Job Reference: 20-06593
Type: Upcoming req 3219-1. Clone of 1477-1, where Aditi onboarded "Chetan Khullar "
Job Description: **Max bill rate ***/hr
Position: 5G RAN Test Engineer
Internal req #1103
System integration Lab testing experience, experience mostly with network experience. Anywhere between 5- 10 years of experience.
We are looking for a LTE RAN engineer with expertise in Air interface and Call Processing areas to join our Wireless network team. You will be a key contributor 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 validation, feature validation, systems and performance analysis, customer review sessions for LTE RAN products focusing on Air interface, E2E performance, and Call Processing.
Analyzing the product and feature requirements, converting them into system test cases and execution to ensure product meets customer spec.
Aid in product & feature performance analysis, evaluation of new product & SW releases
Perform detailed analysis of 4G Wireless Protocols
Responsible for analyzing and troubleshooting the issues
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.
Validation expert in driving the technical solutions to customer through complex organizational dynamics
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
Good understanding on LTE concepts such as DL/UL scheduling, LTE power control, Beamforming fundamentals, MIMO. Knowledge of CBRS product and SAS solution is a plus.
Experience with ongoing 3GPP Rel activities is beneficial
Experience with system testing activities such as feature validation, test description documentation, parameter optimization, performance analysis, test strategy creation, problem troubleshooting
Strong knowledge in 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 in EMS systems, managing network elements, software upgrades etc
Experience with SW development is beneficial
Understanding of 3GPP systems: Core and RAN networks
Understanding of HW as well as SW architecture
Experience with test tools including protocol analyzers, XCAL/QXDM, Wireshark, Channel Emulator, Spectrum Analyzers, Signal Generators, etc.
Undergraduate Degree in engineering
Bachelors Degree is EE/CS is required
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. Proven 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. Ability to achieve results within established time frames and requirements.
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.
Comments for Suppliers:
Engineer-System Performance - IV
Job Reference: 20-06220
Type: JOB TITLE:
Engineer-Virtualization System Performance - IV
MUST HAVE SKILLS:
* Strong problem solving skills.
* Strong written and oral communication skills.
Four or more years of relevant work experience with the following:
* IaaS - Openstack (Preferably on-premise)
* CaaS/PaaS - Kubernetes (Preferably on-premise bare-metal with OpenShift, Windriver, or StarlingX)
* Network Function Virtualization (VNF/CNF) with VMs and or Containers.
* Low latency / High performance networking with SR-IOV and or DPDK.
* Kubernetes CNI and Service Mesh (Istio preferred) networking.
* Linux operating system, SysAdmin, and Programming.
* Networking (BGP and VxLAN)
* Management and orchestration of VNFs/CNFs.
* Observability tools such as Prometheus, InfluxDB, ElasticSearch, Grafana, Kibana, and Jager.
* Business Intelligence and Analytic tools such as Tableau, Python, and or R.
* Large scale computing infrastructure.
* Public Cloud (AWS, GCP, Azure) IoT or MEC
* Software Defined Networking (SDN) such as OVS, OVN, Calico, Nuage, Bigswitch / Arista.
* Block or Object - Software defined storage systems (SDS) such as Ceph or SwiftStack.
* Knowledge of basic 4G and or 5G wireless call flows and performance KPIs.
* Experience working with *** Cloud Platform Core, Edge, Far Edge, and Webscale.
*** Centralized Engineering is seeking a performance engineer for the Virtualized Service Performance team. The team focuses on the impact of virtualization in regards to measuring and monitoring the customer experience. The selected candidate will work with 4G and 5G Network Functions (NFs) as well as the private cloud infrastructure which they reside on, to ensure the proper observability tools are available. The selected candidate and the team's efforts as a whole will support ***'s continued ability to provide best in class services as next generation technologies (virtualized/containerized) continue to evolve the network.
The selected candidate will be expected to partner with peer organizations such as Planning, Centralized Engineering, Core Engineering, Network Services, and Territory/Field teams in order to unified the way *** network teams work with VNF/CNFs. The selected candidate and the team will work together; driving performance analytics, identifying risks/opportunities, understanding/preventing failures, and creating/maintaining metrics to measure the customer and network experience.
Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Data Science or six or more years of related work experience.
Certifications such as the following are desired:
* Certified Openstack Administrator (COA)
* Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA)
* Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD)
* Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA)
* Public Cloud (AWS, GCP, Azure)
This position is a standard 40hr daytime shift with no weekend or on-call work.
The selected candidate will be expected to work remotely.
Job Reference: 20-05575
Type: Responsible for creation of concept, design, development, testing and maintenance of applications for reliability, security, manageability, scalability, extensibility, performance and re-use; provides technical expertise in the areas of architecture, design, and implementation. Works with technical and business team members to create excellent software. Determines the best implementation that will meet the design of the Application Architect. Ensures that thorough unit and component testing is carried out. Sets and adheres to software coding and style guides to ensure consistency. Performs code reviews to ensure consistency to style standards and code quality.