Engineering Officer – Galkio, Puntland, Somalia

Ogaysiis Boos Banaan

Job Title: Engineering Officer

Application Opening: April 27, 2020

Application Deadline: May 11, 2020

Number of Vacancies: 1 Position

Location: Galkio, Puntland, Somalia.

Duration: 1 year contract with possible extension

Job Description:

 Golis Telecom Somalia has an opening for a RF engineer at Golis Galkayo, who will provide operation and maintenance toward BSS Network elements. The selected candidate will monitor, Maintain, troubleshoot, and escalate to a higher tier network and system issues.

Candidates are expected to work non-working hours (night shifts and late hours) with on-call availability 24 x 7.


 Monitor & analyze the GSM, WCDMA/HSDPA, LTE Radio Network Statistics on a daily basis.

  1. Perform weekly reports in order to maintain the quality of the network using KPI analysis.
  2. Achieve & maintain the Radio Network Performance as per the contracted KPIs (Accessibility, Retainability, Mobility & Service Integrity). In LTE network.
  3. Responsible for reducing congestion and drops, improving the IRAT Handover, Soft Handover, Location Update, Paging, CSSR, RRC Connection & RAB Establishment Success rate in his designated area for all Voice, Video Packet & High Speed, issuing capacity requests whenever needed. Both for 3G and 4G.
  4. Responsible for Inconsistencies Checks, Packet Throughput, Parameter changes & Physical changes.
  5. Responsible for testing the radio performance for the newly integrated sites.
  6. Responsible for the drive test analysis(2G&3G&4G) and taking the necessary action to improve the performance of the network.
  7. Responsible for optimizing the physicality of the network (antenna tilt and azimuth).
  8. participate in urgent problems concerning both local and remote areas.
  9. Planning new sites for their frequency and many other parameters which are related for planning.
  10. Perform Radio Network Surveys, i.e. visit possible sites in order to judge if they are suitable from a radio network point of view (Hardware & Location).and take coordinates most of the time as it happens.


 Qualifications: Degree in Telecommunication Engineering.

  1. Experience in a similar or related position is an advantage.
  2. Networking certifications CCNA and CCNP are highly preferable.
  3. Basic knowledge in GSM, 2G, 3G, and 4G, SS7, SIGTRAN , TCP IP, Diameter and related protocols.
  4. Good knowledge of network topology, traffic handling capabilities and traffic characteristics.
  5. Excellent English: verbal and written communication skills
  6. Highly motivated and willing to grow with the company.

N.B: Please handover to the HR department at Golis Galkio site.

Xarunta Golis Gaalkacyo warqadaha gayso.

Golis Human Resource Department                                                HR@GOLIS.SO