Comms Network Analyst – MTS – BR – CS

Location: Belo Horizonte, BR
Req ID: 27063
Onsite or Remote: Hybrid Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximizing value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics, and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

The Company

Modular Mining Systems is the global leader in mine management technology and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Komatsu LTD. Our innovative technology powers mine operations in every corner of the globe. The products we cultivate, the solutions we engineer, and the service we deliver set us apart in the Mining Technology industry. 

We’re more than a company, and we’re a community of passionate, creative professionals striving toward a shared vision: revolutionizing the way the mining industry operates. With a presence stretching from Johannesburg to Vancouver, Sydney to Lima, you are part of a global brand that supports creativity, fosters innovation, and encourages you to think big, share ideas and be yourself. 

Job Duties and Responsibilities

•    The Communication Engineer will ensure that the communication systems within the mining environment are efficient, reliable, and meet industry standards.
•    Survey mining sites to determine the quality of the network, the most effective locations for communication equipment and infrastructure.
•    Design communication systems, including wireless networks, LTE networks, and local area networks, that meet industry standards and regulatory requirements.
•    Install and configure communication equipment, including routers, switches, access points, and other related hardware and software.
•    Troubleshoot and resolve network issues, including connectivity, latency, bandwidth, and security issues.
•    Conduct periodic maintenance and upgrades to ensure optimal network performance.
•    Collaborate with other product engineers and IT professionals to identify and implement new technologies and best practices.
•    Coordinate the homologation process at ANATEL and the Authorized test labs, for new products and keep the existing licenses up to date, taking care of the necessary paperwork.

Travel Requirements

Availability to travel to remote mining locations for multiple weeks and work in challenging conditions.

Required Skills

•    Bachelor's degree in telecommunication engineering, computer networks, or a related field.
•    At least 3 years of experience in communication engineering, with a focus on designing and troubleshooting networks in mining or other industrial environments.
•    Deep understanding of CSMA/CD and CSMA/CA standards, TCP/IP and UPD protocols, spanning tree, wireless signal propagation, wireless mesh networks, and possible sources of interferences. 
•    Knowledge of Brazilian regulatory standards for telecommunications and the ANATEL product homologation process.
•    Cisco network certifications and/or CWNP certifications are a plus.  
•    Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to work well under pressure.
•    Strong communication skills, spoken and written in Portuguese and English, with the ability to communicate technical information to non-technical stakeholders.

Desired Skills

  • Close contact with end users.
  • Dispatch related area administrators.
  • Customer IT.
  • Collaboration with internal Marketing, Performance Assurance and Project Management teams.

Komatsu is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.