MTN Uganda Telecom Jobs – Engineer II, Radio Planning & Optimization

Reports to: Senior Engineer II, Radio Planning & Optimization
About MTN Uganda:
MTN-Uganda is the leading telecommunications Company in Uganda, providing payphone, fixed lines, fax/data, internet and mobile services. MTN is an equal opportunity employer and is seeking to recruit a competent individual to fill the vacant Position of Engineer II, Radio Planning and Optimization.
Job Summary: The expansion of the MTN Uganda Network has created need to a more structured approach to planning and optimization of the network. The Radio Planning section has therefore strategically regionalized the activities of planning and optimization. Three teams were created to coordinate and organize activities to meet the targets that are getting more diverse and stringent. This job is needed to address the coordination, organizational and delivery challenges arising out of the creation of regions. This job will allocate the sites to be optimized to engineers, see to it that the sites are well planned and optimized to guarantee excellent network quality of service.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Carry out regional proactive optimization and cluster drive tests based on clusters and predefined drive test routes.
  • Carry out site planning in Northern Region.
  • Carry out parameter tuning in Northern Region.
  • Implementation of frequency plans in Northern Region.
  • Preparation and execution of cell configuration data.
  • Keeping the ASSET planning tool clean.
  • Carry out site surveys.
  • Attend to customer complaints.
  • Writing reports about activities of the Northern Region.
  • Any other responsibilities that may be assigned from time to time.
  • Handle datasafe discrepancies affecting nodes serving the Northern Region.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
The applicant must possess the following:
  • A BSc. Electrical Engineering/BSc. Telecom Engineering.
  • Familiarity with 2G and 3G site commissioning and troubleshooting is an added advantage.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in Radio Network Planning and Optimization activities such as site planning, site surveys, site commissioning, drive tests, parameter tuning, frequency planning and consistency checks.
  • Excellent team player with good interpersonal skills.
  • Valid driving license with at least one year of driving experience.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Time management.
  • Hard working and ready to make frequent upcountry trips.
  • Ability to multi task.
  • Excellent computing skills.
  • Candidate should be willing to travel a lot doing site surveys and drive tests and work for long hours
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send their Job Applications with detailed CVs, certified copies of academic certificates (originals are to be presented at the interview) and names and addresses of three referees addressed to the: Recruitment Officer, MTN Uganda, P.O Box 24624, Kampala, not later than Wednesday March 20, 2013.
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
MTN Uganda is an equal opportunity employer.
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