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RF/RAN Engineer

Posted 12 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 20 February 2023
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Job Description:


  • As a Performance Assurance Engineer, you will be responsible to be part of a team of 4G/5G RAN Performance Assurance technical staff, business intelligence analysts, and visualization architects.

  • You will be responsible to provide support and expertise for proactive identification of issues, analysis and diagnostics across a diverse 4G/5G network infrastructure using expansive data and measurement capabilities.

Specific Responsibilities include:

  • 10+ years of professional experience in RAN Systems & RF Engineering.

  • Proactive monitoring in identifying Key KPI degradation for VoLTE, 4G/5G technologies and analyzing the root cause of degradation.

  • Analyzing changes in service impacting parameters and alarms and analyzing their impact on KPIs

  • Working closely with Tier-3 team in troubleshooting and resolving internal performance tickets.

  • Focus on VoLTE KPIs to improve muting and drop calls with focus on optimizing handovers and minimize factors such as RRE which impacts muting.

  • Work closely with the internal and external stakeholders to define 4G/5G KPI measurement methodologies and targets (KPI, KQI) for 4G/5G RAN product acceptance.

  • Work closely with stakeholders to help build products that help utilize large amount of structured & unstructured data in analyzing network performance.

  • Ability to use statistical languages such as R, programmable languages such as python and data visualization tools such as Tableau/Spotfire to analyze large datasets and present information to stakeholders.

  • Proactively define and interpret data/metrics/KPIs, analyze results, and provide insights to determine operational impact, trends and opportunities for all the 4G/5G RAN products.

  • Communicate key findings to stakeholders using visualizations and/or other suitable methods.

  • Aid in product & feature performance analysis, evaluation of new product & SW releases and 3rd party product evaluation using analytics/data science to drive intelligent business decisions and to build product synergies across all product elements.

  • Demonstrate ability to analyze and interpret a mix of qualitative and quantitative data using various data sources, construct compelling narratives, and provide actionable insights and recommendations on complex topics.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to communicate key technical concepts, ability to package complex ideas into logical, easy-to-follow progressions

  • Adapt to changes in a dynamic business environment, support management initiatives, and guide other engineers

  • Present ideas, technical and non-technical, in a logical, compelling manner in a written format and verbally in both small and large group settings

Background & Competencies Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering; Advanced degree in Data Science or a related Data Engineering, or equivalent experience is beneficial.

  • Strong technical knowledge of any wireless technology & procedures including CDMA/EVDO/LTE/Volte and 5G.

  • Must possess expert-level understanding of operational measurements/counters to monitor and define Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

  • Experience with evaluating service performance trends and proactively defining RAN system performance related issues.

  • Experience with data visualization and ability to quickly grasp statistical methods, and methodologies.

  • Maintain a strong command of current data analytics technology trends, including emerging paradigms and practices.

  • Successful record of accomplishment defining direction and providing specific instruction for engineering projects/programs leveraging personal knowledge and organizational skills to increase team efficiency, facilitate personal development and mentor colleagues.

  • Working knowledge of statistical concepts (distributions, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals) and experience applying to real-world applications.

  • Demonstrated research and problem-solving skills via prior work experience. Experience with wireless infrastructure provider and/or operator is desired.

  • Must have a strong work ethic, integrity and work extremely well in a team environment.

Physical/Mental Demands and Working Conditions:

  • The position requires the ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities in the following environment:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Must be skilled in developing and maintaining good working relationships with all appropriate levels within and outside the company.

  • Operate a computer keyboard and view a video display terminal more than 75% of work time in an office work environment

  • Frequently works additional hours beyond normal schedule.

  • Performs work under time schedules and stresses, which are normally periodic or cyclical and include time sensitive job stress, fatigue, unpaid over-time, intellectual challenge, constant technical data feedback, language barriers, and project management stress.

  • Machines, tools, equipment, and work aids include PC?s, printers, etc. most often associated with office work area equipment

  • Travel to customer locations, trade shows, etc. approximately 20% of time.

  • Under minimal supervision with a high level of responsibility to apply general policies and guidelines where decisions are seldom monitored, consequences of decisions may adversely affect operating results and management decisions.

  • Position has complete access to confidential company data where disclosure may jeopardize the company's competitive position.

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