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Senior RF Engineer

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Date: May 3, 2021

Location: Panama City, PA

Company: Digicel

About Digicel

As a Digital Operator, Digicel is in the business of delivering powerful digital experiences 1440 minutes of each day to customers – that’s every minute, all day, every day.


Through its world-class LTE and fibre networks, together with its suite of 8 apps spanning sports (SportsMax), music (D’Music), news (Loop), local radio and podcasts (GoLoud), TV streaming (PlayGo), enhanced messaging and marketplaces (BiP), cloud storage (Billo) and self-care (MyDigicel app), Digicel is the only operator in its markets that can deliver that.


Serving consumer and business customers in 32 markets in the Caribbean, Central America and Pacific, its investments of over US$7 billion and a commitment to its communities through its Digicel Foundations in Haiti, Jamaica, Papua New Guinea and Trinidad & Tobago have contributed to positive outcomes for over 3 million people to date.


With its Better Together brand, Digicel is making a promise of simply more to customers and communities and its 7,000 employees worldwide work together to make that a powerful reality day in, day out.


Visit www.digicelgroup.com for more.



We are looking for a Senior RF Engineer with a Bachelor's Degree and technical training with 7 years of experience in the related industry with a minimum of 5 years experience in optimization and design of 3G and 4G networks Ericsson and Huawei.

Knowledge and Responsibilities:
- Make sense of wireless network KPIs in a way that decision makers understand their impact.
- Analyze the reporting of the KPIs at the global level and by cell of the 3G and 4G networks. The engineer must be able to recognize the KPIs that are outside the quality objective at a global and cell level in order to give recommendations for solutions in the short, medium and long term.
- Monitor, follow up and implement best practices for problem solving.
- Intermediate-advanced domain in relation to the parameterization of the 3G and 4G networks of both Ericsson and Huawei.
- Mastery of optimization and DT tools: Analyzer, Tems pockets, Anite, Mentor and the like.
- Minimum intermediate command in Excel and understanding of databases (SQL) for the elaboration of basic scripts.
- Experience in software related to RAN vendors: Ericsson, Huawei. Experience in the use of OSS tools, MML commands, reporting and alarm verification for both vendors.
- Ability to troubleshoot sites with problems affecting statistics.
- Experience in the use of planning and design tools such as: Planet.
- Field experience in location of potential new sites for 3G and 4G networks. Able to generate reports correctly in a timely manner.
- Field experience to audit existing site radiant systems (azimuth, tilt).
- Responsible for keeping the KPIs of the 3G and 4G networks above the coverage objective.
- Responsible for planning the 3G and 4G networks. This includes: information on hardware used in new or expanded sites, as well as required values: Tilt, Azimuths, radio type, power, antenna type.
- Domain of parameterization and / or recommendations in traffic balancing between bands or sectors for 3G and 4G networks.

Personal skills:

- Initiative and proactivity in everything related to recommendations for network improvements. Best practices and their implementation.
- Teamwork.
- Intermediate command of English, spoken and written.
- Good writing to communicate electronically (emails, whatsapp, BIP).
- Good oral communication.



This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent.  It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent.  Incumbent may, and probably will be asked to perform other duties as required.  Each employee, regardless of classification, is required to maintain a safe, orderly and clean workplace, using safety precautions and observing safety rules at all times.

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