Device Test and Certification Engineer

Full Time United States - Colorado - Englewood Posted 02/17/2021 Areas of interest: Information Technology, Telecom Engineering Requisition Number: 275416BR EWI601
Company Overview:
Charter Communications is America’s fastest growing TV, internet and voice company. We’re committed to integrating the highest quality service with superior entertainment and communications products. Charter is at the intersection of technology and entertainment, facilitating essential communications that connect 24 million residential and business customers in 41 states. Our commitment to serving customers and exceeding their expectations is the bedrock of Charter’s business strategy and it’s the philosophy that guides our 90,000 employees.

JOB SUMMARY
The Mobile Device Test 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 Charter’s network. The Handset development Engineer creates strategic test plans that ensure performance and stability of Wireless products in Charter’s network ensuring the highest levels of customer and operational satisfaction. Technologies you will be supporting including 5G, LTE, 3G, 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 curriculums, 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/or IOS platforms.

Excellent knowledge of 3GPP standards (GSM, UMTS, HSPA, LTE, 5G), 3GPP2 (1xRTT / EVDO) and/or OMA. Also good to have IEEE 802.11 specs and technology acknowledge.

Require acknowledge on Device DSDS system architecture and eSIM technologies

Experience developing automation utilizing, C, JavaScript and/or 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, iOS 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, LTE/5G system simulators, Wi-Fi 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 with testing and Q/A of Layer 1 thru 7 networks

Experience writing and developing detailed test cases and test plans

Experience with network test equipment, such as Anritsu, Keysight/Ixia, Spirent, R&S, Spectrum Analyzers, Site Survey Planning tools, and Traffic Generators.

Must possess expert skills and experience with desktop operating systems and applications (Windows, MAC, and Unix/Linux).

Strong work ethic with a desire to meet and exceed personal and business goals

Expert level communication, documentation, teamwork skills.

Self-motivated to take ownership of assigned projects and deliverables.

Experienced technical writing skills sufficient to produce white papers, test cases, test plans, design documents, technical diagrams and system automation design.

Ability to work both in a team and independently on assigned projects.

Strong documentation, follow-up, communication skills.

Learns and adapts to new technologies and methodologies. Must be able to think outside-the-box and exercise innovation.

Ability to work with little supervision to execute highly technical and complex tasks.

Organized with a strong attention to detail.

Possesses strong analytical skills.

Education
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 Number of Years
Wireless mobile 7+
Wireless technology development 5+
Wireless device testing 5+

WORKING CONDITIONS
Office Environment
Network Lab environment


Here, employees don’t just have jobs, they build careers. That’s why we believe in offering a comprehensive pay and benefits package that rewards employees for their contributions to our success, supports all aspects of their well-being, and delivers real value at every stage of life.

The pay for this position has a minimum of $90600. The actual salary offer may be higher as we carefully consider a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, experience and location. Also, certain positions are eligible for additional forms of compensation such as commissions or bonuses.
The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us. Spectrum has adopted virtual mobile recruiting tools that allow us to continue meeting new candidates. We look forward to “virtually” meeting you.


The Spectrum brands (including Spectrum Networks, Spectrum Enterprise and Spectrum Reach) are powered and innovated by Charter Communications. Charter Communications reaffirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities for employment and advancement to qualified employees and applicants. Individuals will be considered for positions for which they meet the minimum qualifications and are able to perform without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.

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