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Project Performance Assurance Engineer

Job Title: Project Performance Assurance Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Salary: Excellent contract rate
Start Date: asap
Duration: 6 months
REF: sba ae_1499873475
Contact Name: Sarah Barker
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Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

We are a unique telecommunications organisation working with the industry's top talent in an innovative, fast paced, exciting and highly rewarding environment. We are industry leaders and support our shareholders to win numerous prestigious awards each year. We have an exciting opportunity for a driven and motivated contract Project Performance Assurance Engineer.

You will ensure the Network Deployment, New technology, upgrades and cell/site reconfiguration work undertaken is achieving standards in line with our Specification. Drive improvements in customer experience and Network Performance by ensuring contracted work and working practice is compliant.


  • Complete desktop performance analysis on a statistically representative sample of successfully claimed activated sites to ensure quality is delivered by the suppliers.
  • Report and focus on BIS, TTO milestones and sites not in operational care/dependencies.
  • Manage TTO concessions processes
  • Ensure compliance to Shareholder KPI checks
  • Represent us in the TTO forum
  • drive improvements in delivery quality
  • Maintain list of sites failing TTO which must not have TTO milestone claimed
  • Carry out in-depth quality based investigation on the 2G; 3G & 4G networks to ensure no impact caused by enabling projects covering all aspects of site deployment.
  • Ensure projects are following agreed process
  • Proactively identify and isolate causes of Medium to Long term KPI degradation and provide solutions (process and technical) to improve performance.
  • Deliver weekly progress and status reporting to key stakeholders.

Education and Work Experience:


  • Extensive technical understanding of the GSM/GPRS/UMTS system architecture. LTE experience desirable.
  • >5 years Operations and or Deployment performance experience working for a Network Operator or Main supplier.
  • Skilled and considerable experience of using Business Objects. Ability to write queries and reports to extract data.
  • Skilled and considerable experience of using ORACLE database and writing SQL queries to extract data.
  • Skilled and considerable experience of using MS Access and Excel to analyse data.
  • Skilled and considerable experience of using MapInfo.
  • A broad understanding of Operational and deployment issues related to Mobile Radio Networks.
    • Thorough understanding and competence of Operational performance and incident tools such as, Greenplum, Netcool, NetAct, Atlas, Blarney).
  • 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 to 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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