RAN SME (OSS, Virtualization, T3)

    • 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 to build out many positions with our Wireless network team supporting 5G Initiatives.

Types of roles we are currently interviewing for:

RAN Virtualization and IP Networking Systems Engineer
RAN EMS OSS Senior Systems Engineer
RAN SME

Types of Background & Competencies we are looking for
•Minimum of 5 to 8 years of RAN Virtualization, OAMP knowledge/experience
•Master's Degree in EE/CS; Advanced degree is beneficial
•OAMP / EMS / NMS / FCAPS design and development experience:
•Writing the EMS / NMS / NE SW upgrade MOPs and working with the customer to execute MOPs in the commercial network
•Tier3 support experience - Work under pressure, Troubleshooting the commercial NMS/EMS application issues, provide the work-around to customer to bring up system, work with R&D and provide the RCA (Root Cause Analysis) to the customer.
•Experience in Virtualization technologies (ETSI MANO - Orchestrator, VNF Manager, Virtual Infrastructure Manager, ECOMP/ONAP modules)
•Experience/Knowledge in OpenStack (Virtualization) Platform Services
•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 in managing Openstack/Kubernetes environments
•Good to have an understanding in configuring virtual switches, network connections, Virtual port types (ie: SR-IOV, virtio), Security Groups, VLANs and in configuring Storage such as SAN / NAS / iSCSI
•Good to have experience in performance measurement & tuning of VMware/Openstack servers and Virtual sessions and management of servers resources between virtual machines.
•Understanding of cloud computing and virtualization automation & orchestration frameworks. (ie: knowledge in the ETSI MANO specifications, OASIS TOSCA, ONAP)
•Need an understanding of 3GPP systems: Core and RAN networks, architecture and protocols
•Need an understanding of HW as well as SW architecture
•Need to have exposure to High Availability and redundancy systems
•Deep dive troubleshooting experience using command-line tools and scripts
•Detailed understanding in taking snapshots, backup and recovery of Virtual machines
•Need 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
Other skills interested in
•Working knowledge of IP network protocols & QoS.
•Knowledge of various IP related IETF RFCs
•Working knowledge of routing protocols
•Working knowledge of openstack and container networking
•Working Experience with Linux and SQL Databases
•Need an understanding of HW as well as SW architecture
•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 in managing Openstack/Kubernetes environments
•Good to have an understanding in configuring virtual switches, network connections, Virtual port types (ie: SR-IOV, virtio), Security Groups, VLANs and in configuring Storage such as SAN / NAS / iSCSI
•Good to have experience in performance measurement & tuning of VMware/Openstack servers and Virtual sessions and management of servers resources between virtual machines.
•Understanding of cloud computing and virtualization automation & orchestration frameworks. (ie: knowledge in the ETSI MANO specifications, OASIS TOSCA, ONAP)
•Good to have experience with SNMP and TNM protocols and NMS/OSS interfaces.
•Experience on system engineering projects to include technical requirements identification, technical solutions to address customer requirements with details to design /deploy / manage their infrastructure
•Deep dive troubleshooting experience using command-line tools and scripts
•Detailed understanding in taking snapshots, backup and recovery of Virtual machines
•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
•Experience with SW development is beneficial

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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