RAN Solution Architect

Job type:
on-site
Start:
ASAP
Duration:
6 months extendable
From:
Generic Network
Place:
Surrey
Date:
11/28/2011
Country:
flag_no USA

Project description:
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Overall Job Description:

RWCE Solution Design provides the following services to all UK customers:
- Network Design - Includes provision of High Level, Low Level and Customisation designs
- Network Planning - Network capacity management, migration strategy and planning
- Network Assurance, Network performance monitoring and troubleshooting (project based), network performance improvement, operational readiness

Solution Design team scope covers the Ericsson product portfolio including core circuit switched and packet switched solutions, Radio Network solutions, IP, transport, service layer and applications, Business Support Systems and OSS.

The Solution Architect - RAN will provide technical and thought leadership in the Radio Network technology domain during the delivery of network planning and design services in addition to acting as subject matter expert supporting Ericsson Business Solutions in the definition of customer solutions within this domain. Well developed interpersonal skills and the ability to interact and influence at a senior level with Ericsson's customers are also essential.

Technical Competencies:
Competence on the following:
Radio Network Optimization services for GSM, EDGE and WCDMA
Radio Network Design for GSM and WCDMA.
Radio Network Capacity Planning
RNC capacity planning
RAN interface and connectivity design
Experience in GPRS and/or IP an advantage.
Experience in LTE an advantage
Operator experience with RAN design and optimisation
Excellent understanding of design processes and methodologies.
Excellent end to end knowledge and understanding of Service Layer networks, particularly RAN protocols and procedures
In-depth theoretical and practical experience in GSM and WCDMA RAN functionality features
Good understanding of air interface and propagation characteristic
Excellent knowledge of Ericsson products and services.
Good knowledge of 3rd party products and services related to Service Layer networks.