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LTE Test and Deployment Engineer

Menlo Park, CA 94025 | Contract

Post Date: 06/14/2018 Job ID: 18537 Industry: IT/Networking/Hardware

Position Title: LTE Test and Deployment Engineer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Menlo Park, CA.

Job Requirements:
  • Testing and configuration of OpenCellular systems (2G GSM, 4G LTE) in a lab and pre-field trial environment
  • Integration with multiple EPC core providers and various backhaul technologies (microwave, satellite)
  • Install, maintain and operate various test tools & equipment (hardware and software) used during lab trial, site surveys and field trials
  • Execution of operator-level test plan ensuring requirements are met, test case automation, documentation of test procedures, reporting and analysis of issues and fix verification
  • Create various documentation for system integrators, engineering and network operators (eg., training, installation, troubleshooting)
  • Engage with various internal teams and external teams such as OEMs and Operators during lab trials and field trials

Job Qualifications:
  • Working knowledge of 3GPP specifications, specifically 2G GSM & 4G LTE
  • Strong knowledge of mobile operator' s end-to-end network architecture (RAN, EPC)
  • Experience configuring, testing and integrating UE, eNB, SGW, MME, PGW, EPC, CSFB
  • Strong knowledge of 2G and 4G key performance indicators (RF, Backhaul, Core metrics)
  • Strong knowledge in linux/networking configuration (DHCP, DNS, IP addr, VLAN, virtual interfaces, MTU)
  • Experience with test plan execution, troubleshooting and documenting issues, setting up test beds, configuring test equipment, RF chambers and troubleshooting end-to-end 2G/4G systems
  • Experience with cellisite configuration, LTE call flow procedures, RRC connection setup, attach/detach procedures, S1 link establishment, CQI/RI, radio link failures, alarms, firmware upgrade
  • Experience with traffic generators (TM500, UE100, CapacityAdvisor, UDP/TCP iperf, speedtest), UE load testing, spectrum analyzers (HackRF, Gqrx SDR), protocol analyzers (wireshark, Network Guru, QualiPOC)
  • Strong experience in automating test cases, API integration, python scripting

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Gazelle Medina
Sr. Technical Recruiter

I have been a Technical recruiter for over 20 years, much of that time with Protingent.  My passion is teaching people how to manage their career and effectively look for work.  I will keep working with a candidate until we find that right fit. I want to know what your dream job would be so I can help you find it.


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