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DAS Design Engineer in Richardson, TX

Black Box Corporation

Richardson, TX 75080
3w ago


Electrical Engineering, Hardware Development


5 - 7 years

Job Description


Black Box Network Services' Wireless Solutions Practice is a division focused on In-Building Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) for improved commercial wireless network services and wireless LAN systems. Black Box is currently in pursuit of a DAS Design Engineer to join their team. The DAS Design Engineer will be dedicated to design and integration of Distributed Antenna Systems and Discrete WLAN systems.


Field Experience

  • Site surveys for pre-design assessment of a building.
  • Testing/Commissioning of RF systems to include RF to fiber based, and Bi-Directional Amplifiers (BDAs).
  • Experience with field test equipment such as spectrum analyzers, signal generators, technology scanners, and receivers.

RF System Engineering Experience

  • Coaxial and fiber based DAS design.
  • 802.11 RF designs.
  • Integration of passive and a
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Valid through: 2020-3-18

About Black Box Corporation

Black Box Corporation, also doing business as Black Box Network Services, is headquartered in the Pittsburgh suburb of Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States. The company is a provider of communications products. The company has a long history. In the 1970s it was called the Expandor division of Micom Systems, and offered printer switches popularly called "black boxes". It published a popular "Black Box Catalog". Another division, Interlan, sold local area network equipment. After a slow-down in business in the mid-1980s and Black Monday of 1987, Odyssey Partners acquired the company in 1988, through a leveraged buyout. A proposed sale was met with a lawsuit, although the Interlan division was sold to Racal in 1989. Micom was re-organized in 1990 after losses from the debt servicing. Despite getting $5.5 million in fees for the deal, Drexel Burnham Lambert filed for its own bankruptcy the same year. The no-action letter from the United States Securities and Exchange Commission in June 1990 has been used a legal precedent for similar cases. The profitable catalog sales business moved from Simi Valley in California to Lawrenceville, Pennsylvania and changed its name to Black Box Incorporated. The telecommunications product business was split out to a subsidiary called Micom Communications Corporation. An initial public offering was made in December 1992 to cover the debt used to finance the 1990 deal (after two previous failed attempts), under the name MB Communications. In 1994, Micom was spun off, and acquired by Nortel in June 1996.
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