In-depth knowledge of LTE Cell site Commissioning and integration.
RF Engineer II is responsible for performing moderately complex RF engineering activities supporting the design, development and optimization of a wireless network.
Performing radio propagation modeling and prediction to determine cell site location, determining equipment and power configurations, forecasting channel capacity requirements, planning and optimizing system traffic and developing design standards to ensure system quality.
May provide some training assistance to lower level engineers.
Responsible for conducting moderately complex network system administration and design engineering activities to maximize network capacity.
Performs engineering functions related to interconnect equipment and facilities, signaling systems, switches and traffic.
Responsible for independently performing professional engineering assignments in functional area which involves the planning, evaluation and substantial adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures and criteria.
Bachelors Degree in Engineering or equivalent.
2-4 years related work experience.
The role is a position within the Network Deployment team and will focus on the Network Deployment, Commissioning, Integration, and cell site acceptance of Alcatel Lucent, Ericson, Nokia, and Samsung LTE cell Sites.
The responsibilities will include:
Ability to perform pre-commission, Commissioning, Integration, Maintenance and Upgrades to LTE cell site equipment and auxiliary equipment.
Work is primarily with Ericsson, Samsung, Alcatel Lucent and Nokia Equipment.
In-depth Understanding of LTE BTS Installation, Configuration, Maintenance, and Trouble Shooting
Create and manage Customer Information questionnaires (CIQ)
Responsible for equipment powered up and testing in a standalone environment including cable connections
Ensure the lasted software and the correct configurations are loaded into the equipment
Ensure the cell site is connected to the network and integrated to become a functional part of Sprints network.
Ensure any new hardware is connected to the network and integrated into the cell site.
Seamless end-to-end LTE cell site test support and ownership of cell site planning phases to remote LTE Cell site acceptance.
Technical writing skills required to create Sprint specific commissioning, integration and LTE cell site acceptance methods of procedures.
Single point-of-contact for integration, commissioning and acceptance issues.
Technical writing skills required to create Network Deployment Custom Test Plans for feature Activations and integration testing.
Support the knowledge transfer of commissioning and Integration to other engineers.
Define key Performance indicators to ensure there are no customer experience impacts.
3-7 years experience and In-depth knowledge of LTE Cell site Commissioning and integration.
Strong working knowledge of RF wireless technologies and products.
A demonstrated understanding of multiple backhaul network topologies and associated Radio access network (RAN) and Optical / Microwave Transmission infrastructure Proficient with Internet Protocol (IP) networking
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, MS Windows products and databases.
Working knowledge of vendor Element Management Systems (EMS).
Experience integrating and troubleshoot all components of Wireless and Fixed network