Specialist, Radio Engineering, Network Design & Support

September 15 2021
Industries Telecommunications
Categories Engineering, Health, Medical, Help Desk, Information Technology, Laboratory, Diagnostics, Medical Imaging, Networking, Systems architect, Design, Telecom, Wireless
Mississauga, ON

Req Id: 324218

At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content – we advance how Canadians connect with each other and the world.


If you’re ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values, professional growth and employee wellness, we want you on the Bell team.


Bell is making unmatched investments in our world-leading broadband fibre and wireless networks because we know they’re the backbone of the products and services our customers love. If you’re excited about transforming the way people connect, our Network team is the right place for you.

We have an immediate opening for an Engineering Specialist within Bell Mobility’s Radio Division accountable for the planning, design, build, and system integration of Push-to-Talk (PTT) Land Mobile Radio networks (primarily for Public Safety radio communication network in Canada), paging as well as other terrestrial radio networks, and associated supporting backbone connectivity. The successful candidate will report to the Senior Manager, Bell Radio Engineering Ontario.

Job Duties/Accountabilities:
The successful candidate will take part in various activities related to the deployment and support of radio communication networks and will be responsible for:

  • Develop and recommend appropriate radio architectures, with particular emphases in the Public Safety domain
  • Develop network and service designs associated with approved architectures and best practices
  • Develop and/or manage the development of all aspects of Radio Network engineering and design including:
  • RF coverage analysis
  • RF antenna subsystems design
  • Capacity augments
  • Provisioning and configuration of network equipment
  • IP-based equipment deployment and servers integration
  • Site documentation Implementation and as-built documentation
  • On-site installation support and system optimization
  • Dispatch console implementation and upgrades
  • In-building coverage system implementation
  • Testing and validation of network equipment
  • Radio terminal configuration
  • Leading and/or assisting in the technical preparation of bids and proposals
  • Leading and/or managing the development of system upgrade and cutover strategies
  • Formulate network management strategies - Evaluate networks for performance, scalability, and security
  • Provide technical support to Tier 2 and Tier 1 support staff during times of complex faults and to pre-sales engineering group

Required competencies / essentials skills

  • A degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Sciences or equivalent
  • Must have minimum 3 years of experience in in Land Mobile Radio(LMR), telecommunications or related field
  • Strong Project Management skills
  • Solid Business and Financial Acumen
  • Extended Knowledge in other aspects of telecommunications
  • Basic IT proficiency including experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio


Preferred Qualifications/Competencies:

  • Knowledge of trunked radio networks (P25), backhaul networks also an asset
  • Experience in design and configuration of IP-based networks, Windows and Solaris server systems, RF antenna systems, LMR systems and data networking;
  • Knowledge of conventional UHF and VHF radio communications systems
  • Excellent organizational, prioritization and time management skills
  • Knowledge of SQL, MS Access, Auto Cad, MapInfo, Planet EV
  • Experience with customer interface/issue resolution
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills;

The candidate will be required to submit to a background check to obtain security clearance. Failure to submit to this check or to obtain a satisfactory rating may result in the non consideration for this position.

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Bilingualism is an asset (English and French); adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec.

Additional Information:

Position Type: Management
Job Status: Regular - Full Time
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Mississauga
Application Deadline: 09/30/2021

Please apply directly online to be considered for this role. Applications through email will not be accepted.

At Bell, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it. We’re committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible workplace where every team member feels valued, respected, and supported, and has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For a confidential inquiry, simply email your recruiter directly or recruitment@bell.ca to make arrangements. If you have questions regarding accessible employment at Bell please email our Diversity & Inclusion Team at inclusion@bell.ca.

Created: Canada, ON, Mississauga

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