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Posted - 03/07/2007

Switch Engineer (Ericsson)

Company Digicel (TM)
Job Type Full-Time Employment
Job Category Other Jobs in Telecom Industry Job
Salary N/A
Location Port-Au-Prince, Haiti
Region: Caribbean
Requirements
Education Bachelor's Degree
Work Experience 2-5 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 SWITCH ENGINEER (HAITI)
You will be required to serve as lead technician and provide guidance and direction to less experienced engineers. Performs highly complex tasks associated with maintenance of GSM cell / switch equipment at optimum performance to ensure quality customer service minimize outages. This person will be required to work flexible schedules as the market requires.
The successful candidate will execute the following functions:
o Plans maintenance activities to ensure quality and reliability standards are met.
o Investigates customer trouble reports.
o Uses test equipment to analyze problems.
o Communicates with other departments to resolve customer problems.
o Maintains and improves current standards of knowledge in related job disciplines.
o Assists in developing procedures to modify or increase network elements such as cell sites, BSC and Switch.
o Assists in coordination of final test & supervision of outside vendors.

In order to be a successful in this position, you will possess a Bachelors Degree and 4+ years relevant experience. You will have competence in GSM core-network equipment such as Ericsson BSC, HLR and MSC including data-fill, implementation and integration procedures. An understanding CCS (SS7), SCCP and MAP protocols in order to troubleshoot and resolve problems-activities related to; as well as an understanding of Ater, Abis, Gb, Gn, Gr interfaces in order to troubleshoot, implement and resolve any alarm-activities related to these interfaces. You must have an in depth understanding of the cellular systems, GSM networks. Required proficiency in Microsoft Office, UNIX, Scripting computer skills, self motivated and analytical ability. You must be able to communicate efficiently with many groups to ensure teamwork and problem resolution

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: Switch Engineer (Ericsson) Haiti, Port-Au-Prince, Caribbean, Digicel (TM), category: Other Jobs in Telecom Industry Job
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