Responsible for contributing in the Small Cells RF Design of the Client regional cellular network. Responsibilities include: creating search areas within their geographic area of responsibility; working with the performance and capacity team to understand areas of concern. Design a Small Cell Solution to meet RF objective from capacity offload and coverage enhancement point of view. Manage the project from start to end and coordination with other team members.
Other responsibilities include: creating and supplying cell site translations for E911; performing Site walk and drive testing to evaluate search area candidate as necessary; preparing FCC/FAA and FAS submissions in a timely manner; performing radio engineering evaluation for system planning and site acquisition; beginning to identify location specific needs for new small cells taking baseline, performance, capacity, and population into consideration; and evaluating capacity problems and requirements for capacity offload small cells. Driving the area for proposed site location, evaluating the candidate and complete the design.
Required Skill Set:
? In depth understanding of LTE network RF design and performance metrics. In depth working knowledge of Atoll RF design tool is required.
? Engineer should be capable of doing data collection and post processing the data to provide suggestion to improve network.
? DataPro, pilot scanners, spectrum analyzers RF System Optimization techniques for LTE data network
? Engineer should be open to travel different markets in North Carolinas to visit proposed site location, evaluate the location and complete the design to review with other team members/management.
? Engineer should be able to walk 6 to 8 hours for multiple days of a week to support small cell site walks.
? Project Management skill to manage overall project from starting to execution and help other team members to complete the task on time.
? Should have a good understanding of RF engineering concepts, and must show aptitude and desire to learn and advance in a technical field.
? In Depth understanding of different types of antennas, characteristics and usability
? Proficient in office computer applications: MapInfo or ARCGIS, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access
Education and Experience:
BS in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science with 5 to 7 years of experience in the cellular industry.