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by Peter Caddell
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Title: Network Engineer
Job Description: The Network Engineer will provide technical assistance to the Sales Director assigned on a specific targeted region while supporting all Pre- and Post-sales Network Engineering efforts within the assigned account and coordinate all aspects of technical support for our customers. The candidate will also be responsible for onsite management of Affirmed Networks assets with the customer.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate and manage pre-sales lab trials efforts, including: test plan development, design installation of trial equipment, facilitation of EF&I, feature validation testing, and (as applicable) Network Acceptance Testing.
  • Professionally demonstrate system functionality and interface with customers as well as Affirmed Networks Engineering and SQA teams as issues arise.
  • Monitor bug fixes and track feature development in code releases, ensure that the relationship between Affirmed Networks and the assigned account is strong.
  • Conduct on-going technical demos to various organizations within the assigned account to uncover future opportunities and to strengthen the business relationship.
  • Provide secondary and tertiary support for other Network Engineers at Affirmed Networks.
Secondary Duties:
  • Assist in the development of product and applications slides for potential customers.
  •  Respond to technical Bids, RFI’s and RFP’s, provide high-level network architecture support and work with Product Management and Network Design teams to validate customer architecture, review and plan for customer requirements.
  •  Participate in creation and maintenance of documentation library and knowledge base for Network Engineers.
Requirements:
  • Candidate must have prior management experience in the Mobile Core space.
  •  The ability to manage field engineering resources as well as manage the communication with internal Engineering Development organization.
  •  Thorough understanding of Mobile IP Core Network concepts from a carrier perspective and have the ability to troubleshoot via analysis of protocol and log data.
  •  Hands on experience with 2G, 3G, and LTE data networks and relevant 3GPP standards as well as AAA and PCRF interfaces and infrastructure.
  •  Thorough understanding of IP routing, OpenStack, Unix/Linux, and SQL Databases. Knowledge of SIP and IMS networking is a plus.
  •  Candidate must be available for 75% travel and it is imperative the candidate have the ability to speak Spanish.
  •  Candidate must also have the ability to effectively manage customer issues (both technical and non-technical).
  •  Proven technical experience self-starter with excellent communication, presentation, and writing skills, accomplished with scripting languages, MS office products. BS + minimum of 7 years of related work experience.
We offer competitive salaries and our generous benefits package includes health, dental & vision insurance at great employee rates, life insurance, long term disability, paid time off and holidays, and a 401K plan. We have a diversified group of people who thrive on collaboration in our dynamic environment. We pride ourselves on our high commitment, high performance, winning culture that fosters and develops an atmosphere of trust, respect, open communication, and employee development.

To apply for this job email your details to peter_caddell@affirmednetworks.com