RF LTE Engineer
- Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ
FES- Further Enterprise Solutions a leading provider of engineering services, turnkey solutions, and software solutions, Founded in 2002 by wireless industry veterans, FES has rapidly grown to become a leading provider of innovative solutions to leading telecommunications providers and equipment manufacturers. FES is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA with branch offices through the U.S. and Canada to ensure a rapid response and face to face contact with our clients and staff.
The job requires sound knowledge of the occupation and requires exercising judgment in performing tasks. RF Engineer IV is responsible for linking budget analysis, system dimensioning for coverage and capacity, initial system design and dimensioning, site identification and evaluation, zoning analysis, zoning testimony support, frequency planning and interference analysis. The engineer should be able to undertake network performance improvement tasks. UMTS: The job requires sound knowledge of the occupation and requires exercising judgment in performing tasks. RF Engineer IV is Expert of UMTS protocol, UMTS design and optimization. The engineer should be able to undertake network performance improvement tasks. Main responsibilities include: Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The area of responsibility will generally cover, several of the following activities - Perform RF network design, planning and optimization activities Perform link budget analysis, design criteria and traffic analysis Ensure data integrity of various morphology/topography databases and drive test data for model calibration Thorough understanding of RF ancillary equipment and function. Carry out area and site surveys to identify RF equipment location and antenna orientation Analyze equipment co-location requirements for multiple operators Perform inter-modulation analysis Perform site candidate evaluation Support leasing/zoning teams as subject matter expert at zoning hearings Verify RF related site engineering drawings Perform site build verification and acceptance Undertake network performance improvement (KPIs) and optimization tasks Undertake BSS parameter audits, suggest and fine tune parameters Implement new S/W or BSS parameters for overall network improvement Log data integrity check (drill-down cluster acceptance KPI) RAN parameter consistency check and feature implementation. Consult on IRAT implementation Review counter and system KPI report (e.g. CST, latency) Consult on change request, introduce/modify best practice, Undertake BSS parameter audits, suggest and fine tune parameters Implement new S/W or BSS parameters for overall network improvement RAN parameter translation, implementation of parameter change, consult on parameter setting, consult on RAN features OSS support OCNS implementation Familiarity with AISG functionality and interworking. Thorough understanding of pilot pollution analysis and parameter reconfiguration
Must have recent LTE Optimization experience
A minimum of 8 years work experience in RF Optimization.
A minimum of 3 years of SME level work experience on UMTS Optimization.
Must have worked on any two of the following equipment – Ericsson UTRAN, Nokia UTRAN
Self- motivated and ability to work under pressure, good interpersonal skills
Strong communication skills required/Written and verbal
Reliability and strong organizational skills are a must.
Ability to prioritize multiple task to completion
Ability to work independently and complete tasks successfully
Strong attention to detail
Flexibility in ever changing environments and priorities
Exhibiting initiative in achieving company goals and objectives
Must meet minimum technical proficiency requirements
Expertise in UMTS / DC-HSPA+ / EUL / EDGE / GSM Technologies.
Strong experience with Multi Carrier - Multi Band UMTS and GSM Networks
Expert experience in the understanding, tuning and Optimization of Ericsson UMTS and GSM Parameters and Features
Strong knowledge of Ericsson UMTS and GSM Performance Counters and KPIs.
Strong working experience in RF shaping optimization, Neighbor List Optimization and Layer Management in Multi Technology / Multi Carrier / Multi Band Networks.
Strong knowledge of Ericsson Multi Technology RBS Configurations.
Experience in swapping RAN Networks from one vendor to another. Proficiency in RF Engineering Tools like; TEMS, Actix. MS Office, Mapping Tools like Mapinfo, etc.