April 19, 2024

Airtel Nigeria (Airtel Networks Limited) is a number one telecommunications companies supplier in Nigeria headquartered in Lagos, the business nerve-centre of Nigeria. The telco ranks amongst the highest 4 cell service suppliers when it comes to subscribers with a buyer base of greater than 39.8 million. The firm’s product choices embrace 2G, 3G and 4G wi-fi companies, cell commerce and enterprise companies.

We are recruiting to fill the place beneath:

Job Title: RAN Planning Engineer

Location: Lagos
Job sort: Full-time
Job sort: Mid-Senior degree

About the Job

  • Ensure optimum design of the Radio Access Network (RAN) Architecture throughout 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G applied sciences. Efficiently plan options for RAN initiatives, compile BoQs precisely and well timed course of Capex approvals to order the initiatives. Provide efficient technical help throughout initiatives implementation.
  • Proactively monitor BSCs and RNCs Capacity Utilizations and plan expansions in an effort to all the time assure the supply of the required capability headroom and preserve high quality voice and information companies to the end-users.


  • Liase with Stakeholders- Core Network, Transport Networks and Operations Units to determine on the BSCs and RNCs places.
  • Follows-up on the event developments within the Hardware and Software options with RAN OEMs – ZTE, Huawei, Nokia and every other which may be authorized by the Management.
  • Ensure that RAN OEMs get hold of Type Approval Certificates from the NCC for his or her {hardware} previous to deployment.
  • Proactively observe Hardware lifecycle and plan to modernize when required.
  • Follows-up on common Radio Access Technology developments regarding Research & Studies in the direction of updating Radio engineering tips accordingly.
  • Monitor & analyze the 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G Radio Network Capacity utilizations and set off expansions.
  • Monitor Controllers (BSCs & RNCs) processors, interfaces and software program licenses capability utilizations and proactively plan expansions.
  • Prepare and share the required weekly and month-to-month reviews with the Stakeholders inside the Opco and HQ as relevant.
  • Comply with Airtel Capacity Management Guidelines and different Policy paperwork.

Qualifications, Experience & Skills

  • Relevant University Degree in Engineering.
  • 8 years of expertise in 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G an added benefit.
  • Minimum of 6 years Planning & Optimization expertise.
  • Minimum of 5 years with distributors (Huawei, ZTE and Nokia) expertise or well-known operators in telecommunication or associated subject.
  • Excellent data of the sector of 2G/3G/4G/5 Radio Communication, Planning and Optimization.
  • Good data of efficiency administration, information evaluation and RAN software program options.
  • Strong background of 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G Technologies.
  • Strong presentation abilities and must be thorough in information evaluation and dealing with.
  • Good expertise with vendor dealing with below MS contract.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and certified candidates ought to:
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