Senior Network Architect

At OneWeb, we’re on a mission to provide affordable, high-speed Internet access for the world’s unconnected and to achieve the #1 target of the World Society of Information Systems – to create a community access point at every school in the world. We realize this isn’t easy, but we have designed a combination of satellites and ground systems that we know can achieve this, and we believe it is too important not to do. Eliminating extreme poverty, enabling relief for communities during emergencies or disasters, providing health care, clean water and education, starting a business, individual empowerment and civic transparency are all important goals and Internet access is a foundation for solving these global issues. 

OneWeb is a technology and infrastructure provider. Our infrastructure enables Mobile carriers, ISP’s and governments, to provide Internet Access to their local and remote populations. Our team’s talent spans fields from semiconductor design, telecom core network and small cell production and deployment, to hyper local rural regulatory and educational challenges. We are developing leading edge technology to solve some of the world’s largest problems – and having a lot of fun doing it! 

If building the infrastructure to connect 2 million schools is something you would like to make happen, then joining OneWeb may be a great personal and career move. We can provide an intellectually challenging workplace and fast growing opportunity with a clear purpose. Come join the team that is making affordable communication ubiquitous on a global scale. 

 
The Senior Network Architect is accountable for Architecting & Design of the OneWeb Networks function. The responsibilities will include the Architecture and Strategy for the LTE GPP Compliant Evolved Packet Core (EPC) systems, Small Cells, 5G Technologies, IoT, SDN, Device Management, & Network Virtualization Function. The individual will articulate the Architecture & vision for leveraging and enabling the deployment of Terminals for 5G, Small Cell, Macro Cell, IP Services for Aero & Maritime solutions using OneWebs’s LEO constellations. This is a hands-on role that ultimately results in the right fit and strategic architecture for the Network, including User Terminal On-boarding, provisioning, Firmware updates, SIM Profile updates, Network QoS architecture, Security with Low Latency centric designs for the OneWeb’s ecosystem of Satellite User Terminals to offer a breadth of IP services.

Responsibilities:

  • Architecture of 5G for Satellite Communications 
  • Architecture of Small Cell Deployments using Satellite backhaul
  • Define the global Core Network architecture consisting of the 3GPP Evolved Packet Core and the related Subscriber profile, S/PGW, MMEs, HSS, PCRF, and policy systems (HSS/PCRF) 
  • Lead the Architecture, Design of the Analytics and Key Performance Indicators for the EPC and Subscriber Management systems to ensure the systems can be adequately monitored for threshold and predictive analytics 
  • Architect and Design the High availability, Fault tolerance and redundancy aspects for these systems 
  • Standards participation experience in either 3GPP, IETF or IEEE desired, but not required
  • Lead the interactions for Device Management, Over the Air updates for Firmware and SIM Profiles
  • Lead the Architecture & Design and Development of NFVI Architecture for the Core Network. Experience and ability to design and specify new protocols as needed 
  • Develop, document, and communicate a long-term vision for the OneWeb Core Network Architecture
  • Develop product and architecture specific documentation with the Detailed Call Flows, Interface Specifications and Protocol specifications 
  • Manage vendor partnerships and drive OneWeb objectives in a creative and with win-win approach
  • Work with other organizations and disciplines including engineering, business management, marketing, and sales
    Lead, Develop the RFP/RFI process for various core network system vendors, and other sub components for the overall solution 
  • Sets strategy for own function and inputs into business strategy
  • Analyze the architecture tradeoffs for features and functionality and financial impacts for the trades

Required Skills and Experience:

  • A minimum of 15 years of experience in telecommunications preferably with a Tier 1/2 ISP or Service provider ISP, MSO, or other carrier centric environment 
  • At least 10 years of technology leadership experience supporting a large, geographically distributed network infrastructure 
  • At least 10 years’ experience in architecting reliable and high-performing networks; integrating LTE / EPC, IMS, VoIP, VoLTE, Wireless Core or similar technologies 
  • At least 10 years of experience with network design, protocols, hardware, configuration, tools, monitoring, and troubleshooting on large IP4/IPv6 / SIP/ VoIP/ and Ethernet networks including datacenter, and cloud implementations 
  • 10 years’ experience supporting rollout of new systems including evaluation and negotiation of contracts with network providers a plus 
  • 5 Years of Small or Macro Cell architecture experience is required 
  • 5 years’ experience in developing LTE 3GPP based interface specifications, and understanding of 3GPP principals including experience with eNodeB to S/P-GW and overall LTE procedures 
  • Significant experience in development and implementation of mobile systems generally, including Wi-Fi, VoLTE, IMS and other Real Time packet core technologies 
  • 5 years’ experience in large-scale data center architecture/design, middleware architecture, design patterns, application deployment methods, automation, testing, compliance, and auditing Service-oriented architecture for cloud-based services; including service provisioning, product catalog integration, and billing systems integration 
  • Experience with Network and LTE QoS Frameworks 
  • Demonstrated ability to select appropriate data communications components and configuring them to meet system and stakeholder needs 
  • Expertise in and the ability to develop and thoroughly document technical requirements in system protocol specifications and interface control documents
  • Excellent ability for clear and concise oral and written communication; capability to interface at multiple levels and successfully present technical information
  • Demonstrated ability to decompose system level needs into architectures and implementations that result in efficient networks 
  • Understanding and experience with Satellite based Telecommunication systems a plus, but not required 
  • Successful experience as an individual contributor and/or technical lead in the development of complex telecommunications systems with emphasis on LTE and IP networking systems 
  • Ability to evaluate and specify the interworking of many networking protocols and stacks 
  • Ability and experience as a member of a goal driven multi-discipline team
  • Ability to work well with other organizations and disciplines including engineering, business management, marketing, and sales
  • Ability to resolve complex problems requiring innovative solutions
  • Strong presentation skills with ability to tailor style to specific audience types; experience presenting to customers and external audiences 
  • Excellent written and communication skills and ability to work in large diverse team environments
    MS or equivalent education required

 

No visa sponsorship available for this position


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