Wireless Test Engineer (Field And Lab)

Global Technology Associates Dallas , TX 75201

Posted 2 months ago

GTA is a leading independent provider of high-value engineering, technology and business consulting services to the telecommunications industry. The company is based in Reston, VA and has presence throughout the US and Internationally.

Please note, engineers will be needed in the field in TX after which they will be based in the lab in Sterling, VA.

Job Description:

  • Execute test plans in lab and field test environments for different wireless technologies such as cellular, Wi-Fi, CBRS.

  • Work with Consumer and Business electronic devices on a daily basis.

  • Develop and implement comprehensive project-based System Designs, Network Diagrams, Migration Plans, and Test Plans.

  • Discovery of field test locations and validation of test environments in the lab and field.

  • Perform tests for areas such as Functionality, Scalability, Performance, Longevity and Stress testing.

  • Ability to identify, articulate, and debug issues during testing

  • Experience in creating reports in terms of charts, graphs and detailed explanations in word, excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Develop and execute automated and performance testing for assigned projects to successfully and consistently enable delivery of high-quality software and hardware products and services on time, on budget, and to specification.

  • Perform Feature level testing of L2 and L3 switches and execute tests on small and large test beds built based on customer's topologies.

  • Interface with internal or external customers regarding test requirements and test reporting.

  • Interact with Product Management, Project Management, Engineering, and Operations teams to plan testing for delivery of products and enhancements and to assure products meet product requirements and quality standards.

  • Coach and mentor junior engineers.

  • Maintain wireless test equipment such as Spectrum analyzers, network and device emulators, power meters, etc. and maintenance of equipment calibration intervals.

  • Design automation to improve test efficiency.

  • Complete test projects on time.

  • Participate on and complete projects and duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Telecommunications or related field

  • 3+ years experience with cellular and Wi-Fi related activities

  • Experience in executing industry-standards / customized test plans with limited support

  • Experience in capturing logs using QXDM, XCAL, Wireshark and other analyzers

  • Experience with Data parsing and report automation

  • Experience with using traffic generation tools like iPerf, ixia Chariot and Veriwave

  • Experience with using field applications like DATUM

  • Knowledge on L2 and L3 network operation

  • Experience with preparation of test reports in pdf or excel formats

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written and presentation skills.

  • Must work well as a team, across multiple cultures and potential clients to assess and make solution recommendations.

  • Experience with 3GPP standards and call flows.

  • Experience with certification programs such as PTCRB and GCF and quality requirements as ISO 17025.

  • Experience with automation of test plans (scripting)

  • Familiar with RF concepts and RF test equipment

  • Knowledge on: Programming languages like python or Perl; Building test plans from customer/ DEKRA requirements; Building requirements based on customer needs/ market trends

  • Experience in: Using network simulators, spectrum analyzer and other lab equipment such as DC power supply, power meter, digital attenuators, RF cables and consumer electronics; Root cause analysis of test logs and definition of Key Performance Indicators

Additional Position Requirements:

A background investigation and drug test is required.

Global Technology Associates, LLC (GTA) is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status and will not be discriminated against.


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