• RF & Wireless Design Engineer

    Location US-NJ-Red Bank
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    U.S. Citizenship Required
    No Clearance Required
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    Full Time
  • Overview

    Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation’s most important work.  We’re a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges.  Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions.  We continually push ourselves—to respond, to adapt, to go further.  To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.


    Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways—not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter. 


    Perspecta’s talented and robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let’s make an impact together.

    Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories


    Candidate will consult, provide recommendations and perform as a trusted technical advisor for the deployment of 3G, 4G, 5G, LTE and possibly WiFi services along the right-of-ways and tunnels in public infrastructure.  Candidate will review customer requirements, vendor submissions, contract documents, field surveys, in some cases visit specific locations to evaluate and provide recommendations for the site deployment and render opinions and recommendations about the wireless architecture, choice and configuration of technology, deployment options, and order-of-magnitude system costs. Candidate must be articulate and have excellent verbal communication skills. Candidate must be comfortable with providing extemporaneous recommendations during customer meetings, drawing upon a strong technical background.  Candidate will be working with customers that have limited knowledge of wireless systems, and therefore must be able to explain complex technological issues in clear and plain language. Candidate must be able to work in an environment with multiple stakeholders.


    Candidate must have a thorough understanding of commercial cellular wireless systems. This includes 3G, 4G, 5G and LTE technologies. Candidate should understand the international standards that apply to these technologies and the theoretical underpinnings of each technology. The candidate must understand the pragmatic deployment issues associated with each of these technologies. Candidate must be able to compare these technologies to the customer during meetings, and highlight the advantages and limitations of each. Candidate needs a solid understanding of typical cellular deployments and be able to delineate to the customer the type of equipment used in various scenarios. The candidate must have comprehensive knowledge of the different antenna types used for commercial cellular services and an understanding of the advantages of each in practical applications. This includes the use of various distributed antenna systems. Candidate must understand outside plant engineering practices associated with the placement of antennas and other RF equipment in a variety of locations. The candidate will be expected to review installation options while onsite and provide extemporaneous comments and recommendations. The candidate needs to elucidate how natural and man-made objects impact cellular coverage. The candidate is expected to have a basic understanding of capacity planning and spectrum allocation.


    Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD.


    • Candidate must be familiar with the major U.S. cellular carriers, their services and characteristics.
    • The candidate should have some familiarity with the major cellular equipment vendors, their products and the equipment needed to implement the various types of cell sites.  Have an understanding of how the different carriers fit into the U.S. cellular market and be able to research market issues.
    • Candidate must have a solid understanding of commercial WiFi technologies that are used for public WiFi networks. This includes both trunked and mesh WiFi systems. Candidate must have comprehensive knowledge of WiFi antennas including distributed antenna systems.
    • Candidate should be familiar with services that are based on these technologies.
    • Candidate must have a Master’s Degree or equivalent work experience.

    US Citizenship is a requirement for this position.


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