Radio Network Planning and Optimization Engineer - Huawei Technologies, Bucharest
Huawei is a global leader of ICT solutions, whose vision is to enrich life through communication.
Continuously innovating based on customer needs, we are committed to enhancing customer experiences and creating maximum value for telecom carriers, enterprises, and consumers.
Among our customers are 45 of the world's top 50 telecom operators and one third of the world’s population uses Huawei technologies. Huawei is active in more than 170 countries and has over 150,000 employees of which more than 70,000 are engaged in research and development (R&D).
We are diverse, and we embrace it. With us you have the opportunity to work in a dynamic, multinational environment with more than 150 nationalities worldwide. We seek and reward talent.
Join us for Building a Better Connected World!
• Bachelors Degree or above in wireless, microwave, radio transmission, antenna, communications and electronics, or related fields
• Proficient knowledge of mobile communications and principles of GSM/UMTS products, signaling flow and protocols, electromagnetic theory, radio transmission, antenna system, and so on
• Ability to implement and supervise optimization project. Person who has relative project experience is preferred
• 1-2 years of experience in radio network planning and optimization preferred
• Fluency in English
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform the following RF network design, planning and optimization activities as required
Fully proficient in set-up, calibration, utilization, and data post processing of drive-test hardware and software products
Understand equipment co-location requirements for multiple operators and perform inter-modulation analysis
Proficient knowledge of MapInfo software.
Comprehensive understanding of RF channel environment (fast fading, slow fading, time dispersion, scattering, diffraction, wave length/frequency dependence, etc.) and proper prediction model selection (Okomura, Hata, COST231, etc.) and their key parameters calibration for various frequencies
Good knowledge of system topology and air interface parameters of at least one of the main technologies (GSM/GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, LTE etc.)
Understanding of system topology and air interface parameters of at least one of the main telecommunication technologies (GSM, UMTS, LTE etc.)
Good knowledge of at least one of the main equipment vendors
Knowledge of system features and parameters for optimal network performance
Analyze network performance reports and good understanding of KPIs
Carry out optimization techniques (proper antenna selection for optimal horizontal/vertical performance, mechanical/electrical tilting, appropriate transmit power setting, antenna clearance, neighbor list analysis, etc.) for optimal site/cluster performance
Good understanding of antenna theory (aperture, gain, beam width, dipole vs. isotropic), antenna performance (return loss, impedance matching, etc.), and engineering tools (spectrum analyzer, site master, etc.)
Perform link budget, design criteria and traffic analysis
Help to define processes and procedures for RF engineering tasks