Proficiency Level 1
Demonstrates understanding of IP Protocols, Service Applications and Multicast.
Explains the basics of wave transmission, RF and Signaling techniques.
Identifies basic engineering principles associated with implementing microwave technologies.
Lists common microwave equipment used at cell sites and its function.
Proficiency Level 2
Works with implementing and supporting microwave technologies at cell sites.
Participates in technical troubleshooting to recover the most complex network problems.
Effectively manages vendor Action Item Register and timely resolution of open issues.
Cites examples of common design problems and how to avoid them.
Supports investigation and management of all follow-up activities needed to determine root cause.
Proficiency Level 3
Demonstrates experience with design, configuration and operation of microwave technologies.
Develops tools to extract forensic data from network elements and analyze to identify potential patterns.
Discusses considerations for integration and implementation issues including changes into the network.
Mentors and provides technical guidance and explains advanced concepts to others.
Demonstrates experience with the use of Protocol analyzers and methods.
Understood to be an industry expert for Microwave Technologies.
Proficiency Level 4
Subject Matter Expert
Shares experiences with design and configuration of microwave technologies at multiple cell sites.
Monitors organization and industry experience and identifies network improvement opportunities.
Orchestrates the resolution of high-impact and cross-functional problems.
Gains agreement on the problem-solving process, risk assessment, decision points, and criteria.
Articulates and presents information on the availability, reliability and effectiveness of critical, multi-vendor networks.
Develops and monitors best practices and standards.