Principal Wireless Engineer I

Full Time United States - Colorado - Englewood Posted 02/18/2021 Areas of interest: Information Technology, Telecom Engineering Requisition Number: 275662BR EWI601
High level individual contributor responsible for providing leadership for the purposes of testing wireless devices, applications, and associated technologies including LTE, 5G, CBRS, DSDS, eSIM, and WiFi. Work with Product, Engineering, and Operations stakeholders and drive a team of Quality Assurance engineers towards certification and sustaining evolution of Spectrum mobile products and services.

Provide technical leadership for the testing of new firmware, software, and hardware supporting Spectrum mobile voice and data products, and residential 802.11 WiFi AP.

Collaborate with internal device engineering, product, and operations teams to develop testing processes, methodology, and tools.

Construct test plans to validate functional, performance, and business requirements provided by product and engineering teams for mobile devices and 802.11 WiFi AP.

Assess new device and application requirements to determine testing methodologies and to enhance certification test plans.

Provide technical device expertise based on your strong experience to internal teams.

Support the deployment of Spectrum mobile devices and software in the production network.

Triage, debug, document and track issues discovered during testing. Work with development and OEM partners for issue timing and resolution.

Provide Tier 3 support to operations in order to debug and resolve device issues observed in production.

Design, document, and implement unique test beds, automation frameworks, and tools to support mobile device, software, and 802.11 WiFi AP testing.

Implement and debug new test tools and automation frameworks.

Support field trials of new mobile hardware and software prior to production certification tests.

Provide timely and accurate information and status updates to functional leaders.

Provide day to day leadership, mentoring, and technical guidance to test team members.

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

Proven experience providing technical leadership to mobile device hardware and firmware testing teams.
Strong knowledge of wireless access technologies including CDMA, WiFi and 4G-LTE.
Excellent knowledge of 3GPP standards (GSM, UMTS, HSPA, LTE), 3GPP2 (1xRTT / EVDO)
Comprehensive knowledge of modern mobile device internal software and hardware architectures for both IOS and Android based devices.
High familiarity with testing mobile device features such as MMS/SMS, e911, VoLTE, VVM, CMAS, and FOTA upgrade.
Working knowledge of end to end mobile device identification, activation, and provisioning systems including (e)SIM, SIM-OTA, and OMA-DM.
Previous responsibility for the secure handling of pre-release devices.
Hands on experience testing mobile devices in a lab environment.
Experience developing device test automation utilizing SCPI, LabView, TCL, PERL, and Python programming languages.
Experience with QXDM and Accuver test tools.
Proven ability to lead complex projects working with a large cross-functional team across the different product, engineering, and operations organizations.
Experienced technical writing skills sufficient to produce white papers, test cases, test plans, design documents, and technical diagrams

BSEE in Electrical/Computer Engineering or equivalent; MBA preferred.

Related Work Experience Number of Years
Technology Development & Management 10+
Technology management experience working with the top 5-7
MSOs, Telco, satellite operators or major wireless vendor in the U.S.

Skills /Abilities and Knowledge

Expertise with CBRS, 5G, and IoT technologies.
Operational experience with Octoscope and Spirent test tools.
Operational experience with 4G-LTE and Wi-Fi deployments.
Experience with handset manufacturers, network equipment vendors, and/or chipset vendors.
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.

Office 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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