Wireless Engineer

  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Sub-Saharan Africa - Africa Africa
  • Date Posted: July 10, 2019
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First Point Group are currently looking for a Huawei Wireless Engineer based in Africa

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for design, integration, test, troubleshoot and acceptance of 2G/3G/LTE RAN in Huawei Vendor Equipment
  • To analyze network performance, resolve complex network problem, and optimize network architecture.
  • As a technical point of contact, e.g. engineering team, customer, and vendor.
  • To engage directly with projects team, project team, and customer for the purpose of promoting and delivering strategic services.
  • Be part of critical network interventions, when the need arises.
  • Trouble-shoot I & C related issues.
  • Provide technical support to field teams for fault resolutions on the field.
  • Alarm & performance monitoring in support with NOC.
  • Technical support for the RNC/BSC which includes routine RNC/BSC O&M and troubleshooting, Node B and EnodeB in Huawei Vendor Domains.
  • Knows 3G signaling processing Minimum of 6 years experience in GMS/ UMTS/WCDMA
  • Correct RNC/BTS/Node-B faults and performance degradations in the network
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of Operations & Maintenance processes
  • Diagnostics on interfaces to locate problems in network elements and/or plug-in units Failure reporting & escalation, if needed Standard Engineering Support activities for network and service development

Skills Required:

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering with specialization in telecom or equivalent degree
  • 6 years of experience in RAN network
  • At least working with RAN in the past 6 years, such data configuration /commissioning/ troubleshooting and optimization.
  • Excellent English is written and spoken communication skills. Excellent interpersonal communication skills. Ability to work efficiently in a team.
  • Strong leadership, team and project management skills and experience with a variety of telecom projects.
  • International work and multi-project experience is desired.
  • The engineer must have good knowledge and some experience troubleshooting Huawei RNC/BSC 6900/6910 and NodeB/ENodeB 3900/A
  • Conversant with Huawei management Platforms ie, U2000, PRS.

Other Professional Skills

  • Able to work in a fast paced working environment.
  • Excellent team spirit with good communications and interpersonal skills
  • Customer service oriented and good presentation skill.
  • Strong experience independently executing the task.
  • Ability to work under pressure without losing focus.