verizon RF Planning Engineer in Schaumburg, Illinois
When you join Verizon
Verizon is a leading provider of technology, communications, information and entertainment products, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our ambition and united in our shared purpose to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.
What you’ll be doing...
Join Verizon as we continue to expand our industry-leading network to improve the ways people, businesses, and things connect. Verizon is positioned to lead the “Fourth Industrial Revolution” (4IR) with the emergence of technologies like our best-in-class 5G network and the Internet of Things (IoT) to impact a wide variety of industries such as healthcare, education, manufacturing, public safety, government, and many others. We are in the midst of historic breakthroughs in connectivity and mobility to blend the physical and the digital through cutting-edge technologies such as virtual reality, augmented reality, artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles, nanotechnologies, 3D printing, wearables, and advanced robotics. As part of this team, you will play a critical role in our network transformation through building a unified network across all lines of business and maintaining the technology that keeps millions of our customers connected.
Managing search area issuance, candidate assessment, and approvals.
Partnering with System Performance to improve various network KPIs.
Using internal tools to process regulatory compliance.
Working on new cell sites, making sure the site is properly integrated into the network and optimized for peak performance.
Performing Macro/Small Cell design/In Building design, including antenna selection and placement.
Creating designs for macro cell, small cell, and modifications to these network elements.
Working with other engineering groups on solution implementation.
Mentoring junior engineers.
Assisting and leading special projects.
What we’re looking for...
You'll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
Two or more years of relevant work experience.
Experience RF design and optimization.
Willingness to travel.
A valid Driver's License.
Even better if you have:
A degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or computer science.
Knowledge of RF theory and practice, as well as LTE/VoL/5G technology.
Experience in design & optimization of LTE/VoLTE/5G networks.
Knowledge of propagation modeling software such as Planet EV or Atoll.
Knowledge of LTE network KPIs and key parameters.
Experience with Model Tuning.
Knowledge of various RF tools such as Mapinfo or post processing software.
Knowledge of SQL scripting or VB Scripting.
Knowledge of Excel, including VB macro creation and worksheet manipulation.
Equal Employment Opportunity
We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion (https://www.verizon.com/about/careers/work-culture) page to learn more.
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