182147 - Wireless/RF Network Services Specialist
Industry
IT
Region
NC-North Carolina
City
Raleigh
State
NC
Rate
Up to $46.61 DOE
Duration
6 months, CTH
Description


Chipton-Ross is seeking a Wireless/RF Network Services Specialist for an opportunity in Raleigh, NC.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Northrop Grumman is seeking a Wireless/RF Network Services Specialist to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in RALEIGH, NC. This is an on-site position with no telecommute possibilities. This position is part of the Northrop Grumman's ETS Contract with the United States Postal Service, bringing top of the line professional technologists to their teams.
The ideal candidate will join the team to support the US Postal Service networks and maintain smooth operation of local area, worldwide and virtual private networks (VPN). This position will be involved in a lengthy project to install and integrate cellular antennas and providers into the US Postal Network. This ideal candidate shall work independently or semi-independently with a minimum of guidance or direction on daily tasks.
We are specifically looking for someone that has a strong background in radio systems. A preferred background would be radio and antenna theory, interference resolution and some experience with radio installations. These candidates address the cellular portion of the position but all are weak on the radio side of the function.
Roles and Responsibilities include but not limited to:
o Planning and integrating of wireless providers into the postal network.
o Utilizing the Microsoft Office 2010 suite, including Excel and Visio for documentation and network diagrams
o Provide private cellular network plans and recommendations for optimal use.
o Responsible for designing, planning, implementation and engineering of radio systems.
o Responsible for planning and defining project objectives and developing a plan to accomplish those objectives.
o Evaluate, recommend and provision radio voice services to support postal requirements.
o Support for cabling and wiring of the radio voice infrastructure.
o Develop detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans and status reports.
o Conduct project meetings and responsible for project tracking and analysis.
o Walk through the installs with contract recourses to understand the design and communicate this with team members and management.
Prefer: Local to the Raleigh, NC area. This position does not provide relocation expenses.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or associated discipline and 7 years' relevant experience. Additional experience can be substituted for degree.
Have working knowledge of routing, switching and network protocols and how they are implemented.
Knowledge of cabling specifications and standards.
Proven, strong background in radio systems.
Background and experience with Network Diagrams, both creation and editing.
Hands-on experience designing and deploying cellular and radio solutions.
Experience with cellular antenna and systems, including working Neutral Cellular Systems.
Knowledge of cellular interconnectivity including IP addressing and protocols.
RF Engineering Background.
Good understanding of cellular radio technology & Wireless Carrier's Radio Access Network (RAN) & Core Networks
Understanding of 3G/4G CDMA/GSM/LTE cellular protocols.
Strong experience with MS office including Visio and Excel.
Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree.
CCNA / CCNE or other applicable certifications.
Certified RF Engineer.

EDUCATION:
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or associated discipline is required. Additional experience can be substituted for degree.
School must be accredited.

HOURS:
5/40 workweek.

MISCELLANEOUS:
Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Zachary Fasano
zfasano@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x252 or (800) 927-9318 x252

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.