RF Engineer III

Perform Site and Cluster Level RF Optimization for CDMA/UMTS/LTE and upcoming 5G Networks.

Location: Nationwide

Multiple openings available. 


RF Optimization Tasks could be related to: New Site/Carrier Add Optimization (Pre/Post Launch ) and Cluster Level Optimization to drive Network Wide KPI improvements.

RF Optimization Tasks include:

  • Capture and Review Baseline KPI’s for the Site and/or Cluster to identify KPIs that don’t meet KPI Targets and Thresholds.
  • Review RFDS and Design Data – CIQ and compare it against OSS data.
  • Ability to Perform and Review Gold Standard Parameter Audit for sites/carriers integrated in OSS.
  • Perform Parameter changes on OSS – related to Gold Standard Alignment or Optimization Related parameter Changes
  • Review RF Functionals – Alarms, RSSI-VSWR checks for the new sites and carriers. Highlight issues if the RF Functionals are not within acceptable standards and direct it to the appropriate teams for further troubleshooting.
  • Ability to work with Tower Vendors and Field Technicians/Operations Technicians to troubleshoot RF Path Issues and verify post resolution. 
  • RF Drive /Geo-Located Data Analysis (if available) and providing RF Recommendations – E-tilt/M-tilt, Power, Idle and Connected Mode Parameter Changes, Azimuth Changes etc
  • RF KPI Monitoring – Accessibility, Retainability, DL Throughput, Mobility
  • Identify Worst KPI Offenders – Cells or Sites in cluster and then perform a deep dive RCA to troubleshoot and fix the issue – make relevant Parameter Changes (E-tilt/M-tilt, Power, Idle and Connected Mode Parameter Changes, MIMO Parameters, Power Control Parameters, Traffic Balance related parameter changes etc)
  • Post Optimization KPIs should be similar or better than Baseline KPI’s. 
  • Hands on Experience on all relevant Samsung LSM Modules in order to make parameter changes, implement bulk workorders, pull KPI’s thru performance statistics module.

Tools Used: Samsung LSM, Samsung BSM, Mapinfo, Actix, Atoll, Asset

Required Qualifications

  • More than 7+ years of RF Optimization experience. 
  • Must have 2- 3 Yrs of experience in working on Samsung LTE OSS – LSM for any of the Telecom Operators
  • 5G Deployment Experience is preferred  

Soft Skills

Strong interpersonal skills, Good communication skills, verbal and written, Ability to troubleshoot issues/problems, Ability to work effectively with customers, suppliers, internal team and PM, Self-starter, Flexible, Works independently.

Desired Education

B.S. of E.E. or M.S. in Telecommunications or E.E is preferred.

To apply for this position please email your resume to: Gregory.copeland@mastec.com 

Use the Subject Line: RF Engineer III – Career Opening