Senior Engineer, BSS & RAN Operations at 9mobile Nigeria

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 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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Engineer, BSS & RAN Operations

Job No: IRC4131
Location: Abuja,NG

Job Summary

  • Handle the daily BSS operations including operations and maintenance, CR/WO implementation, integration and commissioning of 2G/3G/4G sites and health checks for BSS and RAN systems.

Principal Functions

  • Provision of high-level support to existing BSS/RAN technologies and product line
  • Perform second level and necessary backoffice 2G/3G/4G support to Field and NOC teams
  • Ensure that preventive maintenance is performed and completed for all applicable equipment under stated responsibility
  • Handle corrective RAN/BSS maintenance as required, and assist the field operation teams to resolve BSS/RAN issues including clearing of QOS alarms, resolving BSS - related outages and network problems.
  • Manage BSS database, including network parameter changes, BSC/RNC rehoming, cutovers, network upgrades, network configurations; provide all required BSS reports.
  • Escalate network impacting issues to parties/teams responsible and ensure they are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Provide back office support to customers/subscribers and ensure incidences or issues are properly managed and resolved.
  • Follow up with all teams and vendors responsible for tracking BSS/RAN related faults and ensure prompt resolution.
  • Attend to BSS & RAN related customer complaints
  • Handle integration and commissioning of2G/3G/4G sites
  • Work with OEM support teams to resolve BSS/RAN related faults
  • Provide reports on service outages, determine root cause analysis and recommend follow up actions.
  • Implement BSS/RAN-related work orders(WOs) and change requests (CRs).
  • Investigate major service outages and follow up with units responsible to ensure prompt resolution.
  • Proactively work with other stakeholders on network incidents requiring cross-departmental collaboration
  • Provide efficient, timely and effective remedies to network issues and requirements and ensure minimal disruption to business.
  • Advice on network audit, performance improvement and optimization
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Manager, BSS & RAN Operations

Educational Requirements

  • First degree or equivalent in Electrical or Computer Engineering or relevant discipline
  • Three (3) to six (6) years post NYSC work experience in BSS/RAN operations
  • Multi-vendor BSS/RAN experience

Experience,Skills & Competencies

  • Network availability and capacitymanagement
  • Network administration
  • Network operations and maintenance


  • Communication
  • Delegation/ Supervisory
  • Problem Solving


  • Passion for Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Empowering people
  • Growing people
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Focus

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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