RF Design Engineer

  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: USA - United States of America - Multiple United States of America Multiple
  • Date Posted: February 16, 2021

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    First Point Group are looking for RF Design Engineers to join a 5G roll out project in the US. Current available locations include:

    ? Cleveland
    ? Nashville
    ? Milwaukee
    ? Minneapolis
    ? Detroit
    ? Oklahoma City
    ? Knoxville

    More locations to come!

    As the RF Design Engineer you main responsibilities will include:

    ? Performing RF design activities related to building a 5G network in the US.
    ? Optimizing the end-to-end RF design, propagation modeling and prediction, for deployment of Macro Cell deployment.
    ? Determining equipment and power configurations.
    ? Working with eNB/RAN and UE teams on RF solutions including modifications to RF link budgets on a per site level basis to meet operations requirements.
    ? Performing site candidate evaluation and selection as well as site walks.
    ? Working with RF Management to establish design criteria, link budget and traffic analysis as needed for network design and update existing performance parameters for ongoing improvements as required.

    To be successful as the RF Design Engineer your background and experience should include:

    ? BSEE/BSCS degree and/or at least 3 years of relevant LTE RF Design working experience, and 5+ years overall wireless experience in Design/Optimization or Operations roles including RF support of Site Acquisition and site Construction teams. Related Degree and Experience will be taken into consideration in lieu of BSEE/BSCS.
    ? proficiency in 4G/5G and NR theory and practical experience.
    ? Experience with macro and small cell nominal and final RF designs including development, operations, RF KPIs, and maintenance of RF link budgets for 3GPP technologies.
    ? Full proficiency in setting up, calibration, utilization and data processing of various LTE design and optimization equipment and software.
    ? Working knowledge of drive test data post-processing, map generation, frequency planning and interference matrix analysis and site database maintenance, using Windcatcher/Actix/Accuver.
    ? Working knowledge of at least two of the common industry propagation/planning tools (like Planet or Atoll) and experience with model calibrations.

    Due to urgent nature of this project, at this time we are unable to work with candidates working with C2C agencies, or seeking H1B sponsorship. Other visas such as TN?s can be considered.