RF Consultant

5 - 7 years experience  •  Government

$110K - $140K
Posted on 07/31/17 by Nikita Mochi
Atlanta, GA
5 - 7 years experience
Government
$110K - $140K
Posted on 07/31/17 by Nikita Mochi

Responsibilities:

  • The client is seeking a RF Consultant with at least five years of experience working at a Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP).  
  • The RFEngineering Consultant will be responsible for working with LMR radio system, software, and programs.  
  • In addition, the RFEngineering Consultant will also be responsible for designing / testing radio code plugs validating radio and system performance, and evaluating new communication devices.
  • The RFEngineering Consultant will perform technical work in the field of Land Mobile Radio (LMR) and wireless communications system engineering, design, and implementation.  
  • The consultant will be responsible for program review, compliance with licensing regulations, requirements gathering, design review, change management, and final acceptance of systems.  
  • Deities will include RoIP system engineering and radio code plug design / programming.  
  • Furthermore, the consultant will conduct short and long-term planning to meet communications requirements.  
  • The consultant will also be responsible for performing hardware / software analysis to provide comparative data of performance characteristics and suitability within the existing systems environment.  

Required Skills

  • 5years of experience working in a PSAP 
  • 3years of Interoperable Radio experience
  • 3years of Land Mobile Radio experience
  • 3years of radio network coverage and interference analysis experience
  • 3years of experience with RFengineering tools including Wizard and drive test tools
  • 2years of experience in developing fleetmaps, code plugs and programming radios for public safety
  • 3years of experience managing Motorola User Configuration Manager
  • 3years of experience creating monthly system watch reports, data entry and analysis
  • 3years of experience in troubleshooting WS systems, including but not limited to cell, microwave, LMR, UHF, etc.
  • 3years of experience with public safety infrastructure
  • 3years of experience with P25 radio network
  • 3years of experience and knowledge of public safety communications and interoperability
  • 1year of experience and knowledge with LTE and WIMax – Standard practices
  • 5years of experience and knowledge of PSAP operations
  • 6years of experience and knowledge of radio communications – combination of theory and practice

Responsibilities 

  • Develop code plugs for agencies that operate on the P25 radio system as requested by the agencies or client management
  • Work with agencies on any radio related efforts, including training and developing fleet maps
  • Work with agency to do periodic testing, including codeplug testing and failsoft testing
  • Assist with coordination with Agencies in the programming of radios 
  • Assist with programming radios as needed
  • Manage radio inventory, including use of Remedy, Provisioning Manager and Radio Manager
  • Run reports as requested by agency management
  • Assist management in identifying items for procurement
  • Work with regional jurisdiction Radio System Managers and communicate any changes we make on our subscriber radios and system
  • Work with mutual aid partners to verify their radios will work on our radio system and our radios will work on theirs
  • Manage radio manager application
  • Work with vendors to obtain quotes as needed to purchase new radio related equipment in need by the agency
  • Assist with testing of Mobile for Public Safety (MPS), Mobile Responder and NetMotion MVPN
  • Run reports as requested by agency management
  • Assist with troubleshooting tablet related issues faced by field users
  • Get feedback from field users and relay it to client management regarding usability of an application

Skills:

  • Experience with radio communications – combination of theory and practice
  • Experience working in a Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP), including PSAP operations
  • Interoperable Radio experience
  • Land Mobile Radio experience
  • Radio network coverage and interference analysis experience
  • Experience with RFengineering tools including Wizard and drive test tools
  • Experience in developing fleetmaps, code plugs and programming radios for public safety
  • Experience managing Motorola User Configuration Manager
  • Experience creating monthly system watch reports, data entry and analysis
  • Experience in troubleshooting WS systems, including but not limited to cell, microwave, LMR, UHF, etc.
  • Experience with public safety infrastructure
  • Experience with P25 radio network
  • Experience with of public safety communications and interoperability
  • Experience with LTE and WIMax – Standard practices
  • Master’s degree in IT or related field or equivalent experience
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