Job Description :
JOB TITLE: Network Engineer – Wi-Fi Core Network Test Engineer
Location – Greenwood Village, Co
Duration: Long term

JOB SUMMARY
The Network Test Engineer is responsible for E2E testing of Wireless Wi-Fi IP core network and engineering activities supporting other Wireless technologies. This candidate plays a key role in evaluating and certifying Network MOPs and IGs for Core network deployments into Charter’s network. The Wi-Fi Core Network Test Engineer creates strategic test plans and perform testing to ensure quality, performance and stability of Wireless products in Charter’s network ensuring the highest levels of customer and operational satisfaction. Technologies you will be supporting include, Spine-Leaf topology networks, Wi-Fi Routers, Gateways, Access Points, Service Provider Wi-Fi, and many other new technologies developed based on standards. You will collaborate with Network Architects and Product Development on business and technology requirements and assess vendor solutions to address the requirements and use cases.
You will work with Network Architects to create detailed test plans and certification curriculums, proof of concept, and methodologies for analysis of performance criteria. You will also partner with technical operations staff on system design, troubleshooting, configuration and training needs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION
Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience
Participates in lab network planning, design and engineering.

Evaluates and certifies Methods of Procedures (MOP) and Installation Guide (IG) in new network solutions, performs network problem resolution in the Lab.

Define Test cases, development test plans and documentation of technical test reports.

Test, certify and approve methods of procedure (MOP) and Installation Guides (IG

Implements network enhancements and makes recommendations for improvement

Works on projects/ systems/issues of medium to high complexity surrounding network planning, configuration and optimization

Track defects on MOPs and IG to development team through ticketing system (JIRA) and follow up for resolution for verification.

Works on one or more projects as a project team member, occasionally as a project team lead

Mentor less experienced engineers

Adhere to industry specific local, state, and federal regulations, as applicable

Know, understand and follow company policy

Perform other duties as requested by supervisor

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Skills / Abilities and Knowledge
Should have excellent knowledge in IPv4, IPv6, routing, switching, various topologies, Access points, WLAN Controllers, in-Home Router, IPv4 / IPv6, TR-069, IPSEC, QoS, 802.11.

Excellent knowledge in routing, switching protocols. Knowledge in SNMP, RADIUS, CAPWAP, LWAP protocols is a plus.

Experience developing test automation utilizing Python programming languages is desirable.


Must have good experience with tools like Spirent, IXIA traffic load generators for Network performance testing and analysis

Should have knowledge of various Network adjuncts and services i.e. AAA, Diameter, EAP, PDSN, LTE Data, VoLTE, GRE, Soft GRE, L2TP, CAPWEP.

Experience using protocol communications test equipment and tools (protocol analyzers, CDMA / LTE system simulators, wifi analyzers and packet sniffers
Understanding and/or experience working with the following is a plus: - DLNA, UPnP, oneM2M architecture - RRC, NAS, SIP, IMS, OSGI, and DHCP.
Must possess excellent industry knowledge and theoretical understanding of RFC standards, 802.11 specifications (a/b/g/n/ac, SISO, MIMO, MCS index
Experience with testing and Q/A of Layer 1 thru 7 networks
Experience writing and developing detailed test cases and test plans
Must possess expert skills and experience with server, desktop operating systems and applications (Windows, MAC, Unix, Linux other Java-Linux platforms)
Strong work ethic with a desire to meet and exceed personal and business goals
Expert level communication, documentation, teamwork skills
Self-motivated to take ownership of assigned projects and deliverables
Experienced technical writing skills sufficient to produce test cases, test plans, design documents, and technical diagrams
Ability to work both in a team and independently on assigned projects
Strong documentation, follow-up, communication skills
Learns and adapts to new technologies and methodologies. Must be able to think outside-the-box and exercise innovation.
Ability to work with little supervision to execute highly technical and complex tasks
Organized with a strong attention to detail
Possesses strong analytical skills

Education
Bachelor''s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field or equivalent work experience
Professional level certification or equivalent work experience

Related Work Experience
5+ years of professional experience in an MSO/ISP Networking Engineering capacity

Client : COnfidential