Zayo provides mission-critical bandwidth to the world’s most impactful companies, fueling the innovations that are transforming our society. Zayo’s 133,000-mile network in North America and Europe includes extensive metro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centers. Zayo’s communications infrastructure solutions include dark fiber, private data networks, wavelengths, Ethernet, and dedicated Internet access. Zayo serves wireless and wireline carriers, media, tech, content, finance, healthcare and other large enterprises.
All internships are paid, full-time work experiences. The Zayo internship program begins on June 7* and formally ends on August 13*, 2021 (*start/end date flexible to academic obligations).
The Wireless Design Engineer Intern is responsible for supporting design and implementation of all wireless related projects including Small Cell, Outdoor DAS, Indoor DAS, Indoor Wireless and Microwave services. Responsibilities will include equipment design and layout with Zayo Wireless Customers, RF Sweep Test development, internal product training , and additional support to the z5G team by completing data integrity, documentation and engineering of small cell and in building deployments, and identifying equipment requirements and initial costs for site configurations and new product trials. This individual must be comfortable engaging with Wireless providers (AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, and T-Mobile) RF design teams.
Review and perform regulatory compliance items such as MPE analysis, FAA, and NEPA / SHPO requirements.
Engage and influence Wireless Service Provider customer personnel regarding Zayo products and designs.
Provide initial equipment and design requirements for customer requests and support for market level project engineering
Proficient in set-up, maintenance and troubleshooting for CW tests, RF Sweeps, Standard practice development, analysis of trouble tickets for small cell.
Develop and manage best practices for construction and implementation effort for wireless products.
Understand equipment co-location requirements for multiple operators and perform inter-modulation analysis
Interface with OEM equipment vendors like Ericsson, Alcatel, CommScope, TE, etc. with respect to equipment specifications, new products, and installation documentation.
Generate engineering related reports from Salesforce for customer configurations, site locations, and equipment information for all wireless site locations.
Lead the Small Cell Operations process, implementation requirements and standards, and manage and coordinate activities with the wireless vendors as required.
Play an active role in recruitment of engineering staff and be a mentor to other engineering colleagues as required
Perform or direct contractors RF Analysis using Atoll or iBwave software products
Prepare implementation standards for wireless installations and Zayo wireless products.
Provide reporting for Zayo Small Cell locations, capabilities, and products to Business Development and key customers.
Manage and own the documentation relating to RF installation process, troubleshooting, RF standards, and procedures for RF related Implementation and Operation efforts.
Studying/degree in Electrical Engineering, Wireless Communications, Telecommunications Engineering or related
Experience with wireless incident management systems (NetCool, Remedy, or other similar systems) preferred
Experience with construction standards and RF troubleshooting preferred
Experience with RF propagation tools (Atoll, iBwave, etc.) preferred
Understanding of Wireless systems, including in building DAS, mobile networks, WiFi, LTE and 5G systems
Experience with site construction activities including antenna selection, coax cable design and troubleshooting, cell site equipment, RF propagation and designs using Atoll, IBwave, or other propagation tools preferred
Gain practical experience in engineering, design, and implementation of Zayo's z5G products including Small Cells, DAS, In building Wireless networks, fiber engineering, and Operations.
Develop communication and networking skills, internally and customer facing
Gain industry experience, an education in telecom, and understanding of Zayo’s foundational role in broadband
Strengthen critical thinking, problem solving, and communication skills
Gain an expertise understanding of Salesforce
Exposure to a variety of networking opportunities
Learn about the telecom industry
Excellent benefits including health, 401 (k), fitness discounts, and access to Zayo sponsored events
Internships are full-time (40 hours/week)