Vacancy: Enterprise Transmission Engineer
Level: Band 5A
To cost effectively plan, configure and upgrade Microwave and Optical Mobile Backhaul Network for the Enterprise transmission network.
To work closely with the Managed Services Partner in day-to-day transmission network operations to ensure high quality and reliable service is delivered to the Enterprise customer.
Reporting to Operations Manager(Administratively) and Transmission Planning Manager(Functionally), Key Accountabilities Include:
Transmission Network Operations/Engineering
Skills & Knowledge
Educational Qualifications & Functional / Technical Skills
Degree/HND in Engineering/Computer Science/Telecommunications.
Competencies: Analytical Thinking Skills, Planning Skills, Interpersonal Skills, Decision Making
Skills, Report Writing Skills, Problem Solving Skills, Time Management, Computer Literate,
Creativity, Communication Skills.
Experience 2-3 years as a Transmission engineer in Telco environment/Mobile environment.
Experience of Transmission Network Planning using a wide range of Planning tools
Experience of, and ability to perform, TSS (Technical Site Survey)..
Experience in installation and maintenance of transmission network elements (including but not limited to; wiring of DDF’s, termination of fibre optic lines & installation of microwave systems)
Thorough understanding of transmission networks, transmission equipment, different types of transmissions and their limitations.
Thorough understanding of Transmission Network Topologies.
Thorough understanding of self-provisioning methods in networks.
Thorough understanding of interface specifications and protocols used in the
Telecommunication/Carrier environment (DWDM, NG-SDH, PDH, Ethernet Microwave, MSTP, MSPP, OTN, IP/MPLS, 2G, 3G, 4G, Wi-Fi 2.0).
Thorough understanding of Network synchronization, ITU-T G.803 Master-Slave, IEEE1588v2, NTP, Sync-E.
In depth knowledge on all aspects of Fiber Networks (FTTx, GPON and DWDM) planning, deployment, optimization and operation in mobile technologies.
A strong knowledge of the different techniques to run fiber optic and a strong understanding of the business cases associated with these techniques.
Good knowledge of regulatory procedures applicable to transmission.
Good knowledge of relevant International Standards applicable to transmission.
Good knowledge of IP/MPLS networks and TCP/IP.
Basic fault finding on transmission networks (must have the ability to use test equipment).
Other requirements (Behavioural etc.)
Team Player, Detail conscientious, Proactive, Detail Conscious, High Achievement Drive, Customer Focus, Stress Tolerance, Integrity, Customer Focus, Analytical Thinking, Responsible, Decisive, Quality Orientated.
Must be prepared to work overtime when required and travel extensively from time to time.
Strategic Partners/ Organizations To Manage:
Nokia for microwave network design and operations
Huawei for optical network design and operations
Alcatel-Lucent for International & National IP/MPLS, Wi-Fi network design
Ericsson for microwave network design and BoQ validations
Nokia for microwave network design and O&M support
Cambridge for microwave point-to-multipoint network design and Implementation
How to Apply
Suitable candidates are required to send their application & Curriculum vitae to: