RAN Planning and Optimization Senior Engineer

MTN Zambia

Job Information

Industry: Technology

Work Experience: 1-3 years

City: Lusaka

State/Province: Lusaka

Zip/Postal Code: 10101

Job Description

The key responsibilities for this role include but not limited to the following:

  • Defines a complete communication system/network to meet business requirements in line with MTN group guidelines;
  • Defines the criteria to assess network performance from end-user / service perspective & monitors those criteria;
  • Identifies and anticipates proactively network performance issues (traffic/quality/resiliency) and provides recommendations for improvement;
  • Ensures that design & optimization guaranty the capability for the network to provide end-user new services;
  • continuously¬†looks for new business opportunities by proactively engaging sales and marketing teams and provide cost effective technical solutions to seize such opportunities (Geo marketing);
  • May be required to support technical cases by participating in emergency and 24/7 rota duty;
  • Co-ordinates cross functional teams (Sales, marketing, regulatory etc) to understand business and regulatory needs;
  • Transports network CAPEX and OPEX management;
  • Devises RAN network spectrum usage strategy by ensuring inly regulatory allocated and approved spectrum is used and keep an up-to-date RAN database ;
  • Advise MTN on the required RAN network spectrum.


  • Grade 12 certificate with 5 credit or better of which English and Mathematics are a must;
  • Bachelor of engineering degree in Electrical & Electronics, Telecommunications, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related fields from reputed institution;
  • Sound knowledge of Mobile Network Planning, Optimization and O&M;
  • Proficiency in use of planning and optimization tools and Knowledge of Open RAN
  • 3 years of working on Huawei RAN network ;
  • Knowledge in RF Planning and DT tools (ASSET, GENIX, Mapinfo, Actix Analyzer / Nemo Analyzer etc)

Women are strongly encouraged to apply

To apply for this job please visit mtnzambia.zohorecruit.com.

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