EPC Engineer

Job Title: EPC Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Riyadh
Salary: Market related
Start Date: 2018-02-19 00:00:00
Reference: JN -062018-43848
Contact Name: Andrew Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 12, 2018 07:30

Job Description

EPC Engineer required for a 12 month extendable contract based in Riyadh, KSA

The position is looking to start ASAP and will provide the following package - SAR 12,000 per month +Iqama +$500 annual flight allowance +medical insurance + 30 days paid vacation +end of service bonus.

EPC Engineer is responsible for the overall Quality of Service, performance data, SLA and KPIs in the Network Operations Centre. The responsibilities cover the following:
  • Responsible for all PS Core / SAPC nodes (SGSN-MME MkVIII, EPG-SSR, SSR 8010, SAPC, DNS IPworks, Extreme switch) especially from Operation & Maintenance and Configuration point of view.
  • SGSN-MME configuration
  • EPG Platform Configuration & SACC configuration ( SPI, DPI, Heuristics )
  • SAPC configuration
  • IP networking configuration for SSR 8010 and Extreme switch
  • DNS IP works configuration
  • End to End O&M troubleshooting for all PS Core services
  • To participate in the 24-hour emergency standby, according to a roster.
  • Responsible for all technical matters related to PS Core system
  • Responsible for the modification of existing system routines, creation of new and temporary routines and follow up.
  • Responsible for all software contents of the system and the PS Core Services.
  • Send/receive/follow up with trouble reports sent to the supplier/customer.
  • Handle and follow up all escalated problems.
  • Distribute all new and upgraded documentation in accordance to SW, HW and equipment.
  • Offer expert knowledge concerning system problems in the PS core node.
  • Offer expert knowledge concerning parameters and configuration.
  • Implement software and parameter changes in the SGSN-MME, EPG, Smart Edge and SSR.
  • Real time monitoring of Service and Network quality and capacity. Analyse and reporting of Service and Network quality.
  • Perform preventative & corrective maintenance.
  • Coordinate with support to have second level support or consultation
  • Initiate Service and Network improvements and optimisation activities.
  • Initiate temporary Service and Network reconfigurations, if performance is not satisfactory.
  • Drive tool development for delivery and management of new services.
  • Analyse failure trends and identify chronic failures.
  • Provide performance data and determine impact of service problems on service performance.
  • Provide optimum use of the existing Networks.
  • Recommend service redesign.
The successful candidate will have the following skill set
  • Minimum five years of hands on experience of Ericsson PS Core solution including SGSN-MME, EPG-SSR, SSR 8010,IPworks, SAPC administration, tool management and O&M tasks
  • Advanced PC/EPC System architecture knowledge
  • Advanced PC/EPC protocols and technical specifications knowledge
  • GSM/WCDMA/LTE end to end understanding
  • IP Networking knowledge and hands on
  • Ericsson SGSN-MME, EPG-SSR, SSR, SAPC software architecture knowledge
  • Ericsson SGSN-MME, EPG-SSR, SSR, SAPC Hardware knowledge and hands on
  • SGSN-MME, EPG-SSR, SAPC, DNS, SSR Configuration
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills ( Tracing, Log file analysis, EBM analysis)
  • PC/EPC KPIs understanding
  • Unix / Linux system administration & Scripting
If you would be interested in applying for this position, please submit your CV

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