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Omaha, Nebraska | Technical
Job ID: 92771
Listed on 8/14/2019

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Title: RF Engineer


Job Description & Responsibilities

  • Performing review of existing designs and validating radio and antenna configuration for accuracy prior to construction.
  • Responsible for submitting and reviewing E911 filings, reviewing regulatory filings to ensure accuracy as well as approval before integration and turn up of new sites and carriers.
  • Work with System Performance Engineers on optimization solutions and suggestions.
  • Include modeling proposed changes and submitting required filings.
  • Work with Real Estate on site designs, node location selection, new site designs and changes as needed.
  • Collaborate with Equipment Engineering for the proper radios, antennas and equipment and Network Assurance to validate new builds and network changes.
  • Perform field site walks as required.
  • Redesign existing locations to support new features and technologies as needed.
  • Responsible for tracking projects as it pertains to the RF Environment from start to project implementation and ensure all FAA and FCC regulations are followed.
  • Reviewing current and future projects for possible cost reduction initiatives


Skills, Experiences, Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications or Engineering, or equivalent work experience.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in experience in telecommunications with focus on RF design
  • Demonstrated knowledge in Atoll RF Modeling software
  • Demonstrated knowledge of 4G LTE specifications, messaging and features
  • Demonstrated understanding of LTE Network Capacity
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Antenna fundamentals, modeling and implementation.
  • Proficient in office computer applications: Excel, Word, Visio, PowerPoint, and Access.
  • Excellent analytic, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills.
  • Perform job duties with general guidance and a thorough understanding of the job and the department's expectations and goals.
  • Ability to navigate Ericsson OSS and Ericsson LTE reporting.


Nice-to-have skills/experiences

  • Experience in data collecting and analysis of drive test data.
  • Decision making skills (making appropriate use of available information and data; making sound decisions with minimal support from Manager; and being responsible for specific projects or definable portions of larger projects or processes.)
  • Ability to balance technical and business requirements.
  • Superior organizational and planning skills (setting and communicating priorities; anticipating workload impact on resources of both self and team; delegating where appropriate; consistently following up on outstanding items; and providing focus in meetings and discussions).
  • Ability to maintain performance level under varying degrees of pressure and uncertainty and to effectively deal with situations for which few or no guidelines exist.
  • Flexible and creative (seeks out and attempts alternate solutions to resolve issues, and seamlessly adjusts to a dynamic, changing business environment).
  • Work flexible hours and support night or weekend work as needed.