1+ months

Lead Wireless Core Engineer - 5G

Cox Communications Inc
Atlanta, GA 30303
*Primary Location: *6305 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA, USA
*Division: *Cox Communications Inc
*Job Level: *Individual Contributor
*Travel: *Yes, 5 % of the Time
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *210943
Cox Communications is searching for a Lead Wireless Core Engineer to support architecture, design, deployment and support of core network functions across a cutting edge cloud native 5G standalone network. Engagement with vendor personnel regarding new services and features as well as upgrades. Participate in the investigation of innovative 5G technologies to improve the network functions infrastructure. Ensure that solutions adhere to defined industry standards and best practices and/or assist in the development of these standards and best practices. Participate in knowledge transfer, documentation and information sharing while staying abreast of new technical areas. Theoretical knowledge and/or hands on experience with 5G core network design, integration and implementation as well as hands on experience with LTE Evolved Packet Core (EPC) platforms. Knowledge and/or documented work experience with the following core network functions: SMF, UPF, AMF, NRF, NSSF, PCF, UDM, AUSF, UDR, N3IWF, W-AGF, and ePDG. Cloud native and Service-Based Architecture experience and principle knowledge including microservices and Kubernetes containerized orchestration layer. Familiar with DevOps and CI/CD methodology as well as subscriber policy (HSS/HLR), OSS and BSS protocols for billing and provisioning interfaces. Knowledgable with Interoperability Testing methodologies. General understanding of standard networking protocols and components such as HTTP, DNS, SRV6, TCP/IP, ICMP, UNIX, Linus and various scripting languages as well as expertise with routers, switches, protocols and networking technologies.

*Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions: *

* Functions as a Subject Matter Expert to develop and execute detailed core network design, specifications and architectural plans for wireless core network.

* Creates test strategies; tests, validates and documents cases for functionality or performance across existing and new technologies supporting wireless architectures.

* Employs a high level of critical thinking and analysis bringing successful resolution to high-impact, complex, and/or departmental challenges.

* Develops or engages others in providing innovative solutions to important, highly complex, strategic and operational challenges.

* Conducts equipment evaluations, equipment selection, pilot testing and network designs to insure reliability and scaled expansion of the network.

* Prepares engineering cost analysis to optimize the return on investment.

* Supports deployments of new wireless services, systems, applications and architectures with installation, configuration, integration, evaluation, testing, documentation, and training.

* Partners with change management for impact identification, network validation, MOP creation and execution of activities.

* Establishes network performance measurements and goals.

* Drive vendors toward open standard, reliable, scalable, and more cost-effective architectures.

* Actively participates and influences industry forums such as CableLabs, OnGo, Wireless Broadband Association, 3GPP, IEEE, etc.

Qualifications: *Minimum: *

* 8+ years of experience required in related field (i.e. Engineering.). 5+ years of experience required if candidate possesses a related advanced degree (MS/MBA or above)

* 5 years of experience working in wireless engineering

* 5 years of experience developing, authoring and maintaining detailed network designs and documentation (i.e. Systems or Network Requirements Specifications, Systems or Network Design Documents, Network Whitepapers, Network or Systems Statements of Work)

* 5 years troubleshooting TCP/IP protocol stack for service providers including access, routing, DHCP, DNS, AAA/PCRF, L3/L4 redirects and HTTP/HTTPS authentication

* 5 years troubleshooting and diagnostics experience

* 3 years experience leading projects to enhance the network capability for existing and future services

* 1 year experience responding to RFPs and working with vendors

* Demonstrated problem solving and analytical thinking skills

* Excellent collaborative skills to work effectively with teams throughout organization

*Preferred *

* BS/BA degree in related discipline strongly preferred (i.e. Engineering, Computer Science, or similar technical degree).

* Experience in network automation and scripting

* Experience in service provider tools including performance metric monitoring, graphing, and alarming

* Experience with load balancer, firewall, virtualization and orchestration technologies

* Experience in network capacity planning

* Experience in telecommunications industry desired

Who We Are
*About Cox Communications*
Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. Were dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique.

*About Cox *
We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.


Posted: 2021-02-04 Expires: 2021-06-06

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