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Design Engineer - Distributed Antenna System (DAS)

Communications Electronics
Timonium, MD
  • Posted: July 01, 2022
  • Full-Time

Communications Electronics (CE) offers the most current wireless communications technology available, including in-building (DAS) coverage solutions, wireless broadband, Motorola Two-Way Radios, and integrated security solutions.  We use wireless technologies to connect people in the moments that matter. 

The Design Engineer will be responsible for the design of in-building systems (IBS) for wireless enhancement providing indoor coverage for mobile telephone carriers, DAS, public safety systems, private radio systems, WLAN, and similar mobile systems.  Additionally, the Design Engineer will be responsible for the technical relationship with select manufacturers and for developing and performing training sessions for internal personnel.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Support a company culture of peer accountability
  • Design WLAN, mesh, point-to-point (PTP), and point-to-multipoint (PMP) wireless data solutions in both licensed and unlicensed bands
  • Design outdoor early warning systems
  • Commission, integrate, troubleshoot, test, and maintain IBS and wireless data systems including coordination with carriers, jurisdictions, and other associated parties
  • Perform site walks of job sites to collect information required for potential solutions
  • Support project managers, installation teams, and field technicians
  • Support the sales team as Sales Engineer
  • Technical liaison to Enterprise customers (in support of sales and PM)
  • Interface with wireless service providers (WSP), public safety operators and other network operators for the design, installation, commissioning, and maintenance of IBS and wireless data systems
  • Maintain key technical relationships with select manufacturers and partners
  • Develop and implement internal training
  • Obtain security clearances and badges as required
  • All other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) or equivalent, preferred
  • 2 years of experience as a Design Engineer, preferred
  • Advanced CIBET certification
  • iBwave Level 1 certification
  • Full competency with a spectrum analyzer, site analyzer, and PIM equipment
  • Certification on 2 or more fiber DAS manufacturers
  • Competent knowledge of two-way radio systems and outdoor early warnings systems
  • Must hold a valid driver's license
  • Ability to work in a constant state of mind and alertness

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • The description of the physical demands and the work environment characteristics here represent those that must be met by an employee to perform successfully and those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Communications Electronics promotes a collaborative atmosphere where people can contribute ideas to impact the business positively and provides a pathway for career and personal growth.  Our robust benefits package includes Healthcare, 401k, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and opportunities for personal enrichment.  We also encourage and sponsor multiple community service and outreach activities throughout the year.

Communications Electronics provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment. Communications Electronics values, celebrate, and enact diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against based on disability.

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