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General Purpose:

Systems Engineer participating in the development and execution of regulatory Type Approval testing and compliance programs for LTE, NB-IoT, and 5G cellular base stations.


Perform pre-compliance and formal compliance testing of new 2G/3G/4G/5G/IoT/MSR BTS products per applicable test standards covering the areas of RF, EMC, Safety, and Environmental. Includes applicable ETSI and 3GPP BTS radio and EMC compliance standards, and especially FCC Parts 15/22/24/27/90, ICES-003, RSS-130/132/133/139/170, IEC/EN/UL/CSA 60950-1/22, GR-1089-CORE, and working knowledge of GR-63-CORE and GR-487-CORE, that result in a regulatory Type Approval or customer required certification of the product. Generate product conformity test plans, test specifications, test reports, and related technical documents. Knowledge of safety standards (IEC60950/IEC62368). 


Support compliance related R&D development testing with emphasis on radiated and conducted emissions troubleshooting skills. Troubleshoot BTS system problems and test setup problems. Expertise with EMC test chamber use and setup. Expert level knowledge of RF test setups and use of RF test equipment.


Position Description:

Candidate is expected to perform BTS system level conformance testing for all site supported or developed products.

The candidate is expected to have deep understanding of most aspects of Type Approval and compliance testing to

include RF measurement techniques, measurement uncertainties, radiated and conducted emissions measurements,

immunity testing, product safety evaluation and tests, and NEBS physical protection and EMC/electrical safety

requirements. Candidate is expected to have the ability to troubleshoot test setup issues and compliance related product design/assembly issues. Candidate will be required to support the BTS designers during the design prototyping phase and provide timely feedback on product issues seen in test and report product faults via the Nokia Fault Reporting Tool. Candidate must also be adept in technical writing and documentation tasks to include generation of test plans, specifications, and reports.


Qualifications –

Position Requirements:

BS in Electrical/Electronics Engineering or equivalent experience

System level knowledge of Nokia (or equivalent) base station products

Expertise with RF test equipment (spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, signal generators, fading simulators, power meters, etc.)

Working knowledge of product compliance areas to include RF, EMC, Safety, and NEBS testing

Ability to interpret compliance requirements and efficiently apply to BTS products

Ability to independently perform compliance testing at external 3rd party laboratories

Ability to negotiate with compliance authorities to ensure the best interests of Nokia are served

Understanding of FCC and ISED radio certification requirements to write detailed band specific test approach and

specification documents

Expert level technical knowledge and English fluency to construct extreme high-quality MS Word test reports necessary for filing to regulatory authorities (FCC, ISED, etc.)

Fluent in MS Office


Personal Attributes:

Excellent verbal and written communications skills

Good planning and organization skills

Highly adept problem solver



Some local travel will be required

7+ years experience

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