Senior Lab & Field Test Engineer

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San Diego, CA, United States

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Senior Lab & Field Test Engineer


San Diego, CA 

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XCOM Labs was founded by Paul Jacobs in 2018.  Our team has a proven history of building businesses and setting industry standards.  XCOM is a dynamic company that attracts highly talented people who have a passion for transformative wireless technologies.  We believe that the only way to predict the future is to INVENT it.
What you’ll be doing
As a Senior Lab & Field Test Engineer, you will support the Lead Field Engineer to execute all the test cases that defined in lab/field test plan for CBRS LTE TDD PAL network for a given venue, and work with partners to ensure the Network on Wheels (NoW) infrastructure equipment is in operational stage.  Additionally, you will ensure the CBRS LTE signals are in expected range so we can execute the test cases accordingly, and work with venue application engineer(s) to ensure proper interworking between application server/client, NoW, and mobile client.
  • Work with repeater vendor engineer(s) to ensure the whole entire stadium has full coverage
  • Use QXDM to debug RF related issues including physical connectivity, Attach and RLF issues
  • Test and evaluate innovative wireless technologies in both controlled wireless environments and real-world conditions
  • Provide assistance for all-purpose lab/field infrastructure
  • Characterize system performance, stability and lab/field testing
  • Assist local and remote personnel giving support for telecom and computing issues
  • Provide details observation during testing and inform the client’s team on a daily basis. Especially any blocking items
  • Help to attain comprehensive support by providing analytical services and expert technical
  • Generate and present system evaluation and test report to customers
What you will bring to XCOM
  • BS in Electrical or Computer Engineering
  • 5+ years of experience as a field engineer or system test engineer with wireless/cellular systems
  • 5+ years of experience with cellular network and/or Wi-Fi standards
  • End-to-end wireless/cellular system knowledge including device, RAN, core network elements (PGW, SGW, AAA, ePDG, MME, etc.,) and integration experience
  • Hands-on experience with monitoring, networking (e.g., IP routing, IP forwarding, etc.,) and analyzing the client device, and hands-on experience with the following lab equipment: Spectrum Analyzer and Signal Generator
  • Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining Linux systems
  • Good understanding of TCP/IP and Internet protocols in general
  • Good understanding of LTE & 5G NR protocols (lower and upper layers)
It’s a bonus if you have:
  • MS in Electrical or Computer Engineering
  • Familiar with packet capture via Wireshark to identify the issues (e., packet loss, latency and jitter)
  • Familiar with CBRS, SAS and Spectrum Sharing
What XCOM will bring to you!
During your interview, you will learn about our benefits, innovative technology, and welcoming corporate culture.  A few highlights include: 
  • A work environment built on teamwork, innovation, openness, and respect
  • Professional growth and development by working with industry leaders in 5g technology
  • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans for your entire family with no premium cost to you
  • Flexible work options based on business needs
  • 401(k) Savings Plan and company equity
  • Paid holidays and paid time off
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Relocation assistance (if applicable)