Senior/Principal-Engineering in Little Rock, AR at Windstream

Date Posted: 8/14/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    4001 North Rodney Parham Road
    Little Rock, AR
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/14/2019

Job Description

Job ID:19002648

Windstream is searching for an experienced and responsible engineer to be a subject matter expert for the Fixed Wireless broadband team. The position will work with internal employees and contractors to support all aspects of the fixed wireless network.

Primary Duties:

  • Provide architectural leadership and direction to the fixed wireless team
  • Vendor management across the radio access network (RAN)
  • Monitor, maintain, configure and troubleshoot fixed wireless infrastructure
  • Level 2/3 Fixed Wireless and/or network troubleshooting
  • Support installation and configuration of network equipment
  • Support planning of new customer connections and Fixed Wireless market builds
  • Research, design, and evaluate advanced wireless network technologies
  • Establish mmWave propagation design techniques and guidelines
  • RF Design and Planning and identification of mmWave hardware requirements
  • Field Trial testing of new network equipment and/or services
  • Must effectively interface and provide support to other local departments such as site acquisition, construction, implementation, and operations.
  • Provide both oral and written reports to senior management of status of deployments
  • Survey and analyze best practices for techniques and processes
  • Process and procedure definition and documentation of best practices
  • Maintain service documentation, logs, and trouble tickets

Qualifications:

  • Experience with network management system deployment and utilization (OSS)
  • Strong Knowledge of Layer2 network protocols (STP, VLANs, Ethernet, LACP).
  • Experience with Cisco IOS, Juniper JunOS and/or Alcatel-Lucent router troubleshooting and configuration.
  • Working knowledge of RF propagation tools (Atoll, EDX, Planet).
  • Knowledge of drive test equipment (QXDM, XCAL, DataPro), spectrum analyzer, post-processing tools
  • Experience with mapping and GIS tools such as Mapinfo or ArcGIS support.
  • Experience with fixed wireless broadband Point to point and point to multipoint (Radwin, Cambium, Siklu, Ceragon) or LTE (Nokia, Ericsson, Samsung) is preferred. Willingness to learn is a requirement!
  • Strong computer skills in a Windows PC/Server LAN environment.
  • Excellent problem-solving, phone and people skills.
  • 25% or less travel
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements:  

College degree in Engineering or a related field and/or 10 years equivalent work experience related to Fixed Wireless/Network Engineering/technical experience

EEO Statement: Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. Equal Opportunity Employer including minority/female/disability/veteran; Without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. Windstream is a drug-free workplace.

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