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
DISH Wireless is looking for a Senior RF Engineer based in their local market. Engineers will report to the local RF Engineering Manager and work with other local cross functional teams within the market.
Primary responsibilities include (but may vary as needed):
Perform RF design activities related to building the first standalone 5G broadband network in the US
Optimize the end-to-end RF design, propagation modeling and prediction, for deployment of Macro Cell deployment
Determine equipment and power configurations
Work with eNB/RAN and UE teams on RF solutions including modifications to RF link budgets on a per site level basis to meet operations requirements
Perform site candidate evaluation and selection as well as site walks
Work with RF Management to establish design criteria, link budget and traffic analysis as needed for network design and update existing performance parameters for ongoing improvements as required
Manage projects / processes, working largely unsupervised
Coach and review the work of lower level professionals
Establish and maintain operational plans that will have an impact on the achievement of functional results
Develop solutions to complex RF Engineering issues that require the use of ingenuity and innovation. May recommend changes to procedures and/or policies, as needed
Coordinate cell site call testing and optimization drive activities and troubleshoot cell site issues as they impede signing off on all tests passing in the market
Skills, Experience and Requirements
The ideal Senior RF Engineer will have:
BSEE/BSCS degree and/or at least 5 years of relevant LTE RF Design working experience, and 6+ years overall wireless experience in Design/Optimization or Operations roles including RF support of Site Acquisition and site Construction teams; related degree and experience will be taken into consideration in lieu of BSEE/BSCS
Cellular/Mobile Technology proficiency in 4G/5G and NR theory and practical experience
Experience with macro and small cell nominal and final RF designs including development, operations, RF KPIs, and maintenance of RF link budgets for 3GPP technologies
Full proficiency in setting up, calibration, utilization and data processing of various LTE design and optimization equipment and software
Working knowledge of at least two of the common industry propagation/planning tools (like Planet or Atoll) and experience with model calibrations
Working knowledge of drive test data post-processing, map generation, frequency planning and interference matrix evaluation and site database maintenance, using Windcatcher/Actix/Accuver
Knowledge of equipment co-location requirements for multiple operators and experience performing inter-modulation and other external interference analysis
Must be able to perform at a mastery level of all the above mentioned skills
Compensation: $87,500.00/Year - $125,000.00/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 ...