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Title: Transmission Engineer
Location: San Antonio preferred, but others will be considered.
Aviat Networks, we take great pride in hiring a workforce that is committed
to supporting and strengthening our values and attributes. If you're a results-oriented, customer
centric and innovative thinker who also takes pride in personal and professional integrity,
Aviat Networks is the ideal next step in your career. We are looking for people who love to
solve problems, enjoy change and know how to have fun so come and join a dynamic team that
strives to bring communications to the world. Aviat Networks is the world's largest independent
supplier of wireless transmission systems. We are recognized worldwide for cutting-edge; 4G,
backhaul, networking solutions and services. Customers in more than 135 countries depend on
Aviat Networks to build, expand and upgrade their voice, data, and video solutions.
This position supports the North American Sales and Delivery teams.
Desktop MW designs for our client's proposed, and existing network optimization projects.
Design of microwave radio paths in terms of antenna selection, center-line optimization,
recommendation of space diversity, site selection and, in some cases, recommendation of specific
radio modulation types and capacities.
Perform site and path surveys to validate modeled conditions for proposed microwave links
by verification of the environmental and terrain parameters (coordinates, site ground elevation,
and height of potential obstructions).
Application of extensive knowledge of climate-terrain factors and other considerations
in order to provide the optimum performance/cost approach, which will achieve each client's
path reliability objective.
Enhancements to the desk top design as paths are surveyed, and hop and network design
Path designs for licensed and unlicensed links.
Support frequency coordination and PCN filing process, including PCN renewals.
Support the FCC filing process.
Liaise with product development and regulatory groups within Aviat to understand product
specifications and regulations.
Provide technical support as needed to construction project team as they test and turn
File FRN notices as hops are commissioned.
Provide Microwave RF engineering support to implementation and maintenance teams to quickly
troubleshoot network propagation issues.
Develop Scope of Work and solicit quotes, negotiate best pricing, issue PO, and handle
transactions in Oracle business system for subcontracted services, i.e. path surveys and FCC
Review project progress with assigned project manager and network design engineer.
File all project related documentation and subcontractor scope/pricing details in Agile.
Participate in TL9000 compliance audits, and process development and modification.
Demonstrated proficiency with latest version of Pathloss design tool.
Self-starter attitude with proven results-oriented focus.
Knowledge of microwave radio configuration, i.e. frequency and space diversity, and non-protected
Knowledge of Commscope, RFS and other antenna systems OEM product lines.
Knowledge and experience in analyzing link and network performance data downloaded from
radios and network management systems, i.e. Provision and Paperless Chart Recorder (PCR).
Negotiation and presentation skills.
Proficient with large-scale network design and analysis.
Ability to calculate RF radiation levels around microwave sites.
Demonstrated success on the job, as evidenced by satisfactory performance, acceptance
of responsibility and production of accurate designs.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Bachelor's Degree required.
Minimum of (15) fifteen years of experience in microwave RF link design and troubleshooting.
Proficiency in Microsoft word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Earth.
Willing to travel to perform path and site surveys and attend on-site customer meetings,
this position requires up to 50% travel.
San Antonio is the preferred location for this position but will consider
home-based due to extensive travel requirements.
EOE/Minorities/Women/ Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans
About Aviat Networks
Aviat Networks is the trusted expert in microwave networking. Aviat exists to provide dependable
products, services, and support to our customers and is the trusted expert in microwave networking.
Better solutions from experts you can trust, Aviat enables the highest performing networks,
simplest operations, and best customer experiences.