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VAC-10655 Microwave Links Systems Support Technician

Remote | Multiple locations

  • Organization: CTG - Committed To Good
  • Location: Remote | Multiple locations
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Technology, Electronics and Mechanics
    • Children's rights (health and protection)
    • Mechanics and Electronics (Engineering)
  • Closing Date: 2024-12-31

Job description

CTG overview

CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.

CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.

Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.

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Overview of position

CTG is looking for a qualified Microwave Links Systems Support Technician for our operations. This role is being advertised for talent pool building purposes, once the project goes live, only those candidates that are shortlisted will be contacted.

Role objectives
  • Coordinates with supervisor regarding installation of microwave equipment & implementation of projects, technical support & monitoring of the mission's terrestrial backbone connectivity, point to point & point to multipoint 360 degrees hub solution.

  • Perform advanced technical support activities, installation, configuration, testing & deployment of PTP & PMP software including monitoring & generating performance / network health report.

  • Regular implementations & preventive maintenance for all microwave equipment & accessories in the mission area.

  • Plans & designs the initial microwave network proposal, considering path profile assessments, frequency surveys, fresnel zones & transmission limitations, for final approval by the supervisor.

  • Assists in microwave predeployment surveys / feasibility studies & site preparation including installation of shelters, towers / antennas & associate power supply related accessories.

  • Perform advanced technical support activities, installation, of various types of antennae 0.6m – 1.2m antennas covering PTP & PMP solutions with the operating frequency from 2.3Ghz up to 7 GHz.

  • Aligns & optimizes microwave dishes to maximize overall performance.

  • Monitors the health of the microwave network using SNMP protocol based software.

  • Work as part of FTS duty roster responsible for emergency customer support calls after official working hours.

  • EPG core planning & deployment on 4G LTE network.

  • Configuration, integration & commissioning of the HSS interface with MME.

  • Work as SIENM system administration to perform the task on LTE network.

  • Create subscriber profiles under the HSS.

  • Travel to the repeater sites mission wide to rectify faults, perform planned maintenance & optimization.

  • Perform any other tasks assigned by the immediate supervisor or FTS Managers.

Project reporting

This role reports to the line manager.

Key competencies
  • Bachelor's degree in telecommunication or equivalent.

  • Minimum 3 years experience working with microwave systems, consistent with safety guidelines on working at height & be able to carry out tasks at heights of up to 50m.

  • Technological background & experience in microwave radio systems installation & maintenance specializing in microwave fields.

  • Mus tbe fluent in English.

  • IT architecture & telecommunications systems is required.

  • Driving license is required.

Team management

This role has no team management responsibility.

Further information
  • This role is being advertised for talent pool building purposes, once the project goes live, only those candidates that are shortlisted will be contacted.

  • Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply for this role.

· At no stage of the recruitment process will CTG ask candidates for a fee. This includes during the application stage, interview, assessment and training.
· CTG has a zero tolerance to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) which is outlined in its Code of Conduct. Protection from SEA is everyone’s responsibility and all staff are required to adhere to CTG’s Code of Conduct at all times.
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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.