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RAN Hardware Configuration and Inventory Engineer
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Recruiter: Telefonica
Listed on: 5th February
Location: Slough/Flexible
Salary/Rate: Competitive
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Reference: 12938
Contact Name: Telefonica

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O2 is the commercial brand of Telefonica UK Limited, a leading digital communications company owned by Telefonica S.A. With over 25 million customers across the UK, O2 is one of the world`s most innovative companies putting our customers at the heart of everything we do.

We are more than just a network. We open up the endless possibilities of technology, connecting our customers to the things that they love and exploring new ways to open up the world for them.

We are always on the lookout for great talent. Just like our customers, we offer our employees more. From a choice of benefits, rewards, training and ongoing career development there are many reasons to join O2.

About the Team:
Maintaining and evolving national 2G, 3G & 4G RAN Designs, supporting delivery of the Telefonica O2 customer experience targets and performance objectives. Achieved through the evaluation and implementation of new Hardware capability, across our Macro and Small Cell infrastructure.

Standardisation of network design, documentation, creation best practice guidelines and provide support to our regional colleagues.

Your Role:
Primary purpose of role is to facilitate the creation of O2 UK RAN Base Station Hardware solution configurations. Engaging internal and external stakeholders for the approval of supporting documentation in to BAU activities. Support the introduction of new RAN capabilities and products, provide Technical and Commercial support to internal stakeholders, and strategic partners i.e. CTIL.

Responsibilities:
-Overseeing the creation of Radio Design Requirements (HLDs) by RAN vendors and supporting translation into tangible configurations for sta
-Support and evolve configuration & inventory management naming convention of all approved RAN configurations. Ensuring all are accurate, clearly documented and disseminated throughout tools & systems
-Liaise with RAN Vendor Managers to ensure completeness and correctness of the 2G, 3G & 4G Price Books and ensures the correct configuration prices are available for use within the rest of the business
-To organise and conduct regional workshops, when required, to assist in communicating any changes to basic site design criteria and RF configurations. Creation of supporting reference material, `Data Sheets` & `Radio Engineering Bulletins`
-Ensure all new technologies / capabilities are translated into the relevant configurations and disseminated within the rest of the business
-Facilitate the creation of `Non-Standard` Hardware configurations, obtaining and approving official quotations from RAN Vendors to deliver requirement
-Facilitate Non-RF Hardware deployment options. Ensuring all deployment scenarios are catered for through liaison with Regional teams

Skills & experience:
-Experience with Nokia and/or Ericsson 2G, 3G and 4G Base Station Hardware solutions. Other RAN vendor experience beneficial, but not essential.
-Excellent written and oral communication skills, in particular a proven record in developing and presenting Technical Workshops ranging from Executive to Field Engineering knowledge base
-Ability to make reasoned decisions, based on both Technical and Commercial criteria
-Fully conversant and proficient with all Microsoft Office applications
-Self-motivated, team player, with dynamic approach
-Basic understanding of 2G, 3G and 4G technologies, desirable.
-Educated to HNC/HND level, in Engineering or ScienceGrade: PTG

Salary and benefits:
We are looking to pay a competitive salary (depending on experience) for this position, and in addition we have some great benefits that could include a bonus, life cover, health care, holiday entitlement and lots of flexible benefits too.

Telefonica`s commitment to a great work-life balance allows us to consider flexible approaches to working. Like to know more? Feel free to raise it.

Joining Telefonica means opening up a world of freedom, support and possibility. A fascinating world where you`ll be able to think bigger, be bolder and try new things. And where there are endless opportunities to develop your career.

There`s so much to discover. Your adventure starts here.

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