Principal RAN Automation System Engineer

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DISH Network
Wireless, System, Engineer, IP, VPN, API, HTTP
Full Time

Job Description

At DISH Wireless, we reimagine connectivity through new platforms, new business models and new ways of thinking.

Today, we are building America's first cloud-native 5G network to transform the way we live, work and play with unlimited potential. Our teams operate at the intersection of wireless, data analytics, AI and the cloud to create something state-of-the-art, radically original and truly unlike what anyone else can.

What you will be doing

DISH Wireless is seeking a collaborative leader to oversee our 5G network RAN Infrastructure Automation (RIA) design and engineering practices. The successful Principal System Engineer will partner with architects, field engineers and regional markets to capture the requirements and improvement suggestions for RIA and translate those requirements into high-level design documents. You will lead system engineering activities to improve the RIA solution as the DISH 5G network grows.

Day-to-day job responsibilities:
  • Partner with consumer-facing and regional markets to understand customer requirements and translate them into DISH's 5G CI/CD automation features and use cases to achieve zero-touch network operations;
  • Identify, document and drive development of specific features and capabilities for RIA with key building blocks for "Day 0," "Day 1" and "Day 2" stages of the network;
  • Develop detailed requirements, adjusting and maintaining those requirements as DISH 5G network operation grows for nation-wide coverage;
  • Support the development of solutions in the areas of CI/CD processes, infrastructure as code, end-to-end automation covering 5G RAN including transport and data center using VMware TCI, TCA and VMC services;
  • Drive prioritization of operational issues, and drive RIA design and scaling requirements in support of the wider organization;
  • Lead system-level testing for product quality assurance and lead troubleshooting when issues arise in the field.


Skills and experience

Successful Principal System Engineer will have:
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or related technical degree; or an equivalent combination of highly related experience and education;
  • 10 or more years of experience in the wireless network industry;
  • Direct work experience in mobile network technologies including RAN engineering, RAN optimization, network operations, network performance management, etc.;
  • Detailed understanding of 3GPP network architecture with emphasis on ORAN, MANO, CNF, BSA, etc.;
  • Deep understanding of the role of SDN orchestration, network element management systems (EMS), cloud service platforms, etc.;
  • Solid grasp on wireless access technologies: WiFi, BLE and LoRa; IP transport technologies; agile software development, CI/CD principles, infrastructure as code and end-to-end automation of mobile and/or telecom networks.
  • Previous roles in system engineering, technical sales or product management with responsibility for product portfolio strategy, working across disparate groups including customer-facing, operations and R&D;
  • Proven success leading cross-functional teams
  • Work acknowledgement of VLAN, IP networking, VPN's, DNS, load balancing; and firewalling
  • Understanding of open API design, HTTP, JSON, and YAML protocols, etc.;
  • Proficiency in inventory management and logistics.
Compensation: $130,410.00/Year - $234,420.00/Year
From versatile health perks to new career opportunities, this role provides all the benefits you need to be successful. Check them out on our careers website.

Successful completion of a pre-employment screen, to include a drug test and criminal background check.

Company Information

DISH is a connectivity company. Since 1980 we’ve transcended normal, continually evolving to allow for more consumer choice across different industries. Today, our family of brands includes DISH Wireless, SLING TV, Boost Mobile and OnTech Smart Home Services. Together, we bring more than 40 years of disruption to empower our product and the people it connects.

Dice Id : 90312222
Position Id : 56189
Originally Posted : 5 months ago

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