  • Enterprise Network Planning for various services like Internet, APN, Leased lines, voice &video conference etc.
  • IP Networks &Last mile connectivity design & planning
  • Bandwidth and capacity planning & management
  • Project management
  • Systems integration

Skills:

  • Delegation/Supervisory
  • Analytical and Presentation skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Leadership &entrepreneur skills

Behavior:

  • Ability to innovate and deliver value to business
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Integrity
  • Ability to motivate and lead both internal and external teams
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Focus

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

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