5G Core Engineer – Virtualization & Orchestration

Location: Denver, CO
Job Code: 1735
# of Openings: 1


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.    

Job Description:

  • Participate in the investigation of innovative 5G technologies to improve the network virtualization infrastructure.
  • Evaluate and implement solutions utilizing Network Virtualization (containers over steel) technologies.  
  • Ensure that solutions adhere to defined standards and best practices and/or assist in the development of these standards and best practices.
  • Routinely research, analyze, test, retest, and troubleshoot complex problems.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment, under pressure, with strict deadlines, both as an individual contributor and team player.
  • Participate in knowledge transfer, documentation and information sharing while staying abreast of new technology/technical areas.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering preferred, or six or more years of professional experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of Wireless, cellular and WiFi technologies.
  • Broad networking knowledge, virtualized platforms and specific expertise with Mobile Data Networks, as well as strong Customer Relationship Management.
  • Cloud Native Architecture
  • Dockers / Kubernetes
  • Containers / Microservices principles
  • Virtualized Platform principles
  • NFVi / VNF / NSO / ESC
  • RedHat / OpenStack / CEPH / RHEL
  • yaml config creation 
  • Evolved Packet Core Experience
  • Minimum 3 years in system design, deployment and test. 
  • Capable of architecting Packet Core Networks and understanding the end-to-end network architecture including:
  • 3GPP standards
  • 5G / CUPS / LTE / GSM / CDMA
  • Subscriber Policy (HSS / HLR) 
  • Offline / Online Charging architectures (such as PCRF Gx and OCS Gy, interfaces)
  • OSS and BSS Protocols for billing and provisioning interfaces (Gz, SOAP, Rest)
  • Deep Packet Inspection and enhanced charging principles
  • Data Center deployment as required for virtualized platforms
  • TCP / UDP / IP
  • Layer 1-3 functionality
  • Leaf-Spine Architectures, ToR (Top of Rack interface), CIQ
  • Experience with Dynamic Routing protocols (OSPF, BGP, etc.)
  • Tools / scripting languages. (Python, Perl, etc)
  • Expertise with Linux
  • Interoperability Testing (IOT) methodologies


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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