MTN Nigeria Recruits VAS Planning Engineer

MTN Nigeria - The leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.

MTN Nigeria is recruiting to fill the below position:

Job Title: VAS Planning Engineer

Division: Network Group
Location: Lagos

Job Description:

    Define the optimal network topology for the VAS & Data platforms e.g. SMSC, MMSC, VMS, SGSN, GGSN, ADC, etc. for deployment of Value Added service to give MTNN competitive advantage.
    Execute prompt provisioning of network capacity for all the VAS network elements, features and protocols.
    Design and ensure the dimensioning of VAS & Data network as well as new products and services to support marketing product.
    Plan, design and seek management’s approval for the implementation of future Prepaid/IN products.
    Plan and design network architecture to optimally serve the growth of the VAS network in terms of traffic, subscribers and value added service capacity.
    Carry out feasibility studies for new products and produce a technical report to assist management make business decisions.
    Conduct analysis of network model outputs and traffic patterns to evaluate model and proffer solution if necessary within the VAS & Data environment.
    Design and plan the evolution of Value Added Services, such as,, messaging Voicemail & SMS, Mobile Data, WAP, GPRS, Multimedia products and other Third Party applications and services.
    Produce Functional and Technical Specification documents for new products and services.
    Participate in cross functional meetings with key stakeholders involved in the development and deployment of new Value Added Services in order to define best solutions for new products and services.
    Meet with vendors on new market releases and technology upgrade path to ensure quick deployment of new and innovative products/services.

Job Conditions:

    Normal MTNN working conditions May be required to work extended hours
    Reporting To: Team Lead, VAS Multimedia Solutions

Required Skills:

    A Bachelors Degree in Electrical & Electronics or Computer Engineering
    4 years of experience in cellular industry
    Experience with GSM, TDMA, CDMA, 2.5,3G networks.
    Technical experience in planning, design and working with SMSC, MMSC, VMS GGSN, SGSN, WAP Gw and other VAS platforms
    Vast experience in new products and services development and a good understanding of Product Development Life Cycle
    Vast Knowledge of signaling systems C7, ISUP, MAP, SMPP, WAP, XML, HTTP etc
    Experience with Statistics models and trending using Analytic/Modeling tools


    A Bachelors Degree in Electrical & Electronics or Computer Engineering

Application Closing Date
8th May, 2013

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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