Engineer PS Network Planning x 1 ||  Econet Wireless Zimbabwe

  • Harare

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe

DUE : 25 JAN 2023

Job Description
Job Purpose
The main purpose of the role is to plan, design and optimize the Packet Core network ensuring adequate network capacity and capabilities that support business requirements, quality of experience (QOE) and services in line with international standards and best practice.

Key Responsibilities
Receives Annual Business strategy requirements e.g. market share, revenue, customers, services/products forecasts and provide inputs for resource capacity plan and technologies required to support annual business targets.
Engages vendors and partners for new technical requirements or existing ones needing improvements to meet annual business requirements
Provides inputs for CAPEX budget for new or enhancements for PS Core systems resources and functionalities required to support business requirements.
Develops the resource capacity implementation, integration and acceptance testing of the PS Core and IMS in liaison with Network Deployment and Network Operations departments.

Calculates and provides the quantities and location of network elements required to fulfil business requirements using industry standard practices and benchmarks e.g Data Sessions, Bandwidth
Conducts periodic assessments for Packet Core network nodes and tools and recommends necessary action.
Plans and designs technical solutions to be implemented for products, services and promotions to support strategic business objectives through direct reports
Prepares Packet Core Network usage reports for the Regulator POTRAZ.Initiates changes into the PS Core network by generating internal work orders, change requests and test scripts for implementation to improve resource operation performance.
Provides inputs for identification and evaluation of equipment and vendor solutions to satisfy technical requirement for PS Core Networks

Qualification, Skills and Experience
6 O Levels Including Mathematics, Science and English.
2 A Level passes
Degree in Electronic , Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications and Computer Engineering or equivalent
Relevant post graduate or vocational qualification will be an added advantage.
Minimum of 2 years’ experience in telecoms, of which 1 years should be in GSM/mobile field

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