RF Engineer 3 in King of Prussia, PA at MasTec Network Solutions

Date Posted: 1/16/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Essential Job Duties andResponsibilities


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
• Perform Site and Cluster Level RF Optimization for CDMA/UMTS/LTE and upcoming 5G Networks.
• RF Optimization Tasks could be related to: New Site/Carrier Add Optimization (Pre/Post Launch) and Cluster Level Optimization to drive Network Wide KPI improvements
• RF Optimization Tasks include:
o Capture and Review Baseline KPI’s for the Site and/or Cluster to identify KPIs that don’t meet KPI Targets and Thresholds.
o Review RFDS and Design Data – CIQ and compare it against OSS data.
o Ability to Perform and Review Gold Standard Parameter Audit for sites/carriers integrated in OSS.
o Perform Parameter changes on OSS – related to Gold Standard Alignment or Optimization Related parameter Changes
o Review RF Functionals – Alarms, RSSI-VSWR checks for the new sites and carriers. Highlight issues if the RF Functionals are not within acceptable standards and direct it to the appropriate teams for further troubleshooting.
o Ability to work with Tower Vendors and Field Technicians/Operations Technicians to troubleshoot RF Path Issues and verify post resolution.
o RF Drive /Geo-Located Data Analysis (if available) and providing RF Recommendations – E-tilt/M-tilt, Power, Idle and Connected Mode Parameter Changes, Azimuth Changes etc
o RF KPI Monitoring - Accessibility, Retainability, DL Throughput, Mobility
o Identify Worst KPI Offenders – Cells or Sites in cluster and then perform a deep dive RCA to troubleshoot and fix the issue – make relevant Parameter Changes (E-tilt/M-tilt, Power, Idle and Connected Mode Parameter Changes, MIMO Parameters, Power Control Parameters, Traffic Balance related parameter changes etc)
o Post Optimization KPIs should be similar or better than Baseline KPI’s.
o Hands on Experience on all relevant Samsung LSM Modules in order to make parameter changes, implement bulk workorders, pull KPI’s thru performance statistics module.
• Tools Used: Samsung LSM, Samsung BSM, Mapinfo, Actix, Atoll, Asset
  • Other duties as assigned
Skills and Experience
• B.S. E.E. or M.S. in Telecommunications or E.E is preferred
• More than 7+ years of RF Optimization experience.
• Must have 2- 3 Yrs of experience in working on Samsung LTE OSS – LSM for any of the Telecom Operators
• 5G Deployment Experience is preferred
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Ability to troubleshoot issues/problems,
• Ability to work effectively with customers, suppliers, internal team and PM.
• Self-starter, flexible, and able to work independently.

Job Requirements

Essential Job Duties andResponsibilities


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
• Perform Site and Cluster Level RF Optimization for CDMA/UMTS/LTE and upcoming 5G Networks.
• RF Optimization Tasks could be related to: New Site/Carrier Add Optimization (Pre/Post Launch) and Cluster Level Optimization to drive Network Wide KPI improvements
• RF Optimization Tasks include:
o Capture and Review Baseline KPI’s for the Site and/or Cluster to identify KPIs that don’t meet KPI Targets and Thresholds.
o Review RFDS and Design Data – CIQ and compare it against OSS data.
o Ability to Perform and Review Gold Standard Parameter Audit for sites/carriers integrated in OSS.
o Perform Parameter changes on OSS – related to Gold Standard Alignment or Optimization Related parameter Changes
o Review RF Functionals – Alarms, RSSI-VSWR checks for the new sites and carriers. Highlight issues if the RF Functionals are not within acceptable standards and direct it to the appropriate teams for further troubleshooting.
o Ability to work with Tower Vendors and Field Technicians/Operations Technicians to troubleshoot RF Path Issues and verify post resolution.
o RF Drive /Geo-Located Data Analysis (if available) and providing RF Recommendations – E-tilt/M-tilt, Power, Idle and Connected Mode Parameter Changes, Azimuth Changes etc
o RF KPI Monitoring - Accessibility, Retainability, DL Throughput, Mobility
o Identify Worst KPI Offenders – Cells or Sites in cluster and then perform a deep dive RCA to troubleshoot and fix the issue – make relevant Parameter Changes (E-tilt/M-tilt, Power, Idle and Connected Mode Parameter Changes, MIMO Parameters, Power Control Parameters, Traffic Balance related parameter changes etc)
o Post Optimization KPIs should be similar or better than Baseline KPI’s.
o Hands on Experience on all relevant Samsung LSM Modules in order to make parameter changes, implement bulk workorders, pull KPI’s thru performance statistics module.
• Tools Used: Samsung LSM, Samsung BSM, Mapinfo, Actix, Atoll, Asset
  • Other duties as assigned
Skills and Experience
• B.S. E.E. or M.S. in Telecommunications or E.E is preferred
• More than 7+ years of RF Optimization experience.
• Must have 2- 3 Yrs of experience in working on Samsung LTE OSS – LSM for any of the Telecom Operators
• 5G Deployment Experience is preferred
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Ability to troubleshoot issues/problems,
• Ability to work effectively with customers, suppliers, internal team and PM.
• Self-starter, flexible, and able to work independently.