Senior 5G Core Software Engineer

Arlington, TX
E-Space US – Engineering, Manufacturing & Operations /
Full-Time /
Ready to make connectivity from space universally accessible, secure and actionable? Then you’ve come to the right place!

E-Space is bridging Earth and space to enable hyper-scaled deployments of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions and services. We are building a highly-advanced low Earth orbit (LEO) space system that will fundamentally change the design, economics, manufacturing and service delivery associated with traditional satellite and terrestrial IoT systems.

We’re intentional, we’re unapologetically curious and we’re 100% committed to innovate space-based communications and deliver actionable intelligence that will expand global economies, protect space and our planet and enhance our overall quality of life.

Why this role is important:

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be responsible for SW developer contributing to the completion and deployment of our 5G Core for both 3GPP Rel 15/16 5G. The SW covers all 5G core network nodes such as but not limited to, AMF/SMF/UPF/AuSF/PCF/UDR/UDM. In this role, you will leverage your 12+ years of expertise by starting with the core network development domain.
This position will report to the Senior Director, Core Networks Communications, H/W & S/W 5G Networks and will work closely with other Engineering and communications Engineers. This position is based in our Dallas, TX office.

What you'll be doing:

    • Implementation of 5G Core and all 5G core network components for user plane and control plane
    • Implementation of new features for NTN communication in 5G Core, and network interfaces
    • Implementation of new features for eMTC communication in 5G Core and network interfaces
    • Creation of test cases for each node and application of 5G Core and functionality
    • Verification of AMF/SMF/AuSF/NEF/PCF/UDM/UDR/UPF and other 5G network core functionality and using test equipment, real and/or simulated gNB and UEs.
    • Debugging of SW implementation errors
    • Documentation of implemented work
    • Integration of 5G Core control and user plane with gNB
    • Integration of 5G Core with BSS/OSS/EMS systems
    • Effort estimation of implementation of Core development tasks
    • Reporting on progress of SW implementation
    • Handling of customer request related to 5G Core
    • Team player and agile SW development practices
    • Familiar with SDR and SoC architectures

What you bring to the role:

    • MSc/MEng in Electrical/Communications Engineering or equivalent
    • 12+ year of experiences in programming in C/C++ for real-time and near real-time applications
    • Significant experience as an embedded C/C++ software developer
    • Working knowledge of Matlab
    • Working knowledge of network virtualization and microservices based architecture
    • Working knowledge of Perl/Python scripting language
    • Ability to read and understand 3GPP rel 15/16 all relevant standards for our 5G Core
    • Ability to derive algorithms and /or implementation out of 3GPP rel 15/16 all relevant standards for our 5G Core
    • Ability to develop and analyze algorithms by means of Matlab and/or C language or C++
    • Ability to analyze and develop standard 5G Core interfaces with low latency,
    • Ability to analyze and develop 5G Core features in SW based on abstract I/F description
    • Ability to implement SW test cases suitable for verifying the to be implemented 5G feature
    • Ability to generate test cases and verification metrics for 5G Core and execute unit/functional/regression test cases together with QA department
    • Understand the constraints of Real Time SW
    • Ability to write Make files
    • Ability to write scripts in languages such as Perl or Python
    • Ability to work with Teamcity or equivalent build server
    • Ability to work with JIRA or equivalent Issue Tracking System
    • Ability to handle SW within a gitlab repository
    • Ability to document project results within a Confluence or equivalent Wiki project
    • Ability to understand and work according company specific ISO-9001 implementation
    • Ability to understand and work according SCRUM/Continuous Integration working methods
    • Do Customer project reporting to internal project team and/or CA management

Extra bonus points for the following:

    • A willingness to undertake further relevant training
    • An understanding and commitment to equal opportunities 
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We are redefining how satellites are designed, manufactured and used—so we’re looking for candidates with passion, deep knowledge and direct experience on LEO satellite component development, design and in-orbit activities. If that’s your experience – then we’ll be immediately wow-ed.

Why E-Space is right for you:

We want you to make the most of your journey at E-Space. That’s why we support and invest in the physical, emotional and financial well-being of our team members and their families. Some of what you can expect when working at E-Space:

• An opportunity to really make a difference
• Sustainability at our core
• Fair and honest workplace
• Innovative thinking is encouraged
• Competitive salaries
• Continuous learning and development
• Health and wellness care options
• Financial solutions for the future
• Optional legal services (US only)
• Paid holidays
• Paid time off