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RF Systems Performance Engineer

RF Systems Performance Engineer| Network | Newport News, VA, USA

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Responsibilities

The Systems Performance Engineer, NET-System Performance (Baseline) is responsible for collecting and using hourly and daily service measurement data to optimize the network and reduce lost calls and ineffective attempts; creating new cell site translations and neighbor lists in support of regional build program activity; and supporting System Performance and RF Engineers in evaluating and improving areas of poor coverage by identifying system performance problems (dropped calls, static, interference). Other responsibilities include: reporting problems to appropriate engineers; resolving customer service issues; and assisting in implementing solutions; collecting drive test data in support of performance evaluations and build program prioritization; troubleshooting and resolving customer complaints and trouble tickets; creating maps for network optimization and planning; and conducting special engineering studies.

Collects and uses hourly and daily service measurement data to optimize the network and reduce lost calls and ineffective attempts.

Creates new cell site translations and neighbor lists in support of regional build program activity.

Supports System Performance and RF engineers in evaluating and improving areas of poor coverage by identifying system performance problems (dropped calls, static, interference); reporting problems to appropriate engineers; and by resolving customer service issues and assisting in implementing solutions. Collect drive test data in support of performance evaluations and build program prioritization.

Troubleshoots and resolves customer complaints and trouble tickets.

Creates maps for network optimization and planning.

 



Qualifications

 

BS in Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent work experience required

0-1 year of experience in the cellular or telecommunications’ industry – preferred

General understanding and or working knowledge in one or more of the following platforms and/or technologies:
• System Performance including: RF System Optimization techniques for voice and data for Nortel/Ericsson, Motorola, and/or Lucent infrastructure
• System Design including: AMPS, CDMA, 3G , LTE
• Voice cells infrastructure including: Lucent, Motorola, Nortel/Ericsson, CDMA data
• Telecom experience including: Ethernet Backhaul, SONET, T1, DACS
• Voice switch infrastructure including: Nortel/Ericsson MTX
• Digital Communications including: DS1, DS3, Fiber, ISDN
• Operating systems and applications including: UNIX, Windows, MS Office
• Wireless data service including: LTE, EVDO, CDMA, CSD
• Test equipment including: DataPro, pilot scanners, baseline equipment, spectrum analyzers

Proficient in office computer applications: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access

Good analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills



Equal Employment Opportunity
  • Verizon is a Federal Contractor
  • Verizon requests veteran priority referrals
  • Verizon is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/Disability/Vet.




Job ID: 346918