Engineer-RF - III

Job#: 2026781

Job Description:

Apex Systems, the Nation’s 2nd largest Technical Staffing and Services Firm, has openings for RF Engineer with a Fortune 500 Company in Little Rock, Arkansas, Contract Position! *If you are interested in this role, please email your resume and to [email protected]

RF Engineer

Location: Hybrid – Little Rock, Arkansas

Length: 12+ months Contract

Schedule: Mon-Fri 8am-6pm (Tuesday & Wednesday in office)

We are looking for an RF Engineer to accomplish all aspects of RF design for macros, modifications, and small cells. You will also be responsible for reviewing construction closeout documents. 


  • Performing Macro/Small Cell design in Atoll including antenna selection and placement for urban and suburban environments.
  • Perform intermodulation analyses of antenna systems and components.
  • Calculate the efficiency of various multiple-antenna schemes, and analyze the tradeoffs involved in selecting from among them and calculate link budgets to evaluate system performance and reliability based on received signal level and fade margin.
  • Determine parameters related to antennas (examples might include pattern, beam width, gain, distance from an antenna or array at which far-field conditions apply, spacing, beamforming, tilt, and sectorization) and analyze the effects of these parameters on coverage and capacity.
  • Antenna system design and use including antenna types (examples might include Hex/Octo port panel, cross-pol array, etc.), antenna patterns, gain and EIRP, ERP, antenna size, antenna polarization, receive and transmit diversity, MIMO antenna systems, and proper antenna installation to provide for coverage and interference mitigation.
  • Submitting E911 and TVW’s to the CSCF team to meet activation timelines.
  • Create RFDS’ in FUZE and load CQ’s via Conquest.
  • Review real estate applications for accuracy prior to lease execution.
  • Evaluate regulatory compliance for sites concerning health, safety, and environmental requirements.
  • Conduct EME analysis, generate required reports and documents, and ensure 100% compliance to RFE mitigation standards within the allotted time frame.
  • Review photos, forms, and other documents supplied by construction contractors to verify as-built construction vs RF design. 


  • Prior experience working with Nokia and Samsung.
  • Knowledge RF theory and design for 5G (any band) NR, 4G LTE, and CBRS to contribute to network designs.
  • Strong understanding of various RF tools such as Mapinfo, ArcGIS, Google Earth, Atoll, Roofmaster, FUZE Planning, Tracker, Dashboard, SPM, RFDS, and Conquest.
  • Knowledge of massive MIMO and 4x4 MIMO technology.
  • Frequency/PCI/RSI planning and de-confliction.
  • Knowledge of productivity software such as MS Office and Google Suite.
  • Superior organizational and project planning skills.
  • Excellent communication skills - written and verbal. Works well with others in a team environment. 

DESIRED SKILLS:  Knowledge of scripting tools and automation using Visual Basic and Python. Coding and automation skills in any language is a plus. Experience with Model Tuning. Understanding of LTE network KPIs and key parameters. 


    Bachelor’s of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or another technical field. Four or more years of relevant RF design and optimization work experience.  


    You will be working a hybrid schedule. Tuesdays and Wednesdays you work out of the Little Rock, AR office. Monday, Thursday, and Friday you will work from home location. You are required to have ample home internet to remote VPN into the office.  You must have a valid Drivers license.









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    Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

    Employee Type:

    Little Rock, AR, US

    Job Type:
    Engineering and Technicians

    Date Posted:
    April 26, 2024