SalaryNot Specified
Job TypeFull Time
Job Location Nigeria

3 to 3 Years
Functional Area

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.

9mobile is recruiting to fill the following vacant position below:


Job Title: Senior Engineer, Transmission Planning and Optimization
Location: Abuja
Job Summary

  • Plan,design and optimize EMTS Nigeria access fiber and Microwave transmission network infrastructure to support network expansion, technological evolution and resilience enhancement.

Principal Functions

  • Responsible for all Access network planning,design and optimization activities to support EMTS network and services roll out in the assigned region
  • Responsible for planning and design of microwave Metro SDH rings to support network traffic and planned expansions
  • Responsible for the design of access transmission links (Microwave & Fibre) for site (2G,3G,LTE) connectivity and minimize dependency levels of sites within Lagos region
  • Generate transmission link budget for site connectivity (GERAN, UTRAN & E-RAN)
  • Ensure all line of sight (LOS) survey for transmission links are conducted and approved for roll out
  • Responsible for designing and planning of microwave last mile links to support Enterprise,POI deployments
  • Responsible for generating work orders to the relevant teams for implementation & ensuring implementation is carried out fully and integrated into the live network
  • Carry out detail optimization of the existing access & backbone microwave links.
  • Coordinate and manage the resolution of IuB congestion incidents and develop proactive strategies to limit congestion levels to set thresholds.
  • Responsible for daily monitoring of transmission network utilisation/performance with the view of carrying out optimisation activities as may be required.
  • Generate a daily, weekly and monthly report on access & backbone links with the agreed
  • Responsible for development of process and procedures for access transmission links.
  • Prepare and submit periodic activity/management reports.
  • Prepare Microwave Spectrum frequency utilisation report for NCC reports
  • Keep abreast of global and local best practice as it relates to transmission planning and design.
  • Maintainin-depth knowledge and databases of existing access transmission infrastructure in EMTS
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Manager, Transmission Planning and Optimisation

Educational Requirements 

  • First degree in Electrical or Telecommunication Engineering or relevant discipline.

Experience,Skills & Competencies:

  • Three (3) to Five (5) years post NYSC relevant work experience
  • Understanding of mobile technology back haul at the access, transport and core network layer is required
  • Must be able to use Path loss and network traffic analysis software ( , NOMAD) for designing & optimising transmission links
  • Must have a good knowledge of traffic forecast, capacity planning andIP/MPLS technologies
  • Must be able to deliver high level and detailed level transmission network designs
  • Must be able to use Microsoft excel, PPT (and other software) for reporting and presentations.
  • Proven experience in planning, design & engineering of transport and enterprise networks.
  • Must be able to deliver high level and detailed level transmission network designs
  • Telecommunications & Mobile Network Standards & Specifications
  • Transport Technologies
  • IP/MPLS/TE Technologies
  • Network Planning and Design
  • Problem Solving
  • Communication
  • Passion for Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Empowering people
  • Growing people
  • Team work
  • Customer Focus

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