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Engineer-RF - II

Folsom, California | Technical
Job ID: 102079
Listed on 11/17/2020

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Job Summary 

RF Design Engineer is responsible for contributing in the RF Design of the regional cellular network with emphasis on modifying existing sites and antenna/RF path theory.


  • Working with the performance team to understand the area and any issues within the cluster, researching previous projects and in-flight projects, creating short-term and long-term designs to meet sites design criteria, creating new projects within their geographic area of responsibility.
  • analyzing network metrics
  • analyzing drive tests to evaluate search area candidate as necessary
  • preparing FCC/FAA submissions in a timely manner
  • performing design evaluations for planning
  • evaluating coverage/capacity issues

Desired Skills/ Experience

  • BS in Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent work experience required. 3 plus years of experience in the cellular or telecommunications industry as an RF Design Engineer required.
  • Must be experienced in RF propagation tools (Atoll) and data analysis.
  • Experience in analyzing network performance/metrics and selecting antenna/radio solutions for capacity and/or coverage requirements.
  • Experience in pulling data from multiple sources into one format (excel or database), analyzing and processing the data, and generating evaluation/solution reports.
  • will need to work well in small groups and independently and will need to be able to take the lead on certain projects.
  • Must be well organized, communicate well, and be able to handle multiple tasks/projects.
  • RF design experience for an LTE network is required. Ericsson LTE network experience is preferred.
  • Must have a good understanding of engineering concepts, and must show aptitude and desire to learn and advance in a technical field.
  • Proficient in office computer applications: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook.