The Handset Development Network Engineer is responsible for the development and engineering activities supporting Wireless Handset technologies. This candidate plays a key role in evaluating new technologies and services prior to the integration and deployment into Client’s network. The Handset development Engineer creates strategic test plans that ensure performance and stability of Wireless products in Client’s network ensuring the highest levels of customer and operational satisfaction. Technologies you will be supporting include, LTE, GSM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth on Android and IOS devices. You will collaborate with Network Architects and Product Development on business and technology requirements and assess vendor solutions to address the requirements. You will work with Network Architects to create detailed test plans and certification curriculum's, proof of concept trials, and methodologies for analysis of performance criteria. You will develop test procedures for execution by cross-functional teams of device testers in external labs, oversee the execution of these tests, provide testing status to management, debug software and hardware issues in a lab environment, and work with device vendors to track and resolve issues found during testing.
Skills / Abilities and Knowledge
Should have excellent knowledge of Android and IOS platforms.
Excellent knowledge of 3GPP standards (GSM, UMTS, HSPA, LTE), 3GPP2 (1xRTT / EVDO) and/or OMA.
Experience developing automation utilizing SCPI, LabView, TCL, PERL, and Python programming languages.
Experience with handset manufacturers, network equipment vendors, and/or chipset vendors a plus.
Should have excellent knowledge with common mobile handset operating systems (Windows Mobile, Android and other Java-Linux platforms) and knowledge of UICC/SIM chipsets & modules relating to wireless devices Knowledge of RF or Network System Performance.
Should have knowledge of various Network adjuncts and services i.e. AAA, Diameter, EAP, PDSN, LTE Data, VoLTE, GRE, Soft GRE, L2TP, CAPWEP.
Experience using protocol communications test equipment and tools (protocol analyzers, CDMA / LTE system simulators, wifi analyzers and packet sniffers).
Understanding and/or experience working with the following is a plus: - DLNA, UPnP, oneM2M architecture - RRC, NAS, SIP, IMS, OSGI, and DHCP.
Experience in RF design, HFC Design, DOCSIS specifications 3.0/3.1 a plus.
Experience with testing and Q/A of Layer 1 thru 7 networks
Experience developing automation scripts utilizing TCL, PERL, and Python programming languages a plus.
Experience writing and developing detailed test cases and test plans
Experience with network test equipment, such as Ixia, Spirent, Fluke Networks, IBB, Spectrum Analyzers, Site Survey Planning tools, and Traffic Generators.
Must possess expert skills and experience with desktop operating systems and applications (Windows, MAC, Unix/Linux).
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field or equivalent work experience Professional level certification or equivalent work experience
Related Work Experience
5+ years of professional experience in handset development capacity
Network Lab environment
2300 Valley View Lane Irving, TX, 75062