Engineer, RF Deployment
As America’s Un-carrier, T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) is redefining the way consumers and businesses buy wireless services through leading product and service innovation. The company’s advanced nationwide 4G and 4G LTE network delivers outstanding wireless experiences for customers who are unwilling to compromise on quality and value. Based in Bellevue, Wash., T-Mobile US operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile and MetroPCS. It currently serves approximately 58 million wireless subscribers and provides products and services through 70,000 points of distribution.This position is responsible for the engineering design and system performance of the GSM and UMTS Radio Network. Applies engineering principles to design and optimize network coverage, performance, and capacity. May be required to lead a team of engineers on specific projects. Serves as a technical subject matter expert and may be required to do in depth analysis of new features and technologies. Mentors Associate Radio Frequency (RF) Engineers for technical growth.Solid understanding of RF propagation principles, cellular theory, RF engineering tools and antenna theory
Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills
Excellent computer skills (UNIX, Oracle Database, Excel macros and SQL programming a plus)
Strong problem solving / troubleshooting skills
Strong MapInfo skills
Must be self-motivated, able to work under pressure, and multitask
Must be able to prioritize work schedule and workload
3-5 years’ experience within the wireless industry troubleshooting, optimizing, and designing wireless communication sites
High School Diploma/GED
Engineering, Engineering Technology or equivalent technical degreeRequires competency in customer focus, change & innovation, strategic thinking, relationship building & influencing, talent management, results focus and inspirational leadership.
Performs advanced monitoring and review of radio network Key Performance Indicators (KPI). Participates in the development of inter and intra team processes for system performance. Serves as KPI subject matter expert in order to improve network performance. Monitors statistical network performance data. Collects, processes and reviews drive test data. Works with the operations team to troubleshoot site network problems. Reviews data to assist with determining cause of faulty equipment. Addresses customer and employee complaints received through Information Analyzer and *811 (#fix) applications. Works with other RF Engineers to evaluate and resolve issues. Updates databases with resolution or actions taken.
Performs coverage, capacity, and performance activities. Participates in developing internal process used for radio network design. Participates with federal, state and local jurisdictions to ensure regulatory and zoning compliance. Performs development, testing, and validation of RF feature plan proposals. Provides input in defining implementation guidelines for approved new features and technologies.
Effectively applies RF principles to performance activities. Serves as subject matter expert on GSM/GPRS/EDGE/UMTS and emerging technology theory.
Supports engineering and technical staff. Provides engineering support to Sales/Customers by responding to customer and employee network related complaints. Provides input to management on tactical and strategic issues. Acts as developer and resource for market, regional, and national planning and performance tools (as applicable).We Take Equal Opportunity Seriously – By Choice
T-Mobile USA, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All decisions concerning the employment relationship will be made without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, veteran status, the presence of any physical or mental disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Discrimination or harassment based upon any of these factors is wholly inconsistent with our Company values and will not be tolerated. Furthermore, such discrimination or harassment may violate federal, state, or local law.
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