EPC Test Engineer

  • Redmond, WA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Job Description

Who We Are:

We are Nexius, and we’re using the power of curiosity, excitement, and intelligence to shape the future of communications. Every day, our talented team members are working with communications providers in 25 countries, designing and building their networks to accommodate new customers and new services, and providing strategic services and business intelligence to help them make smart decisions that keep their businesses competitive and growing.

 Nexius is a Technology Solutions Provider, integrating community-sourced, software-driven innovations, to create more intelligent networks, from inception to execution.  We are fearless liberators of network potential, 

Who We’re Looking For:
 A EPC Test Engineer to join our growing team in Redmond, WA.
What You’ll Do:
  • Independently execute TOL TCs, collect traces and have discussion with design team on TOL results and next steps
  • Troubleshoot network issues and analyze call flows using JDSU, Iris View, Wireshark, NetScout, Access7, Tektronix G10.
  • Develop and execute detailed test plans
  • Interact with equipment vendors, internal design engineers, and operations groups to identify product issues and improvements to ensure that client's service and operational requirements are satisfied

Qualifications

The Qualities You Possess:
  •  A curious mind, identifying new trends and diving into new learning opportunities to help your career grow
  • A talent to communicate in various forms to express (in writing and presentation) and listen as a team player; and a knack to document and present your accomplishments
  • A desire to seizing opportunities, take initiative and collaborate to solve problems, and follow through until closure
  • The art and science of organization, planning, implementing and tracking everything you do
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills to provide root cause analysis and drive issues to resolution
 
The Skills and Background You’ll Bring:
  • Minimum 3-5 years of related experience.
  • Good call flow knowledge of LTE and UMTS networks and EPC
  • Ability to work in a Lab test environment to execute TOL TCs, collect Wireshark traces and analyze traces to determine if test case passed/failed or identify exception scenario
  • Good working knowledge of IP networking
  • Proficient in Linux, Excel (formulas, macros), power point and HP Quality Center / ALM
  • Knowledge of virtualization is desirable
  • MME and SGSN engineering experience with knowledge and understanding of packet core network call flows and procedures.
  • Hands-on experience in deploying nodes, provisioning and managing mobility HW and SW
  • Knowledge of LTE network interoperability with 3G network.
  • Knowledge of LTE and 3G network protocols and procedures.
  • Understand the function and purpose of the following network components: MME, SGSN, SGW, PGW, PCRF, PCEF, RNC, eNB, Nb.
  • Verse in both LTE and 3G network architectures as well as their interfaces and protocol stack (S1, S5/S8, S11, Iub, IuPS, etc.).


Please Note: This job description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills and due to the changing nature of the job is subject to review and change at any time, with or without notice. This position is exempt based on the FLSA laws. Nexius uses E-verify and third party background check services during the hiring process.

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