N2-RAN SME- (Graduate)

    • Plano, TX

Position Summary

If you have ambitions to be a part of a Best in Class organization, Samsung's Wireless Networks team is the place to be! The role of the Wireless Networks Team is to support our carrier customers through innovative technology road map. The dynamic culture at Samsung offers both great challenge and great reward. If you want to work among the very best talent in the industry, working on the most innovative products in the world, Samsung is the place to be.

We are looking for a RAN Virtualization Junior Systems Engineer to join our Wireless network team. You will be a key contributor as a subject matter expert in a multi-functional team of R&D, Systems engineering, and product validation to introduce Samsung products to Wireless Carrier.
Role and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for development of product requirements, feature requirements, systems and performance analysis, conduct deep-dive customer sessions, new technology introduction of virtualized 4G/5G RAN networks.
  • Responsible for analyzing the customer requirements, converting then into system requirements and capturing of detail design for the development team.
  • Aid in product & feature performance analysis, evaluation of new product & SW releases
  • Translates and communicates complex technical design considerations between the Samsung sales team and carriers' network business
  • Works closely with various support organizations, logistics, and cross- functional teams from SEA and Samsung HQ to achieve successful new product roll-outs and developments.
  • Ability to travel sporadically during the project.


Success Criteria:
Technical Acumen
  • Key contributor in driving the technical solutions to customer through complex organizational dynamics
Presentations Skills
  • Leveraging your ability to communicate effectively with all levels of organization as well as HQ partners on initiatives

Excellence Dealing with Ambiguity
  • Bringing your experience in problem solving and ability to navigate complex organizations with pivotal shifts

Background & Competencies Required:
  • Master's degree preferred with 1-2 years' experience.
  • Experience with SNMP and TNM protocols and NMS/OSS interfaces.
  • Experience with C/C++/Java development, Unix/Linux, scripting tools like PERL, TCL, shell, etc.
  • Experience with Web based development including JVM, J2EE, (EJB), JAVA, JavaScript, Web Services, HTML, XML, SOAP is beneficial
  • Understanding of cloud native computing concepts, Network Function Virtualization and virtualization automation & orchestration frameworks. (i.e. knowledge in the ETSI MANO specifications, OASIS TOSCA, ONAP)
  • Good to have understanding in managing Openstack/Docker/Kubernetes environments
  • Need an understanding of HW as well as SW architecture
  • Need to have exposure to High Availability and redundancy systems
  • Good to have experience on system engineering projects to include some of the following: technical requirements identification, technical solutions to address requirements, technical description documentation with details including parameter optimization, performance analysis, test strategy creation and problem troubleshooting.
  • Good to have experience with OAMP/FCAPS subsystem design and development in wireless networks
  • Good to have experience in Automation & Orchestration frameworks. (ie: knowledge in the ETSI MANO specifications, OASIS TOSCA, ONAP)
  • Good to have understanding of TR-069, Netconf protocol, YANG models & Restful API's.
  • Good to have understanding of 3GPP systems: Core and RAN networks, architecture and protocols


Skills and Qualifications

Necessary Skills and attributes:
Demonstrated ability to interact at all levels within customer's organizations. The ability to negotiate with and convince others, in a potentially adversarial environment, including customer leadership, directors and managers with opposing views to accept/approve plans, technical and project recommendations. The ability to plan, organize and prioritize multiple strategic programs and simultaneous performance objectives. The ability to write, read, interpret, explain and act based on a thorough understanding of technical documents, engineering materials and contracts or related documents. Ability to make professional sales and business presentations in writing, through email, reports, or orally, including complex business and technical matters to an audience of high technical skills, management and operational experience. Ability to work with a cross-functional Samsung team to achieve customer contracted objectives and specific team goals within established time frames and requirements. Assist in and if needed direct the Samsung team in lab and field trials related to introduction of products sold to the customer.

Physical/Mental Demands:
Work is generally performed in an office environment. Operate a computer keyboard and view a video display terminal between more than 50% of work time, including prolonged periods of time. Requires considerable work utilizing high visual acuity / detail, numeric / character distinction and moderate hand / finger dexterity. The movement and transportation of equipment, most of the time is under 25 pounds. Performs work under time schedules and stress which are normally periodic or cyclical, including time sensitive deadlines, intellectual challenges and project management deadlines. Machines, tools, equipment, and work aids include PC's, printers, copiers, faxes and other equipment commonly associated with an office work area. May require working additional hours beyond normal schedule. Travel varies depending on position. Consistently demonstrates a commitment to policies and procedures, including but not limited to, attendance, confidentiality, conflict of interest and ethical responsibilities.

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