PRINCIPAL ENGINEER-SOFTWARE TEST&RELEASE

Date: 6 Feb 2024

Location: US

Company: Sasken Technologies Limited

Job Summary


• Person at this position owns architecture/ design of a specific technology area or a sub-system, formulates new solution and ideas and produces new or original work.
• Person demonstrates the ability to justify a stand or decision supported by sound technical knowledge base in a specific technology area or a sub-system.
• Person is able to the represent the organization externally in detailed technical discussion with the customer with a high level of authority on technical matters in a specific technology area or a sub-system.
• Person leads projects which are of significant organisational profile and makes trade-off decisions to deliver solutions that both meet customer's technical requirements and timelines.  
• Person demonstrates the ability to analyse and interpret complex problems and improve, change or adapt existing methods to solve the problem.

Roles & Responsibilities


• Responsible for ensuring that both functional and non-functional (e.g. performance, scalability, security) requirements will be met or exceeded 
• Responsible for providing Architecture/ high level design/ test strategy for the existing projects and new proposals for a specific technology area or a sub-system.
• Responsible for identification and evaluation of various tools, test languages or test methodologies and choosing the best ones for a specific technology area or a sub-system. 
• Responsible for participating in Customer interaction for major/critical change requests/new features, moderating the meetings and highlighting impact on schedule and effort.
• Responsible for reviewing Design Documents and code, Test coverage and its alignment with technical objectives.
• Responsible for leading the specification of complex customer requirements for a specific technology area or a sub-system. 
• Responsible for leading/ participating in technical reviews to ensure quality parameters are being met.
• Responsible for contribution to RFP/Documentation/complete responsibility for proposal relating to growth in existing accounts/effort estimation for new proposals.
• Expected to contribute to technical capability development of organisation through subject matter expertise.
• Expected to keep self-updated on trends, new developments, tools etc. in one's own area of expertise and proactively share the knowledge.

Education and Experience Required

Engineering graduate, MCA, etc Experience ; > 8 years

Competencies Description

"Protocol Testing engineers is one who does the following activity on 2G/3G/LTE/5G technologies;
 • Modem/UE Protocol Stack Testing  
 • Interoperability testing of the modem with various Network operators and dealing with NEM labs (Ericsson, Nokia, alcatel Lucent) 
 • Ability to understand network scenario (signaling & user plane call flow), develop test plans and test cases, and execute those test cases using an automation framework. Collects the required log and analysis/debug issues being found as part of regression.
 • Should be proficient in all 3GPP Radio Access Technologies (RAT) with air interface, network signaling and Layer 2, Layer 3 protocols of UE & RAN side, also NAS layer from UE and core network.
 • Automation using PERL/Python/TTCN scripting languages "

Platforms- Internal and customer specific platforms Linux host

Technology Standard- 3GPP specifications Thorough understanding of the Network vendor tests

Tools- 
"QXDM, QCAT, QPST, Prism, Anritsu, keysight Test instrument knowledge, 
Test scripting like RTD (for Anritsu) or equivalent Trace/log collection tools, core dump analysis tools, flashing tools    "

Languages- 
Scripting languages like Shell scripts, TCL scripts, Python, Perl etc.. C, C++, TTCN

Specialization- 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G, INTEROP TESTING, VSAT-SATCOM

Must to have Skills