Radio Frequency Engineer

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Date: May 19, 2023

Location: St. Michael, BB

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.


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Job Title

Radio Frequency and Transmission Engineer


Primary objective of the job: 

We are seeking a knowledgeable and experienced Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer specializing in Microwave Transmission to join our operational team. The ideal candidate will have an in-depth understanding of RF and Microwave Transmission technologies and will contribute significantly to the deployment, optimisation, and maintenance of our wireless networks.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement RF network systems, including microwave transmission links, ensuring operational efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Identify new opportunities to optimise the transmission costs incurred by the company.
  • Identify new opportunities to optimize the transmission costs incurred by the company, in developing new sites and sites to expand coverage.
  • Conduct predictive RF coverage and capacity planning using appropriate tools and software.
  • Perform system optimisation and troubleshooting to maximize network performance.
  • Evaluate, recommend, and integrate new technologies into existing network systems.
  • Define new sites based on coverage requirements of Sales, Marketing and/or network optimization.
  • Liaise with vendors, negotiate equipment purchases, and oversee the installation and integration of new systems.
  • Coordinate and perform maintenance operations while minimizing impact on network services.
  • Develop and implement testing procedures to ensure system performance.
  • Comply with all relevant industry standards and regulations.
  • Produce detailed reports and documentation of network installations, operations, and performance metrics.
  • Provide training and support to junior engineers and other team members as necessary.


Academic qualifications and experience required:

  • Bachelor in Telecommunications Engineering and / or Electrical and / or systems or related field
  • Minimum of 7 years experience in RF engineering, with working knowledge of microwave transmission.


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