Radio Planning Engineer - Contract - 6 months

Radio Planning Engineer - Contract - 6 months
  • Competitive
  • Contract
  • England, UK GBR m22 5rr
Job Ref: 50209519
Sector: Network, Telecoms & Infrastructure
Date Added: 17 September 2020

Radio Planning Engineer - Contract - 6 months

As a one of Vodafone's key strategic partners we are currently recruiting for a Radio Planning Engineer to join the team based in the North-West of England on a 6 month rolling contract.

Role Purpose

The focus as an experienced engineer will be on ensuring that Vodafone achieves the best network design, performance and coverage KPIs in the UK market. This lead role will be in one of our Regional Radio Planning teams, allowing our marketing teams to differentiate Vodafone using these measures, in addition to keeping all existing customers satisfied within region and thus reducing churn.

Primarily the role is about delivering the 2G/3G/4G/5G radio design within the regional team, which involves understanding the current radio performance issues in terms of network KPIs and customer complaints, site design weaknesses and proposing the radio design for new sites, or solution in existing ones, to meet Vodafone performance targets. On site visual inspections and technical reviews with Vodafone third parties and other Vodafone teams, coverage predictions with planning tools, analysis of existing hardware/antenna configurations and proposals to improve network performance, analysis of radio KPIs analysis and close interaction with Radio Optimisation, Deployment teams and Partners are the key tasks and responsibilities expected for this role.

Experience Required

  • Be educated to an Engineering/Science degree level or equivalent
  • Experience on Radio Design/Coverage planning (Atoll) based on desktop analysis as well as on on-site technical visits
  • Strong communication and presentation skills including present complex technical information in plain language
  • Stakeholder management
  • Excellent knowledge of 2G, 3G and 4g network architecture (nice to have 5G)
  • Good knowledge of Radio network functionality
  • Experience of network optimisation techniques and processes
  • Experience of using network statistics, networks traces and drive trialling logs to analyse and improve network performance

If this role is of interest and you would like to know more then please apply now.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

17/10/2020 08:41:49
Contact Consultant:
Alexandra Bainbridge

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