Phone: 214-960-4447

Senior Test Engineer

System Test Engineer
Position Type: Contract and/or Permanent Employment

Salary: As per company norms
Job Location: Allen/McKinney, TX (Permanent US Residency required)

Experience Level (Years): 8-12 Years
Qualification: BS EE/CS or equivalent knowledge/understanding via experience

Position Summary:
Convene Networks designs and develops software to achieve Network Function Virtualization (NFV) by leveraging standard IT virtualization technology to consolidate various mobile network nodes onto industry standard high performance servers. This position will be key to insuring that these products exceed the expectations of our customers, by developing/executing/automating test plans/methodology to allow our rapid development process to continue to deliver stable and reliable products to our customers when they need it.

Mandatory Skills:

  • Understanding of telecommunications networks, with emphasis on the Mobile Packet Core (3G/4G/5G)
  • Extensive experience with system test methods/procedures for network systems
  • Understanding of Linux operating system environment, scripting, test automation, basic TCP/IP networks
  • Strong English language communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Familiarity with protocol specifications to ensure successful multi-vendor interoperability across complex end-to-end solutions
  • Ability to work independently and interface collaboratively with the sales and development team
  • Strong experience in diagnosing, troubleshooting, and designing complex integrated testing environments
  • Promote and continue to bring in industry best practices;
  • Draft and maintain all project level test plans, which would include GA entrance criteria test plans.

Desirable Skills:

  • Understanding of hypervisors configuration and operation
  • Experience with packet core device(s) (e.g. GGSN, SGSN, SGW, PGW, DRA, HSS, PCRF, …)
  • Understanding of details of GTP and Diameter; TCL/Perl Scripting experience
  • Experience running and/or participating in Customer Reviews as required