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2G Optimization Engineer

Job Title: 2G Optimization Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Erbil, Iraq
REF: 757
Contact Name: Rahel Surchi
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

MSELECT is looking to hire a 2G Optimization Engineer with minimum of 4 to 8 years of experience for one of our international Telecom clients to be based in Erbil, Iraq.


  • Dimensioning the RAN network (number of channel elements, Node-Bs, RNCs) according to the coverage, capacity and quality requirements from the operator.
  • Analysing site performance after integration through drive test measurements and/or OSS measurements, detecting eventual problems and recommending changes to fixing those problems.
  • Attend neighbourhood board meetings and zoning hearings to address questions regarding radio sites.
  • Daily monitoring Key Performance Indicator of network based on hourly/daily counters.
  • Troubleshooting and optimizing of network, change parameters in order to improve the KPI. 
  • SC planning
  • Frequency planning and tuning
  • Extracting problems and customer complaints from drive test logs
  • Prepare the Radio Network evolution proposals and compare this with network projections and guidelines.
  • Serve as a lead resource for coverage, capacity, and performance activities.
  • Provide capacity planning and growth strategies and lead the application of RF principles to performance activities.
  • Identifying clusters and routes for Drive or use by Drive Test Technicians.
  • Prepare and submit plans for BTS operating above set threshold for respective zone.


  • Bachelors in Engineering/Technology (Electronics & Communication).
  • 4-8 years of versatile experience in Optimization of Radio Networks.
  • Knowledge of tools is a plus: Atoll, Asset, Actix, Ascom POLQA, and SwissQual.

Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.