Drive Test & RF Engineer


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Drive Test and Radio Frequency Optimization on telecommunication service operations. All work deliverables must be in accordance with agreed customer specifications.


Duties & Responsibilities

Essential  duties/key  job  roles  and  responsibilities  include  but  are  not  limited  to  the following:

  • Must understand deliverables and methodology, as agreed with clients.
  • Performing Drive Test & Optimization, as well as RF frequency scanning, analysis and reporting for 2G/3G/4G Networks.
  • Must possess working knowledge of correct setup and operations of work tools.
  • Analysis for network quality and performance related issues.
  • Monitor system performance via statistics and drive tests.
  • Post Processing of Log Files, using standard industry tools.
  • Optimize RF performance by tuning physical and network parameters and related statistics
  • Handling all RF related customer complaints, as assigned by customer or Team Lead.
  • Conduct acceptance test procedure and output reports according to agreed customer specifications.
  • Network Quality assurance regularly monitor data inconsistencies/discrepancies.
  • Performs Technical Investigations into topics related to radio network design and performance,  such  as:  new  type  of  hardware  and  new  radio  planning  and optimization tools.
  • Work hand in hand with Other RF Optimization Engineers on technical and field support problems arising from sites.
  • Used  MapInfo  to  analyze  drive  tests  log  files,  create  thematic  maps  and  other reports.



Required Education:

B.Sc. / H.N.D. in Electrical Engineering / Computer Science or related fields.


Required Working Experience:

  • 1 to 2 years as a Drive Test optimization engineer
  • Experience with optimization in multi-band/ multi-technology scenarios.


Required Certification(s):

Telecom vendor related certifications are added advantage.


Required Knowledge, Skills & Attitude

The following are required of the DT & RF Optimization Engineer:

  • Excellence,   integrity,   creativity,   team   spirit,   commitment,   customer-centricity, empathy, safety consciousness.
  • Ability to work in and with a team lead.
  • Excellent knowledge of all or some of the following tools;
  1. TEMS – Pocket, Investigation, Discovery
  2. NEMO – Outdoor, Handy, Analyzer.
  3. ACTIX
  4. MapInfo
  • Must possess good understanding of key principles of RF technologies, such as; GSM, WCDMA, LTE, especially Call Flow.
  • Must  possess  knowledge  of  various  testing  scenarios,  tools  and  methodologies required to perform each.
  • Highly analytical in problem solving with ability to apply original and innovative thinking.
  • A high level of oral and written communication skills in order to communicate effectively with senior managers, colleagues and other stakeholders.
  • To be flexible in approach and be comfortable with a fluid organizational structure that requires both team work and self-sufficiency as necessary, with the ability to work under minimal supervision.


Working Conditions

  • Extended travel.
  • Extended work hours.
  • Extensive work pressure.
  • High customer centricity.
  • Physical Requirements




Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)





Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years


₦80,000.00 ‐ ₦140,000.00 per month