Microwave Transmission Planner

14 Mar 2017
11 Apr 2017
Abdullah Rajput
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed
Job Type

Microwave Transmission Planner

I am currently recruiting a Microwave Transmission Planner; as Microwave Transmission Planner you will be responsible for designing, developing and optimising a cost-efficient high-performance Microwave based transmission network to support 2G, 3G and 4G technologies. My client is one of the UK's largest mobile companies; it is initially a 3month contract based in Newbury.

Key Accountabilities

  • Microwave radio network design with point-to-point and possibly point-to-multipoint (WLL) systems (7-58GHz)
  • Link design, interference and frequency planning and production of licence applications and link orders
  • Allocation of transmission capacity to 2G, 3G and 4G circuits including Abis, Ater and Iub
  • Production and maintenance of good documentation for planner's own area of responsibility
  • SDH/ATM parameter planning for legacy network

Knowledge and experience

  • Microwave planning or design experience with a major vendor or operator.
  • Excellent analytical Good understanding of Microwave and Fibre internetworking.
  • Working knowledge of telecommunication standards (SDH: Synchronous Digital Hierarchy, PDH: Plesiochronous Digital Hierarchy, ATM: Asynchronous Transport Mode) with a basic knowledge of TCP/IP protocol suite and internetworking
  • Experience of geographical information systems (GIS) and other computer-aided-design tools and problem solving skills


  • Any one from a military background (Royal Corps of Signals) will be highly advantageous.

If you are interested in applying for this position please send your details to abdullah.rajput@lorien.co.uk or call 02076541422 for further details.