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InfraCell
Posted - 07/12/2007

RF System design engineer - IntraCell

Company InfraCell
Job Type Contract Job
Job Category 3g RF Design WCDMA UMTS Job
Salary N/A
Location Arlington Heights, IL, USA
Region: North America
Requirements
Education Bachelor's Degree
Work Experience 2-5 years
Job Reference
Details InfraCell Incorporated is a global organization dedicated to providing staffing and managed services solutions to the world's major wireless and broadband equipment manufacturers, carriers and system integrators.

As part of its ongoing relationship with one of the world's leading wireless equipment manufacturers, InfraCell has immediate openings for four Senior RF Engineers. These positions are as RF design engineers and will be based in Arlington Heights, IL. with frequent travel to Houston Tx (30% - 50%). The successful candidate will be responsible for the design and optimization of 802.11 based municipal Mesh WiFi Networks. The RF design engineer will work with the existing team members to create detailed system designs utilizing both proprietary and Commercial RF propagation tools in accordance with customer provided design criteria and internal process and procedure related documentation in a TL9000 format.

The RF Design system engineer will work with the site acquisition team to select sites, perform site surveys, conduct interference studies and run propagation models to finalize sites. RF system designer will also create detailed mesh and injection layer designs including selecting mounting assets to achieve customer*s objectives. RF system designer will work with the project manager and implementation teams to ensure that all work is completed and that the system is ready for service in accordance with the overall program schedule and original design specifications. In addition, the RF Design system engineer may be required to perform customer acceptance testing (ATP) and some form of post cutover support.


* Education: BS in Electrical Engineering (or equivalent) with wireless communications and/or RF engineering background . MSEE beneficial.
* Experience: Minimum 5 years experience designing and/or deploying wireless communications network equipment. Experience with RF propagation tools and predictive modeling techniques. Experience with security, wireless backhaul, configuration, management, and deployment is required. Familiarity with QoS and industry standards involved in IP network designs is also desired.
* Knowledge of 802.11 Wireless LAN networks or other wireless communication networks such as CDMA, GSM, GPRS, and iDEN. Knowledge of Mobile IP PDN comprising Home Agent/ Foreign Agent/AAA functionality.
* Excellent analytical problem solving, technical writing, verbal communication, and presentation skills are required.

Desired Areas of Technical Expertise

* RF design experience using RF propagation tools to model desired system behavior. Thorough understanding of link budgets, interference analysis, fading and radio receiver characteristics is required.
* Point to point microwave backhaul design.
* RF site acquisition, selection and development.
* Familiar with IEEE 802.11 and 802.16 standards for WiFi and WiMax radio access networks.
* Performance analysis of RF Networks
* Practical experience of configuration and testing of wireless access points, routers and LAN switches.
* Familiarity with terrestrial transmission protocols such as T1/E1, DS3, SONET/SDH

This is a full-time position and as such is eligible for benefits.

Project location is in Arlington Heights, IL. InfraCell pre-pays all air and ground travel including rental vehicles. Miscellaneous out-of-pocket expenses such as fuel will be reimbursed at cost.

Only US citizens or work-authorized green card holders with relevant work experience need apply. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, creed, sex, or national origin.
Job summary: Job: RF System design engineer - IntraCell USA, Arlington Heights, IL, North America, InfraCell, category: 3g RF Design WCDMA UMTS Job
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