We are actively seeking an experienced RF Systems Engineer to join a company who pride themselves on their quality of service which has led to great success. The purpose of the role is to lead the network design and build, supporting the deployment and leading trials. It's an exciting time to join as the company are on track for significant growth and are delivering a fantastic service tackling digital exclusion attributed to poor connectivity and infrastructure.
Joining a small team, you’ll be developing low-latency, high-capacity wireless networks - particularly focusing on remote areas. You’ll be provided with a company vehicle and will be spending between 25% - 50% of your time travelling as part of the role, so it's essential you're someone who is willing and happy to do so.
Your role in a nutshell will include:
Designing, implementing and optimising a wide range of wireless networks for trials and new projects, and helping to evaluate and select new systems
Identifying and qualifying potential sites and paths for the networks
Use of RF and network test equipment to measure and evaluate system performance
Working with other teams within the company in the the build and deployment of solutions - providing ongoing support and troubleshooting RF issues that arise
Conducting and documenting wireless network surveys
WAN design and network capacity planning
Putting together quotes and bills of materials
Working with frequency coordinators to reserve and license frequencies in regulated bands
Creating standard processes and procedures
Providing training and support to other members of the team as required
The skills and experience we’re looking for:
Experience in a similar engineering role: someone with a technical based qualification (ONC, HNC, NVQ) or 2 years’ experience in telecommunications
Detailed knowledge of RF systems including point to point and point to multi-point microwave systems (experience with low-latency systems is a plus)
Experience designing microwave paths and developing RF link budgets
Someone who has used RF and network test instruments and tools such as spectrum analysers and power meters
A good understanding of Ofcom and other applicable regulatory requirements in the UK
Excellent problem solving skills
Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
Flexibility and multitasking skills
Someone with initiative, drive and determination
Networking certificates would be great, but not essential (CCNA or similar)
In return you’ll receive some great perks and ongoing investment in your training and development.
Get in touch with Sky for more information or an informal chat. The company are ready to hire immediately.