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 changing world.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
A Principal Systems Engineer is responsible for facilitating the successful network integration of user equipment devices optimized for operation on DISH’s 5G MNO network, roaming environments as well as 5G Enterprise, Wholesale, MVNO businesses.
DISH’s vision for its 5G SA network is to utilize O-RAN and cloud-native core technologies operating on a flexible distributed compute platform. System Engineers are responsible for validating the interoperability of the UE devices and their associated services against this environment in support of commercial deployments with verified performance against quality assurance metrics.
Responsibilities for Principal Systems Engineer
Collaborate in multi-vendor environments, such as modem chipset, UE OEMs, RU, DU, CU, and core vendors, to facilitate Interoperability Development Testing (IODT), Interoperability Testing (IOT), and Field Interoperability/Integration Testing (FIT) with an ownership mentality.
Directly engage with engineers from the vendors in triaging and debugging activities and lead vendors in setting up priorities, arranging proper tools and resources, and escalating in timely manner; these activities will require collaborating with program manager(s) continuously to coordinate the multiple teams internal and external to complete the tasks on time and with quality.
Work with test equipment vendors and OEMs to develop necessary test tools, scripts and test automation
Architect, design, optimize, enhance and document test cases, tools, and processes with the mindset of owning and governing the device and chipset lifecycles from first introduction to eventual device launch
Baseline & benchmark the performance and establish reference devices and KPIs for offering consistent quality of services across the devices
Work with DISH’s program management & defect tracking tools (e.g., Jira)
Architect and design a common device platform supporting all DISH’s businesses, e.g., retail, enterprise, MVNO, etc.; come up with an efficient test and validation methods and plan
Strategize, architect and design a device structure which makes DISH device most competitive operating under DISH’s own network environment; come up with an efficient test and validation plan
Design a device structure which exploits multiple MVNO environments to give the best user experiences; come up with an efficient test and validation plan
Produce and maintain the protocol roadmap; this requires closely working with Device/Network Technology Roadmap manager and Device Technology team
Mentor and train junior engineers to make them world’s best experts
Skills, Experience and Requirements
Have a passion for working on new technologies in a fast-paced and frequently changing environment
Be fully engaged, acting as a persistent advocate for your projects and the outcomes with a bias toward action without being abrasive
Must be able to effectively communicate across the organizations through conventional methods (verbal and written)
Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to interact with technical and non-technical teams.
This position requires working with a computer (keyboard/mouse), telephone, and portable devices
Other duties may be assigned as required
Compensation: $115,500.00/Year - $214,500.00/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.
On-ramping/Off-ramping parental leave
Unconscious bias training
Remote work policy
Part time policy
Short term disability
Our adventure began by changing the way people watched TV, bringing DISH to where big cable wouldn’t: rural America. Since then, we have reinvented ourselves and our own industry with Sling TV to give millions of consumers more choice in entertainment. Today, we’ve officially entered the consumer wireless industry as the fourth largest wireless provider with our acquisitions of Boost Mobile, Ting Mobile ...