RF Engineer

Employer
Corning Optical Communications LLC
Location
Herndon
Posted
May 07, 2017
Closes
May 21, 2017
Function
Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time

Corning Optical Communications LLC in Herndon, VA seeks RF Engineer responsible for designing Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) and providing technical expertise to support commercial objectives for wireless systems. Duties include reviewing technical specifications of customers; developing DAS designs and component configurations; designing DAS and converged network architectures using the iBwave design tool; creating and customizing RF link budgets; generating bills of materials and design proposals; attending site surveys; providing technical support for DAS- and RF-related design questions for internal and external customers and partners and providing technical information in the form of written reports and presentations; researching concepts and products pertinent to the designated end objective, evaluating and prioritizing available options and providing technical recommendations; and supporting the Technical Support Line operation. Will function as SME for Corning wireless equipment and conduct training courses for external customers. Position involves approximately 20-35% domestic travel (anywhere in U.S.). Work-at-home benefit is available anywhere in the U.S. Position requires Master’s degree in Electrical, Electronics, Systems or Telecommunications Engineering or related field + 2 years of RF, cellular or wireless system installation and testing experience. Experience must include working with RF systems and optical fiber to design DAS and converged network architectures using iBwave Design Tool; providing technical assistance to customers with respect to commercial cellular protocols for 3G/4G, WIFI and Passive Optical Networks; using RF testing equipment such as spectrum/system analyzers to commission and perform root cause analysis on SW/HW problems for DAS systems; and design of structured cabling for LAN, PON, WLAN, LBS and Software Defined Networks. Send resume describing qualifications to the attention of Ms. Karen Clarkson at careers@corning.com or by mail to Ms. Karen Clarkson, Corning Incorporated, MP-HQ-01-E04, Corning, NY 14831. Please reference "RF Engineer” in email or cover letter.