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Jr./Int. Design Specialist to manage operational and deployment issues for the 4g/5g wireless core network – 17665/17666

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 2
Start Date: May 30, 2022
Job End Date: May 29, 2023
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 119248
Location: Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, Ottawa, Regina, Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria, Winnipeg
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Jr./Int. Design Specialist to manage operational and deployment issues for the 4g/5g wireless core network – 17665/17666
 
Location: Markham (Remote – may be some need to go into office on occasion depending location)
Duration: 1 year (possibility of extension)
 
Must have skills:
  1. 3-5+ yrs. of Wireless Core network experience
  2. Knowledge and experience of deploying software in virtual environments such as OpenStack, OpenShift, or containerization using Kubernetes
  3. Proficient knowledge of Evolved Pack Core (EPC)
  4. Willing to work after hours or weekends if there’s a planned upgrade
  5. Familiarity with wireless network architecture and call flows – 2/3/4/5G NSA
  6. Plan task configuration, scripting preparation and verification.
  7. Regular Network Audits (hardware, software & Configurations) and Monitor Network KPI's based and reporting.
Nice to have skills:
  1. 5G
  2. Automation and software development skills
  3. Scripting experience in Python will be plus
Responsibilities:
  • Day-to-day handling of operational and deployment issues related to SPGW and UPF Nodes.
  • Collaboration with internal stakeholders (IMS Core, MME, AMF\SMF, DRA & HLR, charging, Billing, RAN & IP).
  • Interaction with vendor support teams for network related and deployment issues.
  • Close coordination with all related teams for smooth work orders implementation.
     
Details: We are looking for a contractor with strong background in Packet Core Operations and Deployment including Cloud NFVI, network operations, network Integration, expertise with IP Core middle level Firewalling concepts for 4G EPC. This is an internal organizational customer facing 24/7 shift role. The role reports directly to the Manager Userplane DevOps with an extended team of 12 team members. Will be supporting the 4g/5g network.