Switch Planning Engineer
Irancell
Tehran, Iran
Posted on : 12 Apr 2014
Ref: P198-498
Irancell

The Role


The Role


Mission/ Core purpose of the Job:
To design the core network architecture considering short/long term vision of the company and alignment with marketing and financial aspects.

Key Tasks:
Initiating and forecasting the necessary augmentation in capital projects taking into consideration changes in the Regulatory environment and technology/product roadmaps of the relevant supplier(s).
Aligning the core planning activities considering developments in industry and standards bodies and to device viable solutions considering financial constraints of the company.
Preparation/audit of core elements BOQ and discussions with the vendors for optimal capex solutions.
Detailed network planning coordination with vendors for database planning of core elements.
Traffic monitoring and optimization of the core network considering capacity and performance aspects.
Ensure that sufficient network capacity is deployed with a 6-month headroom to cater for the traffic forecast.
Participate in Group initiatives/activities in the area of core planning.
Documentation of methodologies, plans, policies and procedures for core network planning. Record keeping of technical details on network design, implementation plans and capital projects
Be a subject matter expert on core planning issues by studying global trends and networking with other professionals in this field and by providing documented recommendations to various departments.
Impact analysis on VAS /IN services on core network planning and to mould the plans accordingly.
Well conversant with core network interfaces dimensioning.
Interaction with other departments (IS/RA,..) to coordinate for impacts of core planning.

Requirements


Requirements


Education:
BSC Electrical Engineering.

Experience:
Minimum 5 years in a Telecom environment, preferably in a GSM planning and network design environment with experience on value-added voice services.
Knowledge of operation core NEs.

Knowledge:
Trends within Technology,
Network Business Objectives
Knowledge of vendors and suppliers capacity and trends
Knowledge of other network providers developments
Basic Telecomm legislation
Basic ICASA regulations
GSM core network elements (MSC, HLR/AUC/EIR, STP)
Teletraffic Engineering
Equipment dimensioning principles

About the Company


About the Company


Irancell Telecommunication Services Company (MTN Irancell), 2nd mobile operator in Iran, is a private joint stock company. Our vision is to lead delivery of a bold, new digital World to our customers. The company provides the following services:

- Provision of wholesale and retail telecommunication services
- Sales of network traffic capacity to local or international carriers or entities
- Rental of network infrastructure facilities to local or international carriers or entities
- Provision of the Internet and data and digital platform related products and services
- Provision of all other sources of value added services that is currently available and to be developed in the future
- Dealing with e-commerce, mobile-commerce activities of the above telecommunication networks
- Provision of customer services, including but not limited to customer relationship management and Call Centre service

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