Contract Wireless Support Engineer (UMTS/GPRS/LTE/IMS) - at customer site in Seattle
Spirent Communications is where the world’s leading communications companies turn when they need to accelerate their time-to-market for next-generation communication systems. In fact, every significant industry test in the last six years has used Spirent's test systems as the benchmark. We are continually recognized by customers, industry, press, and technology associations for our innovative thinking and our ground-breaking products. The communications market has untapped potential. The boundaries of how fast, far, and accurately voice and data can be transmitted have yet to be reached, or even defined. Spirent solutions are paving the way for tomorrow’s communications.
Senior wireless packet core technologist will provide both strategic and tactical technical on-site support for LTE, UMTS, GPRS and IMS wireless operator account
This position requires a strong combination of technical and business acumen and the ability to effectively manage multiple projects and resources
Provide a consistent interface to the customer for all aspects of technical and engineering activity
Serve as the technical lead expert on Spirent responses to customer technical issues and questions
Remain active in network implementation and testing activities through customer network acceptance
Primary focus will be 90% technical 10% business with wireless carriers and networks equipment vendors
4+ years experience technically leading successful initiatives implementing IP core infrastructure that enables IP multimedia applications for mobile operators
Experience supporting and working with wireless operator accounts
Direct experience with LTE, GPRS, and UMTS, CDMA and IMS functional elements and technologies is desired
A complete understanding of data communications concepts as well as existing and future 3GPP and 3GPP2 network architectures
Extensive knowledge of wireless technology such as: X-CSCF, PCRF, HSS, AAA, SGSN, GGSN, Home Agent, WAP Gateway, DPI Solutions and Billing systems.
Extensive knowledge of wireless protocols such as: PPP, IPv4, IPv6, Proxy Mobile IP, GTP, Iu, Gb, Radius, Diameter.
Advanced technical acumen in 3GPP and 3PP2 Packet Core and IMS network architectures
Self-motivated and strong track record for developing and executing technical support for UMTS, GPRS, LTE and IP Multimedia solutions with wireless operators
Experience interfacing with wireless operators and network equipment vendors preferably in one of the following roles: Sales Engineer, Consultant, Product Management or Marketing Engineer
Experience with installation, testing and development of IP based applications into the Service provider market a plus
Self-motivated and track record for completing projects on time
Excellent oral and written interpersonal communication skills
Seattle area resident preferred – will work exclusively onsite at client site in Seattle
Bachelors Degrees in technical focus, or equivalent course work in data and telecommunications with a strong marketing background
Masters degree with a technology focus is a plus
Spirent Communications - 10 months ago