NPO Engineer Job Description

NPO Engineer Job Description

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NPO engineer provides design integration with LTE RAN, eHRPD Core, IP Data Core, and Service Layer networks.Define and develop LTE EPC topography.

NPO Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Network Design, Capacity Dimensioning, Network RF Planning
Dimensioning, nominal and detailed planning for roll-out or modernization of radio network of base stations based
Dimensioning and planning of radio controllers for network integration, preparation of databuilds
Defining and monitoring “Worst objects” reports at Node-B/ ENB and RNC level, troubleshoot them by recommending software changes or hardware changes
Network Planning of Converged Core Products like IMS & SDM (CSCF, HSS, NDS, HLR), VoIP, PCRF, Soft switch, Media gateway
Understand customer Network requirement in IMS and SDM Network ( CSCF,HSS, NDS, HLR, NLD/ILD, VoIP, NGN, STP, MGW Controller)
Basic level understanding of mobile network technologies of WCDMA and/or LTE
Basic ability to apply engineering knowledge to perform RF simulations and complete network planning based on requested design assumptions
Basic understanding of optimisation parameters and performance improvement techniques for mobile radio network
Requirement to perform analysis of network performance data (based on measurements and counters) to assist troubleshooting, solution development and performance improvement

NPO Engineer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for NPO Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: IP

Education for NPO Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the NPO engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Telecommunications, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Electronics, Communication, Education, Wireless Communications, Technical

Skills for NPO Engineer

Desired skills for NPO engineer include:

Multi-Layer Idle and Dedicated mode parameters and understand behavior of parameter tuning
GSM/GPRS/UMTS/LTE
Protocols like SS7
SIGTRAN
SIP
Familiarity with Power Control and impact of various power setting on the LTE network
LTE Basics
LTE Call flow
Network Dimensioning and Performance Measurement tools
Dimensioning

Desired experience for NPO engineer includes:

Requirement to support drive test (field measurement) analysis and post processing using state of the art optimisation tools
Will be advantaged with previous experience in RF propagation software experience
Will be advantaged to have a basic understanding of end-to-end network configuration and knowledge of interworking between multiple network domains (Radio, Transmission, Circuit & Packet Switched Core Network, IMS)
Significant radio network optimization experiences from various A-LU projects in the past
Network Planning and optimization of Converged Core Products like IMS & SDM (CSCF, HSS, NDS, HLR, EIR) VoIP, PCRF
Candidate should hold Bachelor degree in Engineering with 1-3 years experience in Mobile telecom industry

NPO Engineer Examples

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NPO Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a NPO engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for NPO engineer
  • Candidate should have Basic Understanding of LTE Architecture and Radio interface Protocols
  • Knowledge on LTE , CSFB and VoLTE call flow - Understanding and able to explain
  • Knowledge on LTE Drive test , test cases, call sequence, knowledge of radio parameters checked during Drive test
  • General Knowledge of categories of UE's,basics of propagation / MIMO/ Diversity, basics of Ip
  • Candidate should hold Bachelor degree in Engineering with 3 to 5 years’
  • Familiar and up-to-date with latest guidelines, engineering rules on how to dimension and plan various network elements including DX/IPA/ATCA/Cloud platforms
  • Applies knowledge and skills to analyse and resolve complex network problems
  • Preference will be given to candidates that already have experience on Nokia equipment
  • General Knowledge of categories of UE's,basics of propogation/ MIMO/ Diversity, basics of Ip
  • Provides technical network Planning / designing and optimization support to assist customers in network rollout/modernization
Qualifications for NPO engineer
  • Engineering Graduate with more than 6 years relevant experience in network design and optimisation
  • Knowledge and practice of 2G / 3G /4G optimization processes
  • Experience in analysing drive test measurement
  • Knowledge on using post processing and analysis tool (TEMS, NEMO, or equivalent)
  • Knowledge of MAPINFO
  • Experience in network optimization with the help of parameters and counters
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NPO Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of NPO engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for NPO engineer
  • Network performance assessment, audits and network performance enhancements (optimization) on regular basis
  • Ability to optimize network with all components based on traffic trends and customer forecast
  • Leads pilots and trials
  • Influences relevant functions
  • Deliver Mobile Core network design services for rollout and modernization projects
  • Deliver Mobile Core optimization services to achieve committed targets
  • Represent the Mobile Core planning team in projects
  • Defining and optimizing “worst objects” reports at BTS, eNB , Node-B and RNC level, troubleshoot and recommending the software changes, hardware changes or alerting O&M in case of hardware problem
  • Leading role to support customers on various critical and technical complex tasks related to network planning, quality assurance, optimization, new release and features implementation
  • Technical lead/expert in pre-sales support which includes solutioning, consulting on network optimization and strategies, provide customer workshops and leading role in customer technical clarification
Qualifications for NPO engineer
  • Knowledge on usage of various BSS features for improving and optimizing the performance of the network
  • Good communication skills and attitude for knowledge sharing
  • Able to work independently and as part of a group
  • Reliable and efficient targeting for good quality
  • Preference to candidates working on Swap scenarios with understanding of Technical and process aspects to be considered in Swap scenario
  • Mandatory Experience in handling Multi Layer LTE network, including Carrier Aggregation, identifying and tuning Parameters to Improve LTE and VoLTE KPIs of AFR, DCR, Throughput, Silent Time, Setup time, all kinds of Mobility, SRVCC etcc…
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NPO Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a NPO engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for NPO engineer
  • Network audits and corresponding analysis
  • Links customer requests/needs to the services and service development (solution consultant primary interface)
  • May lead a project team with responsibility to create plans and delegate tasks to team members
  • Performs critical (sometimes escalated) design and performance activities in customer projects independently, these may include complex problem solving in projects with performance requirements and multi-vendor environment
  • Actively shares key learnings and project documentation within own technical community
  • Provides technical training on multi-vendor, multi-technology and multi-band networks
  • Required to manage the delivery of network planning and optimization projects according to the agreed scope of work (SoW), while managing customer’s expectations and schedule of acceptance
  • Proactively planning and performing advanced technical activities requiring knowledge in multiple areas or on a system level to service the customer
  • Prioritizing work based on customer impact, and bringing expertise to customer site on need basis
  • Identifying and solving proactively demanding problems and communicating them to key stakeholders
Qualifications for NPO engineer
  • Idle and Dedicated Mode Mobility Management - LNADJ, LTE to UMTS & GSM Interworking,Intra LTE Mobility Via X2 / S1,,PS Handover ,SIBx knowledge and tuning
  • Ability to identify oppurtunities for automation of repetitive tasks and take up with respective teams to ensure implementation
  • PDCCH, PUCCH,UL/DL PC, MIMO Mode Control,UL/DL Throughput,Latency,CSFB and SON based optimisation in LTE Network
  • Support the team to use the best Method for both fetching reports and Dumps and also doing daily optimization tasks
  • Able to independently identify and resolve LTE network performance issues post swap and immediately provide technical solutions to meet KPI targets
  • Candidate should have Knowledge and practice of planning processes and Support NPO engineers In understanding and implementation Technical solutions
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NPO Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a NPO engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for NPO engineer
  • Collecting and analysis of performance data and KPI’s
  • Network resources utilization analysis and enhancement
  • Audit and optimization of radio parameters
  • E2E problem troubleshooting
  • Support in implementation of optimization measures
  • Analysis of log-files/traces probe from network elements and probes (interface protocol analysis)
  • GSM-R planning & optimization activities
  • Provide Network Design Solution Consultancy
  • Provide Pre-sales support and solutions
  • Develop automation and competency strategies
Qualifications for NPO engineer
  • Possess effective communication & good presentation skills
  • In Depth Knowledge of LTE Network Architecture, Configuration data in Netact and Nokia Tools ( Netact , Radar , MUSA )
  • Ability to Independently make and Implement site specific technical issues and ensure acceptance from customer
  • Ensure NPO Engineers follow prescribed process for KPI tracking and Optimisation
  • Service Business Insight
  • Experience on Core network and IMS planning and Optimization work is more preferred
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NPO Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of NPO engineer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for NPO engineer
  • Lead Dimensioning RAN and eNB network (number of channel elements, Node-B, RNCs and eNB) according to the coverage, capacity and quality requirements from the operator
  • Expertise on capacity dimensioning topics, interface planning for Telecom vendors
  • Program Manage large scale Large scale projects which involve multi domains (CS, PS, IMS, IP )
  • Involvement in POC for upcoming technologies
  • Single point of contact for all presales requests
  • Should be updated with the Market trends and New product introduction
  • Develop skills in new products & releases through participation in initial rollouts, NPI and NSI
  • Capture learning path, technical documentation , release notes to enhance faster development of stream engineers across clusters
  • Develop strategies to improve the NPO structural KPIs
  • Development of network architecture design, Capacity planning, network interface design, and overall engineering support
Qualifications for NPO engineer
  • Nokia equipment 3G awareness
  • 3G Radio Planning Optimization with minimum experience of 3 years
  • Perform Initial Tuning
  • Perform Network and Node Reviews/Audits
  • Implement recommendations for network optimization improvement
  • Undertake networks performance improvement (KPIs) and optimization tasks

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