Vacancy at 9Mobile for Engineer, RF Planning and Optimisation (R4),Lagos-Nigeria

In its 9 years of operation, 9mobile has built up state-of-the-art telecom infrastructure and taken a leadership position of innovation and quality among mobile network operators operating in Nigeria. With the more recent launch of 4G LTE in October 2016, 9mobile is poised to drive the future of technology in Nigeria through the delivery of high speed data and quality voice services that will enable customers on its network to do more.

Job Title Engineer, RF Planning and Optimisation (R4)

Location Lagos,NG


Job Summary
Participate inradio site planning and optimization of assigned BSC, RNC and eNodeB in linewith 9mobile guidelines

Principal Functions
Assist in monitoring quality of network in assignedarea; liaise with all stakeholders from Implementation, operations andmaintenance to achieve same.

Liaise with RF vendors to ensure that RF processes arefollowed and escalate any issues identified to the Manager, RF Planning andOptimisation.

Proactive radio capacity planning and resourcemanagement.

Attain agreedoptimization KPI’s for 2G suchas CSSR, SDCCH, TCH, DCR and also 3G KPI’s such as RRC Set-up Succ. Rate, AMRRAB Set-up Succ. Rate, PS RAB Set-up Succ. Rate, HSDPA RAB Set-up Succ. Rate.

Participate in special projects e.g. technical trials,temporary sites.

Ensure accuracy in reporting and presentation of alltechnical plans.

Work with Manager, RF Planning to understand the RFdesign, cluster definition, customer expectation, and network configuration.

Study RF design coverage maps and identify problemareas in terms of coverage, interference, or pilot pollution.

Perform sanity check on antenna configuration.

Ensure that the methods and procedures in handbook onoptimization is followed correctly and optimization procedures implemented areconsistent with 9mobile recommendations.

Keep up-to-date documentation of optimization-relatedactions; also maintain archives of all collected data.

Request drive tests, analyse data, and recommendnetwork changes as applicable.

Interact with back office support team to ensuredesired objectives are met with regards to customer complaints.

Ensure that Planning and Optimization of Wirelessnetwork follows laid down process.

Educational Requirements
First degree or equivalent inEngineering

Experience,Skills & Competencies
Two years post NYSC workexperience

Network Planning and Design

2G, 3G and 4G Radio Access Technologies

Problem Solving


Passion for Excellence


Empowering people

Growing people

Team work

Customer Focus