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Hardware Engineer

Plano, TX TBD

Posted: 03/18/2019 Industry: Network / Systems Job Number: 7674

Position: Hardware Engineer

Location: Plano, TX

Type: 12-Month Contract +

  • The hardware engineer’ s role is to support wireless equipment deployments and new technology trials.
  • This includes participation in installation, monitoring, maintenance, support and optimization of wireless network hardware, software and communication links. 
  • This individual will also analyze and resolve network hardware and system trouble in live networks.

  • Interface between customers and R&D center for product design, implementation, and issue resolution
  • Overseeing and participation in installation of wireless communications equipment
  • Troubleshooting of wireless network issues through the systematic test and debugging of hardware and software systems
  • Testing and characterizing performance of wireless networks through logging, monitoring, and reporting on key performance indicators
  • Developing methods of procedure (MOPs) and providing training for field technicians

Knowledge and Experience
  • Experience and familiarity with 3G/4G/5G cellular communications systems  infrastructure (RAN and CORE) and user equipment (UE / CPE)
  • Basic RF engineering skills including familiarity with 3G/4G/5G radios/antenna systems
  • Design and deployment of LANs, WANs, and wireless networks, including servers, routers, hubs, switches, UPSs, power plants, HFCs, and other networking hardware
  • Experience with basic electronic test tools such as DVM, fiber test sets, RF power meters
  • Experience with basic laboratory test equipment like Ethernet test sets, base station analyzers,  oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, signal generators
  • Competence with diagnostic and standard hand tools
  • Good working knowledge of AC and DC power design & testing including 3 Phase AC
  • Experience and familiarity with configuration, design, and operation of 24VDC & 48VDC power supplies
  • Familiarity with networking equipment, fiber optics, GPS systems
  • Familiarity with electronic equipment installation best practices and regulations
  • Basic familiarity of electronic equipment regulatory certifications
  • Excellent hardware and troubleshooting experience
  • Proven analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Self-motivated and willingness/ability to work independently
  • Travel up to 20% of the time
  • BS Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related field
  • 10+ years relevant experience




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