Primarily responsible for the development and execution of best practices, engineering standards, guidelines and processes as it relates to radio frequency (RF) responsibilities, including site surveys, data collection, network planning and optimization. Collaborate with other departments to determine root cause of customer issues. Occasional travel for meetings, demonstrations, testing and field support purposes will be expected.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Developing, implementing and managing processes related to RF planning.
-Provides technical support and acts as RF subject matter expert to peers on customer-specific product design and implementation.
-Creates customer deliverables including link budgets, frequency plans, propagation prediction maps, and provides network optimization feedback.
-Performs and guides RF related efforts for drive testing, RF tuning and performance optimization, trouble shooting, etc.
-Identifies and resolves problems that affect product performance.
-Serve as subject matter expert during equipment deployment, technical verification processes, and field trials as needed.
-Answers radio planning queries during pre-sales activities as well as site selection guidance.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS:
-Must be a U.S. Citizen.
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
-Detail oriented, highly organized.
-Must be able to multi-task with multiple projects concurrently.
-Self-motivated with initiative to get answers/solutions.
-Demonstrated experience with GSM, CDMA, UMTS and/or LTE technologies
-Expertise in RF propagation modeling software (iBwave Design, Mentum Planet or similar); iBwave Certified (Level 2 or higher) desired.
-Experience with drive test data collection tools such as RF scanners (e.g. PCTEL, DRT), handset collection tools (e.g. TEMS, NEMO), and post processing tools
-Experience with running network performance analyses, analyzing KPI data, and conducting end to end troubleshooting.
-Able to travel to customer sites, support demonstrations, and conduct site surveys.