Sr Engineer, Systems Design RAN

As America's Un-carrier, T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) is redefining the way consumers and businesses buy wireless services through leading product and service innovation. The company's advanced nationwide 4G and 4G LTE network delivers outstanding wireless experiences for customers who are unwilling to compromise on quality and value. Based in Bellevue, Washington, T-Mobile US provides services through its subsidiaries and operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile and MetroPCS. For more information, please visit http://www.t-mobile.comSr Engineer, Systems Design

Description

The System Design Engineer's role is to design, validate and deploy technical solutions to maintain, enhance, and evolve the T-Mobile Network and Systems. Specific tasks may include the development and maintenance of designs for the network, applications, data centers, connectivity, Lab and FOA validation of new features/services/platforms, monitoring systems, reporting systems and engineering tools. The priority of these designs is to maximize reliability, performance, and efficiency while limiting costs and time to market. Responsibilities may include the evaluation and translation of requirements into design, evaluate design benefits and tradeoffs, validate design compliance and support deployment of the design to ensure the requirements were met. Development of tools may be required in order to most efficiently solve technical or business challenges including technology evolution, capacity management, and performance optimization. Technical documentation and presentation skills are required in order to convey design benefits to a wide range of audiences. Works on technical assignments that are moderately difficult, requiring judgment in resolving issues or in making recommendations. Works on assignments requiring considerable judgment and initiative. Understands implications of work and makes recommendations for solutions. Normally receives little instruction on daily work, general instructions on newly introduced assignments.

Enterprise Core Competencies

Requires competency in customer focus, change & innovation, strategic thinking, relationship building & influencing, talent management, results focus and inspirational leadership.Qualifications

Minimum Required

  • 5+ Years technical engineering experience
  • 5+ years' technical experience with GSM, UTRAN and eUTRAN Engineering Design validation;
  • 5+ years' experience in utilizing BSC,UTRAN and/or LTE functions, interfaces and protocols (BTS, BSC, RNC, NodeB,eNB,IuB, IuCS, IuPS, S1,X2,VoLTE) to validate these products in lab and First office Application (FOA);
  • 5+ years' experience in installation, commissioning and maintenance of network elements including BTS, BSC, RNC, NodeB and eNB solutions;
  • 5+ years' Validation experience with hardware and software of E2E nodes including UEs and IMS/Core network; and
  • 5+ years' Demonstrated experience in utilizing wireless industry 3GPP standards while troubleshooting networks.
  • Focus: Able to communicate goals in support of the business' mission.
  • Drive: Self-motivated and able to work well under pressure
  • Teamwork: Ability and desire to work cooperatively with others on a team. Develop, maintain, and strengthen partnerships who can provide information, assistance, and support.
  • Communication: The ability to ensure that information is passed on to others who should be kept informed. Express oneself clearly in conversations and interactions with others. Clear business and technical writing skills.
  • Customer Focus: The ability to demonstrate concern and meet external and/or internal customers' needs.
  • Analytical: The ability to tackle a problem by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach.
  • Technical Expertise: The ability to demonstrate depth of knowledge and skill in a technical area.
  • Forward Thinking: The ability to anticipate the implications and consequences of situations and take appropriate action to be prepared for possible contingencies.
  • Influencing Others: The ability to gain others' support for ideas, proposals, projects, and solutions.

Desired

Education

Minimum Required

Bachelor's degree in engineering, related field or its equivalent and 5 years of relevant work experience

Preferred Skills:

Master's degree in engineering, related field or its equivalent and 3 years of relevant work experience.

License or Certification

(None)

General/Physical Requirements

Must be able to communicate with others effectively through written communication methods. Must be able to communicate (talking, hearing, etc.) with others effectively through oral communication methods. This position requires working with a computer

T-Mobile US, Inc. offers a full range of comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, as well as matching 401(k), generous paid time off programs, phone service discounts, tuition reimbursement, free parking - not to mention a fun and business casual work environment.

T-Mobile US, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We strongly support diversity in the workforce.Essential Functions

  • Technical System Expertise: Understands system protocols, how systems operate and data flows. Aware of current technology benefits. Expected to lead and deliver complex network designs. Deep understanding of the building blocks, interactions, dependencies, and tools required to complete design work. Independent study of current technology is expected.
  • Roadmap/Vendor Management: Support GSM, UTRAN and/or LTE vendor engineering Roadmap to ensure T-Mobile requirements are adequately met and close any gaps. Drive vendors for timely delivery of SW/HW and system features per T-Mobile requirements.
  • Support Functional, Deployment, and Operational Design: Support functional network designs, MOPs, and standard operational processes to achieve optimum fit, integration, and operations efficiency. Provide network design documents as required for new system(s) and feature(s) deployment.
  • Lead Network Validation: Develop lab and First Office Application (FOA) test plans for GSM, UTRAN and LTE new major releases and key features covering various protocols
  • Feasibility Analysis: Support internal analysis by documenting options and impacts via research and definition of technical requirements. Apply experience in utilizing wireless industry standards, including 3GPP, ITUT, and/or ANSI while troubleshooting networks.
  • Apply experience in installation, commissioning and maintenance of network elements including BTS, BSC, RNC, NodeB and/or eNB solutions.
  • Technical Engineering Services: Drives engineering projects by active contribution to the application of engineering techniques; conducting tests and inspections; preparing reports and calculations. Expected to supervise associate and base level engineers as needed. Develops procedures and processes to validate and enhance and optimize network. Creates appropriate validation tests and inspection techniques and effectively documents results. Able to prepare executive summaries of activities and clearly communicate areas of opportunity.
  • Innovation: Contributes to designs to implement new ideas which improve an existing and new system/process/service. Understands and can apply new industry perspectives to our existing business model. Review existing designs and processes to highlight more efficient ways to complete existing workload more effectively through industry perspectives. Seeks opportunities to improve designs, processes, or product by reducing cost, improving efficiency, or quality. Proactively contributes during brainstorming sessions.
  • Technical Writing: Maintains knowledge of existing technology documents. Writes basic documentation on how technology works. Contributes clear documentation on multiple systems used. Able to document systems designs, business requirements and technical interpretation. Develops and provides technical data for incorporation into internal presentations.
  • Technical Leadership: Collaborates with technical teams and utilizes system expertise to deliver technical solutions. Continuously learns and teaches others existing and new technologies. Contributes to the development of others through mentoring or in house workshops and learning sessions. Influence technology and policy decisions made across the appropriate functional organization.
  • Technology Strategy: Contributes to new and existing technology options that supports business goals.
  • LI-TECH-AS1T-Mobile USA, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All decisions concerning the employment relationship will be made without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, citizenship status, veteran status, the presence of any physical or mental disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Discrimination or harassment based upon any of these factors is wholly inconsistent with our Company values and will not be tolerated. Furthermore, such discrimination or harassment may violate federal, state, or local law.

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