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Wireless System Designer

Brampton, ON
Job Description:       
Role: In-Building System Designer

Rogers is seeking an In-Building System Designer to be accountable for RF design, total solution costing, funding approval requests, and optimization of in-building system projects.  Reporting to the Manager of In Building Systems, Radio Engineering at the Rogers Park Brampton Campus, you will be dealing with various Departments within Rogers for initial feasibility studies, in-building system RF design work, assembling cost information from various teams for total solution costing, submissions for project funding approvals, and RF optimization during system implementation stages.

Responsibilities:
Solution Costing and Administration
•       Engages with Sales and Business Segment to evaluate corporate customer indoor coverage issues and provides technical guidance and support
•       Discusses and arranges network optimization with local RF engineering group if applicable
•       Determines the general solution parameters and presents draft proposal to the stakeholders
•       Arranges for detailed radio measurements
•       Issues applicable Planning Specifications: DCR, LAO and Full Build
•       Solicits Transmission costing for connection to Core Network
•       Obtains quotes for radio base station equipment
•       Secures funding source (PRT or other) if project is deemed suitable to proceed
•       Prepares and submits a Capital Authorization package for management consideration
•       Maintains accurate project information in database/tracking spreadsheets
•       Regularly interacts with all in-building system project stakeholders including Network Implementation to maintain up to date understanding of project status and, if necessary, identify any obstacles that may have negative impact on the project completion date

In-Building System Design and Optimization
•       Sets radio system parameters including ERP, neighbour relations for UMTS and NR, and CSFB settings for LTE
•       Optimizes wireless network as part of integrating new in-building systems into the wireless network
•       Modifies the RF system design of existing in-building systems to accommodate capacity growth and new technology deployment.  Site visits may be required to evaluate the radio environment, feasibility and limitations of installations
•       Maintains accurate RBS, ERP, and system design information in database including IBwave Unity
•       Works with other engineers/departments to troubleshoot worst performing in-building systems; detailed one-by-one analysis of in-building systems including configurations, neighbor optimization, and parameter settings
•       Liaises with government agencies (Industry Canada, etc.) to ensure that RF installations meet the necessary standards (e.g.  Safety Code 6)
•       Interfaces with external clients to understand and confirm wireless in-building system requirements as needed on a per project basis
•       Coordinates with other wireless carriers on shared in-building systems.  Modifications may be required to ensure no harmful interference or degradation is caused to one another
•       Works with other engineering departments as well as field operations and facilities to provide sound technical in-building system design and support.

MUST HAVE SKILLS:
•       Graduate of a post-secondary electrical engineering program (BSc/B.Eng or equivalent)
•       A minimum of four years of related work experiences in the wireless telecommunications industry
•       Knowledge of cellular system principles and a good understanding of in-building system design
•       Detailed understanding of cellular network Radio Base Station equipment including Ericsson, Huawei or others
•       Advanced level / Certification in IBWave in-building system design software.
•       3G, 4G, 5G exp
•       MS Office exp.

NICE TO HAVE SKILLS:
•Ericcson OSS exp. is a nice to have

ADDITIONAL SKIILS:
•       Highly motivated individual with superior organizational and analytical skills
•       Effective technical writing and communication skills in English
•       Strong computer skills
•       Strong interpersonal skills to be able to liaise with external clients as needed on a per project basis

Mandatory Skills:       
EXCEL (3), UMTS (3), iBwave (3)
 

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