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Wireless Systems Validation Engineer

Warren, NJ or Santa Clara, CA

Job Description

This position involves system testing of BDS active antenna products in lab and field environments. Specific responsibilities of the position include:

Responsibilities include

  • Definition of test plans and specification of all test equipment and lab/site requirements in collaboration with development and systems engineering teams
  • Performing RF & LTE physical layer measurements to characterize system performance including under real field use cases
  • Use handset and network infrastructure based advanced tools to accurately measure existing and potential network performance
  • RF and OTA parametric optimization and troubleshooting involving the use of various data collection and post-processing tools to assess network performance and propose solutions to problems
  • Interfacing with customer engineering including assisting with documentation and training
  • Meeting overall development schedule, cost objectives and site interval.

Preferred Experience

  • 3+ years in system/field test development with specific experience (HW/SW) in LTE base stations
  • Strong preference for a background in wireless systems engineering, knowledge of 3GPP standards, LTE protocols and system architecture (NAS, RRC, RLC/MAC, L1, EPC)
  • Track record of hands-on experience with LTE network design, network troubleshooting, fine-tuning, and optimization
  • Experience in test automation and scripting languages such as Python/Perl/Matlab
  • Strong knowledge in analog, mixed signal, and RF testing including experience with equipment such as Agilent, Anite, RAS, Labview, Wireshark, etc.
  • Able to work comfortably with lab equipment like Oscilloscopes, Spectrum analyzers, Logic Analyzers (for mixed signal), Network Analyzers (for RF), etc.
  • Experience with application layer protocols (TCP/IP, UDP, ICMP) and network and socket communications
  • Exposure to network planning, measurement and optimization tools such as Atoll, Asset3G, QXDM, TEMS, Ethereal, Actix, Agilent, R&S, PCtel is preferred
  • Knowledge of mobile platform operating systems including Linux, Android, and iOS
  • Ability to load and execute code and do basic debugging of applications
  • Experience interfacing with telecom operators’ engineers and drive testing is a plus
  • Demonstrated record delivering quality products, root cause analysis, and actionable reports
  • Ability to work in a small team and drive to go beyond expectations to deliver results.

Education

An undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering is required. A Master’s degree or above is strongly preferred.

Benefits

We offer benefits that are competitive and comprehensive including the following:

  • Performance-based annual bonus
  • 401K with performance-backed employer match
  • Early stage equity
  • Medical, dental and vision care programs
  • Flexible and subsidized vacation policy
  • Regular company-sponsored team lunches, unlimited beverages & snacks, etc.

Contact us at jobs@bluedanube.com about the above position(s) or other potential career opportunities and please include your resume.