Principal 5G O-RAN System Engineer
Location: Commerce City
Posted on: November 18, 2023
DISH is transforming the future of connectivity. We're doing it by
building the country's first virtualized, standalone 5G wireless
network from scratch. The foundation of a connected world, it's a
network free of the limitations of the past, and flexible enough to
satisfy all the social, economic and transformative needs of the
Job Duties and Responsibilities
In the Network Development Team, the Principal 5G O-RAN System
Engineer will be the technical subject matter expert for all RAN
The Principal 5G O-RAN System Engineer will bring the solution
through the development phase into a mature product ready for
commercial deployment in the industry's first end-to-end,
cloud-native 5G O-RAN network.
You will interact closely with Dish key partners as well as Dish
Technology, Engineering, Operations, Project Mgmt. and RF
Provide active support and guidance to program management through
the Network Development process.
Monitor standards body activities and participate (if necessary) to
influence the industry with innovative vision of the company (O-RAN
Alliance, 3GPP, ETSI etc---).
Performs technical evaluations of major system enhancements and
major new customer requirements.
Help define product requirements and drive the product roadmap
Follow the development life cycle to ensure market/end-user
requirements are properly captured and implemented in the products
Guide Technical Publication with documentation requirements and
provide content input to ensure readiness in all aspects of new
Define Entry/Exit criteria for new software loads/releases
Sandbox > Integration > Pre-production > Production
Define test cases and evaluate performance behavior of new software
releases in integration/pre-production/production environments.
Support FOA/FFI testing and evaluation.
Work closely with Dish Technology Team, RF, Engineering, Ops and
Deployment Team to define automation call flows for zero-touch
provisioning, commissioning and management of the CORE & RAN
solution. This includes call flows for auto-healing, scaling in/
scaling out, migration, hitless SW upgrade, etc. Once the call
flows are defined, identify the product specific requirements.
Skills, Experience and Requirements
Degree in Electrical, Electronics, Computer Science or
Telecommunications Engineering (Masters or PHD will be
Ten years of experience in Radio Access Network (RAN) systems or
Proven track record from radio SW architect role with previous
software development experience.
In-depth knowledge on mobile networks, especially on 3GPP and FCC
LTE 4G and 5G standards in RAN and the interface between radio
network and core network.
Familiarity of ORAN split option 7-2x and related architecture
design into both Radio and baseband directions is a plus.
Good understanding of software development processes.
Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.
Curious minded person striving for continuous learning and
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
Compensation: $115,500.00/Year - $165,000.00/Year
Compensation and Benefits
We also offer versatile health perks, including flexible spending
accounts, HSA, a 401(k) Plan with company match, ESPP, career
opportunities, and a flexible time away plan; all benefits can be
viewed here: DISH Benefits.
The base pay range shown is a guideline. Individual total
compensation will vary based on factors such as qualifications,
skill level, and competencies; compensation is based on the role's
location and is subject to change based on work location.
Candidates need to successfully complete a pre-employment screen,
which may include a drug test and DMV check.
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