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Network Performance Engineer in Covington, LA at Globalstar

Date Posted: 9/26/2018

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Job Description

Globalstar is hiring a Network Performance Engineer to join our team in the New Orleans Area!

This individual will have a Bachelor's Degree in a technical discipline, telecommunications, electronics or electrical engineering or computer science from an accredited college or university. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 to 4 years of progressive experience in performance analysis for CDMA or LTE for end-to-end wireless network architectures. Satellite network experience is a plus.  The Systems Analyst will be providing key support to the Systems Engineering team, billing and software teams by developing analysis and reporting tools, collecting data from testing and performing validation and verification. This position will also require assisting with Quality of service testing of the network and work with the QOS team, and Operations teams to discover network issues. This person will also act as a liaison between the Engineering teams and Sales support to isolate customer performance issues. The ability to effectively manage time and prioritize tasks is a must. This individual will have good organizational, analytical, and numerical skills.  This individual will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Major Job duties are, however not limited to the following:                                                                                    

  • Operational software and product test support
  • Creation of automation support for test tools and system analysis
  • Create requirements as well as perform field testing to validate system performance;
  • Define requirements and development of call record collection systems
  • Define requirements and development for Engineering performance analysis from call record collection systems
  • Execute validation test cases for new operational features,
  • Proactively looks for areas to improve overall system performance. Finds and resolves system issues on the network by utilizing traditional and non-traditional means.
  • Takes ownership of projects, identifies and forges new processes to optimize network performance.
  • Conducts proactive system performance tracking and monitoring to ensure that platforms continue to perform as designed.
  • Identify new network performance monitoring metrics
  • Train field QOS test team to perform the testing at various sites
  • Typically manages multiple projects at a time with little or no supervision.

Job Requirements

Position requirements:

 

  • A Bachelor's Degree in a technical discipline, telecommunications, electronics or electrical engineering or computer science from an accredited college or university
  • Solid knowledge of PL/SQL, Perl, Python, VBA and Excel advanced macro reporting an absolute must.
  • A minimum of 2 to 4 years of progressive experience in performance analysis for CDMA or LTE for end-to-end wireless network architectures. Satellite network experience is a plus.
  • UMTS network implementation (antenna verifications, drive testing, throughput testing, shake downs, system tuning, and problem resolution) is a plus. Advanced skill set at common suite of performance tools.
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, and communications skills.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills.

Who are We?

Globalstar is a leading provider of mobile satellite voice and data services. Customers around the world in industries such as government, emergency management, marine, logging, oil & gas and outdoor recreation rely on Globalstar to conduct business smarter and faster, maintain peace of mind and access emergency personnel. Globalstar data solutions are ideal for various asset and personal tracking, data monitoring, SCADA and IoT applications. The Company's products include mobile and fixed satellite telephones, the innovative Sat-Fi satellite hotspot, Simplex and Duplex satellite data modems, tracking devices and flexible service packages.

Globalstar offers a competitive salary and benefits package including, but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, wellness program, 401K, stock options, employee stock purchase plan, life Insurance, accidental injury, long term disability, short-term disability, holiday pay, vacation and sick days.

Globalstar is an EOE.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

 

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