RF (Radio Frequency) Engineer is responsible for the analysis, design, implementation, optimization and enhancement of wireless telecommunications networks. Responsibilities include link budgets analysis, system dimensioning for coverage and capacity including traffic analysis, initial system design and dimensioning, coverage planning, site identification, evaluation and zoning support, interference analysis and optimization. The individual will typically oversee and guide the work of Associate and Design Engineers, in charge of managing the day to day operations of the projects, and interface with Project Managers. The RF Engineer will answer technical questions as well as day to day operational questions.
Bachelors in Electrical and Electronics Engineering or Telecommunications, Master is preferred
Huawei/Ericsson/NSN UMTS/LTE wireless network optimization
Minimum 3 years of CDMA/UMTS RF experience, it is better familiar with Huawei equipments
Flexible to work long hours including weekends and be ready to fly to the client’s location on a very short notice.
Responsibilities: (Described as essential functions of the job)
1.Fully proficient in set-up, calibration, utilization, and data processing of various design and optimization equipment and software (Huawei Probe/Assistnat, Xcal/Xcap, UNet, TEMS, Agilent, Windcatcher)
2.Perform site candidate RF evaluation and selection
3.Comprehensive knowledge of at least two of the common industry propagation tools (Planet, Atoll, Asset, UNet, etc.) for model calibration, drive test data post-processing, map generation, frequency planning and interference matrix analysis, site database maintenance, etc.
4.Verify RF related site engineering drawings
5.Perform design criteria, system dimensioning, link budget and traffic analysis Perform frequency and BCC planning
6.Understand equipment co-location requirements for multiple operators and perform inter-modulation analysis
7.Good knowledge of system topology and air interface parameters for CDMA, UMTS, LTE
8.Understanding of system topology and air interface parameters of at least one of the main 3G technologies (UMTS, LTE, Wimax, etc.)
9.Excellent knowledge of the main equipment vendors like Huawei, Nokia, Ericsson,
10.Carry out optimization techniques (proper antenna selection for optimal horizontal/vertical performance, mechanical/electrical tilting, appropriate transmit power setting, antenna clearance, neighbor list analysis, etc.) for optimal site/cluster performance
11.Generate RF engineering related reports in Excel, Access, SQL as required.
12.Assume the RF lead role, manage and co-ordinate activities of the RF team as required.
13.Play an active role in recruitment of RF engineering staff and be a mentor to other engineering colleagues as required
14.Help to define processes and procedures for RF engineering tasks.
15.Communicate RF team budget, milestones and deliverables to project management and implement plans to accomplish the milestones within budget, as required.
Proficient on MapInfo software
Other duties as assigned