ROLE: Radio Frequency System Designer
To support in-building uplift program
•Design in-building system (IBS) in iBwave tool, work with other stakeholders to provide suitable solutions considering cost, timeline, and coverage requirement
•Analyze walk test measurement, existing network performance to determine IBS requirement and suggest possible solutions
•Prepare prediction models in iBwave, calculate link budget, safety code 6, DAS test plan for proposed IBS to ensure that RF installations meet the necessary standards
•Produce plans for various RF testing, such as CW testing, PIM testing, external interference analysis, etc.
•Issue different RF design documents/ word orders to other stakeholders for IBS deployment
•Set radio system parameters for UMTS/LTE/5G network
•Implement RF parameters and configure/ integrate new sites into existing 5G/ LTE/ HSPA network
•Work with internal and external stakeholders to mitigate challenges on IBS projects
•Optimize existing IBS for better user experience
•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
•Maintain accurate project information in database/tracking spreadsheets
•Interact 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
•Liaison with equipment vendors for products related updates
•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
•Undergraduate degree with 2-6 years of work experience in a wireless environment
•Experience with iBwave tool
•Strong understanding of Wireless Network functionality and elements. Full Scope of HSPA/LTE Radio Access
•Strong knowledge of HSPA and LTE capacity requirements and capacity KPIs
•Strong understanding of the RAN (Radio Access Network) capacity
•Familiarity with Ericsson radio base station hardware and configuration
•Strong aptitude for research, data analysis and trend development.
•Strong planning and budget, cost estimation and accounting skills.
•Microsoft Office suite
NICE TO HAVE:
•Certification on iBwave tool
•Ability to provide direction and guidance to internal and external groups.
•Specific background in projects involving multiple geographic regions, cross-functional teams
•Ability to manage and track projects
•Ability to operate autonomously within general direction guidelines.
•Personal Competencies: Leadership; Problem Solving / Judgment; Customer Service Orientation; Teamwork and Collaboration; Initiative; Achievement Orientation.
•Highly motivated individual with superior organizational and analytical skills
•C-Suite Level communications and presentation skills
Note: This is a Hybrid role, once a week from Brampton office.