RF Engineer will lead the delivery activities, beginning with the pre-launch.
RF optimization activities and the post-launch support/KPI analysis.
He/she will be the primary interface to the customer, negotiating schedules and deliverables, providing status, etc.
He/She will direct the teams (employees, contractors, subcontractors) in performance of the work and be accountable for completing all RF projects on time and to the requirements of the contract.
Key Responsibilities / Functions:
Work with a number of internal organizations to determine processes, tools, etc. to most efficiently and effectively deliver the RF services associated with the program.
Provide requirements to development and tools organizations for the RF services needs
Work with the customer and the program team to agree upon schedules, statusing reports/meetings, etc. and to set expectations for every project.
Work with the RF manager to ensure that appropriate resources are available to execute the projects.
Perform necessary RF design work to ensure that the KPIs for the optimization services can be met.
Plan and execute tasks to optimize RF clusters in the customer network during the deployment phase.
Determine test equipment needed and work with RF Manager to order it from RF Toolkit group.
Confirm spectrum clearance, integration testing, power calibration, and call-through tests were carried out, and all entrance criteria are met before start of optimization.
Generate script files necessary for RF optimization.
Perform sanity check on antenna configuration.
Ensure all optimization work meets agreed-upon Key Performance Indicator criteria by launch date scheduled with the customer.
Troubleshoot areas with poor RF performance. Request drive tests, analyze data, and recommend network changes as applicable.
Support RNC Rhome design for cluster migrations and coordination with internal team and customer during troubleshooting of migration/rehome-related issues.
Support KPI monitoring before and after RNC rehome/migration, identify issues, analyze and troubleshoot and escalate, as needed, for resolution.
Required Qualifications: (Education, Technical Skills/Knowledge):
The candidate must have at least 10 years experience as a lead engineer on RF Optimization (CDMA, and LTE).
A BS in EE or equivalent is required.
He/She must have excellent communication and people skills.
They must be able to work well with both internal engineers and with customers.
They must have excellent problem solving skills.
Flexibility to travel within North America is required for this position.
Desired Qualifications: (Education, Technical Skills/Knowledge):
PM background and/or organizational skills a definite plus.
Exposure to Network elements a plus.
Sublime Wireless - 10 months ago