Senior RAN Intelligent Controller Software Architect

Israel /
301-Engineering – System Architecture /
Full Time
/ Hybrid
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Job Responsibilities:

    • Be responsible for SW related aspect of the RAN Intelligent Controller, including SW architecture definition, integration aspects, problems troubleshooting, POCs development to demonstrate proposed solution (hand-on & coding)
    • Translate architecture needs and requirement into a system requirement specification
    • Define a cost-effective architecture that support RIC scaling (higher volume of cellular base stations and verity of xApp/rApp supported by the RIC), based performance analysis of utilization and CPU resources
    • Develop a POC (Hands-on and coding) to demonstrate the proposed architecture
    • Be active/ monitor RIC aspects at the O-RAN alliance and take part in relevant open SW community as needed      
    • Define SW architecture that supports RIC roadmap and different deployment scenarios 

Job Requirements:

    • BsC or MsC in computer science electrical eng. or similar 
    • Experience in SW architecture and in cloud native SW development/architecture
    • Experience with Linux-based platforms
    • Strong Knowledge of IP network services and protocols
    • Architectural and hands-on knowledge and hands-on proficiency and experience designing, deploying and managing Kubernetes
    • Experience with containerization packaging, tooling, and DevOps methodologies


    • Familiar with O-RAN specifications and O-RAN Components – a huge advantage
    • Knowledge/ Experience in 2G 4G and 5G Radio network architecture and ecosystem
    • Knowledgeable with Radio Access Network (RAN) design and RAN virtualization
    • Knowledgeable with real-time OS and acceleration products and technologies
    • Experience in management and orchestration for distributed federated edge K8S clusters including Helm Configmap etc.
    • Ability to drive PoCs, and pilots
    • Solid understanding of computer networking and protocols. 
Parallel Wireless is the leading U.S.-based company challenging the world’s legacy vendors with the industry’s only unified ALL G (5G/4G/3G/2G) software-enabled OpenRAN solutions. Its cloud-native OpenRAN and network architectures redefine network economics for global mobile operators in both coverage and capacity deployments, while also paving the way to 5G. Through open collaboration with the OpenRAN ecosystem partners, Parallel Wireless has created the world’s first and largest fully-compliant OpenRAN ecosystem that is capable of delivering next generation wireless infrastructure at a dramatically lower cost, ensuring more equal access to 5G across the globe. The company’s OpenRAN portfolio is designed to help customers modernize their networks, reduce deployment costs and complexity, increase operational efficiency, enable interoperability, find new revenue streams, and start deploying multi-vendor 5G networks today. The company’s customers include over 60 global mobile operators, as well as private and public industries and governments that use their software-defined network portfolio to reimagine their networks. Parallel Wireless's innovation and excellence in multi-technology, open virtualized RAN solutions have been recognized with 65+ industry awards. Please visit for more information.
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