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14 Oct 2017

Full-Time Network Engineer

Ericsson –  Plano, Texas, United States

Job Description

Job Summary:

We are looking for an RF engineer experienced with in building network design and optimization to join Ericsson’s in building small cells engineering team. The successful candidate will be responsible for performing in building design and optimization in accordance with customer requirements. Experience performing radio network design using ibwave designer, ability to create a complete BOM inclusive of EPL+3PP, in building walk test optimization, and familiarity with 3rd party DAS and small cell products. Will need to get up to speed quickly on Ericsson small cells products and features. You will be engaged in the whole delivery process from pre-sales of services and networks to service delivery and acceptance.

The role focuses on executing design, audit and optimization of services, where you will be accountable for part of the solution and of the service process. Hereby, you should be able to keep time, performance and quality according to Ericsson requirements and customer contracts.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Interface with Ericsson field engineering team and support Site Survey readiness
  • Solution development using Ericsson Small Cell products (RDS, mRBS, Pico)
  • Able to create optimized in building designs using ibwave  (RDS, Passive DAS, 3rd party DAS)
  • Familiarity with other design tools a plus
  • Comfortable making solution recommendations based on the type of venue
  • Comfortable presenting and defending designs to customer and Ericsson Account team
  • Attention to detail a must
  • Interface and provide guidance to offshore team in support of committed deliverables
  • Creation of a Detailed Bill of Materials including Power Plant, Battery backup Antennas, Cables, Fiber, Splitters and Combiners as well as Rack mounting options
  • Development of Installation / Construction packages (i.e. Rack layout, cable running lists, physical and logical configuration) prior to CX start
  • Support Construction Team by making changes to the design if needed and answering technical questions
  • Work with the Supply Team to ensure part numbers and prices are updated in SAP when the design is completed
  • Develop RNDCIQ (system integration pre-requisite) prior to scripting and integration


  • Support Integration Troubleshooting
  • Familiar with Walk Test data collection tools (i.e. FalconSmart, TEMS, etc) and able set up and use
  • Analysis of walk test data to optimize venues to meet Design criteria for Coverage and Dominance
  • Understand the Ericsson product Releases, Feature Sets, and associated parameters
  • Support Optimization of the venue to maximize end user experience and meet Exit criteria
  • Development of system As built and project close out documents

Key Qualifications:

  • Education:  Academic degree, minimum on bachelor level, in engineering (IT, Telecom) or
  • 3-5 years’ experience designing, deploying and optimizing Radio Access networks
  • iBwave Certified Engineer – (preferably level 2 or better)
  • Knowledge of ASG in building construction standards
  • Experience with In Building DAS design using 3rd party hardware a plus
  • Advanced technical knowledge in the network area of working (Radio, Transport, Core or Wireline)
  • English Skills

Why is Ericsson a great place to work?

Ericsson is the driving force behind the Networked Society where every person and every industry is empowered to reach their full potential. Mobility, broadband and the cloud are transforming the world, enabling industries and society to provide better services, capture new opportunities, improve businesses, increase efficiency, and create new user experiences.

Our services, software and infrastructure support every major telecom operator in the world. The transformation that this brings allows people, business and society to fulfill their potential and build a more sustainable future.

With some 115,000 employees and customers in 180 countries, we combine global scale with technology and services leadership. We support networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. 40 percent of the world’s mobile traffic is carried over Ericsson networks. And our SEK 100 billion investment in research and development over the last three years ensure that our solutions – and our customers – are at the forefront of innovation.

At Ericsson, we give our employees the freedom to think big. Your ideas and innovations can turn into achievements that impact society and change the world. Are you ready to be a change-maker? Learn what makes YOU + Ericsson a powerful combination. Join us today.

Founded in 1876, Ericsson has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. Net sales in 2014 were SEK 228.0 billion (USD 33.1 billion). Ericsson is listed on NASDAQ OMX stock exchange in Stockholm and the NASDAQ in New York.

DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. Therefore employees assigned may be required to perform additional job tasks required by the manager.


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