Wireless Engineer at Zayo

| Greater Denver Area
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Company Description

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.

Position Description:

The Wireless Engineer is responsible for supporting the design and implementation of all wireless related projects within Zayo. Projects include Small Cell, Outdoor DAS, Indoor DAS, Indoor Wireless and Microwave.  Responsibilities include Equipment design and layout with Zayo Wireless Customers, FCC compliance, RF Sweep Test development, internal product training. 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. This individual will join Zayo’s growing small cell and DAS team. 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 equipment 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 physical equipment co-location requirements for multiple operators and perform inter-modulation analysis
  • Interface with OEM equipment vendors like Ericsson, Alcatel, CommScope, Sabre, Valmont, RFS, TE, and antenna manufacturers 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 the recruitment of engineering staff and be a mentor to other engineering colleagues as required
  • Perform or direct contractors with FAA, MPE, NEPA, and RF Analysis using tools such as Atoll or iBwave, Roofview, and other 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 small cell and in building installation processes,  troubleshooting, wireless standards, and procedures for all wireless related Implementation and Operation efforts.


  • Bachelors in Electrical and Electronics Engineering or Telecommunications. 
  • OEM equipment training (Ericsson, ALU, Samsung, Comscope DAS, and other RF OEM’s)
  • Minimum 5 years of RF experience working in a large wireless telecommunications company as a Field Technician or Construction Supervisor.
  • Experience with wireless incident management systems (NetCool, Remedy, or other similar systems)
  • Experience with construction standards and RF troubleshooting.
  • Experience with RF propagation tools (Atoll, iBwave, etc.)
  • Understanding of Wireless systems, including in-building DAS, mobile networks, WiFi, LTE and 5G systems.
  • Experience with equipment engineering including pole design, cabinet design, AC / DC power systems, and overall design of small cell and ODAS equipment.


  • Competitive compensation

    • Base salary range: $84,995-$92,395

    • Full-time Zayo employees are also eligible for discretionary quarterly short-term and long-term incentive cash bonuses which are based on the performance of the Company, an employee’s business segment, and the individual employee

  • Excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, 401 (k), disability and life insurance

  • Fitness membership discounts

  • Generous paid time off policy including paid parental leave

Benefits, Rewards & Wellness

  • Annual Incentive Plan (AIP) - Full-time Zayo employees are also eligible for discretionary AIP which is based on the performance of the Company, an employee’s business segment, and the individual employee

  • Sales Incentive Plan - Full-time Zayo sales employees are also eligible for discretionary incentive cash compensation through our Sales Incentive Plan

  • Excellent Health, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Retirement 401(k) Savings Plan

  • Fitness membership discounts

  • Generous paid time off policy including paid parental leave

Please note, in accordance with Zayo's commitment to providing and maintaining a workplace free of recognized hazards, all U.S. and Canadian employees and any employee, vendor, customer, or visitor who enters a Zayo office or facility in the U.S. and Canada must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of such vaccination. If you are hired by Zayo, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.

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In Colorado we have campuses in Downtown Denver and on 29th Street Mall in Boulder, where employees can benefit from access to restaurants, retail, fitness and more!

What are Zayo Perks + Benefits

Zayo Benefits Overview

Zayo Group is committed to providing our employees with a benefits program that is both comprehensive and competitive. Our benefits program offers health care, dental and vision coverage, as well as financial security to our employees and their families.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
B Strong, Greenhouse Scholars, A Precious Child, AMP the Cause, There With Care, Boulder Parks and Rec, and many more....
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) enable you to put aside money for important expenses & help reduce your income taxes at the same time. Zayo employees can contribute up to $2,650 annually.
Disability Insurance
If you are out of work for an extended period or time due to a disabling injury or illness, disability insurance covers 60% of annual salary up to $5000 monthly maximum payout.
Dental Benefits
Dental exams can help you & your dentist detect problems in the early stages when treatment is simpler & costs are lower. Regular exams are an important part of maintaining your medical health.
Vision Benefits
The vision plan covers routine eye exams and also pays for all or a portion of the costs of glasses or contact lenses if you need them.
Health Insurance Benefits
Each person's health care needs are different. That's why our medical plan offers multiple options (3) so that you can choose the coverage level best-suited to your personal situation.
Life Insurance
Your family depends on your income for a comfortable lifestyle and for the resources necessary to make their dreams a reality! Zayo offers Basic Term Life and AD&D as well as supplemental insurance.
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Do you love working out? So do we which is why Zayo offers access to group fitness sessions and company-sponsored events, such as the B Strong Ride.
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Zayo Group offers a 401(k) plan through Fidelity. Eligible employees may join the plan as soon as administratively feasible after their date of hire and may contribute up to the IRS limit of $19,000.
401(K) Matching
Zayo matches 50% of employee contributions up to 4% with a cap at 2% match.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Zayo employees receive between 0 and 25 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Volunteer Time
We encourage our employees to give back to our communities by providing 4 hours of Volunteer Time Off per quarter.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Zayo Group offers the option to elect Commuter Benefits which helps you pay for public transportation and parking costs while commuting to and from work using pretax dollars.
Company Outings
Game Room
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted twice monthly and include alcoholic and non-alcoholic options.
Parking is available at Zayo offices.
Recreational Clubs
Love sports? So do we! We offer a variety of options to get involved with your co-workers outside of the office.
Fitness Subsidies
We strongly believe that there is nothing more important than the health and well-being of our employees and families. To promote health and fitness, Zayo has partnered with GymPass.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
The tuition reimbursement program provides an opportunity for Zayo employees to further their education and to apply to be reimbursed for eligible education expenses.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Zayo is committed to providing opportunities for employees to expand and grow their knowledge base through lunch and learn sessions.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning

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