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Lab Support Engineer

Company: Mavenir
Location: Richardson
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

Mavenir is the industry's only end-to-end, cloud-native network software provider. Focused on accelerating software network transformation and redefining network economics for Communications Service Providers (CSPs) by offering a comprehensive end-to-end product portfolio across every layer of the network infrastructure stack. From 5G application/service layers to packet core and RAN - Mavenir leads the way in evolved, cloud-native networking solutions enabling innovative and secure experiences for end users. Leveraging industry-leading firsts in VoLTE, VoWiFi, Advanced Messaging (RCS), Multi-ID, vEPC, and Virtualized RAN, Mavenir accelerates network transformation for more than 250+ CSP customers in over 120 countries, serving over 50% of the world's subscribers. Role Summary The role of the Lab Support Engineer is to contribute to the creation and maintenance of Mavenir Radio Access Network (RAN) System Test lab. The role includes setting up and supporting the RAN test lines in lab. Key Responsibilities

  • Contribute to system integration and diagnosis of various components such as Servers, digital hardware, radio transceivers, and embedded software and other network nodes and software components constituting a 4G/5G end to end system.
  • Put together and configure test environment to allow end to end integration is tested for functionality and validation of performance.
  • Proactively maintain and develop all Linux, Virtualization and Cloud infrastructure to maintain service availability all the time.
  • Support lab users in troubleshooting issues in the RAN lab components like Servers, Radios, Desktop/Laptops, Mobiles and Test and Measurement equipment.
  • Installation and bring up of Servers, which includes configuring lights-out management (IDRAC, BMC), upgrading firmware, installing Operating Systems and configuring network.
  • Managing and Administration of Linux Servers, KVM and OpenStack Cloud.
  • Maintenance of Hardware and Operating System - activities like kernel upgrades, OS upgrades, hardware maintenance, virtualization, etc.
  • Deploy and Manage the VM's running on KVM and OpenStack cloud platform.
  • Proactively monitoring system performance and capacity planning.
  • Troubleshooting Linux OS, virtualization, and OpenStack related issues.
  • Configuring network switches for connectivity between elements of end-to-end test lines
  • Configuring Time synchronization (GPS, PTP, SyncE) for worker nodes and radios.
  • Setting up Test & Measurement equipment, moving the same within test lines as per requirement Job Requirements
  • An Electrical/Electronic Engineering or Computer Science/Bachelor's degree in science or 2 years Diploma in electronic/electrical.
  • The ideal candidate will have professional experience in communications and networking technologies along with expertise in system integration and validation.--
  • Minimum of 3 to 10 years of professional experience including 2 years in relevant Linux administration and lab support.
  • Experience in Linux Administration, Virtualization technologies, Troubleshooting and Configuration.
  • Good understanding of networking concepts such as TCP/IP, VLAN, Routing, Switching.
  • Knowledge of OpenStack deployment and administration are preferable.
  • Familiarity with 3GPP 5G NR and LTE standards, technologies and products are desirable.
  • Effectively communicate with engineers, both local and remote, to understand the requirements in a fast-paced environment.
  • Acquaintance with workflow tools for lab management (Jira, wiki). Accessibility Mavenir is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities.

Keywords: Mavenir, Richardson , Lab Support Engineer, Engineering , Richardson, Texas

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