Wireless Network Engineer

Central London
£55.28​ p.h. on PAYE (£114.9k) pro-rata
Start date:
Posted By:
Abdi Ali
11 - months temp contract + extension

Job Description:

  • Starting: ASAP/Notice
  • Salary/Pay: £55.28​ PAYE p.h. (£114.9k) pro-rata
  • Perks: 33 days holiday pro-rata + meals and more..
  • Duration: 11 - months FTC + extension
  • Hours: Full-time
  • Location: Central London

We are looking for an experienced Wireless Network Engineer to join our client's Connectivity Team.

The ideal Specialist will partner/work alongside some of the largest internet providers to Test the Products and Technology, write documentation, write about bugs, collaborate with partners, internal stakeholders, networking and wireless.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Support operator and systems integrator, during and after deployment of Facebook powered connectivity technologies
  • Contribute to complex projects via writing and reviewing specifications and test plans, with focus on end-to-end integration, security, network performance, key performance indicators, network and resource management systems
  • Configuration and integration of RAN radio equipment and backhaul technologies such as microwave/satellite with EPC core network
  • Testing and validation of features such as LTE mobility management, handoffs, roaming architecture, CSFB, VoLTE, etc.
  • Integrate various hardware and software elements into end-to-end configurations that are ready for lab trials, field trials and deployment related activities.
  • Execution of test plans ensuring requirements are met, automation of test cases, documentation of test procedures, reporting and analysis of issues, bug fix verification
  • Creating various documents for system integrators, engineering and network operators (eg. training, installation, troubleshooting)
  • Configuration and testing of wireless systems (2G GSM, 3G UMTS, 4G LTE, WiFi) in a lab and field trial environment, with focus on cellular core network elements (MSC, IMS, MME, SGW/PGW, OCS, PCRF, etc.)
  • Work cross functionally with partners, project management, and network engineering to build network designs to solve for connectivity requirements.
  • Travel regularly (up to 30%) in-region (EMEA) for meetings, technical reviews, and onsite delivery activities.

Your Profile:

  • Firm understanding of networking architectures that provide connectivity to end users (at home, at work, at public spaces, in transportation, etc) and the relevant network design trade-offs and common deployment and operational challenges.
  • Strong knowledge of TCP/IP and commonly-used routing protocols (OSPF, BGP, MPLS)
  • Strong knowledge of RAN KPIs, backhaul KPIs and core KPIs
  • 3+ years’ experience deploying, maintaining, and administering networks
  • Strong experience in writing & automating test cases, API integration, python scripting
  • Troubleshooting and replication of issues seen in lab trials and field trials. Collect and analyze network and device logs and work with vendors and operators to close on issues
  • Experience configuring, testing and integrating UE, eNB, SGW, MME, PGW, EPC, PCRF, OCS, IMS
  • Experience with network traffic generators (eg., IXIA, Spirent, Xena,TM500, UE100), traffic impairment boxes, KPI measurement tools, spectrum analyzers, protocol analyzers (eg., wireshark)
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Preferred: Technical knowledge of various regional electrical configurations, AC/DC power, power redundancy scenarios.
  • Prefered: experience with cloud-based controllers, orchestrators, carrier WiFi offload, LTE-U and Private LTE.
  • Prefered: Experience with Openflow and other SDN controllers.
  • Working knowledge of 3GPP specifications, specifically 2G GSM, 3G UMTS, 4G LTE
  • LTE, wireless network engineer and Linux experience is useful.
  • DevOps & Linux experience is of high advantage
  • Travel in EMEA-Africa, India, and Israel

Client Description:

The Largest Social Media Company in the World.

The B2B Solution of the largest Social Media Company in the world

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