RF Engineer

  • location: Annapolis Junction, MD
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $38 - $42 per hour

job description

RF Engineer

job summary:
Randstad Technologies is hiring and we're looking for someone like YOU to join our team! If you are seeking a new opportunity, looking to grow in your career, or you know someone who is - we want to hear from you! Take a look at the below opportunity, or feel free to visit RandstadUSA.com to view and apply to any of our open roles.

location: Annapolis Junction, Maryland
job type: Contract
salary: $38 - 42 per hour
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: No Degree Required
Primary responsibilities include:

- Responsible for contributing in the RF Design of the regional cellular network and aid with the deployment of 3G/4G/5G technologies.

- Regulatory - Prepare FCC/FAA and EME/RFE submissions accurately and in a timely manner, tracking their successful analysis and implementation as per HQs directive and requirements. Ensure appropriate follow-up is done to receive Regulatory Construction and In Service Approvals in a timely manner.

- Quality Assurance - Ensure proper installation of equipment and RF Mitigation at each cell site by reviewing close-out/sweep packages and ensuring it meets RF objectives and direction. Work with RF, Construction and Performance Engineers on appropriate resolution.

Secondary responsibilities include:

- Create search areas within their geographic area of responsibility; working with the performance team to understand area and issues within his/her sector; and working with System Performance counterpart to understand issues and help reduce Lost Calls and Ineffective Attempts within their sector.

Other responsibilities include:

-Create and supply cell site translations; performing drive testing to evaluate search area candidate as necessary; beginning to identify location specific needs for new cells taking baseline, performance, capacity, and population into consideration; and evaluating coverage problems and requirements for coverage cells.


- Extensive knowledge of FCC Emissions and RF Safety guidelines

- Proficient on RF/Regulatory and PM Software: Atoll, Fuze/Siterra, Roofmaster/Roofview

- Expert in office computer applications: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access.

- Proficient on Programming Languages: VBA, Python, Tableau, C++

- RF System Optimization techniques for voice and data for Nortel, Motorola, and/or Nokia infrastructure

- Should have a good understanding of engineering concepts, and must show aptitude and desire to learn and advance in a technical field.


General understanding and or working knowledge in one or more of the following platforms and/or technologies:

- Voice cells infrastructure including: Lucent, Motorola, Nortel, CDMA data Digital

- Communications including: DS1, DS3, Fiber, ISDN

- Operating systems and applications including: UNIX, Windows, MS Office

- Wireless data service including: CDPD, CDMA, CSD, STP, RF Fingerprinting Analog, CDMA, Flexent Modular cells (CDMA & PCS), RMT software, and 3G technology

- Test equipment including: T-Birds, DataPro, pilot scanners, baseline equipment, spectrum analyzers


- BS in Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent work experience in the cellular or telecommunications industry

- 1 to 3 years of experience.

  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 3 years of experience
  • Education: No Degree Required
  • Python
  • Tableau

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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