Principal Engineer - RF

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Responsibilities

 

The job requires comprehensive knowledge of RF Engineering for completion of complex and advanced level assignments. Principal RF Engineer is responsible for independent problem solutions including link budget analysis, system dimensioning for coverage and capacity, initial system design and dimensioning, site identification and evaluation, zoning analysis, zoning testimony support, PCI planning and interference analysis.

The engineer should be able to undertake network performance improvement tasks.

The individual will typically oversee and guide the work of RF Engineers, in charge of managing the day to day operations of the projects, and interface with Project Managers.

The Principal Engineer will answer technical questions as well as day to day operational questions. Conduct venue assessment and lead engineering team to create design proposals across the region.

 

 

Qualifications

 

Bachelors degree required, Masters preferred.

A minimum of 9 yrs experience in same or related discipline

Experience in RF wireless design engineering for a telecommunications systems. The work experience should be related to RF network and infrastructure planning, deployment and optimization experience.

Must have experience in mobile radio propagation aspects through working on two of the following technologies CDMA/1xRTT, EVDO and LTE.

Must have worked on any two of the following equipment - Ericsson, Nortel, Nokia Siemens, Motorola and Lucent.

Must have worked on one or more industry acceptable performance data management tools, drive test tools and other optimization tools.

Experience developing, communicating and implementing business process improvements.


Experience assessing and managing 3rd party vendor relationships and/or resources

Experience managing project budgets ensuring on time/budget milestones are met.

Clear understanding of various wireless network elements including switching, RF, transport and data technologies.

Understanding of network real estate processes and issues specific to large venue DAS projects, Small Cells, and Traditional macro deployments

Experience leading people and virtual teams highly desired.

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.