Sr Manager, Engineering RF Deployment

T-Mobile | Downers Grove, IL, United States

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Posted Date 2/10/2021

Manages a market team of managers and individual contributors responsible for RF optimization and design of GSM/UMTS network. Works closely with other market managers in the market to help ensure alignment for the market and that each department is supported. Responsible for supporting the sales organization and addressing customer affecting issues. Responsible for setting annual and quarterly goals for the team. Conducts quarterly performance reviews and provides real-time coaching and mentoring.

What you'll do in your role.

Requires competency in customer focus, change & innovation, strategic thinking, relationship building & influencing, talent management, results focus and inspirational leadership.

  • Has Over-all responsibility for the design, optimization, and performance of the network and ensures consistency within the department. Works with subordinates to maximize coverage and capacity while minimizing cost. Organizes team for efficient execution against goals and objectives manages the relationship between the market, Region, and local departments in the market.
  • Manages staffing of unit or department, including interviewing and selection. Manages subordinate RF Managers and/or all levels of RF Engineers. Uses the regional supplied goals to help set annual and quarterly goals for team to achieve market and regional KPI targets. Establishes operational assignments and work assignments for direct reports. Mentors staff to achieve personal and professional growth. Performs quarterly performance reviews and provides feedback.
  • Interfaces with Sales and Customer care team. Provides support and technical assistance as necessary so the Sales and Care teams can best service our customers. Works with Sales on large scale prospects and provides all necessary support to add customers. Coordinates coverage plans with sales leadership to best align investment with opportunity.
  • Supports Director with financial management.
  • Works with federal, state and local jurisdictions to insure regulatory and zoning compliance.

The experience you'll bring.

  • Ability to direct resources according to established policies and management guidelines; ability to lead and conduct planning/resource management
  • Solid understanding of Radio Frequency (RF) Planning Tools and the Site Design Process
  • Strong GSM/UMTS Base Station Subsystem/Optimization knowledge
  • Ability to interface with cross-functional team members to gain the support required to accomplish team goals/tasks
  • Uses discretion during assessment of area goals and objectives; required to properly assess magnitude of issues, resource requirements, etc.
  • Considers team diversity during coaching, work assignments, etc.
  • Ability to determine proper information to provide to market RF staff. Ability to delegate, motivate people, problem-solve, troubleshoot, manage time, exercise authority, resolve conflicts
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
  • Must be self-motivated, able to work under pressure, and multitask
  • Ability to plan schedules and prioritize workload
  • 3 years management experience and previous experience training others
  • 8-12 years’ experience within the wireless industry
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Technical degree
Employment Type
Full time
Engineering | Management

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