Network Performance Engineer - Permanent - Berkshire - Mobile Telecoms
The Network Performance Manager contributes to delivering the Operations outcomes of:
- Monitoring KPI's providing valuable insight.
- Predicting and prevent negative impacts on the network.
- Manage and influence unilateral suppliers.
- Providing insight on supplier performance and challenge.
- Engaging effectively with the shareholders.
- Anticipating shareholder requirements and needs.
- Identifying opportunities for continuous service improvement.
To deliver the outcomes, the Network Performance Manager has the following responsibilities:
- Manage Service Provider to deliver Reference Route active testing (Drive Testing) and analysis process to deliver sustainable improvement to customer experience on major rail routes, major roads and City areas.
- Manage Service Provider to deliver Parameter and Antenna Optimisation Process, ensuring return on investment and excellent standards of analysis and decision making.
- Drive process and functional improvements to the delivery from the day to day work performed by Regional Network Performance Management teams.
- Responsible for assuring supplier network performance activities.
- Strong technical understanding of the GSM/GPRS/UMTS/LTE system architecture.
- Considerable Operations/Engineering experience working for a Network Operator or Service Provider environment.
- Excellent analytical skills for extracting, processing and manipulating data. Excellent user of MS Excel, Access and SQL.
- Good understanding of Operational and Customer Experience issues related to Mobile Radio Networks.
- Strong understanding and competence in using Operational, Performance and Incident tools (Business Objects, Netcool, NetAct, Traffica, Performance Management Tools, Geo-Location Tools, Self Organising Network Tools).
- Excellent meeting management skills and organisation skills.
- Business analysis skills, ability to document requirements for IT Tools and formulate business cases for investment.
- Process improvement experience (Eg Six Sigma).
- Experience in working on a project team delivering and integrating, new Operational, Performance and incident tools.
- Technical Ability - Must have in depth knowledge and understanding in the new technology, services and platforms. Able to undertake complex analysis of telecom/IT technology based problems.
- Performance - Comprehensive grasp of Key Performance Indicators and measures used to assess service quality within the GSM, UMTS & LTE network systems and subsystems.
- Motivation - To have full confidence in own abilities coupled with a positive attitude and creative thinking. Engage and meet new challenges with the ability to overcome multiple obstacles in parallel.
- Communication - Be able to clearly communicate complex issues concisely. Influence external suppliers and internal resource to support and deliver the objectives.
- Planning and Organisation - A self-starter, must be able to prioritise workload and ensure delivery of aggressive targets and timescales. Continually reviewing plans to keep on track with rapidly changing goals.
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