RAN Performance Engineer

Job Title- Senior RAN Performance Engineer

Job Location – Reading, Berkshire

Job Role:

Responsibilities

  • You will work within the Network Design Optimisation team providing Performance management, explaining KPI trends and impacts.
  • You will be responsible for organising network trials articulating the purpose both internally and externally, documenting proposals, preparing scripts, executing changes for trials.
  • Findings will be documented, analysed and the results presented to the client at management and technical level.
  • Recommendations for Network Performance improvement will then be taken forward and implemented.
  • As the Senior RAN Performance Engineer you must have strong presentation skills and possess the ability to explain clearly the clients strategy, conclusions and recommendations for parameter changes and feature usage to drive RAN Performance improvement.
  • You will also work closely with the Acceptance team to ensure that deployment activities are not compromised, and the other parts of the organisation are coordinated and aligned with any 4G related feature or parameter implementation into the Network

Experience

  • Minimum of 5 to 7 years of RAN 4G Design and Optimisation experience with radio products
  • Advanced understanding of RAN KPIs for performance monitoring, optimisation techniques, features and processes of 2G,3G,4G & 5G technologies
  • Advanced understanding of 2G,3G,4G & 5G Air interface standards, protocols and propagation characteristics
  • Proven experience troubleshooting complex RAN site performance issues in a multivendor environment on RAN Swap and RAN Refresh projects (in a post change verification/Post Performance Monitoring scenario) in order to achieve customer acceptance
  • Must have knowledge of tools such as (E-DOS and/or DOP), ENM (radio configuration), AMOS, FAST, ITK, log readers/tools, tracing capabilities, able to view and analyse CTR’s, interpret L3 messaging
  • Must have Ericsson RAN SW experience on Ericsson radio features and functionality – not limited to, CA, VOLTE, traffic management, parameter design and optimisation according to performance data for best quality networks

RAN Databuild Engineer

Job Title – RAN Databuild Engineer

Job Location – Reading (Remote for now)

Job Role:

We are looking for an experienced Databuild & Commissioning & Integration SME who will support our clients Architecture Databuild and Scripting activities and support Commissioning & Integration Activities topics relating to Network Rollout (NRO) of the clients Radio Products.

Collaborating with the overall Delivery Lead, the databuild engineer role will involve the planning and management of the Databuild & Commissioning & Integration services needed to secure an efficient delivery process and a timely customer acceptance.

This role will include making sure work is executed as per the project requirements and will act as a subject matter expert for all Databuild and Scripting activities and supporting Commissioning & Integration activities; towards,

  • Customer Delivery Organisation,
  • Third Parties instructed by the client
  • Client’s Onshore Project and internal stakeholders
  • Client’s Offshore Project Organisation

The role is primarily to provide Databuild services and Commissioning & Integration support relating to the DICI of the clients 2G, 35 4G & 5G RAN solutions but may also include In-Building, Infrastructure and Antenna line solutions.

Responsibilities

  • Accountable for the delivery of Databuild services supporting the deployment of the clients equipment.
  • Organise and coordinate the Site Databuild services, ensuring that they are delivered in line with the contractual requirements.
  • Support the Offshore teams and Third parties to deliver Site Databuild services through a controlled program of works ensuring that all services are undertaken to budget and within SLA.
  • Ensure Delivery critical metric measures are in place and continually reported on.
  • Act as a subject matter expert in the production of scripts for 2G.35,45 & 5G RAN solutions.
  • Act on important metric issues by investigating and implementing corrective actions
  • Translation of customer documentation and process guides into specific Site Databuild guidelines to support the clients rollout activities.
  • Support Field Engineers Remotely to Commission and Integrate Nodes into the customer networks Fault free and passing expected KPI’s for performance..
  • Actively handle issues or dependencies throughout the delivery cycle that may impact the acceptance of a site deployment.
  • Ensure relevant information is maintained in the project tools and that all documentation is handled in a structured manner and uploaded to the required repositories.
  • Assessment of Customer Change Requests (CCR’s)
  • Drive use of the clients global methods and technology solutions to maximise delivery efficiency
Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in leading and managing Databuild services within an NRO Swap project environment.
  • Extensive technical knowledge in the provisioning of cell configuration data and production of scripts for 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G RAN solutions
  • Planning and organisation skills for large projects with a focus on dependency management
  • Experience in managing onshore & offshore teams in the delivery of services.
  • Commercial awareness and experience of delivering to budgets.
  • Excellent leading and supervising skills combined with an ambitious mindset.
  • Effective communication and facilitation skills.
  • Delivering results and meeting customer expectations.

RAN Test Engineer

Job Title – RAN Test Engineer

Job Location Remote/Reading

Job Description:

We are now looking for a Test Engineer who will be required to co-ordinate and execute testing of multivendor Radio nodes solutions in the Customer RAN Test Lab, planning the test deliveries during the test execution phase. The tester will also be responsible for the build and integration of the Multivendor RAN elements into the test plan and its maintenance (HW and SW configuration) until end of test bed project.

In this position you will also take part in defining the multivendor Test Strategies for New Major Software Releases and new Hardware Introduction, along with the delivery of Test Reports & Test Exit Reports for the Final Delivery to the customer in each Test Phase

Responsibilities

  • The test Engineer has the overall responsibility for planning the test deliveries during the test execution phase, plan day to day test bed activities and execute testing of multivendor RAN nodes solutions in the Customer RAN Test Lab. Also, you will implement Test Strategies for New Major Software Releases and new Hardware Introduction and conduct the testing environment feasibility study on Network Impact Reports and use the inputs for defining test strategy and Test Plan.
  • Take a role on the development strategy for adoption of automated testing, production of test plans for all Radio test deliveries and liaise with customer and agree on test scope and test plan. Also, you will be responsible for preparing and management of multivendor test activities on day to day basis, monitor the progress, test execution rate, and mitigate any risks affecting the testing. Follow up high priority issues from test phases, seeking for early resolutions and design updates (liaise with design team) perform impact analysis and plan schedules for design update implementation on to the Test Environment.
  • You will provide support TCM activities for Test Bed, ensuring network elements are on correct baseline, participate in customer meetings for test progress reviews, drive the testing Interface to RAN design, deliver test reports and the exits repots for the final delivery to costumer in each Test Phase. Perform parameter audits of RAN elements in Lab and scripting for automated execution of test cases.

Experience

  • Several years of Test Engineering or similar.
  • Specific Multivendor Test engineer background; Manual & Automated testing, monitoring, scripting, troubleshooting, and defining, report and documentation of the testing activities.
  • Knowledge on multivendor equipment.
  • Technical expertise on different network related tools:
    • TEMS
    • Amos
    • ENM

Communications Manager for Europe & Latin America

Job Title – Communications Manager for Europe & Latin America

Job Location Reading (Starting Remotely)

Job Role:

Our client is hiring a Communications Manager across Europe and Latin America. They need a communications professional with experience in leading internal and external communications projects to deliver business objectives.

Responsibilities

  • Lead Communications projects. Using data, shared best practices and your experience, you will work end-to-end with project owners to create and execute interesting and creative communications projects. You will support the development of its strategies and work with local and global teams to help deliver communications projects and campaigns. These will be wide ranging, from internal campaigns to external projects. You’ll be responsible for delivering on the strategy, optimising performance, and finding new ways to drive impactful communications campaigns
  • This means you’ll need to possess extensive experiences in communications. You’ll be looking after a huge chunk of the world – that’s a lot of stakeholders, stories and data. You’ll need to bring fresh insight to our communications and propose ideas that can make our communications stand out; get the right people involved; execute the project on time on budget; share the outcome and learnings. Project management skills will be essential to be successful in the role.
  • Champion digital acceleration: You will be knowledgeable on all aspects of digital channels and will enthuse those around you with case studies, fresh ideas, best practice, and playbooks

Experience

  • Extensive Experience in communications and expert understanding of various channels used
  • Vast experience of Omni Channel Activation and knowledge of how to adapt this for different audiences like B2B tech audiences and employees
  • Requires an analytical eye for engaging communication programs
  • Experience leading a communications team & working with various stakeholders
  • Proven track record of successfully managing previous communications projects
  • Experience of executing and measuring results, including working on a global scale
  • Ability to inspire teams towards digital centric communications
  • A related communications degree or experience in content production

Regional Property Surveyor

Job Title – Regional Property Surveyor (Telecoms)

Job Location – Coventry, Warwickshire

Job Role:

The individual RPS roles will work at a national, and regional level, with teams both internally and externally to the client, all working in close collaboration, and maximising the use of workflows, OSS and tools.

The RPS will be accountable for the day to day estate management in their individually allocated portfolio of sites; being the nominated subject matter specialist lead responsible for overall management and professional direction given in respect to specific cohort of sites.

  • New Code Agreement renewals
  • Support any unilateral EE programme responsible for Unilateral New Code NTQ replacements
  • Exit Management and surrender negotiations
  • Old Code Matters including ’54 Act
  • Rent reviews
  • Access Issues through escalation
  • Cabling wayleaves
  • Pre-legal advice (avoiding litigation where possible)
  • Responsibilities

    • Introduce, through training workshops, the clients Property processes.
    • Engaging cross-functionally as well as within the Property Department to inspire and empower process change.
    • Provide support to Shareholders, Suppliers and Contractors in the implementation of ECC reform especially in the context of renewals and to act as an escalation point when issues are encountered.
    • Introduce innovation into all processes that can impact results, enhance delivery and assist the organisation to meet its business objectives and goals.
    • Implement any “quick win” process improvements to enhance delivery and to react to what will be a rapidly evolving workspace.
    • Support internal and external stakeholders in Acquisition, Legal Deployment and Transmission functions.
    • Have a vision of the big picture and be able to foster an environment of continuous improvement.
    • Provide support to suppliers in site specific issues.
    • Provide pragmatic, prudent and consistent advice to third parties to ensure the cost effective implementation of site acquisition.
    • Maximise the cost savings / cost prevention through the effective use of the ECC.
    • Play an active role in the leadership and management of escalations and escalation management to ensure pre-litigious cases are kept to a minimum, and where possible, aligned to KPIs.

    Experience

    • Telecoms experience, gained at either Operator, Managed Service Supplier or Small Works Contractor level,
    • Valuation expertise gained working for Charted Surveying practise or similar
    • Excellent property knowledge
    • Demonstrable experience in Business Process and Transformational Change
    • Property related qualifications (RICS or CAAV membership) or comparable experience

    Field Engineer

    Job Title – Field Engineer

    Job Location – North East of England

    Job Description:

    • Carryout reactive and proactive maintenance on multi-customer, multi technology networks, achieving agreed performance targets
    • Carryout project based on site installation, commissioning and integration activities across multi-customer, multi technology networks achieving agreed performance targets.
    • Work individually, as part of the FSO and wider teams to achieve right first time resolution of work within customer SLA’s without compromising safe working practices
    • Carry out the field related installation, commissioning and integration activities associated with agreed FSO project work
    • Assist in the development and review of FSO processes and procedures with a view to maximise efficiency
    • Keep diligent records and accurately update both internal FSO and Customer systems where necessary.

    Experience

    • Must have VF,MBNL & Tef, base station corrective skills
    • Must be located in the appropriate areas/Willing to relocate
    • Must have all certs in date – Including Tower Rescue/Advance Climber
    • Provide own Vehicle

    Field Engineer

    Job Title – Field Engineer

    Job Locations – Derby/Stoke-on-Trent/Burton-on-Trent

    Job Description:

    • Carryout reactive and proactive maintenance on multi-customer, multi technology networks, achieving agreed performance targets
    • Carryout project based on site installation, commissioning and integration activities across multi-customer, multi technology networks achieving agreed performance targets.
    • Work individually, as part of the FSO and wider teams to achieve right first time resolution of work within customer SLA’s without compromising safe working practices
    • Carry out the field related installation, commissioning and integration activities associated with agreed FSO project work
    • Assist in the development and review of FSO processes and procedures with a view to maximise efficiency
    • Keep diligent records and accurately update both internal FSO and Customer systems where necessary.

    Experience

    • Must have VF,MBNL & Tef, base station corrective skills
    • Must be located in the appropriate areas/Willing to relocate
    • Must have all certs in date – Including Tower Rescue/Advance Climber (Or willing to complete prior to contract start)
    • Provide own Vehicle

    Field Engineer

    Job Title – Field Engineer

    Job Location – Chester/Stafford/Stoke

    Job Description:

    • Carryout reactive and proactive maintenance on multi-customer, multi technology networks, achieving agreed performance targets
    • Carryout project based on site installation, commissioning and integration activities across multi-customer, multi technology networks achieving agreed performance targets.
    • Work individually, as part of the FSO and wider teams to achieve right first time resolution of work within customer SLA’s without compromising safe working practices
    • Carry out the field related installation, commissioning and integration activities associated with agreed FSO project work
    • Assist in the development and review of FSO processes and procedures with a view to maximise efficiency
    • Keep diligent records and accurately update both internal FSO and Customer systems where necessary.

    Experience

    • Must have VF,MBNL & Tef, base station corrective skills
    • Must be located in the appropriate areas/Willing to relocate
    • Must have all certs in date – Including Tower Rescue/Advance Climber
    • Provide own Vehicle

    Field Engineer

    Job Title – Field Engineer

    Job Location – Slough/Hemel Hempstead/Bracknell

    Job Description:

    • Carryout reactive and proactive maintenance on multi-customer, multi technology networks, achieving agreed performance targets
    • Carryout project based on site installation, commissioning and integration activities across multi-customer, multi technology networks achieving agreed performance targets.
    • Work individually, as part of the FSO and wider teams to achieve right first time resolution of work within customer SLA’s without compromising safe working practices
    • Carry out the field related installation, commissioning and integration activities associated with agreed FSO project work
    • Assist in the development and review of FSO processes and procedures with a view to maximise efficiency
    • Keep diligent records and accurately update both internal FSO and Customer systems where necessary.

    Experience

    • Must have VF,MBNL & Tef, base station corrective skills
    • Must be located in the appropriate areas/Willing to relocate
    • Must have all certs in date – Including Tower Rescue/Advance Climber
    • Provide own Vehicle

    Field Operations Consultant

    Field Operations Consultant

    Start Date: ASAP

    Employment Type: Contract

    Contract Duration: 4-6 Months

    Day Rate: £750 – £800 (Depending on experience)

    Location: Initially remote then working from Reading in Q1 3 days a week.

    Our Client, a European leader in Mobile Network Infrastructure is seeking an interim Field Operations Consultant to join their team and help establish a new Field Delivery Department within their offices in Reading. This role will be a critical position within the business and will play an integral role in our Client’s expansion and growth within the UK as they continue to help develop the UK’s Telecommunications infrastructure.

    The successful individual will be able to manage Operations at scale and has proven experience with being able to land into a business and deliver results. They will also have a strong Customer focus, the ability to inspire, and creativity will be at the heart of this person’s agenda. Essentially, this role will allow you to truly make your mark within our Client and upon the Telecommunications industry as a whole.

    You will be responsible for:

    • Delivering the national performance of Field Delivery Regions across the Client’s product set – TIS, DAS, SC and other products which may be deployed.
    • Being a member of the Client’s management team, liaising and engaging within the Corporate organisation
    • Owning the customer experience in relation to field delivery commitments including delivery to commitments, cost and quality
    • Leadership and engagement with the Regional Teams
    • Management of the Technical Operations field supplier Strategy
    • The safe execution of engineering processes such as infrastructure integrity, RF safety and drawing and data management
    • Internal Stakeholder management – specifically with Commercial in terms of engineering support for Bids and account management
    • Accurate forecasting of project level milestones for TIS, Small Cell, DAS and Private Network projects
    • Management of project delivery to agreed milestones through regional teams and suppliers and taking effective mitigation actions to ensure forecast milestones are achieved
    • Accurate and timely reporting of milestone delivery and milestone forecasts to Network Programmes team

    To achieve all of the above you will have the following skills and experience:

    • A track record of leading teams, in a complex environment (preferably telecoms)
    • Delivery excellence is a must. This is about creating an organisation that can succeed, not an organisation that tries to. You must be able to use the investment in you and your team to create a top performing culture.
    • Stakeholder management, including with customers is a must
    • Be adaptable and capable of leading change
    • Have strong fundamental knowledge of operational delivery with an emphasis on enabling product diversification, optimising performance to meet and exceed customer expectations and driving the best possible partnering with the end Client’s supply chain
    • Excellent interpersonal skills capable of engaging customers, employees and internal stakeholders
    • You will naturally innovate – be able to step back and see the whole picture and challenge how it can be done better to improve the overall process
    • A strong get-up-and-go attitude to work – You will be the driving force behind this departments success and as such will be required to overcome various challenges along the way

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