Telecommunications Solutions Engineer Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Telecommunications Solutions Engineer Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Solutions Engineer – Telecommunications

Location: Out of Nairobi

Salary: 85k – 120k

Our client is a fixed Internet service provider specialized in bringing affordable connectivity and related services to remote areas.

They seek to hire a Solutions Engineer who will be responsible for both the technical scoping and design of the core infrastructure network and customer connectivity solutions, including extended WIFI.

Job Responsibilities

  • Participate in expansion trips and conduct site visits to potential enterprise customers, analyze technical needs, requirements and state of client’s current infrastructure.
  • Support the Infrastructure Manager to identify options for building a technical backbone and/or leveraging existing infrastructure (in areas where the company is not yet present)
  • Propose technical solutions to meet the customer’s requirements (including Customer BOQs and installation estimates) and validate with the Technical team.
  • Conduct RF modelling and compile BOQs for both core infrastructure and extended WIFI solutions.
  • Assist the Sales team in answering requests for quotations / information, bids, proposals, solution descriptions and statements of work.
  • Liaise with the Network Engineering team to ensure that the proposed design for both core infrastructure and customer solutions complements the core IP network.
  • Handover the solution design (both for core infrastructure and
    customer solutions) to implementation engineering once customers have been signed.

    Skills & Qualifications

  • Degree in Telecommunications or in a closely related field.
  • Extensive RF modelling capability and solution design experience
  • Experience in pre-sales engineering, preferably for telecoms systems and solutions
  • Strong understanding of telecoms networks and technologies.
  • Proven ability to understand customers’ business needs and translate these into technical requirements and solutions
  • Familiarity with cloud or network-based value-added services
  • Ability to create architectural diagrams
  • Good verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with customers, including everyone from local IT support to senior management
  • Attention to detail, plus analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability to propose creative solutions and think outside the box where required, e.g. where there is no standard solution to providing customers with connectivity
    Positive, service-oriented personality
  • Willingness and flexibility to travel for extended periods of time

    How to Apply

    Please only send your CV quoting the job title in the email subject (Solutions Engineer – Telecommunications) to before Thursday 7th November 2019.

    Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV.

    N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing.

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

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