Request #: 34368

Position Name: CDMA 3G Core Services Engineer

Status: Open

Scope of Work: Job Purpose Responsible for successful integration, implementation, interoperability and certification testing of CDMA 3G Technologies with focus on Switching Core (Circuit Based, Packet Core) platform in Sprint’s NDL (Network Design Lab) facilities and FIT (First in Test) field implementation. Radio Access (CDMA, EVDO), Core IP Routing, and OA&M platform expertise is a plus. Key Requirements This position requires strong technical knowledge of CDMA 3G Technology with excellent communication, documentation, and troubleshooting/issue resolution skills. This position requires a highly motivated, self starter with detailed knowledge of the technology, component architecture, Engineering requirements/limitations, network & signaling protocol mapping, message progression, and vertical feature capabilities. The individual should be an SME (Subject Matter Expert) on test strategy and test plan development and execution, as well as, product/platform evaluation and certification. This individual must be proficient in issue isolation, troubleshooting, and fully versed on the data requirements required to drive resolution and meet/exceed contractual SLA (Service Level Agreements) obligations. This position requires interaction with internal and external Customers on updates and issue resolution. This position requires on site NDL lab support in Kansas City, KS and on site FIT support. Key Responsibilities • Provide Support for Sprint NDL (Network Design Lab) and FIT (First in Test) Product Integration, Certification, Trial and Interoperability Testing • Provide Support for Problem Isolation, Data Gathering, and Solution Implementation • Develop and Execute Test Strategies and Test Plans for Platform Evaluation • Provide Support for Internal/External Sprint Customer Engagements/Demonstrations • Develop and Implement Process Improvement Initiatives

Start Date: 11/10/2014

End Date: 5/8/2015

Location: Kansas-Overland Park

Target Assessed Level: SI-Service Engineer III

Notes: Local candidates preferred

Site Address: 15620 W 113th St, Lenexa, KS 66219

Position Name Solution Architect – Request# 25104
Status Open
Start Date 12/11/2013
End Date 12/31/2014

Location Texas-Plano

Scope of Work

Provide structure and leadership through the characterization of existing overall customer – multi vendors processes and the redesign / optimization of new processes. The overall process refers to the end to end process including the activities of the operator, other services vendors and Ericsson as one of the vendors. Define the end to end “as is process” and creating the “to be solution” with the technical support. Facilitate process design for e2e services solution. Interactive Skills
• Strong communication skills, creating clarity around complex topics
• Able to work independently, in team and leading teams and networks
• Present performance results in a structured manner to enable decisions on actions Analytical Skills
• Strategic thinking, see the big picture as well as complex relationships and dependencies
• Developed analytical skills; identify trends, inefficiencies and value realization opportunities
• Capable of performing business cost/benefit analyses
• Ability to plan and structure work efficiently
• Knowledgeable in performance metrics and information management Qualifications & Education:
• Six Sigma Black Belt is preferred (Green Belt will be considered)
• University degree (Business and/or Science)
• Fluent in spoken and written English


Start Date 06/28/2012
End Date 11/23/2014
Location Texas-Dallas
Site Address Plano Texas, 75024

Scope of Work
• Experience in OLTP and datawarehousing Data Modeling activities
• Experience with Cacti Plug-ins
• Experience in JAVA/J2EE technologies
• Experience in creating and maintaining MySQL,Oracle,Greenplum and/or Postgres database objects
• Ability to code complex perl and shell scripts to collect,process and store statistical data • Ability to script using Bash/Perl/Python to automate database activities
• Expert at troubleshooting, MySQL,Oracle,Greenplum and/or Postgres Database related issues (lock contention, high load, slow queries, performance, etc)
• Proficient with the CLI and a working understanding with CentOS/RHEL/Solaris
• Must be self-motivated and be able to manage multiple deadlines and tasks in a fast paced environment

Interested candidates are encouraged to send a recent CV / Resume to

Request #: 24677
Position Name: 4G Core (EPC) Engineer 
Status: Open
Scope of Work: Initial Install, maintain and upgrade EPC nodes software according to standard procedures (MOPs) and technical specifications. Performs other tasks related to hardware services. Able to perform Acceptance Test Procedure on EPC nodes. Able to guide customer through CIQ and add modify CIQ content based on customer input. Product Configuration including generation of EPC node DT based on the CIQ. Produce and maintains documentation related to network, projects or service. Development of MOPs for software upgrades/hardware changes/other services. Perform the Integration work on EPC nodes (e.g. of integration include services such as configuration changes/feature activation/license application/backup/restore etc.) Monitor customer network and service. Respond to customer enquires on technical issues, requests and problems. Troubleshoot, investigate and resolve technical problems in existing networks. Able to work with Design/Support on troubleshooting issues/analyzing/providing logs. Able to understand advance node features and is able to test them. Able to produce Test Instruction Document for customer for Feature testing based on input from SA Create project CSR (Customer Service Reports) for faults found. Able to prepare/present reports for customer acceptance for Feature Testing Able to understand EPC call flows. Able to understand EPC signaling messages on various EPC interfaces (S1-MME/S6a/S11/OAM/S10/SLs/SLg/S13/SBc interface on MME S1-U/S11/Rf/S5/S8/OAM on CPG) Good understanding of EPC interface protocols such as GTPv1/GTPv2/SCTP/Diameter etc.
Start Date: 5/10/2012
End Date: 11/10/2012
Location: Virginia-Reston
Target Assessed Level: Systems Engineer V