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Network Implementation Engineer III
Ref No.: 19-10658
Location: Overland Park, Kansas
 Network Implementation Engineer III will be responsible for test and turn-up of related work for IP based elements within Network Implementation. Daily responsibilities will include performing problem resolution, proactive audits and the configuration of new IP elements within multiple IP routed Sprint Telecommunication platforms. The incumbent will also be responsible for performing element hardware/software upgrades and configuration of routing on certain IP elements in a live production environment, and may be responsible for managing teams working towards a larger project solution. The incumbent will also need to possess the ability to prioritize issues, deal with multiple competing priorities, and remain focused in a fast paced work environment.
The ideal candidate will have in depth hands on knowledge of Cisco IP based elements, a solid understanding of OSI layers 1-3 and work effectively with various organizations. A team player is a critical component of this position. The Network Implementation team provides implementation support for Wireless Data Services, OAMP platforms and Telephony elements across customer bearing, revenue generating Sprint Telecommunication Wireless and Wireline networks.
Additional Requirements:
Cisco CCNA, CCNP or other Cisco certifications preferred with a minimum of 3 years hands on experience supporting IP platforms. 8 years related work experience required Device Testing Engineer *** DEVICE DEVELOPMENT *** Create and manage Sprint device specifications for VoLTE, IMS along with related IP Services.
Proficiency in fundamental LTE, 3GPP IMS call flows, the SIP protocol, QXDM, Wireshark, Xcal and similar logging tools, with ability to log, read logs and troubleshoot VoLTE/IMS registration, attach and session establishment and complete call flows.
Knowledge in 3GPP/3GPP2 legacy and IMS Text messaging services desired. Create and carry out test plans and test cases in multiple areas including those identified above. Create device test plan and perform Feature Integration testing (FIT) for new network features.
Work with 3rd party labs and test equipment providers to get them ready for Sprint device certification capabilities. Work closely with Network and IT engineers along with chipset vendors and OEMs to successfully share testing results and also debug all network and device issues for VOLTE & IMS.Heavy focus on field, lab and production testing for VoLTE, IMS services and 911 Location based services (LPP & LPPe). Need great logging and troubleshooting skills.
Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's degree and four years related work experience or eight years related work experience post high school Three years project management experience Three years product technology experience Excellent verbal and written communication skills Preferred Qualifications Experience and knowledge with IR92 & IR 94 IMS architecture and VoLTE Call flows VoLTE E-911 Phase II location technologies (e.g. LPP and LPPe) SUPL Location Technologies over LTE CDMA technologies IP Messaging Open to travel