Communications System Engineer


Lilee Systems, a wireless and wired communications company providing communication components and systems has an immediate opening as listed. We are looking for a talented Communication System Engineer. If you’re interested in job opportunities with us, please send your resume to


  • Lead communications system engineering efforts for major US transportation project to design, development and deployment of a wireless and wired communications system, including Land Mobile Radio (LMR), cellular and IEEE 802.11, and Ethernet, fiber, DSL, microwave backhaul
  • Drive and own RF and wired network planning, RF interference and mitigation, network performance analyses, EIRP and link margin budgets, base and mobile communications system block diagrams, specification of commercial and custom VHF/UHF/microwave RF components and related activities
  • Design and implement a robust geographically distributed wireless and wired (Ethernet) communications system, including approximately 2,000 mobile and fixed assets, using a combination of wireless and wired bearer methods
  • Evaluate architectural design trades and engage system integrator (SI) and customer to identify most practical solution, managing cost and schedule
  • Develop technical performance requirements, work with existing architecture to improve and adapt, conduct key trades and perform/aid in analysis of system performance
  • Own/participate in creation and completion of contract deliverables, including driving technical team and coordinating with chief engineer and project manager
  • Lead technical communications with SI, customer, subcontractors, and vendors
  • Understanding of failure mode and effect analysis (FMEA) and problem/failure reporting (PFR)
  • Flexible and able to work in situations that are ambiguous or uncertain
  • Self-guided and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Team player with ability to lead others, attentive to details as well as big picture view
  • Knowledge and enthusiasm for freight and passenger railroad operations a big plus
  • FCC Amateur Radio (ham radio) License or General Radiotelephone Operator License a big plus


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or engineering. Master’s degree will be a plus
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience is required
  • Extensive expertise in VHF and UHF land mobile radio (LMR) systems
  • Broad understanding of mobile communications systems (digital and analog), RF and communications system theory and practice, devices/components, antennas and propagation
  • Comfort with fundamentals of wired IP-networked communications systems, including SONET, Ethernet, VDSL
  • Proficient with MS Office (Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint, Visio) applications
  • Understanding of RF propagation analysis and RF interference identification and mitigation
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills including presentations to groups
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Experience with Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) process
  • Effective decision making in fast-paced work situations
  • Creative problem solving with ability to multitask
  • Will spend most weekdays in NY metro area for first 24 months, with 30% travel domestic only
  • PE license (in electrical or computer engineering)