When you join Verizon

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What you’ll be doing...

Our network engineering team keeps us ahead of the competition. As a Principal RF Engineer, you’ll produce RF planning analyses, budgets, and traffic reports for the region. You’ll also give guidance to markets on RF planning, and develop network evolution and growth plans. You’ll play a key role in making sure our customers continue to enjoy the crystal-clear connections and top-notch call performance that we’re known for.· Working with engineers and planners to recommend process improvements, especially where additional automation is possible.

  • Serving as the subject matter expert for BTS and E-UTRAN architecture and planning tools.
  • Leading ad-hoc trials to improve LTE, 5G and VoLTE performance, and supporting optimization efforts and the network build program.
  • Building the pipeline of capacity and coverage solution projects.
  • Providing leadership, guidance, and technical direction to the RF team, hosting meetings to plan and share information, and ensuring consistency in the regional planning policy.
  • Developing and updating the yearly capital budget plan and providing regional feedback to HQ recommendations.

Where you'll be working…

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

What we’re looking for...

You’re a technical leader with excellent problem solving, analytical, and organizational skills. Resourceful and motivated, you’re driven to constantly find new ways to improve productivity and quality through automation. You’re energized by the prospect of representing us at meetings and forums, and you enjoy mentoring and coaching junior team members in order to improve the capability of engineering across the region.

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • LTE traffic engineering experience, and experience with performance and traffic trending tools.
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • A degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or computer science. Ideally, with a specialization in RF or communications systems.
  • Knowledge of LTE and 5G technologies.
  • Extensive knowledge of RF antenna theory and design.
  • Experience with Ericsson infrastructure.
  • Knowledge of LTE call processing (originations, handoffs) and data networking (switching/routing, TCP/IP).
  • Mapping skills and in-depth knowledge of RF design using Atoll design tool.
  • Knowledge of interference detection and correction techniques.
  • Experience with RF data collection/analysis/propagation tools and RF test equipment.
  • Experience with MapInfo, ArcGIS or QGIS.
  • Familiarity with Monte Carlo simulation or other statistical models.
  • Experience in database management.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

NYC candidates: Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for onsite and hybrid NYC roles. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons). Additional information will be provided during the hiring process.