Analyzes, plans and modifies network components supporting network growth. Prepares the
analysis of the short-term or long-term capacity needs for switching, routing transmission and
signaling. Conducts network architecture design, feasibility and cost studies. Develops
alternative routing scenarios and changes in required sequence of network activities.
Responsible for quarterly/annual planning and budgeting of network elements (NSS, BSS, and
Transmission) for the Region/ Markets. Prepares and authors the network planning documentation
(qualitative/quantitative) for presentation to other functional teams. Ensures forecasted
capital is spent according to quarterly plans.
Reviews the network elements to determine element exhaust dates and recommends “ready for
service” dates for new elements or expansions.Considers impact of network capacity plan on all
interdependent network nodes.
Works with cross functional teams (Market/FSC) to communicate the capacity plan and technical
roadmap. Supports the development and deployment of network planning tools from the FSC to the
Frequently interacts with vendors to coordinate price quotes to fulfill capacity plan
Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office applications, Excellent written and verbal
Most positions require a Bachelor’s Degree2-4 years Network Planning experience; 1-2 yrs
relevant telecommunications experience. Background in financial analysis and budgeting
GSM Experience Preferred