RAN Optimization Engineer - Brussels
(RAN, Optimisation, Optimization, 2G GSM / 3G UMTS / 4G LTE Radio technologies (incl VoLTE/CS-FB/…)
Major Telecommunications carrier based in Brussels have a need for a RAN Optimization Engineer to be the technical lead for optimizing the mobile network, and proposing the necessary solutions for improving the end to end network performance, based on business or operational requirements.
Improve End to End network (voice and data) quality and customer experience, and define and lead periodic Service Quality improvement plans.
Investigate national and local network quality issues (raised by dashboard, benchmark campaigns…) and ensure their resolution.
capacity management, with focus on 4G.
Improve network performance by changing network parameters (frequencies, scrambling codes, neighbor lists, antenna tilts and azimuths, power, …)
Support the network design and the network build team for nominal planning, or site rollout prioritization exercises.
Collaborate with the remote (nearshore) optimisation team, dispatch tasks and follow-up tasks delegated to them.
Required techncial expertise and experience:
2G GSM / 3G UMTS / 4G LTE Radio technologies (incl VoLTE/CS-FB/…) and their optimisation is a must
5G systems is very desirable
Strong knowledge of Antenna properties (gain, opening angle, size vs wavelength, effect of tilting, MIMO, massive MIMO antenna arrays, … )
Drive Test analysis and post-processing, knowledge of RAN signalling protocols.
GIS Analysis and reporting (MapInfo, QGIS, etc.)
KPI's Reporting, troubleshooting
End to End Optimisation, take the customer experience view.
Knowledge of Nokia Equipment is a plus
IT skills in scripting, automation, experience with Low-Code or No-Code web application platforms, MS Power Apps, MySQL, Angular, Python, … are desirable
English Language Skills are a Mandatory requirement