GIS Senior Specialist at MTN Nigeria

MTN Nigeria - The leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: GIS Senior SpecialistJob DescriptionsDrive and execute specialized GIS analyses on network information to produce data for network optimization, business operations and strategic decision making.Interface with Marketing on market intelligence and researchProduce and provide continuous update on Coverage Maps for the organizations intranet and internet web sites.GIS data collection (which may include field work), geodatabase development/maintenance, data conversion, digitization, data editing and integration, data maintenanceSpatial analysis, 3D analysis, data modeling, scripting, and reportingDesign, develop, implement, and maintain custom GIS and web map applicationsCreate documentation to describe the data (metadata), program development, logic, coding, and correctionsProvide technical and administrative support to various departments through the writing of technical documents, manuals, training exercisesTroubleshoot errors others encounter while using GIS platformsCommunicate positively with internal and external customers to address their needs promptly, and following through on commitmentsDetailed evaluations of existing and proposed systems and related operational procedures, and recommend necessary changesUtilize computer technology to perform research, analyze and transfer data, write reports, and present data and documentation.Perform geographical analysis for informational purposes, and as input into modeling and decision support systems used for regional planning activities. Prepare summaries and presentations of resultant geographical information.Assist in the communication and transfer of geospatial data and information between Network Group and relevant divisions.Develop and maintain the enterprise geospatial data holdings in support of regional planning and development.Document and provide quality control/quality assurance and oversight of enterprise geospatial data, ensue all geospatial data sets comply with prescribed and documented QA/QC procedures and standards.Assist in geospatial research and development (R&D) in order to streamline map production, data sharing, analysis and modeling processes.Provide workflow efficiencies and develop automated tools and associated applications to improve outcomes; assist the Modeling and Software Development Teams in implementing new solutions.Create custom scripts to automate data update routines , data downloads and cleansing, updates to enterprise databases, and updates to Web applications and data services. Support and manage all platforms relating to the geo-spatial domain (i.e. digital mapping).Provide support for all GIS software tools for Radio Planning Department.Ensure all Base Data for Radio Planning are in place and regularly updated e.g. Digital Elevation Models, Clutter, Vectors, etc.Ensure Spatial (Mapping) Data reside in Oracle spatial (over time) and that modifications are reflected.Investigate and evaluate new technologies [e.g. position technologies/location-based services] and ensure content aspects (data) are identified and accommodated.Provide technical input into new initiatives and providing mapping, analysis, and modeling expertise.Assist Radio Planners in conducting geo-coding drive tests and spatial representation of handovers.Provide support and deliver query requests from other MTN departments.Ensure coverage predictions are updated accurately in order to present accurate coverage maps.Provide GIS analysis data as required by Engineering, Marketing and Customer Operations.Ensure availability of radio and transmission prediction digital maps  in the tool and accurately represents reality through the field Engineers, track competitor’s coverage and produce regular GIS updates to the RF P&O team and the HOD.Provide mapping, analysis and mapping display solutions to assist with decision-making across the organization in order to maintain the present and plan future network development.Maintain and manage all aspects relating to the geo-spatial domain (Digital Mapping & Oracle Spatial Database Management)Integration of the organization databases across the various departments with GISProvide application support for network planners and optimizersProvide support and deliver query request from Marketing, Engineering, Sales & Distribution and Customer operations, MTN Foundation.Ensure the integrity of the site database in the MTNIS Schema.Supervise the execution of GIS related projects across MTN Departments.Job Condition:Normal MTNN working conditionsMay be required to work extended hours 

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