Network Test Engineer

Samsung Electronics - Home Based

Position Summary

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The incumbent is responsible for providing live network performance test results and development support. Including Pre-Launch testing of HW/SW, Post-Launch regression testing of HW/SW, and troubleshooting of device and network field issues with respect to the following technologies: Digital(CDMA/PCS)/1x, EVDO Rev A, LTE, GSM/GPRS/EDGE, and HSxPA/UMTS.

  • Testing MNO’s specified field interoperability test plans (FIT)
  • Testing/troubleshooting hardware, software, embedded software used in wireless voice and data networking .
  • Performing sanity testing, stability testing, functionality testing, stress testing and feature testing on various devices.
  • Performs lab tests and evaluates new wireless products and accessories, including verification of product features by simulating of a variety of customer applications.
  • Prepare test results data and writes required engineering reports to ensure products compliance with MNO’s requirements and test plans.
  • Works effectively with team members, provide support to R&D, QA and MEL members as they needed.
  • Leads a team of junior engineers, providing leadership, training and management daily test assignments.
  • Reporting of results and issues to upper management
  • Works directly with NMO’s to resolve post launch issues.
Role and Responsibilities

A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university.
Requires between 5+ years technical or telecommunications engineering related experience.
Prior experience with CDMA, EVDO, LTE, GSM/GPRS/EDGE, and HSxPA/UMTS is a MUST.
Prior experience with Qualcomm tools such as QXDM, QCAT, and QPST is a MUST.
Prior experience with post processing tools such as WindCatcher, Actix, or XCAP-M is a MUST.
Prior cell phone testing experience is a MUST.
Previous experience with operating systems, such as: Windows, MAC, Linux
Previous experience with Spirent/Metrico tools such as NOMAD, MUSE, and Datum is is a MUST.
Previous experience running FIT test plans for Verizon, US Cellular, or other US NMO’s is a MUST.
A skilled or highly-skilled specialist that completes tasks in resourceful and effective ways
May contribute to the development of concepts and techniques as well as complete complex tasks in creative and effective ways
Works on assignments, including complex assignments, requiring considerable judgement and initiative
May determine methods and procedures on new assignments
May mentor or coach team members
Typically requires a minimum 5 years of experience since TB1
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