Further Enterprise Solutions Telecom-Network Engineer 5 (RAN SME) in Plano, Texas
FES- Further Enterprise Solutions (www.furtherllc.com) a leading provider of engineering services, turnkey solutions, and software solutions. Founded in 2002 by wireless industry veterans, FES has rapidly grown to become a leading provider of innovative solutions to leading telecommunications providers and equipment manufacturers. FES is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA with branch offices through the U.S. and Canada to ensure a rapid response and face to face contact with our clients and staff.
Job Title: Telecom - Network Engineer 5 (RAN SME)
Location : Plano, TX - ONSITE role starting day 1. Local candidates can work remote until reopen. Non-local candidate must relocate once offices and WFH is lifted.
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.
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 site?s antenna and RF equipment configuration and database parameters.
Must be knowledgeable about development tools.
Skills and Qualifications:
Bachelor?s Degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering; Master?s 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 (Samsung, Alcatel Lucent, Nokia, Ericsson).
Strong interpersonal communication skills.
Proven ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced environment .