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Network Engineer 4

Job Reference: 20-08563 Type:
Assist with SDWAN deployments for Client sites including design, test, and implementation of new hardware. Adjust network sizes to meet volume or capacity demands. Communicate with customers, sales staff, or marketing staff to determine customer needs. Coordinate network operations, maintenance, repairs or upgrades. Design, build, or operate equipment configuration prototypes, including network hardware, software, servers, or server operation systems. Determine specific network hardware or software requirements such as platforms, interfaces, bandwidths, or routine schemas. Develop and implement solutions for network problems. Develop conceptual, logical or physical network designs. Skills: Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently and manage one's time. Basic mentoring skills necessary to provide support and constructive performance feedback. Knowledge of computer hardware as it relates to data storage. Knowledge of computer software, such as configuration management software, desktop communications software, operating system software and internet directory services software.
 

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Systems Engineer

Job Reference: 20-08202 Type: Job Description: Max bill rate ***/hr

RAN Virtualization (vRAN/vCU/vDU) OAMP Senior Systems Engineer

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Must have - OAMP / EMS / NMS / FCAPS design and development experience:

a.Does candidate have experience in design and development in any of the following functional modules which are part of NMS/EMS applications:

Fault Management
Configuration Management
Performance Management
Security Management

b. Experience in Integration of NMS/EMS (FM, CM, PM, SM modules) with Operator OSS tools
c. Experience Writing the EMS / NMS / NE SW upgrade MOPs and working with the customer to execute MOPs in the commercial network.
d. Tier3 support experience Work under pressure, Troubleshooting the commercial NMS/EMS application issues, provide the work-around to customer to bring up system, work with R&D and provide the RCA (Root Cause Analysis) to the customer.
e. Experience in Virtualization technologies (ETSI MANO Orchestrator, VNF Manager, Virtual Infrastructure Manager, ECOMP/ONAP modules)
f. Experience/Knowledge in OpenStack (Virtualization) Platform Services

Good to have:
-Good to have experience in working with Pre-Sales technical teams for the RFP responses.

Education: Bachelors Degree in EE/CS in engineering or Masters (masters highly preferred)

Years: 10+ years or 8+ with Masters (masters highly prefrred)

Local/non-local - okay with Non-local working remote until offices reopen. Must relocate once WFH is lifted.

If you have ambitions to be a part of a Best in Class organization, ***s Wireless Networks team is the place to be. The role of the Wireless Networks Team is to support our carrier customers through innovative technology road map. The dynamic culture at *** offers both great challenge and great reward. If you want to work among the very best talent in the industry, working on the most innovative products in the world, *** is the place to be.

We are looking for a RAN Virtualization Senior Systems engineer to join our Wireless network team. You will be a key contributor as a subject matter expert in a multi-functional team of R&D, Systems engineering, and product validation to introduce *** products to Wireless Carrier.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for development of product requirements, feature requirements, systems and performance analysis, conduct deep-dive customer sessions, new technology introduction on Openstack/Kubernetes VM and Container based vRAN/vCU/vDU virtualization strategies.
Responsible for development of product requirements, feature requirements, systems and performance analysis, conduct deep-dive customer sessions on OAMP, FCAPS technologies and protocols.
Analyzing the customer requirements, converting them into system requirements and capturing of detail design for the development team.
Responsible for analyzing and troubleshooting issues reported from customer labs and production.
Provides expert technical support in the pre-sales process and creates compelling technical and commercial solutions in order to help achieve the assigned sales goals and business objectives.
Translates and communicates complex technical design considerations between the *** sales team and carriers network business
Educate our customers on ***s new products and services both individually and in a team environment.
Ensures that customer commitments are achieved according to plan.
Works closely with various support organizations, logistics, and cross- functional teams from SEA and *** HQ to achieve successful new product roll-outs and developments.
Ability to travel sporadically during the project

Success Criteria:
Technical Acumen
Subject Matter Expert in driving the technical solutions to customer through complex organizational dynamics

Presentations Skills
Leveraging your ability to communicate effectively with all levels of organization as well as HQ partners on initiatives

Excellence Dealing with Ambiguity
Bringing your experience in problem solving and ability to navigate complex organizations with pivotal shifts
Background/Experience required:
Bachelors Degree in EE/CS in engineering with 10 years of directly related experience is required. A Masters with 8+ years experience is preferred
Understanding of 3GPP systems: RAN and Core networks, architecture and protocols
Must have experience with RAN Virtualization solutions - vRAN/vCU/vDU Management/OAMP design and development in wireless networks
Must have experience with FCAPS (Fault, Configuration, Performance, Security) management of RAN elements (vRAN/vCU/vDU) in wireless networks
Must have experience in working with R&D team, finalize the feature Roadmaps and presenting deepdive sessions to the customer
Experience in High Availability and redundancy systems
Detailed understanding of Netconf protocol, YANG models, REST APIs, and VES (Virtual Event Streaming).
Must have experience in authoring the vRAN/vCU/vDU SW upgrade MOPs and working with the customer to execute MOPs in the commercial network
Must have experience in authoring the RCAs (Root Cause Analysis) of high severity issues in the commercial network and presenting RCAs to the customer
Detailed understanding in managing Openstack/Kubernetes environments
Document best practices in developing and deploying Openstack/Kubernetes solutions
Experience in Automation & Orchestration frameworks. (ie: knowledge in the ETSI MANO specifications, OASIS TOSCA, ONAP)

Detailed understanding in configuring virtual switches, network connections, Virtual port types (ie: SR-IOV, virtio), Security Groups, VLANs
Hands on experience in managing VMware vCenter or RedHat Director environments.
Hands on experience in managing VMware production environment comprising of 100+ hosts
Experience in performance measurement & tuning of VMware/Openstack servers and Virtual sessions and management of servers resources between virtual machines.
Detailed understanding in taking snapshots, backup and recovery of Virtual machines
Detailed understanding in configuring Storage such as SAN / NAS / iSCSI
Detailed understanding in managing HA environments in the cloud within and across telecom data centers. (ie: experience with NEC HA Cluster)
Good exposure towards public (AWS, Azure) and private / on-prime cloud installation and configuration
Working experience with vendors like HPE, Dell, Cisco etc., with broad knowledge and understanding of various hardware technologies (Blade servers, Rack Servers, UCS etc.)
Deep dive troubleshooting experience using command-line tools and scripts
Experience in understanding customer requirement and work on plan / design /deploy / manage the infrastructure
Good to have experience in working with Pre-Sales technical teams for the RFP responses.
Good to have experience with C/C++/Java development, Unix/Linux, scripting tools like PERL, TCL, shell, etc.
Good to have experience with Web based development including JVM, J2EE, (EJB), JAVA, JavaScript, Web Services, HTML, XML, SOAP



Necessary Skills and attributes:
The ability to plan, organize and prioritize multiple projects, sales and simultaneous performance objectives. Work independently in determining ones personal work schedule to be productive. Work in a team environment, in order to achieve personal and team project milestones and to complete assignments within established time frames. Accept tasks and problems/situations that differ, requiring creativity to search for optimal solutions, when only broad and general guidelines exist for solving problems. The ability to utilize implied knowledge of task alternatives and to make spontaneous decisions using past experience and the guidance and/or successful experiences of others. Demonstrated ability to interact at multiple levels within customers organizations. Negotiate with and convince others, in a potentially adversarial environment, including customer directors, managers and staff with opposing views to accept/approve plans, technical and project recommendations. Make professional technical sales presentations in writing, through email, reports, or orally, to an audience of high technical skills, management and operational experience. Ability to achieve results within established time frames and requirements. Develop accurate proposals and designs to meet customer needs.

Physical/Mental Demands:
Work is generally performed in an office environment. Operate a computer keyboard and view a video display terminal between more than 50% of work time, including prolonged periods of time. Requires considerable work utilizing high visual acuity / detail, numeric / character distinction and moderate hand / finger dexterity. The movement and transportation of equipment, most of the time is under 25 pounds. Performs work under time schedules and stress which are normally periodic or cyclical, including time sensitive deadlines, intellectual challenges and project management deadlines. Machines, tools, equipment, and work aids include PCs, printers, copiers, faxes and other equipment commonly associated with an office work area. May require working additional hours beyond normal schedule. Travel varies depending on position. Consistently demonstrates a commitment to policies and procedures, including but not limited to, attendance, confidentiality, conflict of interest and ethical responsibilities.
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Network Engineer

Job Reference: 20-07729 Type: Job Description: MAX BILL RATE ***/HR

Item- 339 and 340

Years: 8-10 years of directly related experience is required.

Top Three Must Have Skills: UE logs analysis, field issue debugging, LTE/5G

Preferred skills: eNB logs analysis, KPI analysis, clear communication as role needs customer interaction.

Location: local/ non-local candidates work remote until reopen. Non-local must relocate once offices and WFH is lifted.

Education: Bachelor Degree Min.A Masters with 8+ years of experience is preferred

Additional Notes : hours usually range from 9-6pm

Main responsibilities and differences with RAN SME (3384-1):
Responsible for troubleshooting and issue resolution in *** 4G and 5G products to ensure all customer tickets are addressed in pre-defined SLAs.
Responsible for end-to-end performance assurance to ensure companys 4G and 5G products (DU, RU, CU and AU) are fully compliant with customers network design.
Conduct trials and tune parameters to improve the overall network performance and propose optimized parameters and present to customer and other groups with detailed reports.
Issue resolution in multi-vendor deployment across numerous interfaces, including Open CPRI (ORAN), S1-MME and S1-U IOT with incumbent EPC vendors.
Evaluate the network performance by trending and analyzing key KPIs.


4G/5G Call Processing RAN Tier3 Engineer

If you have ambitions to be a part of a Best in Class organization, ***s Wireless Networks team is the place to be. The role of the Wireless Networks Team is to support our carrier customers through innovative technology road map. The dynamic culture at *** offers both great challenge and great reward. If you want to work among the very best talent in the industry, working on the most innovative products in the world, *** is the place to be.

We are looking for a 4G/5G RAN Tier3 Engineer to join our Wireless network team. You will be a key contributor as a Tier3 Engineer in a multi-functional team of R&D, Systems engineering, and product validation to introduce *** products to Wireless Carrier.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for troubleshooting and issue resolution in *** 4G and 5G products to ensure all customer tickets are addressed in pre-defined SLAs.
Responsible for end-to-end performance assurance to ensure companys 4G and 5G products (DU, RU, CU and AU) are fully compliant with customers network design.
Conduct trials and tune parameters to improve the overall network performance and propose optimized parameters and present to customer and other groups with detailed reports.
Issue resolution in multi-vendor deployment across numerous interfaces, including Open CPRI (ORAN), S1-MME and S1-U IOT with incumbent EPC vendors.
Evaluate the network performance by trending and analyzing key KPIs.
Conduct deep-dive customer sessions for RCA reviews.
Collaborate with HQ development and other teams to ensure issue resolution, customer product requirements and/or performance compliance.
Present technical and non-technical ideas in a logical, compelling manner in a written format and verbally in both small and large group settings.
Responsible for leading all technical discussions on *** products/scheduler related features with several customer vertical organization including 4G/5G RAN Development groups and RAN performance groups.
Author technical proposals, Technical research and white papers, Operator network design.
Ensures that customer commitments are achieved according to plan.
Works closely with various support organizations, logistics, and cross-functional teams from SEA and *** HQ to achieve network performance.

Background/Experience required:
Undergraduate Degree in engineering with 8-10 years of directly related experience is required. A Masters with 8+ years of experience is preferred
Must have 4G/5G Call Processing experience with In depth knowledge of RRC, S1-MME, S1-U, X2, RLC, MAC, PHY protocols and understanding of concepts such as Hybrid Beamforming, Massive MIMO, New Waveforms, LTE-NR interworking & co-existence, 5G Numerologies etc .
Experienced and fluent with 3GPP RAN product architecture, design, implementation and performance improvements (KPIs). Good understanding of scheduler functionality is beneficial.
Experience with scripting languages and programming languages (C language) and mutli-core programming will be beneficial.
Experience with system engineering activities such as feature requirements identification, feature description documentation, parameter optimization, performance analysis, test strategy creation, problem troubleshooting is desirable
Thorough understanding of 3GPP specification for LTE/LTE-A/5G features and Protocols, experience with ongoing 3GPP Rel-15/16 activities is beneficial
Working knowledge of various RF antenna technologies & network optimizations.
Ability to travel sporadically during the project
Excellent verbal and written communication skills to communicate key technical concepts within organization and in customer meetings is preferred.

Necessary Skills and attributes:
The ability to plan, organize and prioritize multiple projects, sales and simultaneous performance objectives. Work independently in determining ones personal work schedule to be productive. Work in a team environment, in order to achieve personal and team project milestones and to complete assignments within established time frames. Accept tasks and problems/situations that differ, requiring creativity to search for optimal solutions, when only broad and general guidelines exist for solving problems. The ability to utilize implied knowledge of task alternatives and to make spontaneous decisions using past experience and the guidance and/or successful experiences of others. Demonstrated ability to interact at multiple levels within customers organizations. Negotiate with and convince others, in a potentially adversarial environment, including customer directors, managers and staff with opposing views to accept/approve plans, technical and project recommendations. Make professional technical sales presentations in writing, through email, reports, or orally, to an audience of high technical skills, management and operational experience. Ability to achieve results within established time frames and requirements. Develop accurate proposals and designs to meet customer needs.

Physical/Mental Demands:
Work is generally performed in an office environment. Operate a computer keyboard and view a video display terminal between more than 50% of work time, including prolonged periods of time. Requires considerable work utilizing high visual acuity / detail, numeric / character distinction and moderate hand / finger dexterity. The movement and transportation of equipment, most of the time is under 25 pounds. Performs work under time schedules and stress which are normally periodic or cyclical, including time sensitive deadlines, intellectual challenges and project management deadlines. Machines, tools, equipment, and work aids include PCs, printers, copiers, faxes and other equipment commonly associated with an office work area. May require working additional hours beyond normal schedule. Travel varies depending on position. Consistently demonstrates a commitment to policies and procedures, including but not limited to, attendance, confidentiality, conflict of interest and ethical responsibilities.
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Network Engineer

Job Reference: 20-07728 Type: Job Description: MAX BILL RATE ***/HR

ITEM - 338, 341, 342, 343, 344

Years: 8+ years of professional experience in Engineering: 5+ years for LTE, 5G.

Top Three Must Have Skills: UE logs analysis, field issue debugging, LTE/5G

Preferred skills: eNB logs analysis, KPI analysis, clear communication as role needs customer interaction.

Location: local candidates work remote until reopen. Okay with Non-local candidate, but must relocate once offices and WFH is lifted.

Education: Bachelor Degree Min. PHD preferred

Additional Notes : hours usually range from 9-6pm

RAN SME Top responsibilities:
Accountable for leading field integration testing efforts of all 4G/5G key features with customers, including test plan development, reviewing test plan with customers, driving cross-functional teams to execution, review of test results, issue identification and analysis and quality proofing until software acceptance is achieved.
Responsible for handling deep technical discussion with team members and leading to right direction
Responsible for analyzing and troubleshooting scheduler related issues reported from customer labs, field sites and production network.
Author technical proposals, Technical research and white papers, Operator network design.

Position Summary:
Our US Networks business continues to expand rapidly, as we deploy complex technologies and innovative products at several of the worlds leading wireless operators. Become a part of a Best in Class organization! The dynamic culture at *** offers both great challenge and great reward. If you want to work among the very best talent in the industry, working on the most innovative products in the world, *** is the place to be.

Role and Responsibilities:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills to communicate key technical concepts, ability to package complex ideas into logical, easy-to-follow progressions
Accountable for leading field integration testing efforts of all 4G/5G key features with customers, including test plan development, reviewing test plan with customers, driving cross-functional teams to execution, review of test results, issue identification and analysis and quality proofing until software acceptance is achieved.
Responsible for handling deep technical discussion with team members and leading to right direction
Responsible for hands on analysis of network performance issues (i.e. air interface, call processing, etc.) and creating solutions to meet network optimization expectations
Adapt to changes in a dynamic business environment, support management initiatives, and guide other engineers
Responsible for Tier3 support, analyzing and troubleshooting scheduler related issues reported from customer labs, field sites and production network.
Exercise judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions and results.
Present ideas, technical and non-technical, in a logical, compelling manner in a written format and verbally in both small and large group settings
Work with the Network Engineering and Operations Teams on the cell sites antenna and RF equipment configuration and database parameters
Must be knowledgeable about development tools

Skills and Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering; Masters Degree or Ph. D. Degree a plus; 8+ years of professional experience in Engineering: 5+ years for LTE, 5G.
Demonstrated research and problem solving skills via prior work experience. Experience with wireless infrastructure provider and/or operator is desired.
Experienced and fluent with 3GPP RAN product architecture, design, implementation and performance improvements (KPIs).
Solid understanding all technical problems in LTE, RF fundamentals and data network protocols
Strong technical knowledge of CDMA/EVDO and LTE/Volte/5G technologies
Must have 4G/5G Call Processing experience with In depth knowledge of RRC, S1-MME, S1-U and X2 protocols and understanding of concepts such as Hybrid Beamforming, Massive MIMO, New Waveforms, LTE-NR interworking & co-existence, 5G Numerologies etc
Must have a strong work ethic, integrity and work extremely well in a team environment
Must have an aptitude for creativity and innovation
Advanced working knowledge of Base Station Vendor equipment (***, Alcatel Client, Nokia, Ericsson)
Strong interpersonal communication skills
Proven ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced environment
Bilingual in Korean is a PLUS

Physical/Mental Demands and Working Conditions: The position requires the ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities in the following environment:

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Must be skilled in developing and maintaining good working relationships with all appropriate levels within and outside the company
Operate a computer keyboard and view a video display terminal more than 75% of work time in an office work environment
Frequently works additional hours beyond normal schedule
Performs work under time schedules and stresses which are normally periodic or cyclical and include time sensitive job stress, fatigue, unpaid over-time, intellectual challenge, constant technical data feedback, language barriers, and project management stress.
Machines, tools, equipment, and work aids include PCs, printers, etc. most often associated with office work area equipment
Travel to customer locations, trade shows, etc. approximately 20% of time
Under minimal supervision with a high level of responsibility to apply general policies and guidelines where decisions are seldom monitored, consequences of decisions may adversely affect operating results and management decisions. Position has complete access to confidential company data where disclosure may jeopardize the companys competitive position

*** Electronics America, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce, and provides Equal Employment Opportunity for all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Network Engineer

Job Reference: 20-07412 Type: Description/Comment:Summary: The main function of a network engineer is to determine user requirements and design specifications for computer networks. A typical network engineer is responsible for planning and implementing network upgrades. Job Responsibilities: Adjust network sizes to meet volume or capacity demands. Communicate with customers, sales staff, or marketing staff to determine customer needs. Coordinate network operations, maintenance, repairs or upgrades. Design, build, or operate equipment configuration prototypes, including network hardware, software, servers, or server operation systems. Determine specific network hardware or software requirements such as platforms, interfaces, bandwidths, or routine schemas. Develop and implement solutions for network problems. Skills: Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills. Basic ability to work independently and manage ones time. Basic knowledge of computer hardware as it relates to data storage. Knowledge of computer software, such as configuration management software, desktop communications software, operating system software and internet directory services software. Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field required. 2-4 years experience required.

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Support Engineer 4

Job Reference: 20-06963 Type: Job Description: ***MAX BILL RATE ***/HR

Client site -7575 Commerce CT, Lewis Center, OH 43035

Item: 315

Must haves:
1. 4G Wireless telecom experience
2. Strong communicator / analytical
3. Test or Network Support experience

Preferred:
1. Strong understanding of 4G or 5G network architecture
2. Understands Call flows (4G network attach, Handover etc)
3. Linux Experience

Be cautious of:
1. RF Engineers They often dont know call flows surprisingly, make sure they have strong architecture and call flow knowledge
2. C&I engineers Sometimes there are guys that have *** C&I experience


Job Description: 4G/5G Tier2 Network Support EMS SME
If you have ambitions to be a part of a Best in Class organization, ***s Wireless Networks team is the place to be. The role of the Wireless Networks Team is to support our carrier customers through innovative technology & products. The dynamic culture at *** offers both great challenge and great reward. If you want to work among the very best talent in the industry, working on the most innovative products in the world, *** is the place to be.
We are looking for a 4G LTE / 5G NR Tier 2 Network Support EMS SME to join our Wireless Networks team. You will be a key contributor being technical interface, on-site to customer market teams. You will have your finger on the pulse of the customers regional network. You will be a subject matter expert in ***s Element Management Server (EMS) and help to educate our customers in the region on the product. Additionally, you may assist the RET and eNB configurations, help to improve the network health, make product improvement recommendations and repair the network.
Essential Skills, Duties and Responsibilities:
Strong knowledge and experience with 4G / 5G RAN Element Management Systems
Strong communication and presentation skills for execution of technical training of the *** EMS in a one on one or group setting
Strong customer focus
Knowledge of EMS protocols, purposes and use cases
Experience with management server installations in customer central offices
Working knowledge of 4G and/or 5G 3GPP technologies
Must be able to drive for resolutions with other Engineering teams
Provide 24/7 on-call support as needed for commercial Network outages and network performance issues within the region
Experience working with development teams to communicate customer enhancement requirements
Experience with wireless network architecture, protocols, RF optimization and standards
Knowledge of wireless network deployments, installation and commissioning
Be able to review various Engineering MOPs and identify missing steps or issues
Assist in resolution of high severity issues to meet SLA requirements 24x7
Willing to travel to customer locations within your region often by automobile


Success Criteria:
Ability to provide in person guidance and support to customers at their premise anywhere within the region
Once trained, provide effective support of EMS questions from the customer with minimal support from others on the support team
Assist the regional support teams located in Plano, TX. with high severity events, ticket resolution and focused customer engagement to resolve issues
Other Skills:
Develop Root Cause Analysis (RCA) on outages or market performance issues (e.g., throughput, accessibility, sustainability, handovers (Intra/X2/S1), capacity and coverage)
Familiar with RLC/MAC layer, different types of control channel and traffic channels, network access procedures, power control, handover algorithms, QoS types, TDD/FDD modes, HARQ/ARQ concepts, etc.
Background / Experience Desired:
Previous experience working with 4G / 5G wireless Network Management or Element Management Systems in an SME role
Previous experience working in a wireless field engineer with a Tier1 carrier
Previous experience in a support role with a leading network equipment manufacture
Necessary Skills and attributes:
The ability to plan, organize and prioritize multiple projects, sales and simultaneous performance objectives. Work independently in determining ones personal work schedule to be productive. Work in a team environment, in order to achieve personal and team project milestones and to complete assignments within established time frames. Accept tasks and problems/situations that differ, requiring creativity to search for optimal solutions, when only broad and general guidelines exist for solving problems. The ability to utilize implied knowledge of task alternatives and to make spontaneous decisions using past experience and the guidance and/or successful experiences of others. Demonstrated ability to interact at multiple levels within customers organizations. Negotiate with and convince others, in a potentially adversarial environment, including customer directors, managers and staff with opposing views to accept/approve plans, technical and project recommendations. Make professional technical sales presentations in writing, through email, reports, or orally, to an audience of high technical skills, management and operational experience. Ability to achieve results within established time frames and requirements. Develop accurate proposals and designs to meet customer needs.


Physical/Mental Demands:
Work is generally performed in an office environment. Operate a computer keyboard and view a video display terminal between more than 50% of work time, including prolonged periods of time. Requires considerable work utilizing high visual acuity / detail, numeric / character distinction and moderate hand / finger dexterity. The movement and transportation of equipment, most of the time is under 25 pounds. Performs work under time schedules and stress which are normally periodic or cyclical, including time sensitive deadlines, intellectual challenges and project management deadlines. Machines, tools, equipment, and work aids include PCs, printers, copiers, faxes and other equipment commonly associated with an office work area. May require working additional hours beyond normal schedule. Travel varies depending on position. Consistently demonstrates a commitment to policies and procedures, including but not limited to, attendance, confidentiality, conflict of interest and ethical responsibilities.

Education, Work experience and necessary Skills & Attributes:
BS EE or CS required (preferred MS ESS or CS) - with at least 5 years of telecom work experience
Good knowledge of wireless network architecture concepts especially in RAN domain
Good knowledge of UNIX/LINUX operating systems
Strong customer support experience
Good analytical skills to investigate and evaluate trending data for issue resolution
Ability to develop scripts and tools to aide with the reports generation and analysis will be a plus
Physical and Mental Demands:
Must be able to work under pressure and willing to work on the ad-hoc schedule and/or on-call environment.
Work generally is performed in an office and/or lab environment may need to travel 0 to 10%
Operate PC and product test equipment more than 75% of work time
Travel to customer locations within market region up to 50% of time

Note: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee.
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Network QA Engineer 4

Job Reference: 20-06344 Type: Job Description: ***MAX BILL RATE: ***/hr


-please ensure the following resume meet requirements below and candidate can answer following questions, please attach with resume:

Do you understand software development life cycle?
Have you been engaged with any 4G/5G feature design and/or implementation?
Have you been responsible for feature testing or optimization? If so, name a few.
Which layer is your area of strength? Are you more involved with PHY/MAC/RLC or call processing?
Do you interact with customers? With which cross functional customer organizations do you typically interact with?
Can you devise a test plan for a feature/product and drive it to execution? Provide an example.
Have you been engaged with new product introductions or new software features rollouts?
Do you have any hands on experience to identify any product or feature related issues?
Any troubleshooting or debugging experiences?
With whom do you work for issue resolution? Provide examples.

If you have ambitions to be a part of a Best in Class organization, ***s Wireless Networks team is the place to be. The role of the Wireless Networks Team is to support our carrier customers through innovative technology road map. The dynamic culture at *** offers both great challenge and great reward. If you want to work among the very best talent in the industry, working on the most innovative products in the world, *** is the place to be.

We are looking for a 4G/5G Call Processing RAN SME to join our Wireless network team. You will be a key contributor as a subject matter expert in a multi-functional team of R&D, Systems engineering, and product validation to introduce *** products to Wireless Carrier.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for development of product requirements, feature requirements, systems and performance analysis, conduct deep-dive customer sessions on 4G/5G Call processing related features and air interface technologies.
Analyzing the customer requirements, converting then into system requirements and capturing of detail design for the development team for all *** product features.
Responsible for leading all technical discussions on *** products/scheduler related features with several customer vertical organization including 4G/5G RAN Development groups and RAN performance groups.
Author technical proposals, Technical research and white papers, design documents, Operator network design, RFI/RFP, and Patent filings.
Aid in product & feature performance analysis, evaluation of new product & SW releases and third party product evaluation to build product synergies.
Provides expert technical support in the pre-sales process and creates compelling technical and commercial solutions in order to help achieve the assigned sales goals and business objectives.
Translates and communicates complex technical design considerations between the *** sales team and carriers network business
Educate our customers on ***s new products and services both individually and in a team environment.
Ensures that customer commitments are achieved according to plan.
Works closely with various support organizations, logistics, and cross-functional teams from SEA and *** HQ to achieve successful new product rollouts and developments.
Accountable for leading field integration testing efforts (FFA/FIT/FSA) of all 4G/5G key features with customers, including test plan development, reviewing test plan with customers, driving cross-functional teams to execution, review of test results, issue identification, analysis and quality proofing until software acceptance is achieved.
Responsible for Tier3 support, analyzing and troubleshooting scheduler related issues reported from customer labs, field sites and production network.
Review and provide recommendations to improve LTE RAN network performance by evaluating and trending key KPIs, performing trials and providing optimization guidelines.

Background/Experience required:
Undergraduate Degree in engineering with 8-10 years of directly related experience is required. A Masters with 8+ years of experience is preferred
Must have 4G/5G Call Processing experience with In depth knowledge of RRC, S1-MME, S1-U and X2 protocols and understanding of concepts such as Hybrid Beamforming, Massive MIMO, New Waveforms, LTE-NR interworking & co-existence, 5G Numerologies etc .
Experienced and fluent with 3GPP RAN product architecture, design, implementation and performance improvements (KPIs). Good understanding of scheduler functionality is beneficial.
Strong Programming skills in C desired, experience with memory optimizations, multi-Core programming, assembly language debugging preferred.
Experience with system engineering activities such as feature requirements identification, feature description documentation, parameter optimization, performance analysis, test strategy creation, problem troubleshooting is desirable
Thorough understanding of 3GPP specification for LTE/LTE-A/5G features and Protocols, experience with ongoing 3GPP Rel-15/16 activities is beneficial
Working knowledge of various RF antenna technologies & network optimizations.
Ability to travel sporadically during the project

Necessary Skills and attributes:
The ability to plan, organize and prioritize multiple projects, sales and simultaneous performance objectives. Work independently in determining ones personal work schedule to be productive. Work in a team environment, in order to achieve personal and team project milestones and to complete assignments within established time frames. Accept tasks and problems/situations that differ, requiring creativity to search for optimal solutions, when only broad and general guidelines exist for solving problems. The ability to utilize implied knowledge of task alternatives and to make spontaneous decisions using past experience and the guidance and/or successful experiences of others. Demonstrated ability to interact at multiple levels within customers organizations. Negotiate with and convince others, in a potentially adversarial environment, including customer directors, managers and staff with opposing views to accept/approve plans, technical and project recommendations. Make professional technical sales presentations in writing, through email, reports, or orally, to an audience of high technical skills, management and operational experience. Ability to achieve results within established time frames and requirements. Develop accurate proposals and designs to meet customer needs.

Physical/Mental Demands:
Work is generally performed in an office environment. Operate a computer keyboard and view a video display terminal between more than 50% of work time, including prolonged periods of time. Requires considerable work utilizing high visual acuity / detail, numeric / character distinction and moderate hand / finger dexterity. The movement and transportation of equipment, most of the time is under 25 pounds. Performs work under time schedules and stress which are normally periodic or cyclical, including time sensitive deadlines, intellectual challenges and project management deadlines. Machines, tools, equipment, and work aids include PCs, printers, copiers, faxes and other equipment commonly associated with an office work area. May require working additional hours beyond normal schedule. Travel varies depending on position. Consistently demonstrates a commitment to policies and procedures, including but not limited to, attendance, confidentiality, conflict of interest and ethical responsibilities.
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Network Engineer

Job Reference: 20-06027 Type: Job Description: ***MAX BILL RATE ***/HR


MUST HAVES:
Must have advanced understanding on concepts such as Hybrid Beamforming, Massive MIMO, New Waveforms, LTE-NR interworking & co-existence, 5G Numerologies, CBRS, etc..
Experience with system engineering activities such as feature requirements identification, feature description documentation, parameter optimization, performance analysis, test strategy creation, problem troubleshooting is desirable
Understanding of HW as well as SW architecture

The unwritten aspects we look for include:

Communication - Great communication skills both written and verbal
Technical Articulation - Ability to articulate deep complex technical topics to non-technical and semi-technical audiences. Ability to hold their own with other technical experts.
Self-starter - Proven history of working with initiative. Our team avoids micro-management
Team player able to reach out for help when needed and offer a hand when they see another team member struggling
Fearless motivated by jumping into the abyss. Our team needs to herd various organizational business units and define the scope and methods for new projects.


4G/5G LTE Call Processing Systems Engineer
Wireless Network, Staff Systems Engineer


If you have ambitions to be a part of a Best in Class organization, ***s Wireless Networks team is the place to be! The role of the Wireless Networks Team is to support our carrier customers through innovative technology road map. The dynamic culture at *** offers both great challenge and great reward. If you want to work among the very best talent in the industry, working on the most innovative products in the world, *** is the place to be.

We are looking for a 4G 5G LTE Call Processing Staff Systems Engineer to join our Wireless network team. You will be a key contributor as a subject matter expert in a multi-functional team of R&D, Systems engineering, and product validation to introduce *** products to Wireless Carrier.

Specific responsibilities include:
Responsible for development of product requirements, feature requirements, systems and performance analysis, conduct deep-dive customer sessions, new technology introduction of virtualized networks.
Responsible for analyzing the customer requirements, converting them into system requirements and capturing of detail design for the development team.
Aid in product & feature performance analysis, evaluation of new product & SW releases
Perform detailed analysis of 4G/5G Wireless Call Protocols. Responsible for analyzing and troubleshooting the issues
Provides expert technical support in the pre-sales process and creates compelling technical and commercial solutions in order to help achieve the assigned sales goals and business objectives.
Translates and communicates complex technical design considerations between the *** sales team and carriers network business
Educate our customers on ***s new products and services both individually and in a team environment. Ensures that customer commitments are achieved according to plan.
Works closely with various support organizations, logistics, and cross- functional teams from SEA and *** HQ to achieve successful new product roll-outs and developments.
Ability to travel sporadically during the project.
Success Criteria:
Technical Acumen
Subject Matter Expert in driving the technical solutions to customer through complex organizational dynamics

Presentations Skills
Leveraging your ability to communicate effectively with all levels of organization as well as HQ partners on initiatives

Excellence Dealing with Ambiguity
Bringing your experience in problem solving and ability to navigate complex organizations with pivotal shifts

Background & Competencies Required:
Minimum of 12 yrs. of industry experience in wireless is required
Bachelors Degree in EE/CS; Advanced degree is beneficial
Must have understanding on 5G concepts such as Hybrid Beamforming, Massive MIMO, New Waveforms, LTE-NR interworking & co-existence, 5G Numerologies etc.
Experience with ongoing 3GPP Rel-15/16 activities is beneficial
Experience with system engineering activities such as feature requirements identification, feature description documentation, parameter optimization, performance analysis, test strategy creation, problem troubleshooting is desirable
Strong knowledge in 5G and 4G air interface and call processing technologies and network architecture specifically focused on Radio Access Network
Good understanding of overall Wireless systems with emphasis on PHY, MAC, RLC, RRC and PDCP layers
Experience with protocol analyzers, test tools such as XCAL, QXDM, Wireshark, Channel Emulator, Spectrum Analyzers, and Signal Generators.
Understanding of 3GPP systems: Core and RAN networks
Experience with SW development is beneficial
Understanding of HW as well as SW architecture


Necessary Skills and attributes:
Demonstrated ability to interact at all levels within customer's organizations. The ability to negotiate with and convince others, in a potentially adversarial environment, including customer leadership, directors and managers with opposing views to accept/approve plans, technical and project recommendations. The ability to plan, organize and prioritize multiple strategic programs and simultaneous performance objectives. The ability to write, read, interpret, explain and act based on a thorough understanding of technical documents, engineering materials and contracts or related documents. Ability to make professional sales and business presentations in writing, through email, reports, or orally, including complex business and technical matters to an audience of high technical skills, management and operational experience. Ability to support a cross-functional *** team to achieve customer contracted objectives and specific team goals within established time frames and requirements. Assist in and if needed direct the *** team in lab and field trials related to introduction of products sold to the customer.

Physical/Mental Demands:
Work is generally performed in an office environment. Operate a computer keyboard and view a video display terminal between more than 50% of work time, including prolonged periods of time. Requires considerable work utilizing high visual acuity / detail, numeric / character distinction and moderate hand / finger dexterity. The movement and transportation of equipment, most of the time is under 25 pounds. Performs work under time schedules and stress which are normally periodic or cyclical, including time sensitive deadlines, intellectual challenges and project management deadlines. Machines, tools, equipment, and work aids include PCs, printers, copiers, faxes and other equipment commonly associated with an office work area. May require working additional hours beyond normal schedule. Travel varies depending on position. Consistently demonstrates a commitment to policies and procedures, including but not limited to, attendance, confidentiality, conflict of interest and ethical responsibilities.

*** Electronics America, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce, and provides Equal Employment Opportunity for all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Network Engineer

Job Reference: 20-05116 Type: Job Description: ***MAX BILL RATE ***/HR ( same manager position as 2469-1 and 2565-1)

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*Must have skills:
*OAMP/FCAPS subsystem deployment, integration, support in wireless networks. (Minimum 5 years of experience)
*NMS/EMS --> Network/ Element Management System. (Minimum 5 years of experience)
*Virtualization specifically NFV- Network Function Virtualization. (Minimum 1 year experience)

RAN Virtualization & OAMP/OSS Engineer

If you have ambitions to be a part of a Best in Class organization, ***'s Wireless Networks team is the place to be! The role of the Wireless Networks Team is to support our carrier customers through innovative technology road map. The dynamic culture at *** offers both great challenge and great reward. If you want to work among the very best talent in the industry, working on the most innovative products in the world, *** is the place to be.

We are looking for a RAN Virtualization & OAMP Engineer to join our Wireless network team. You will be a key contributor as a subject matter expert in a multi-functional team of R&D, Systems engineering, and product validation to introduce *** products to Wireless Carrier.

Essential Duties and responsibilities include:

OAMP/FCAPS subsystem integration and troubleshooting in wireless networks.
Tier3 SME experience Work under pressure to drive support teams to troubleshoot commercial NMS/EMS application issues, propose workarounds, and work with R&D to provide the RCA (Root Cause Analysis) to the customer.
Assist SMEs (Subject Matter Experts) with development of product requirements, feature requirements, systems and performance analysis, Work with the team to conduct deep-dive customer sessions, new technology introduction of 4G/5G RAN Network Management features and introduction of virtualized networks
Assist SMEs with analysis of the customer requirements, converting them into system requirements and capturing of detail design for the development team.
Assist SMEs Technical Management of new products and SW releases to ensure that promised features are delivered with expected performance
Provides technical support in the pre-sales process and creates compelling technical and commercial solutions in order to help achieve the assigned sales goals and business objectives.
Translates and communicates complex technical design considerations between the *** sales team and carriers' network business.
Works closely with various support organizations and cross- functional teams from SEA and *** R&D to achieve successful new product roll-outs and developments.
Ensures that customer commitments are achieved according to plan.
Ability to travel sporadically during the project.

Success Criteria:
Technical Acumen
Key contributor in driving the technical solutions to customer through complex organizational dynamics


Presentations Skills
Leveraging your ability to communicate effectively with all levels of organization as well as HQ partners on initiatives

Excellence Dealing with Ambiguity
Bringing your experience in problem solving and ability to navigate complex organizations with pivotal shifts


Background & Competencies Required:
Minimum 5 years of OAMP/FCAPS/OSS knowledge/experience for EMS/NMS and RAN network elements.
Minimum 1 year of EMS/NMS and RAN (vCU/vDU) Network Function Virtualization (NFV) experience.
Bachelor's degree in EE/CS/TE is required. Master's degree is preferred.
Must have experience with OAMP/FCAPS subsystem design and development in wireless networks.
Must have experience authoring and implementing EMS/NMS/NE SW upgrade MOPs in commercial networks.
Must have Tier3 SME experience Work under pressure to drive support teams to troubleshoot commercial NMS/EMS application issues, propose workarounds, work with R&D to provide the RCA (Root Cause Analysis) to the customer.
Understanding of Automation & Orchestration frameworks is preferred (knowledge in the ETSI MANO specifications, OASIS TOSCA, ONAP).
Must have understanding of EMS applications, TR-069, Netconf protocol, YANG models & Restful APIs.
Fundamental understanding of Openstack/Kubernetes is preferred.
Understanding of virtual switches, network connections, Virtual port types (ie: SR-IOV, VirtIO), Security Groups, VLANs and in configuring Storage such as SAN / NAS / iSCSI is preferred.
Experience in performance measurement & tuning of VMware/Openstack servers and Virtual sessions and management of servers resources between virtual machines is preferred.
Understanding of 3GPP systems: Core and RAN networks, architecture and protocols is preferred.
Understanding of Hardware and Software architecture is a must.
Must have hands-on experience with High Availability and redundancy systems.
Experience on system engineering projects to include technical requirements identification, technical solutions to address customer requirements with details to design /deploy / manage their infrastructure is preferred.
Must have troubleshooting experience using command-line tools and scripts
Must have experience with SNMP and TNM protocols and NMS/OSS interfaces.
Must have experience with Unix/Linux, scripting tools like PERL, TCL, shell.
Experience with Web based development including JVM, J2EE, (EJB), JAVA, JavaScript, Web Services, HTML, XML, SOAP is preferred.


Necessary Skills and attributes:
Demonstrated ability to interact at all levels within customer's organizations. The ability to negotiate with and convince others, in a potentially adversarial environment, including customer leadership, directors and managers with opposing views to accept/approve plans, technical and project recommendations. The ability to plan, organize and prioritize multiple strategic programs and simultaneous performance objectives. The ability to write, read, interpret, explain and act based on a thorough understanding of technical documents, engineering materials and contracts or related documents. Ability to make professional sales and business presentations in writing, through email, reports, or orally, including complex business and technical matters to an audience of high technical skills, management and operational experience. Ability to work with a cross-functional *** team to achieve customer contracted objectives and specific team goals within established time frames and requirements. Assist in and if needed direct the *** team in lab and field trials related to introduction of products sold to the customer.

Physical/Mental Demands:
Work is generally performed in an office environment. Operate a computer keyboard and view a video display terminal between more than 50% of work time, including prolonged periods of time. Requires considerable work utilizing high visual acuity / detail, numeric / character distinction and moderate hand / finger dexterity. The movement and transportation of equipment, most of the time is under 25 pounds. Performs work under time schedules and stress which are normally periodic or cyclical, including time sensitive deadlines, intellectual challenges and project management deadlines. Machines, tools, equipment, and work aids include PC's, printers, copiers, faxes and other equipment commonly associated with an office work area. May require working additional hours beyond normal schedule. Travel varies depending on position. Consistently demonstrates a commitment to policies and procedures, including but not limited to, attendance, confidentiality, conflict of interest and ethical responsibilities.

*** Electronics America, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce, and provides Equal Employment Opportunity for all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Software Engineer

Job Reference: 20-02604 Type: PlayStation isn't just the Best Place to Play it's also the Best Place to Work. We've thrilled gamers since 1994, when we launched the original PlayStation. Today, we're recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment. The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.
Software Engineer, Intelligence Platform (Data)
Location: San Francisco (SoMa)
Sony Interactive Entertainment is developing an intelligence platform that will power the PlayStation Network. The Senior Software Engineer role will help architect, design, and develop our mission critical content delivery platform. Come help shape the future of the world's largest gaming, immersive interaction and entertainment content distribution platform!

Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop real-time distributed systems to deliver personalized content across the PlayStation network
  • End to end ownership of the development process; from working with product requirements to go-to-market strategy
  • Identify performance bottlenecks and build solutions for them
  • Build highly available and performant systems
  • Design, implement, ship and maintain highly visible consumer-facing features
  • Tackle scalability issues with innovative technologies
  • Lead and mentor junior team members

Requirements:

  • Experience developing high scale, distributed systems
  • Expertise in Java and Spark
  • Experience working with Kafka
  • Experience building and developing Cloud-based applications or services, preferably in AWS
  • Ability to handle periodic on-call duty as well as out-of-band requests
  • Ability to conduct technical deep dives into the code, cloud networking, deployments, and architecture, and work closely with product

Your first 90 days:

In 30 days, you will have developed a basic understanding of the intelligence platform tech stack and infrastructure. You will have contributed to small features in the codebases and worked closely with the team to get up to speed with team processes. We will focus on making sure you have all the tools to succeed.
In 60 days, you will have a good grasp of different parts of the platform and are able to propose changes to improve it. You will work with your team to come up with designs, and started developing.
In 90 days, you will know the intelligence platform in detail and are comfortable tackling large features and delivering them in a timely manner. You would have worked closely with product and got a deep understanding of the roadmap and began design and development of large end to end solutions.

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FAQs

Who is a Network Engineer?

A network engineer is responsible for troubleshooting and fixing computer networks within an organization. A computer network can involve just two computers or a large number of computers connected with other peripheral devices. A network engineer also designs small or large complex computer networks such as local area network (LAN) and wide area network (WAN), for his/her client. The engineer is also in charge of analysis, installation, and maintenance of computer networks. A lot of major IT firms in the U.S. and e-commerce websites rely heavily on computer networking to connect with colleagues or customers across the globe. A network engineer makes sure that the computer networks work efficiently, reliably, and securely within the organization. Apply to Network Engineer jobs present in this section.

What certifications are required to be a network engineer?

Candidates who want to be hired as network engineers can get certifications from companies like Cisco and Microsoft. Cisco has a certification program called Cisco Certified Network Associate, which can be obtained after passing an exam. However, to become a Cisco Certified Architect, a candidate must pass the Cisco Certified Design Expert certification exam and defend a network solution proposal before a panel of experts. A network engineer can become a Microsoft Certified Architect after passing an exam and if he/she possesses ten or more years of experience in the IT industry. Juniper Networks has also come up with a certification program called Juniper Networks Certified Associate or Junos for network engineers.

What technical skill sets and qualifications is needed to be a network engineer?

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, potential employers look for candidates with a bachelor’s degree in computer science or information technology. A college degree helps a candidate in understanding the basic concepts of computer networking and also sets the path for gaining advanced certifications and qualifications. Additionally, a graduate degree in information systems management or a related field will up the value of the candidate.

Experience:
In order to be hired as a network engineer, gaining prior experience in this domain can be really beneficial for the candidate. Working as an intern in an IT company or as a network administrator in the IT department of a company will build the candidate’s resume. A network administrator with a few years of experience and knowledge is usually hired as a network engineer.

Programming Languages and Technologies:
Since a network engineer has to constantly troubleshoot computer network problems, he/she must be familiar with different operating systems like Windows, Macintosh OS, and Linux. A network engineer also needs to have a profound knowledge of computer hardware and software. Learning about configuration management software like Microsoft Windows Sysprep, Dartware InterMapper, VERITAS NerveCenter, and ZABBIX software is essential to become a good network engineer. Apart from this, a network engineer should also be well versed in different types of virus protection software programs, network security software, and administration software.

What's the career scope for a network engineer?

With the advent of new technologies every day, the need for a network engineer is always on the rise. Professionals who have worked as network administrators and have a vast knowledge of different operating systems and programming languages will easily be able to get the job as a senior level network engineer. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment sector for network administrators is expected to boom by 30 percent by the year the 2018. When compared to other engineering sectors, network engineering jobs are one of the fastest growing professions in the U.S. and the growth is expected to surge by 53 percent by the year 2018.

What are the career opportunities for a network engineer?

According to Payscale.com, a senior network engineer with at least five years of experience earns an average annual salary of $92,335. The salary figure can go up to $132,589 depending on the knowledge and experience of the network engineer. A network engineer with many years of relevant experience and good performance can advance to higher levels like IT manager, Chief Technology Officer, or Vice President of IT Services.