Networking & RF Field Engineer

  • Job Reference: N6030-680S
  • Date Posted: 10 May 2018
  • Location: Chesham
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering, Government & Defence, I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Sue Allen
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01252 710215

Job Description

Networking & RF Field Engineer


Our client is looking for a Networking and RF Field Engineer. You will work with the team and be required to survey, deployment, commissioning, maintenance, repair and support of its RF Coverage solutions on a global basis.


The Networking and RF Field Engineer will be experienced in the fields of both RF and networking.

The ideal candidate will know the fundamentals of Radio Frequency and an aspect of its use such as mobile communications or WiFi. Also, knowledge of IT and IP networking with its associated components such as switches, routers and servers.  This role is based in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, note this role will include UK and International travel to client sites. 50% travel


As the Networking and RF Field Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Some certifications in RF, wireless technologies or networking essential

Proven experience in network and wireless systems

Working with IT systems and software deployments

Must be motivated, detail orientated, highly organised and able to handle a variety of tasks and responsibilities in an efficient manner with a high level of quality

Experienced in configuring software based network management systems

Knowledge of mobile wireless communications GSM-R/GSM/UMTS/Tetra

Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in oral and written form

Ability to deal effectively with customers with the desire to provide the highest levels of service to clients

Experience of installation and configuration of radio and networking equipment plus troubleshooting and maintenance

Expected to have a solid understanding and hands-on experience with RF instrumentation and tools

Good computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Experience of working and travelling overseas


As the Networking and RF Field Engineer your main responsibilities will involve:

Troubleshooting of HW and SW in RF repeaters on site, including fibre optic installations

Resolving issues of software alarm forwarding and monitoring systems

Providing support to our telephone support desk (rota) and by e-mail

Make commissioning and optimisation of customers via repeater RF coverage solutions

Installation of servers and SQL database software systems

Maintain good relationships with customers

Document all work

Produce customer training documentation

Perform surveys and RF measurements on site

Working on RF in road and rail tunnel environment

Extensive overseas travel to carry out defined responsibilities


Networking & RF Field Engineer

Location: Chesham, Buckinghamshire

Salary:  highly competitive