Telecom Support Jobs – Engineer, Core Network Planning & Support at Airtel

Organisation: Airtel
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Networks
Service Head
About Airtel:
Airtel was
launched in Uganda in 1995 and is Uganda’s most innovative mobile phone
operator, which has introduced many “firsts” in the telecommunication sector
such as: Pre-paid plans, Post-paid plans, International roaming, Dedicated
customer care, One rate to all networks, Fax and Data, Call forwarding, Per
second billing, Freedom Forever and Mobile Top up.  Airtel in Uganda is a great success story in
Uganda. Our customer base has grown tremendously – so has our coverage – and
our service quality is unsurpassed in the market.
Job Summary: The Engineer,
Core Network Planning & Support will co-ordinate and provide planning/
design inputs of the core network architecture, features and services, Oversee
overall governance of contractual execution of core Network operation,
maintenance and optimization of Core Network.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        
Co-ordinate and provide planning and control of
initiatives, investment, capacity expansion of the core network nodes:
·        
Provide Quarterly NCP (Network change plan )
including the any design changes forecasted on the core network:
·        
Provide BOQ output in liaison with the Managed
capacity Vendor or Core equipment vendor.
·        
Following up extensions and Installation of core
Network nodes.
·        
Take part in commissioning of MSC/HLR/STP/MGW and
other core nodes.
·        
Ensure that all new MSC/HLR/STP/MGW and other core
nodes implementations are documented, maintain MSC/HLR/STP/MGW specific
documentation including:
·        
Observation of KPI as a pro-active measure to
prevent service degradation and most specifically after network interventions
·        
Routine monitoring and auditing of core network
configuration maintained by the Managed Services Partner and report any
anomalies.
·        
Support to establishment of Key Performance
Indicators KPI for core nodes
·        
Support to Marketing department on new services
development.
·        
Assist in Governance of the core Network changes
·        
Perform any other duties as assigned by the Networks
Service Head
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
·        
The ideal candidate for the Engineer, Core Network
Planning & Support vacancy should hold a University Degree in
telecommunications or equivalent
·        
At least five years’ working experience in the
Telecommunications sector.
·        
Ability to operate in a performance driven
organization
·        
Computer literacy i.e. proficiency in use of
Microsoft Office suite of applications
·        
Business awareness
·        
Excellent analytical skills and problem solving
skills
·        
Good organizational and planning skills
·        
High personal standards and goal oriented
·        
Excellent interpersonal skills
·        
Good and effective communications skills, both
orally and in writing
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are
invited to send their applications to vacancies@ug.Airtel.com with an updated
CV, copies of all academic documents and day phone contact, E-mail addresses.
Address it to: The Resourcing Team.
Deadline: 23rd November 2015
NB: Applicants who do not hear from us by 30th
November, 2015 should consider their applications unsuccessful.
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