AT&T Sr Specialist-RAN Engineer- RF Engineer III- Boise, ID
AT&T - Boise, ID

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Provides radio frequency (RF) and/or Radio Access Network (RAN) Optimization.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

: Oversees installation, performs maintenance and optimization of wireless radio access network communications systems, including radio propagation modeling and prediction, interference analysis, frequency coordination, parameter definition and ancillary equipment. Analyzes RAN data to recommend optimal changes to RAN network to improve all the key indexes and performance indicators.

Job Contribution:
Developing technical professional with some experience. Completes moderately complex work within discipline/specialty area. Contributes to development of concepts/methods/techniques. Moderate team impact.


Has expanded technical knowledge in own discipline/specialty area. Applies broader knowledge of discipline/specialty area standards to work assignments. Sound understanding of 1 to 2 specific ATT technologies/systems/procedures. Deepens technical knowledge through exposure and continuous learning.


Identifies problems/issues. Solves non-routine problems by independently applying judgment to established analysis and standard approaches. Integrates/evaluates multiple factors to develop creative practical solutions.


Guided by project and work deadlines; sets own priorities. Uses discretion to complete assignments; independently applies knowledge of technical practices and specialty area standards. Independently completes assignments; participates in diverse projects.


Supports technical initiatives normally as part of a larger project. Works on new technologies development and/or existing technologies maintenance. Contributes to milestone project completion.


Exchanges complex technical information. Provides training/guidance to others in work area breaking down information in a systematic/logical manner. Cultivates good peer working relationships.


: Typically at least 1-3 years of successful network engineering or related experience.


: No.


Required Qualifications

Bachelor's in Computer Science, Telecommunications, Electrical Engineering or related field

1-3 years of experience with Network architecture (3GPP Air interface, standards, technology and evolution, etc.)

Fully proficient with Hardware (Cellsite equipment layout, network infrastructures),RF engineering principles (RF communications theory, design principles, network optimization, propagration modeling and prediction, etc.) and vendor capability assessment, Network architecture (3GPP Air interface, standards, technology and evolution, etc.), Performance Management (System KPIs and metrics, etc.), Software (Parameter definition, etc), Wireless engineering principles (cell site/tower design, attributes and specifications, RAN design, spectrum/frequency planning, etc.)

Must be proficient with MSOffice products such as Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint as well as intimate knowledge of MapInfo. Understanding of other mapping software such as but not limited to Street Atlas or MS Streets & Trips mapping programs is a plus.

Desired Qualifications


2-4 years of progressive successful development as an engineer.

Ability to analyze moderately complete data and complex issues.

AT&T is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V




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Day Job

Employee Status



Job Posting


Jan 22, 2013, 3:12:28 PM


Unposting Date


Feb 21, 2013, 11:59:59 PM

Job Level


Associate/First Level Manager

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