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Field Engineer I - Syracuse

Company: DISH
Location: Syracuse
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Department SummaryDISH is transforming the future of connectivity. We're doing it by building the country's first virtualized, standalone 5G wireless network from scratch. The foundation of a connected world, it's a network free of the limitations of the past, and flexible enough to satisfy all the social, economic and transformative needs of the changing world. Job Duties and ResponsibilitiesAs a 5G ORAN Field Engineer, you'll be out in the field keeping our facilities and equipment in top form by maintaining multiple locations in your assigned area. You will be responsible for post construction checks, Single Site verification, commissioning, site acceptance, testing and maintaining cell sites and edge and local data center installations. Responsibilities include regular maintenance, keeping inventories, and doing audits as well. You will also be evaluating our network coverage and finding ways to make it even better.Activities to be performed include:Support and deploy as needed a CU-CP and CU-UP Network Function using VMWare Telco Cloud Automation Platform and will run test and troubleshoot if remote config file push failsSupport and deploy as needed a DU Network Function using VMWare Telco Cloud Automation Platform They will run test and troubleshoot if remote config file push failsResponsible for configuring the CSR at the sitesResponsible for cabinet inspection to ensure there is no post-construction issue on the siteValidating the breaker placement, GPS cable is connected, and backhaul fiber is connectedVerify power and other site configuration and validate the GC COP to ensure site is ready for commissioningVerify antenna positions to confirm azimuth and abnormal tilts, color placements, etc. FE will be responsible for single site verification to ensure there is no VSWR/ PIM/ RET/ swap issue using EXFO toolFE will ensure fiber connection are configured correctly at the site and at the LDC. Also, test it using the EXFO, OTDR, Fiberscope toolVerify for any faulty radios through manual checks, EXFO and once site is configured on EMSFE will work closely with the microwave and transport expert in the market to triage and troubleshoot the problems during integration, commissioning and post launch as neededFE will be responsible for all site maintenance/ network alarm solution and fixFE will be working closely with RF and construction war room team to triage and troubleshoot any network functionality issues during construction, post construction and commissioning phase of work Skills, Experience and RequirementsAt least 3-5 years current experience in a telecommunications role with direct experience with RAN, 4G LTE cell site troubleshooting and testing experienceFamiliar with testing protocols to include transport, RF, and full base-station turn-up, commissioning, and validation testing Experience troubleshooting antenna systems from transmitter to antenna using tools like a spectrum analyzerPerforming optimization, troubleshooting, and maintenance of base station equipment, radio transmitters, and Fiber network gear and test equipmentTesting the fiber network and integrating network hardware to bring new products on-air and improve customer experienceEvaluating network coverage to find gaps, making recommendations to improve coverage, and helping to implement those recommendationsExpertise in PIM/VSWR/MIMO/RET including knowledge of fiber and LTE remote radio headsExperience with Lucent, Motorola, Nokia, Samsung, or Ericsson, base station equipment with LTE or CDMA technology. --- Telecom experience such as T1, DACS, or OMPExperience with dark and lit fiber testing using equipment such as OTDR, fiberscopeElectronics training in telecommunications, two-way radio, paging, or microwave radioComputer support experience, including troubleshooting PC hardware and configurationsExperience with DC power distribution systems such as Galaxy, Alpha or LorainTraining in data communications, digital communications, operating systems and applications, computer support, scripting, and project management preferredTravel required - Up to 75% Ability to read technical drawings such as as-builts, construction drawings, and MOP'sAbility to stand for long periods of time on ladders, lift over 70 lbs. at times, crawl into small spaces, work in all climates and remain within the individual weight requirement of 335 lbsBending, lifting, climbing a ladder and working on a roof or in tight places may be required Preferred Education and ExperienceA technical degree in Electronics or Telecommunications or a combination of military and industry experience will be considered BenefitsFrom versatile health perks to new career opportunities, check out our benefits on our careers website. Employment is contingent on successful completion of a pre-employment screen, which may include a Motor Vehicle Record review and drug test.

Keywords: DISH, Syracuse , Field Engineer I - Syracuse, IT / Software / Systems , Syracuse, New York

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