DISH is transforming the future of connectivity. We’re doing it by building the country’s first virtualized, standalone 5G wireless network from scratch. The foundation of a connected world, it’s a network free of the limitations of the past, and flexible enough to satisfy all the social, economic and transformative needs of the changing world.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
As a 5G ORAN Project Engineer, you’ll be providing engineering support for our projects and ensure our equipment is in top form for multiple projects. You will be responsible for the quality of the project deployment, acceptance, testing and maintenance of private network solutions. The Project Engineer will help DISH meet customer commitment dates and support project managers in appropriate planning, scheduling and tracking of resources and deliverables.
The Project Engineer will deliver 5G ORAN specific and general engineering support throughout the program lifecycle including support for pipeline opportunities as necessary. Leverage your wireless experience to deliver solutions and projects to customers. Work with project teams to accurately define the problem set, and then create solutions for implementation based on DISH’s product portfolio.
Activities to be performed include:
Document customer design requirements to include frequency bands, KPI’s and use cases
Conduct site surveys of customer facilities to build RF and construction plans
Submit detailed RF design requests and review final products
Create detailed project specific designs and scopes of work
Create ROMs and BOMs to meet customer requirements
Create detailed drawings for head end layout and remote connections
Perform estimated RF coverage plots with various RF planning tools
Conduct analysis and prepare RF link budgets
Be responsible for solution installation and integration
Be responsible for all site maintenance/network alarm troubleshooting
Working closely with RF and construction teams to triage and troubleshoot any network functionality issues during installation and integration
Skills, Experience and Requirements
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience of 5 years of project engineering experience or a combination of military and industry experience will be considered
At least 3-5 years current experience of project engineer experience within wireless industry or federal projects. Direct experience with RAN, 4G LTE cell site troubleshooting and testing experience preferred.
Familiar with testing protocols to include transport, RF, and full base-station turn-up, commissioning, and validation testing
Experience troubleshooting antenna systems from transmitter to antenna using tools like a spectrum analyzer
Performing optimization, troubleshooting, and maintenance of base station equipment, radio transmitters, and Fiber network gear and test equipment
Testing the fiber network and integrating network hardware to bring new products on-air and improve customer experience
Evaluating network coverage to find gaps, making recommendations to improve coverage, and helping to implement those recommendations
Training in data communications, digital communications, operating systems and applications, computer support, scripting, and project management preferred
Travel required – Up to 50%
Ability to read technical drawings such as as-builts, construction drawings, and MOP’s
Ability to stand for long periods of time on ladders, lift over 70 lbs. at times, crawl into small spaces, work in all climates.
Excellent communication skills
Compensation: $75,600.00/Year - $140,400.00/Year
Compensation and Benefits
We also offer versatile health perks, including flexible spending accounts, HSA, a 401(k) Plan with company match, ESPP, career opportunities, and a flexible time away plan; all benefits can be viewed here: DISH Benefits.
The base pay range shown is a guideline. Individual total compensation will vary based on factors such as qualifications, skill level, and competencies; compensation is based on the role's location and is subject to change based on work location. Candidates need to successfully complete a pre-employment screen, which may include a drug test and DMV check.
On-ramping/Off-ramping parental leave
Unconscious bias training
Remote work policy
Part time policy
Short term disability
Our adventure began by changing the way people watched TV, bringing DISH to where big cable wouldn’t: rural America. Since then, we have reinvented ourselves and our own industry with Sling TV to give millions of consumers more choice in entertainment. Today, we’ve officially entered the consumer wireless industry as the fourth largest wireless provider with our acquisitions of Boost Mobile, Ting Mobile ...