What you’ll be doing...

Our RF Engineering team keeps Verizon ahead of the competition. As part of that team, you will be redesigning aging network areas to minimize capacity constraints and improve SINR while working with other areas of network to ensure performance fixes/initiatives are in place. You’ll have a positive impact on our organization, and change the way that our customers live, work, and play.

  • Search area issuance, candidate assessment, and approvals within assigned area of responsibility
  • Redesign of mature network areas to maximize performance and minimize capacity constraints
  • Performing Macro/Micro Cell Design including antenna selection and placement
  • Partnering with System Performance to improve network performance for existing and emerging technologies
  • Preparing timely FCC/FAA and FAS submissions
  • Performing radio engineering evaluation for system planning and site acquisition
  • Ability to use RF propagation and planning tools
  • Conducting and overseeing field tests for potential sites
  • Planning frequency assignments and identifying technical parameters for network growth
  • Planning near term integration of new technologies for first applications in the network
  • Identifying causes of RF interference and troubleshooting interference problems with system performance
  • Attending and presenting testimony at zoning hearings in support of new cell site proposals
  • Contributing in the development of long term build plans
  • Utilizing knowledge of CDMA, EVDO, LTE and microwave to contribute in network design

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or one or more years of work experience
  • Experience in RF Design & Optimization
  • Knowledge of RF theory and practice as well as LTE/VoLTE Technology
  • Experience in Design & Optimization of LTE/VoLTE networks
  • Experience in the cellular or telecommunications industry
  • Valid driver's license
  • Willingness to travel up to 25%

Even better if you have:

  • A degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science
  • Knowledge of propagation modeling software such as Planet EV, Atoll etc. Experience with Atoll.
  • Knowledge of LTE network KPIs and key parameters.
  • Experience with Model Tuning.
  • Experience in office computer applications: Various RF tools such as Mapinfo, post processing software etc., MS office.
  • Knowledge of SQL scripting, VB Scripting, other professional software.
  • Knowledge of Excel including VB macro creation and worksheet manipulation. Presentation skill and PowerPoint.
  • Analytic, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic work environment and resolve issues.
  • Organizational time management, prioritization and project planning skills.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to build trust and engagement, and act as a influencer at all levels within the group and being recognized as a leader within and outside of work group.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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