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Solution Architect - RAN Optimization & Design

Published on 20.05.2022


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Position : Solution Architect - RAN Optimization & Design

About this opportunity


We are now looking for a Solution Architect, who will be responsible for analyzing, crafting, and developing commercially viable end-to-end technical solutions for the customers. In this role, you will also be accountable for providing profitable business for Ericsson by translating customer needs, and technology opportunities into detailed technical offerings, solutions, and proposals.


What you will do


  • Scope, define and design solution offerings, driving end-to-end technical solutions
  • Analyze customer technology, define business requirements and participate in risk analysis
  • Work with the core team on the list of potential activities and solutions
  • Develop technical presentations and proposals, and perform customer presentations
  • Support deployment of the solution
  • Provide feedback to R&D
  • Participate in knowledge transfer, documentation, and information sharing
  • Stay abreast of new technology/technical areas and share information about solutions to enable customer competence to build
  • Leading a technical team in alignment with project delivery


Radio Network Dimensioning & Link Budgets (RAN)


  • Coverage Planning and Capacity Planning
  • Frequency/Scrambling Code/PCI Planning
  • Neighbor Planning
  • Parameter Audits
  • Single Site Verification
  • Post Integration performance validation
  • Drive Testing & Drive Test analysis
  • KPI Performance analysis
  • The worst Cells Troubleshooting
  • Identify add-on sales opportunities
  • You will assist in the development of a service proposal
  • Participate in knowledge sharing activities
  • You will collect and detail customer requirements
  • Implement VoLTE functionality and required features where applicable.
  • VoLTE RAN Audit, configuration and mobility design where applicable.
  • VoLTE E2E performance troubleshooting with the focus on audio gap optimization where applicable.
  • Produce documented engineering methods, procedures and present to the customer
  • Provide technical support in customer discussion, presentations
  • Monitor 2G, 3G, LTE and 5G Network Performance
  • 2G, 3G, LTE, and 5G parameter consistency checks, tuning, and optimization to improve throughput, Accessibility, Retainability, Mobility etc.
  • Handling customer complaints and providing solutions with proper explanation reports.
  • Whole Network parameter audit and to provide recommendations to sort-out inconsistencies
  • Necessary feature implementation and recommend parameters settings to better data services
  • Participation in the development of service portfolio
  • Engagement with CxO level at customer end to present project updates, strategic direction, risks, and recommendations for Network improvement programs
  • Drive changes in the methods, processes, and guidelines within the customer organization or internally
  • Act as a leader and mentor in day-to-day operations to provide insights for less experienced colleagues
  • Engagement with sales and accounts teams to Drive add-on sales and new business opportunities during the entire process to contribute to increased sales volumes
  • Competence in advanced feature trials and implementation for 2G,3G and LTE with the introduction of 5G
  • Implement, fine-tune and benchmark features implemented into the network in line with customer presentation and expectation.
Required profile for job ad : Solution Architect - RAN Optimization & Design

You will bring


  • Bachelor/Master’s degree and above in Electronics and Communication or relevant fields.
  • Above 10 years of versatile experience in Planning of Radio Networks.
  • Good command on MS Office esp. MS Excel and PowerPoint and Hands on experience with common tools (TEMS, MapInfo, ACTi, Nemo, ITK, AMOS etc.)
  • Planning and Organizing skills, Knowledge of business plans, customer requirements, and market
  • Trainings and Certifications for various technologies and products.
  • Any Automation experience will be an advantage

Ericsson South Africa recruits in line with its Employment Equity plan and will therefore give preference to suitably qualified candidates who are members of designated groups

Why join Ericsson?

At Ericsson, you´ll have an outstanding opportunity. The chance to use your skills and imagination to push the boundaries of what´s possible. To build never seen before solutions to some of the world’s toughest problems. You´ll be challenged, but you won’t be alone. You´ll be joining a team of diverse innovators, all driven to go beyond the status quo to craft what comes next.

Job criteria for job ad : Solution Architect - RAN Optimization & Design
Job category :
IT, new technologies
Industries :
IT, software engineering, Internet
Employment type :
Permanent contract - Fixed-term contract
Region :
Eastern Cape - Free State - Gauteng - KwaZulu-Natal - Limpopo - Mpumalanga - North West - Northern Cape - Western Cape
Experience level :
More than 10 years
Educational level :
Number of Position(s) : 1

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