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Drive Test Engineers works on performing field RF and data measurements using specialized measurement tools based on drive-testing methodology. Skills relevant to this position and found on applicants' resumes include monitoring testing to immediately investigate irregularities with data collection; setting up test equipment; developing test systems. and identifying, tracking and reporting problems with collected data, including software and/or hardware problems. Candidates should be able to show a formal educational background in the fields of communications or electrical engineering on their resumes.

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RF Network Integration Engineer and Drive Test Engineer

Drive Test Engineer (UMTS project for AT&T in Utah/Idaho Market) - (December 2013 - February 2014)

  • Field tested using the Agilent test kit (JDSU-E6474A) configured for the AT&T, typically requiring the user equipment's like HSDPA, HSUPA, SMO, SMT, LMO and scanning 850 and 1900 MHz bands. Worked both on 1 Scanner and 4 Scanner kits.
  • Worked during the Antenna Change, Carrier Add hot cut nights by coordinating with technicians and project managers from Alcatel Lucent and AT&T.
  • Performed stationary testing, 911 testing, 7 digit dialing, sector testing, cluster routes and IRAT.
  • Identified problems in the field and notified the senior engineer responsible for the analysis.
  • Worked directly with Alcatel-Lucent in Utah (City of Moab), collecting data and troubleshooting growth sites.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BE
Electronics & Communication
MS
Electrical Engineering
2

Drive Test Engineer/coordinator

Interviewed, hired and trained 30+ drive teams including ongoing troubleshooting throughout project with each team

  • Assist RF Engineer in cell site troubleshooting. Examples include dropped calls, poor coverage areas
  • Coordinate throughout the state of Michigan including Toledo/Cleveland Ohio to ensure all associates have all tools and knowledge to collect data for RF in office review
  • Collect data for 3G and 4G LTE using X-Cal to ensure all sites are transmitting properly and all customer issues are resolved and in a timely manner including Ping test sites PUL/PDL sites
  • Organized E911 PSAP Phase1 calls
  • Created drive routes with use of Mobile Meridian for Pre and Post Cluster Drives, Pre and Post Optimization Drives
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
3

Drive Test Engineer

Prepared PRLs using QPST & border testing using TEMS investigation software

  • Performed cluster drives to check the inter/Intra eNB Handovers and analyzed FTP UL/DL Throughput, RSRP, and SINR with and without noise
  • KPI Testing to check the performance of the UE'S in different bands
  • Created Drive routes using Microsoft S&T for Cluster/Market drives during the Network Deployment and Optimization
  • Calibrated Test devices and trained new engineers
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
MS
Software Engineering
Electronics & Communication Engineering
4

Certified Drive Test Engineer

Loaded test parameters for the 3G network of [company name] for optimization and integration of the Ericsson 3200 series equipment

  • Set up long calls, short calls, and data transmissions and monitored signal levels, drop calls, hand-offs, and data speeds while traveling throughout specific routes within the markets.
  • Worked closely with the engineers and made suggestions, such as missing neighbors and down-tilts based on the terrain and data collected during the routes
  • Involved with the User Experience Optimization, which primarily tested the data transmission speeds and adjusted the network settings
  • Used TEMS 8.2 mainly for the Ericsson equipment
  • Trained on Agilent, Invex, and Muse
  • Worked on UMTS, CDMA, and WCDMA equipment
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
5

Drive Test Engineer

Conducted 2G, 3G site optimization tasks and reporting.

  • Identifying Field problems such as Dropped calls, Blocked calls, Missing Neighbor and give solutions to this problems.
  • Performed Single site, Cluster sites and indoors and outdoors swap test.
  • Analyzed drive test problems and determined the reasons for poor RF coverage and handover for network improvements.
  • Handled customer complaints and major roads and cluster optimization.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
HS
Electrical Engineering
AA
Computer Science And Networking
6

Senior Drive Test Engineer

Perform all types of measurements, 3G, 2G, HSDPA, and GPRS, manual and via command sequence, outdoor & indoor by using TEMS 8.1.3.

  • Benchmark drive test for all operators, highlight any problem during the benchmark and compare between other operators by preparing full report including all the information elements and events, by numbers, plots, graphs and charts.
  • Follow up on customers complains, open and close trouble tickets, escalate any problem to the in charge person depends on the case.
  • Check the sites statistics after any expansion, hardware change or any radio modification, parameter or layer.
  • Hardware test for new & old sites with OMC assistance, identify any faulty TRU or site coverage degradation.
  • Analyze drive test log files, Layer3 messages, drop calls, interference, Failed HO .etc.
  • Post processing the log files by using MapInfo 8.1 and MCOM 4.2.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Telecommunication & Electronic Engineering
7

Contracted Drive Test Engineer/drive Team Coordinator

Collected data and performed comprehensive testing for AT&T cellular network.

  • Coordinated and supervised the activities of drive teams to ensure optimal performance.
  • Maintained, troubleshot and repaired drive kits.
  • Coordinated with other drive test engineers and performed diagnostics and troubleshooting with managers and RF engineers.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BBA
Finance
8

RF Drive Test Engineer (contractor)

Performed Field testing for four different markets.

  • Planned and Design Cluster drive routes for AT&T and Ericsson according to Network layout and coverage.
  • Agilent […] and Tems 7.1/ 8.1 data tools were used to collect radio frequency coverage on GSM and UMTS network.
  • Post Process data on Lucent LDAT and MapInfo to review network coverage in Minnesota, Rhode Island, Virginia and state of Wisconsin.
  • Testing included voice and data coverage.
  • Monitored frequencies, Data throughput, Channels, BSCH, RSSI, and Ec/Io.
  • Generated daily reports for Clients for various parameters such as Call set up failures, call drops, Call blocked, Low streaming for Data network, Data FTP Downlink and upload time frame failures, Data connection Failures and Hand off.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
Electrical Engineering
9

RF Drive Test Engineer

Performed data collection for New York City wireless network.

  • Collected drive test data, throughput, signal strength, and interference information throughout the 5 boroughs of New York City.
  • Monitored the signal and data from multiple laptop simultaneously
  • Post process data using Map Info, and presented plot to RF team for analysis.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BS
Electrical And Computer Engineering
10

RF Drive Test Engineer

Collected LTE key parameters for planning and optimization of LTE coverage area, UMTS coverage area

  • Tested circuit switch fall back technique (CFB) for supporting voice communication through LTE to analyses latency, throughput
  • Used MAPINFO tool to create drive routes around ATT cellular site for performing drive testing
  • Analyzed logs in ACTIX tool for identifying issues in coverage area
  • Spatial distribution of CDMA signal around receiver shows that due to constructive interference there is enhancement in strength of weaker signal
  • spatial diversity scheme is employed at base station receiver to detect this weaker signal with good SNR
  • This proposed scheme reduces the need for power control scheme in overcoming near-far problem
Candidate Info
6
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
MS
Electrical Engineering
Electronics And Communication Engineering

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