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Summary Job Description: Senior RF Engineer
The Senior Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer is
responsible for overseeing the analysis, design, implementation and
enhancement of wireless telecommunications networks. These include
existing and planned networks for cellular and digital mobile phone and
data transmission networks. The Senior RF Engineer position requires
working knowledge in cellular systems, mobile radio propagation
environment, widely used prediction models and measurement techniques.
Responsibilities include RF site approvals, linking budgets, system
dimensioning for coverage and capacity including traffic analysis,
initial system design and dimensioning, RF coverage planning, frequency
planning and interference analysis.
- Perform RF drive testing to
carry out propagation and signal measurement.
- Perform analysis of measured
data, in order to modify network design and enhance performance. Ensure
the deployment of an optimum system, making sure that service coverage
is in line with the objective and the strategy adopted by the service
- Devise test plans, test site
scheduling, equipment calibration and setup, RF signal measurement and
- Research and identify the
latest techniques in RF engineering and cellular industry, with a focus
on special features and methods to improve coverage, quality and
- Identify RF equipment
location at sites, site RFaudits, build verification and system RF
- Provide training on wireless
technologies and applications.
- Development of specialized
Hardware and Software tools.
- Oversee RF planning projects.
- Identify development needs
and provide mentoring to Associate and RF Design Engineers.
- Perform microwave
interference analysis as prior to actual RF transmission from a base
station of a wireless network, remove or relocate microwave links to
avoid any interference caused by the wireless system.
- Measure field data for the
base site to identify RF signals frequencies and respective powers.
- Define the requirements and
establish the design criteria to identify the network planning tools to
use and the required databases.
- Perform measurement
integration into the planning tool; in order to tailor the tool for the
specific design market environment.
- Identify base station sites
for system coverage provision, and perform site surveys with other
network implementation teams, in order to verify suitability of the
sites for zoning, acquisition and construction.
- Implement high performance
operational wireless networks which include initial RF network design,
re-design, regular design reviews, RF build verification, system RF
acceptance, optimization and continuous technical support to all
- Find methods to fine tune
planning tools, and BTS parameter optimization.
- Bachelors degree in
Electrical Engineering, Masters degree highly desirable.
- Four or more years experience
as a RF Engineer with two or more in a management position.
- Comprehensive knowledge of
GSM, CDMA and IS-136 system specifications.
- Working knowledge of network
monitoring tools and evaluation of statistics for system status and
performance generated at O&M center and other network nodes.
- Proficient in comprehensive
planning tools, e.g. PlaNET, Odyssey, CellCAD and QED.
- Knowledge of GIS package
- Flexible to travel and work
under aggressive project time-scales.