Radio Planning & Optimization Specialist – 6 Months Contract – Mpumalanga

at Quest Staffing Solutions
Location Gauteng, South Africa
Date Posted November 19, 2021
Category Journalism
Job Type Full-time
Currency ZAR


We are currently seeking an experienced Radio Planning & Optimization Specialist, for our client in the Telecommunications Industry, for a 6 Months Contract, based in Mpumalanga

Duties & Responsibilities

Role purpose: To analyse network performance, do site planning and optimization, Analyse VIP and High Level faults.

  • Responsible for planning, optimization and fault finding of 2G/3G/LTE/5G sites (indoor, greenfield, rooftops, mini’s, macros...etc)
  • Ensure optimal performance on network quality by monitoring the network statistics through the relevant tools
  • Pro-actively analyse and recommend capacity dimensioning requirements on RAN/UTRNA/ETRAN
  • Pro-actively analyse and verify in-depth network problems by performing traces at Node B, RNC and ATM level
  • Investigate and rectify all network failures received from regular drive testing routes both internally and also by outsourcing company
  • Investigate and rectify all network quality faults received from network quality, network performance, CIC, management and the NMC
  • Investigate and rectify all network failures received from regular drive testing routes by outsourcing company
  • Conduct cluster optimisation of new site and first order neighbours (Tilts, Azimutus, heights)
  • Responsible for new site integration in terms of optimisation, performance checks and announcements

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • 3 year degree or National Diploma in Electrical or Electronics in Engineering or equivalent
  • Telecommunications (GSM & UTRAN) courses essential
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant GSM/UMTS/LTE experience is essential
  • Computer applications (e.g. Attoll ,MS Office & MAPINFO)
  • Analysis tool (e.g. Netstats, Actix, Sonar and Probing tools)
  • GSM,UMTS, LTE, 5G knowledge
  • Network components
  • Statistical tools
  • Huawei BSS/RAN equipment

Package & Remuneration

Contract: 6 Months

Salary: R312-50 per hour


Applying Instructions

If interested, please apply directly through Pnet or email us directly at

If emailing us directly, remember to insert "Radio Planning & Optimization Specialist" in the email subject line, for consideration

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