Field Test Engineer

Less than 5 years experience  •  Internet Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
Redmond, WA
Less than 5 years experience
Internet Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17

Job Overview: Field Test Engineers test pre-production mobile devices for AGPS, voice quality, call performance, data performance, and video performance under live network conditions in major metropolitan areas in the US. This is an outdoor, field test position and devices are tested at both stationary locations and specific drive routes using proprietary tools including Nomad, Datum and field tools including QXDM and RF scanners. This position is located in Seattle, WA.Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform wireless device field testing per established test plans: AGPS, Voice Quality, Call Performance, Data Performance, and Video Performance.
  • Troubleshoot related device and tool issues on site as required.
  • Monitor the real time performance of the testing, ensuring data collected is accurate and the test runs smoothly.
  • Manage resulting log files which can include reviewing for accuracy, content, post-processing and uploading to central server.

Job Requirements:

  • B.S. in Engineering, Telecommunications, Electronics, Computer Science or equivalent experience; M.S. in Engineering, Telecommunications, Electronics, Computer Science preferred; or equivalent experience.
  • Requires a minimum of 1 year of related experience with a Bachelor's degree.
  • Three years experience in field test or installation in the wireless industry (Device testing, Infrastructure installation/test) is preferred.
  • Experience with mobile phone field testing and troubleshooting is a must.
  • Valid driver's license with a good driving record.
  • Good understanding of GSM, UMTS/WCDMA, CDMA and LTE.
  • Solid understanding of positioning protocols such as RRC, RRLP, LPP and SUPL.
  • Experience with QXDM is a must.
  • Familiarity with Spirent's Nomad and Datum tools is a plus.
  • Familiarity with third party tools such as Shannon and MTK is a plus.
  • Excellent PC experience, familiar with Windows, saving files, creating folders, installing drivers, troubleshooting common Windows problems.
  • Experience with Excel is a must.
  • Dependable, trustworthy, good attention to detail, organized and efficient.
  • Able to manage own tasks and test plans under minimal supervision.
  • Available for full time, with a flexible schedule.
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