CommScope, Inc. Engineer Senior Principal, Antenna Design - Richardson, Texas in Richardson, Texas

Everyone communicates. It’s the essence of the human experience. How we communicate is evolving. Technology is reshaping the way we live, learn and thrive. The epicenter of this transformation is the network—our passion. Our experts are rethinking the purpose, role and usage of networks to help our customers increase bandwidth, expand capacity, enhance efficiency, speed deployment and simplify migration. From remote cell sites to massive sports arenas, from busy airports to state-of-the-art data centers— we provide the essential expertise and vital infrastructure your business needs to succeed. The world’s most advanced networks rely on CommScope connectivity.

We are currently recruiting for a qualified, interested and available Engineer Senior Principal, Antenna Design for an opportunity located in Richardson, TX.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Design of base station antennas for existing 3G/4G wireless bands along with developing 5G beamformers within the sub-6 bands.

  • 10+ years of experience designing antennas in the sub-6GHz bands including all aspects of system design along the passive RF path i.e. Radiators, Phase Shifters, Diplexers, Splitters, Couplers etc

  • Design, simulate, and test lens structures and antenna arrays for active beamforming and tilt control.

  • Design, simulate, and test wideband antenna elements and features for aperture tuning and sidelobe control. Design and simulate antennas using CST and/or HFSS.

  • Test antenna and array prototypes in near-field anechoic chamber and outdoor far field range to verify gain, cross-pol isolation, sidelobes along with all other parameters critical to basestation antennas.

  • Perform system analysis of Basestation Antennas as it relates to overall performance of wireless networks.

  • Direct experience in providing technical leadership and serving as a mentor to globally located R&D teams.

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Experience in active and adaptive beamforming RF systems. Must have experience working at sub-6GHz frequencies through direct involvement in 4G/5G telecom networks

  • Experience providing technical leadership to a team of globally placed R&D staff.

  • Extensive experience in design and simulation of microwave band antennas including dipole, biquad, yagi, patch, and flared notch antennas and associated reflectors supporting linear and circular polarizations.

  • Experience designing MIMO array, phased array, and/or beamforming antenna arrays based upon cross-polar elements configurations.

  • Background in frequency selective surface for wideband antenna tuning and pattern optimizations

  • Experience in radome and lens simulations and implementation

  • Experience in directly interfacing with customers to understand requirements and present technical solutions.

  • Extensive experience in antenna design and simulation using CST and/or HFSS and beamforming simulation using MatLab.

  • Background in antenna test and verification using anechoic chamber.

  • Deep hands on experience measuring PIM on basestation arrays

  • Background in electronically tunable Phase Shifters is preferred.

  • Background in mmwave antenna design is preferred.

  • Knowledge of wireless infrastructure architectures and air interface standards including LTE, HSPA as well as some exposure to 5G-NR.

  • Skilled in thorough documentation and presentation of antenna design concepts, simulation results, and test results.

  • Must possess excellent communication skills both in written and in verbal form.

  • Must demonstrate leadership abilities to influence senior engineering and management teams.

Education:

  • Bachelors of Science or related field with 15+ years of direct experience. Advanced degree preferred.

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