A privately owned Maritime based company with more than 1,600 employees from coast to coast; EastLink delivers world-class video entertainment, internet and telephone services to residential, business and public-sector customers across Canada. Expanding not only in terms of the number of great new products, EastLink has continued to expand geographically; the company is now the fifth largest cable television provider in Canada. Soon, EastLink will introduce a competitive, new wireless product to the market, starting here in our home province of Nova Scotia. It has never been a more exciting place to be and the future is promising.
Reporting to the Manager of Radio Network Engineering this position focuses primarily on the back office nodes required for the operation of EastLink’s Radio Access Network, including the Radio Network Controller (RNC) and elements required for our LTE network.
You are highly adaptable and enjoy working in an evolving business. You bring a sense of timeliness to all that you do and you enjoy the challenges associated with delivering measurable results in a fast-paced organization. You thrive in a “hands-on” environment with a results-oriented style, strong analytical skills, and a proactive approach to problem-solving.
Duties and Responsibilities:
TNDCIQ file creation and verification.
Site integration in RNC/OSS.
Daily top offender site monitoring and resolution.
Troubleshooting, alarm resolution and trouble ticket response.
RNC operational support.
Act as OSS-RC Functional subject matter expert for the Radio Network Engineering team.
Network change script creation.
Interfacing with equipment vendor for support, trouble ticket management and service level agreement compliance.
WRAN/LTE feature research, evaluation, recommendation, selection and lab network trailing.
WRAN/LTE feature activations working with cross departmental teams such as Core and VAS.
WRAN/LTE acceptance test planning and testing.
RNC/LTE baseline creations and updates.
RNC/LTE Software maintenance and upgrades.
RNC/LTE HW/SW capacity monitoring and planning and justifications.
As the successful candidate you have a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering coupled with a minimum of 7 years experience with wireless access networks or an acceptable equivalent. You have extensive experience working with Ericsson UMTS/HSPA/LTE networks and have experience in new feature testing in both lab and production environments along with experience monitoring, optimizing and troubleshooting RNC and HSPA/LTE transport. Experience managing IP network parameters, knowledge of network design fundamentals and practical knowledge of cellular network traffic analysis is also required. You must also possess a valid provincial driver’s license for this position.
EastLink provides a unique opportunity to work within an organization that fosters creativity, innovation and strives towards personal development and career satisfaction. As one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies, our goal is to provide an environment that will continue to challenge and motivate our employees.
Dedicated to representing all of the customers we serve, EastLink embraces diversity throughout all levels of the organization and encourages members of equity groups to self identify during the application process.
EastLink is an Equal Opportunity Employer Eastlink - 9 months ago