Job Title: Engineer – IN Planning

Reports to: Consultant – IN Planning

No. of Vacancies: 1

Main Job Functions:

  1. Design and dimensioning of the charging system and new products/services to support marketing initiatives.
  2. Plan and design network architecture for optimal growth of the Charging network in terms of traffic, subscribers, and value-added service capacity.
  3. Conduct research and feasibility studies for new products, generating professional technical reports.
  4. Design and plan the evolution of Value-Added Services (VAS), including messaging (USSD & SMS), Mobile Data, WAP, Multimedia products, and Third-Party applications.
  5. Produce Functional and Technical Specification documents for new products/services.
  6. Participate in cross-functional meetings with key stakeholders to define solutions for new products/services.
  7. Liaise with vendors on market releases and technology upgrades for quick deployment of new products/services.
  8. Develop UNIX/shell scripts for processing statistics and data off the IN platforms.
  9. Interface with Marketing and business development groups for new service/product planning.
  10. Serve as the primary interface with vendors on technical design, deployment, and maintenance of IN Systems.
  11. Manage projects and track progress to ensure timely product launches.
  12. Ensure accuracy of IN performance statistics and derive appropriate forecasts for capacity planning.
  13. Develop technical and tender specification documents for procurement and deployment of new products/solutions.
  14. Act as the technical lead in IN projects managed by Capital Projects.
  15. Prepare long-term evolution plans for the charging system.
  16. Advocate for automation and efficiency within the department.

Education:

  • BSc Degree in Electrical, Electronic, Telecommunications Engineering, or Computer Science.
  • Unix/Solaris/Linux and Database Administration Skills.

Work Experience:

  • 2 years’ experience in IN planning or operations.
  • Experience in Mobile GSM Network Environment.
  • Experience in UNIX shell scripting and database administration.
  • Competence with Oracle/MySQL Databases.
  • Proficiency in UNIX and LINUX operating systems.
  • Strong shell scripting skills and Proficiency in at least 1 programming language.
  • Basic IP networking knowledge.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Exposure to GSM Network management processes, procedures, and activities.
  • Unix/Linux System administration.
  • Database Management Skills.
  • Shell scripting/Programming.
  • Basic IP networking knowledge.
  • Quick learner.
  • Good knowledge of CS Core planning techniques.
  • Good Analytical and Troubleshooting skills.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Team Player.

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