RAN Test Lead

Job Title – RAN Test Engineer

Job Location – Newbury, Berkshire

Job Role:

Responsibilities

  • The Test Engineer is required to co-ordinate and execute testing of 2G/3G/4G RAN solutions in the Customer RAN Test Lab, planning the test deliveries during the test execution phase
  • Responsible for the build and integration of the Ericsson RAN elements into the test plant
  • Responsible for build maintenance (HW and SW configuration) until end of test bed project
  • Define Test Strategies for New Major Software Releases and new Hardware Introduction
  • Deliver Test Reports, Test Exit Reports for Final Delivery to customer for each Test Phase
  • Implement Test Strategies for New Major Software Releases and new Hardware Introduction
  • Conduct the testing environment feasibility study on Network Impact Reports and use the inputs for defining test strategy and Test Plan
  • Develop strategy for adoption of automated testing
  • Produce test plans for all Radio test deliveries
  • Deliver Test Reports, Test Exit Reports for Final Delivery to customer for each Test Phase
  • Perform parameter audits of RAN elements in Lab
  • Define and document test cases
  • Testing Interface to RAN design, FOA Project and Data build
  • Support TCM activities for Test Bed, ensuring network elements are on correct baseline

Experience

  • Detailed knowledge of Ericsson RBS 6000 SW & HW architecture (DUS, RUS)
  • Detailed knowledge of Ericsson Radio System
  • Extensive experience in RAN testing in a customer test lab
  • Experience of test lab automation
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues encountered during testing
  • Ability to write from scratch and correct existing test cases
  • Ability to lead testing proactively, with minimum guidance
  • Experience with VoLTE & IMS
  • Experience with TEMS
  • Experience of O&M interaction with 2G / 3G / 4G nodes (e.g. cell administration, parameter changes)
  • Knowledge of AMOS & moshell commands and Layer 3 Tracing (setup of decoder & flow)
  • Understanding of Layer 3 protocols and call flows for 4G(RRC, S1, X2)
  • Understanding of Layer 3 protocols and call flows for 2G (CC, RR, MM, Abis OML)

Site Design Engineer

Job Title – Site Design Engineer
Location Newbury/London
Job Description:
A Site Design engineer with knowledge of both passive and active side of mobile telecommunication.
The ideal candidate will be responsible for mobile network site review, site solution design & gating and be able to act as an SME on passive and active components to meet customers planned network operations.
Key to the role is the ability to identify effective solutions that best fits the customer requirement in the most cost-effective way.

Responsibilities

  • Creation and verification of Design Proposals for mobile network sites based on customer requirements across Passive/ Civil and Active elements.
  • Review of plans, design drawings and other relevant documents for accuracy and adherence to build requirements to include review of Site Survey / PIV documentation.
  • Responsible for selection of H/W & material BOMs to support site build
  • Attend regular technical Gating meetings / solution design review meetings with the customer to define and agree the Site Designs and delivery scenarios.
  • Ensure that Site Designs are compliant with local Health and Safety requirements
  • Act as a Site Design SME in the provision of technical support towards site queries
  • Interface with the different project work streams to ensure efficient handover between milestones
  • Production of technical reporting
  • Deliver results and achieve SLA/KPI performance by focusing on effective and efficient execution of Site Design services.
  • Continually look for opportunities for efficiency & cost saving by driving a culture of cost-awareness & innovation

Experience:

  • Experience working in Engineering teams on Turn Key RAN rollouts covering the Work Areas of Site Acquisition, Civil / Passive Design & Construction and Site Engineering to support Equipment Installation.
  • Knowledge of product and procedures within the Work Areas
  • Site Engineering experience including Site Survey, material specification & Site documentation production
  • Knowledge and experience of relevant OHS & CDM statutory regulations impacting the local market.
  • Must have vast experience on AutoCAD