Job Description :
SRI Tech Solutions is a Tampa Based Global IT Services and Consultancy company, since 2005 we are helping clients by providing right talent across North America.

We are hiring RAN Virtualization & OAMP/OSS Systems Engineer for our Client in Plano, TX 75023 for Contract Opportunities. If you are looking for change, please get back with your updated profile along with best time and number to have discussion.

Position : RAN Virtualization & OAMP/OSS Systems Engineer
Location : Plano, TX 75023
Duration : 12+ Months Contract

Key Skills: (Must Have OAMP, FCAPS, NMS, EMS, NFV in resume)

*OAMP/FCAPS subsystem design, development, and support in wireless networks. (min, of 4-5 years of experience)
*NMS/EMS > Network/ Element Management System. (min, of 4-5 years of experience)
*Virtualization specifically NFV- Network Function Virtualization. (min. of 1 year experience)

Disregard looking for Tier 3 in a resume. Look for NFV, OSS, NMS, EMS, Virtualization/Virtual,
Don’t worry about TITLES, look for keywords in resumes highlighted above.

Key Skill Sets for Resource:

Top 3: EMS/NMS Hands-On Working Expertise
OSS
FCAPS is a MUST for configuration, performance, statistics, etc.
HAVE TO HAVE FCAPS FROM WIRELESS OEM OR WIRELESS OPERATOR
Virtualization: This is a good to have but manager understands it is very unique to find someone with Virtualization and EMS. Does want someone who has “fundamental” understanding.
High-Paced Environment, Self Driven Resource, needs candidate to run with escalated issues.
Example: OSS System in a customer network isn’t gathering performance data, this will need to be troubleshooted once the customer initiated a ticket. If Tier 1 and Tier 2 can’t resolve.

Typical Tier 3 Activities:
Look at all information gathered from Tier 1 and Tier 2 to Root Cause the issue and figure out what is broken, why this is broken and what to work around to resolve as quick as possible.
EMS, NMS, FCAPS, OSS Experience: Can be from any company.
EMS/NMS Architecture Functions are similar from any vendor.
Looking for someone with TELECOM NETWORK EXPERIENCE
OSS is just how internal System operates with the customers system, umbrella word for any operation support system that is with a customers network. This is how the customer monitors the network from their point of view.
FCAPS and OSS are tightly pieced together, go hand-and-hand.

We are looking for a RAN Virtualization & OAMP Systems Engineer to join our Wireless network team. You will be a key contributor as a subject matter expert in a multi-functional team of R&D, Systems engineering, and product validation to introduce products to Wireless Carriers.

Essential Duties and responsibilities include:
OAMP/FCAPS subsystem design and development in wireless networks.
Tier3 SME experience – Work under pressure to drive support teams to troubleshoot commercial NMS/EMS application issues, propose workarounds, and work with R&D to provide the RCA (Root Cause Analysis) to the customer.
Assist SMEs (Subject Matter Experts) with development of product requirements, feature requirements, systems and performance analysis, Work with the team to conduct deep-dive customer sessions, new technology introduction of 4G/5G RAN Network Management features and introduction of virtualized networks
Assist SMEs with analysis of the customer requirements, converting them into system requirements and capturing of detail design for the development team.
Assist SMEs Technical Management of new products and SW releases to ensure that promised features are delivered with expected performance
Provides technical support in the pre-sales process and creates compelling technical and commercial solutions in order to help achieve the assigned sales goals and business objectives.
Translates and communicates complex technical design considerations between the internal sales team and carriers’ network business.
Ensures that customer commitments are achieved according to plan.
Ability to travel sporadically during the project.

Background & Competencies Required:
Minimum 4-5 years EMS/NMS, OAMP & OSS knowledge/experience.
Minimum 1 year of Virtualization experience (NFV
Bachelor’s degree in EE/CS/TE is required. Master’s degree is preferred.
Must have experience with OAMP/FCAPS subsystem design and development in wireless networks.
Must have experience authoring and implementing EMS/NMS/NE SW upgrade MOPs in commercial networks.
Must have Tier3 SME experience – Work under pressure to drive support teams to troubleshoot commercial NMS/EMS application issues, propose workarounds, work with R&D to provide the RCA (Root Cause Analysis) to the customer.
Understanding of Automation & Orchestration frameworks is preferred (knowledge in the ETSI MANO specifications, OASIS TOSCA, ONAP
Must have understanding of EMS applications, TR-069, Netconf protocol, YANG models & Restful APIs.
Fundamental understanding of Openstack/Kubernetes is preferred.
Understanding of virtual switches, network connections, Virtual port types (ie: SR-IOV, VirtIO), Security Groups, VLANs and in configuring Storage such as SAN / NAS / iSCSI is preferred.
Experience in performance measurement & tuning of VMware/Openstack servers and Virtual sessions and management of servers resources between virtual machines is preferred.
Understanding of 3GPP systems: Core and RAN networks, architecture and protocols is preferred.
Understanding of Hardware and Software architecture is a must.
Must have hands-on experience with High Availability and redundancy systems
Experience on system engineering projects to include technical requirements identification, technical solutions to address customer requirements with details to design /deploy / manage their infrastructure
Deep dive troubleshooting experience using command-line tools and scripts
Need experience with SNMP and TNM protocols and NMS/OSS interfaces.
Must have experience with Unix/Linux, scripting tools like PERL, TCL, shell.
Experience with Web based development including JVM, J2EE, (EJB), JAVA, JavaScript, Web Services, HTML, XML, SOAP is preferred.
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