LTE Test Engineer (Reston, VA) in Reston, VA at MDI Group

Date Posted: 8/12/2018

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Job Description


MDI Group is a premier IT workforce solutions provider with more than 25 years of expertise in finding “best fit” IT talent for mid-sized to Fortune 500 clients. We have established relationships with our clients and work directly with the hiring managers. Why MDI Group?...You can expect that we will learn what is most important to you in your job search and match that to the needs of our clients. We offer career coaching and resume services, skills certifications, interview preparation skills, health benefits and a 401K plan. We are currently interviewing for the following contract position:

LTE Test Engineer

Contract

Reston, VA

Role Purpose:

  • We are looking for a Systems Test engineer to join our LTE engineering team. He or she will be a key contributor on a multi-functional team of R&D, Integration, and Field Support Engineers to introduce LTE products to a Wireless Carrier.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for testing LTE access network and also responsible for validating various protocols over all the interfaces in these access networks.
  • Responsible for analyzing the customer requirements, converting then into system requirements and then into test plans and detailed test procedures.
  • Performing test activities and troubleshooting SW/HW issues in a lab as well the customer’s lab and field deployments.

Background, Experience & Qualifications

  • Experience with wireless networks, architecture and protocols
  • Strong knowledge in LTE and network architecture specifically focused on Radio Access Network
  • Strong knowledge in LTE Air Interface , PHY, MAC, RLC, RRC and PDCP layers
  • Experience with wireless data and IP networks
  • Expertise in system integration and validation (prior hands – on SW testing experience is a must)
  • Expertise in field testing and performance evaluation
  • Expertise in testing various protocols for interoperability
  • Expertise in system performance, KPI measurement
  • Expertise in creating test plans for system level, subsystem level and feature level testing.
  • Experience with performance analysis and troubleshooting the issues
  • Experience with IP QoS, End-to-End QoS
  • Ability to translate standards, feature documents and customer requirements into test plans, test cases
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues and get into technical discussions with customer
  • Ability to support market issues to meet commercial SLAs.
  • Bachelor’s Degree is EE/CS is required. Masters in EE/CS is beneficial
  • Minimum Five to Six years of industry experience is required
  • Experience with protocol analyzers, test tools such as XCAL, QXDM, Wireshark, Channel Emulator, Spectrum Analyzers, Signal Generators.
  • 3GPP understanding
  • Experience in scripting is beneficial
  • Understanding of HW as well as SW architecture
  • Able to work hands on with the equipment in the vendor and customer’s lab
  • Ability to provide technical direction to other Engineers
  • Ability to work and communicate with a broad set of team members of varying knowledge base
  • Ability to travel sporadically during the project

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