9mobile is a Nigerian private limited liability company. EMTS acquired a Unified Access Service License from the Nigerian Communications Commission in 2007. The License enables EMTS to provide Fixed Telephony (wired or wireless), Digital Mobile Services, International Gateway Services, and National/Regional Long Distance Services in addition to spectrum assignments in the 900 and 1800 MHz bands.

  • Job Position: Senior Engineer, Optimization
  • Job: IRC4140
  • Job Location: Abuja,NG

Job Summary

  • Responsible for the analysis, design, implementation, optimization, and enhancement of wireless telecommunications networks in assigned regions.

Principal Functions

  • Understand the telecommunication industry’s local trends and developments to access the impact on 9mobile’s current and future business.
  • Coordinates inter-functional relations between units within 9mobile to achieve deliverables and address technical issues while ensuring synergy across the various departmental function
  • Monitor radio planning and optimization of assigned BSC, RNC, and eNodeB areas in accordance with 9mobile guidelines.
  • Ensure quality of network in assigned area; coordinates with all stakeholders from Implementation, operations and maintenance to achieve same.
  • Participate in radio capacity planning and resource management
  • Ensure agreed cell level, BSC/RNC/eNodeB level, and Network level KPIs (2G, 3G and 4G) are not lower than defined thresholds.
  • Work together with the Principal Engineer on technical trials/feature testing.
  • Spectrum Management and Frequency Planning.
  • Ensure accuracy in reporting and presentation of all technical plans
  • Work with RF Planning Manager to understand the RF design, cluster definition, customer expectation, and network configuration in assigned area.
  • Study RF design coverage maps and identify problem areas in terms of coverage, interference, or pilot pollution.
  • Preparing reports and presentations about the radio network plans and the network performance.
  • Documenting and writing 9mobile’s engineering processes for RF Planning and Optimization unit.
  • Assist in identifying specialist tools, equipment, and solutions for radio network enhancement.
  • Ensure the methods and procedures handbook on optimization is followed correctly and optimization procedures implemented are consistent with 9mobile guidelines.
  • Maintain up-to-date documentation of optimization-related actions; also maintain archives of all collected data.
  • Link budget analysis and generating propagation models for the different area types.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by Manager, RF Planning and Optimisation

Job Requirements

  • First-degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering
  • Four (4) to Six (6) years relevant work experience
  • Advance knowledge of GSM/GPRS/EDGE & UMTS radio planning & optimization tools
  • In depth understanding of planning and configuration principles

Experience,Skills & Competencies

  • Network Planning and Design
  • Radio AccessTechnologies
  • 2G/ 3G/ 4G planning and optimization


  • Problem Solving
  • Presentation skills
  • Communication
  • Teaming
  • Data analysis


  • Passion forExcellence
  • Integrity
  • Empowering people
  • Growing people
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Focus

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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