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Posted - 20/06/2007

Network Engineer (Group) - Jamaica

Company Digicel (TM)
Job Type Full-Time Employment
Job Category GSM RF Design GSM-R 2G Job
Salary N/A
Location Kingston, Jamaica
Region: Caribbean
Requirements
Education Bachelor's Degree
Work Experience 5-10 years
Job Reference
Details The incredible success story of Digicel began five years ago in April 2001 when Digicel exploded on to the Jamaican scene with the country’s first GSM mobile service, revolutionizing the telecommunications industry there and in the rest of the Caribbean.

In our first 100 days of operation in Jamaica, we secured 100,000 phone subscribers - a goal originally established for the company's one-year mark. Never before in the history of mobile telecommunications had such tremendous growth been seen in a network, as Digicel broke record after record in surpassing its major competitor as the mobile provider with the largest customer base on the island.

Currently, Digicel's staff is in excess of 3,000; 90% of whom are Caribbean nationals. Digicel's investment in the region accounts for more than US$1.5 billion. We are in a position of strength with a unique market opportunity, leading brand, and an excellent offering that is unmatched in the region.

An opportunity has now arisen for a NETWORK ENGINEER (JAMAICA)

Reporting to the Network Engineering Manager, the Network Engineer will be based in Jamaica, but will be required to travel within the Caribbean.

The primary responsibilities will be the following:

• Operational Support
– Assist in the resolution of Network Emergencies & critical issues
– Provide relevant technical information for Post Emergency investigations & evaluations
– Provide technical assistance/support to Island Networks
– Track & Collate Vendor CSRs & Report on Top 10 CSRs (Weekly/Monthly)

• Vendor Interaction/System Upgrades & Expansions
– Monitor Vendor Support Performance
– Perform System Upgrades & Corrections
– Perform System Expansions & Extensions
– Perform Feature Implementations
– Provide Progress Reports.

In order to be a successful in this position, you will be a graduate in Electrical Engineering/ Telecommunications/Electronics/Computer Science, with at least 5 years Engineering and Operations & Maintenance experience with Ericsson GSM Mobile Telecommunications Equipment with specialization in Core/IN/Prepaid Nodes. Have a good understanding of Ericsson NSS/IN/VAS. Successful completion of relevant Ericsson GSM Mobile Training Courses

In return, you will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, enterprising environment, where your skills will be valued and rewarded. Digicel recognizes our staff and management team are largely responsible for our success to date. Digicel's unique culture is driven by an entrepreneurial style encapsulated by our Chairman, board of directors and management, all seasoned telecom executives and industry experts with vast experience in building, expanding and marketing mobile services both in the Caribbean and in other international markets.

Job summary: Job: Network Engineer (Group) - Jamaica Jamaica, Kingston, Caribbean, Digicel (TM), category: GSM RF Design GSM-R 2G Job
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