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5G RF Optimization Engineer

  • Location: Coppell, 75019
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 2 months ago

Position: 5G RF Optimization Engineer
Location: Coppell, Texas 75019
Term: 24 Months Contract
Pay Rate: $59.25/hr.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Performs RF performance activities in customer projects independently, according to project plan and in project managers guidance.
  • Analysis of KPIs, investigation and improvement of network quality problems.
  • Implementation of new features and tuning 5G/4G (LTE) radio network parameters.

Candidates MUST have the following:
  • T-Mobile & Nokia current experience
  • MINIMUM of 2 years 5G experience
  • Minimum of 10-years of work experience in RF Optimization for LTE/VoLTE/ 5G.

Is it a good fit? (Requirements):
  • MS in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science or other related Engineering. Bachelors with 10 or more years of experience also acceptable.
  • Proficient in MS Office, especially Excel (formulas, running macros), MS PowerPoint
  • 5G Optimization experience covering Sub6 Optimization; DSS Optimization; mmWave Optimization; VONR, NSA, SA.
  • Experience with Multi-Layer Cluster Optimization including 5G/LTE/UMTS.
  • Experience with network performance management functions including trending, analysis, monitoring, reporting, and troubleshooting.
  • Prior experience with 5G/LTE parameters, KPI counters, Operational Performance Indicator (OPI) counters, and associated call scenarios. Skills to review daily KPI reports and identify sites with performance degradation issues is required.
  • Deep experience in network performance components and troubleshooting. Network performance problem detection and solution methods, e.g., throughput issues, drop call rates, access/rach failures etc. Have knowledge of Nokia tools including Nokia NetAct OSS , Web Element Manager, CM Editor, Nokia SON etc. creating reports and deep dive counter-based analysis.
  • Understanding of Radio Resource Management functionalities, e.g., handover control, admission controls, capacity management, etc.
  • Knowledge of running traces for troubleshooting/analysis. Must have knowledge of the various drive testing equipment such as JDSU/RAN Advisor, Nemo, TEMS, X-CAL, Windcatcher and FalconSmart.
  • Experience with Nokia NetAct OSS in alarm management, performance Suite management, and parameter configuration.

Even better if you have:
  • Prior experience working with T-Mobile tools, OneData, Truecall, ActixOne, Atoll, Asset, IMNOS and RFDS.
  • Hands-on experience and knowledge of Nokia TDD and FDD parameters.
  • Knowledge in RF Optimization Layer 3 analysis experience using tools similar to ACTIX.
  • Expertise in troubleshooting to perform tasks such as resetting an eNB/gNB/RRH, changing parameters, run XLM plans, alarms, RSSI issues
  • Hands-on knowledge of monitoring site alarms, doing health check status of sites, and resolve alarms.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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