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Verizon Communications Inc

Military Fellowship - RF Engineer


Applications Engineer


Bedminster, New Jersey, United States

When you join Verizon

Verizon is one of the world's leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect around the world. We're a human network that reaches across the globe and works behind the scenes. We anticipate, lead, and believe that listening is where learning begins. In crisis and in celebration, we come together-lifting up our communities and striving to make an impact to move the world forward. If you're fueled by purpose, and powered by persistence, explore a career with us. Here, you'll discover the rigor it takes to make a difference and the fulfillment that comes with living the #NetworkLife.

What you'll be doing...

Our Network Engineering team keeps us ahead of the competition. You will proactively provide support for overall network performance as a member of the RF Design Team. You will be responsible for the design and optimization of sites in a geographic area. You'll have a positive impact on our organization, and change the way that our customers live, work, and play.

  • Work with Capacity Planning and System Performance engineers to identify and kick off new search areas for cell sites, and walk candidate locations, approve site locations and create RF site designs.
  • Identify and design capacity solutions including new sites, radio upgrades, and optimization projects. Issue designs and support them through the project lifecycle including: design, drawing reviews, electromagnetic emissions analysis, and regulatory submissions (FCC and EME).
  • Proactively look for areas to improve overall network performance, and provide technical leadership through analysis, troubleshooting and training of market and regional engineers as needed.
  • Coordinate with various groups including Capacity Planning, Performance Engineering, and Operations to design and successfully deploy network improvement solutions.
  • Prioritize multiple projects and drive decisions and resolutions for unique network service problems.
  • Optimize 5G, LTE and Radio Access Networks using traditional and innovative methods.
  • Review all aspects of job functions and recommend new procedures, programs, and test tools to enable greater job productivity.
  • Interface with project managers, real estate, construction, field operations, engineering, sales, marketing, finance and regulatory to ensure that our network quality and financial objectives are met.
  • Continuously improve the performance of voice and data wireless networks.
  • Take ownership of projects and identify new processes to improve efficiencies and optimize network performance. Prioritize high visibility projects to meet regional build plan goals and manage projects independently.
  • Take ownership of issues and drive them to resolution.

What we're looking for...

You'll need to have:
  • Must be a current participant of the Department of Defense Skillbridge Program or of the Hiring our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program Cohort 2-2024.
  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in the cellular or telecommunications industry.
  • Knowledge of LTE including VoLTE and RAN Networks.
  • Knowledge of 5G-NR standards.
  • Valid driver's license.

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

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Computer Science; Master's degree a plus.
  • Knowledge of LTE System Design and Optimization.
  • Knowledge of 3GPP LTE and 5G standards including VoLTE.
  • Experience working in Atoll or other radio propagation modeling tool.
  • Experience with electromagnetic energy analysis tools such as Roof Master.
  • Knowledge of mapping software such as MapInfo, Google Earth, ArcGIS, and Topo.
  • Strong statistical and analytical abilities.
  • Self-motivation with the ability to work independently and efficiently.

If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don't meet every "even better" qualification listed above.

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.

Scheduled Weekly Hours

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 page to learn more.YmJnZW5lcmljLjM1MDk5LjEzMTgzQHZlcml6b253b3JrZGF5LmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ.gif