27 Mar 2016

Full-Time Ibs & Special Coverage Engineer

Toni AdewunmiLagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

MERIT is an independent and recognized leader in providing wireless voice and data turnkey services to the Telecommunications industry.

Position: IBS & Special Coverage Engineer
Reporting To: Programme Manager, IBS & Special Coverage
Summary: Designing Distributed Antenna Solutions (DAS) systems providing enhanced in-building wireless coverage.
• Designing of in-building and repeater systems
o Interfacing with sales and customer representatives to determine coverage requirements and customer needs.
o Completing RF surveys at enterprise/cutomers’ locations
o Developing and analyzing RF link budgets.
o Developing project requirements, including statements of work and subcontractor contracts.
o Drafting customer proposals describing recommended coverage solutions, including lists of materials and services.
o RFP technical response support to Business development
o Requirements collection,
o System design with the use of Auto Cad
o Selection of the best DAS solution
o Wi-Fi system design, planning and implementation
• Acting as on-site Project Manager for specific projects assigned.
o Creating and following project schedules.
o Interfacing with customers and installation crews as needed to successfully complete project
o Submitting/tracking materials and equipment required for installation.
o Creating and following through change orders for customers as appropriate.
• Installing and commissioning new systems.
o Installation of Repeaters (band selective and fibre)
o Integration of DAS solutions into the macro network,
o Demonstrating proficiency in using test equipment
o Troubleshooting system and test equipment problems to satisfactory resolution.
o Working with the implementation staff to address and solve problems to customer’s satisfaction.
o Interference analysis,
o RF optimization
• Participating as an active team member of Merit ENS division.
o Working with other team members as needed to complete proposals and projects accurately and efficiently.
o Cooperating with business development representatives to address customer concerns in a timely manner.
o Promoting MERIT products and services to potential customers.
• Other Assignments
o Supervision of third party contractors.
o Transmission installation
 Microwave hardware installation & software configuration
 Fibre optics hardware installation & software configuration
BSS (BTS hardware installation & software configuration)

• PC literacy: ability to use basic office applications, including PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Visio, AutoCAD Lite, Outlook/Email.
• Working knowledge and able to configure and use RF and networking tools such as Site masters, spectrum analyzers, packet analyzers, Cellular/PCS Optimization test sets, TEMS Investigation, Walk-test analysis, various transmitters and receivers, protocol analyzers to conduct RF site surveys and troubleshoot real customer problems;
• Knowledge of available products and emerging industry standards (for instance UMTS, EvDo and LTE)
• Must have excellent oral and written communication skills with outstanding customer interface skills working with Wireless Services providers and end-enterprise customers;
• Wireless Standards and Organizations;
• Strong knowledge of propagation modeling and tools;
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Ability to prepare and professionally present analysis reports
Qualification and Experience
• Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent working experience;
• Project management certification is an advantage;
• At least 3 years of Indoor Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) experience.
• Candidates who have worked at companies that produced Distributed Antenna Systems or have worked on Distributed Antenna Solutions at PCS/Cellular providers are very STRONGLY PREFERRED.
• Radio Technologies, Antenna Concepts and Repeater concepts;
• Distributed Antenna System (DAS) knowledge: Network Design, Installation, and Management.
• Intimate working knowledge of CDMA, TDMA, GSM, iDEN, UMTS, EvDo, Wi-Fi & LTE technologies;
• Intimate working knowledge of public safety systems/solutions and experience with the implementation of these solutions;
• Ability to travel and work at the customer site for ~50% of normal work time.

Interested and qualified candidates should send their cvs to hr@merittel.com on or before 1st April, 2016.

Job Categories: Engineering Jobs in Nigeria. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in Endless.

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