Cellular Technologies Project Manager
Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Software and Services
Come and join a global team of dedicated Cellular Technologies Project Managers who every single day use our skills and expertise to ensure Apple's wireless test facilities are at the forefront of new innovations. We are looking for a creative, practical and collaborative person with right skillset and experience to lead cellular test lab and coverage projects. At a high level your role includes management of multiple concurrent cellular projects and the set up of test equipment labs for engineering teams. You will be a meaningful member of a team solving technical challenges of Apple’s test labs and campus cellular coverage.
- Knowledge and experience with cellular equipment installations
- Experience in lab environments with knowledge of RF shielding enclosures and rooms
- Adept at using creative and innovative thinking to seek problems
- Shown ability to work independently and also collaborate optimally within a team
- Strong logical troubleshooting skills. Ability to troubleshoot RF system issues
- Extensive experience with cellular DAS, spectrum analysis and RF signal modulation
- Experience balancing construction and installation projects
- Familiarity with cellular RAN equipment and understanding of cellular network architecture
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Validated project management experience
Cellular Technologies Project Managers are responsible for the day to day operations of cellular DAS and lab projects in the US and overseas. Test labs are a dynamic environment and Project Managers are responsible for the design and build of new labs as well as balancing engineering change requests in existing labs and implementing custom solutions to meet the needs of multiple end user teams. Managing multiple concurrent projects requires an amenity level communicating clearly with test engineers, Facilities PMs, electricians, network planners and external vendors for design, implementation and maintenance of labs and cellular DAS. The position will require troubleshooting of RF distribution, fiber optics, chamber test set ups, IP networking and maintenance management of multiple shield rooms (HVAC, Electrical, grounding and pneumatic systems). This position requires the applicant being very comfortable working across multiple disciplines. Domestic and international travel will be required.
Education & Experience
Bachelor's degree preferred, or three - five years of experience with cell sites and cellular test lab environments.