Sr Engineer, Radio Frequency

  • Company: T-Mobile
  • Location: Tampa, Florida
  • Posted: October 29, 2016
  • Reference ID: 73935BR
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.Sr Engineer, Radio FrequencyAdvanced understanding of RF propagation principles, cellular theory, RF engineering tools and antenna theory
Comprehensive knowledge of Ericsson/Nokia UMTS platforms as well as knowledge of Ericsson, Nortel, and Nokia GSM product lines
Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills
Advanced computer skills (UNIX, Oracle Database, Excel macros and SQL programming a plus)
Strong problem solving / troubleshooting skills
Expert level MapInfo skills
Must be self-motivated, able to work under pressure, and multitask
Must be able to prioritize work schedule and workload
5-7 years' experience within the wireless industry troubleshooting, optimizing, and designing wireless communication sites
2 years Previous experience training others
High School Diploma/GED
Engineering, Engineering Technology or equivalent technicalRequires competency in customer focus, change & innovation, strategic thinking, relationship building & influencing, talent management, results focus and inspirational leadership.

Serves as the lead resource for advanced monitoring and review of radio network Key Performance Indicators (KPI). Develops processes and strategic approaches to problem solving. Devises inter and intra team processes for system performance. Serves as KPI subject matter expert in order to improve network performance. Supervises, monitors, and analyzes statistical network performance data. Collects, processes and reviews drive test data. Works with the operations team to troubleshoot complex site network problems. Reviews data to determine the cause of faulty equipment. Addresses customer and employee complaints received through Information Analyzer and *811 (#fix) applications. Works with RF Engineers to evaluate and resolve complex issues. Updates databases with resolution or actions taken.
Lead resource for coverage, capacity, and performance activities. Defines and develops internal process used for radio network design. Provides capacity planning and growth strategies. Participates with federal, state and local jurisdictions to ensure regulatory and zoning compliance. Leads the development, testing, and validation of RF feature plan proposals. Defines implementation guidelines for approved new features and technologies.
Leads team in the application of RF principles to performance activities. Serves as lead subject matter expert on GSM/GPRS/EDGE/UMTS and emerging technology theory.
Mentors engineering and technical staff. May be required to develop training materials and host training sessions. Provides engineering support to Sales/Customers. Advises management on tactical and strategic issues. Serves as the lead 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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