Posted - 12/04/2011
Responsible for optimizing, analyzing and improving performance of GSM network. Monitor, analyze statistical and drive test data to improve system performance indicators such as dropped calls, blocked calls, origination failures, handoff features and to meet departmental goals. Apply propagation theory, cellular theory, RF ENGINEERing tools and antenna theory to choose tower antenna placement. Design sites to improve coverage and fix existing holes. Recommend site upgrade such as down tilling of antenna and re-orientation of radio additions. Optimize existing network by adjusting radio network parameters, adding/deleting of neighbors and recommending possible solutions to hardware problems. Determine problem sites by using network key performance indicators, drive test data and customer complaints. Provide frequency planning for new sites install upgrades. Create Visual Basic scripts to speed up processing of network performance data.
Minimum Required Skills / Competencies: Education: Bachelor degree Electronics, Electrical, or related Engineering.
Work Experience: A minimum of two years experience as a RF ENGINEER, Telecommunications Systems Analyst or Telecom. Engineer.
Other requirements: Academic or professional experience must have included optimizing, analyzing and improving performance of network; applying propagation theory, cellular theory and antenna theory to choose tower antenna placement; designing wireless system, and capacity planning, frequency planning and frequency hopping. Must have experience with CDMA, EVDO and Ericsson/Nortel equipment.
***To apply: Please send resume to email@example.com. Subject line: RF Engineer (Los Angeles)