Director of Wireless Device Engineering

Denver, CO 80204

Category: Network Engineering Job Number: 5834 Industry: Vendor-Wireless Level of Experience: Director

Director of Wireless Device Engineering

Our client, a leading provider of wireline and wireless network services, is seeking a Director of Wireless Device Engineering to lead its Denver-area product and service development engineering organization.

This position will be responsible for hiring, managing and motivating team of wireless customer device (CPE such as handsets, tablets, etc.) specialist engineers charged with developing innovative wireless product/ network services.  The team will work with network architecture and engineering groups (both core and access) to develop and manage the supporting architecture, infrastructure and back office applications.

This is a great opportunity for a versatile Wireless Network Engineering technology leader with deep experience in the wireless handset market.  This position will work at the forefront of mobile/wireless technology innovation and at massive scale.

Responsibilities:
Build and drive product road map.  Define product product strategy and delivery execution.

Coordinate with Product Management, Network Engineering and other department to develop innovative wireless device, network service and applications offerings.

Set strategic technology direction: Device, Service, Architecture and Solutions strategy.

Ensure all wireless device, network service and applications offerings meet corporate performance standards.

Work with service provider and technology partners to ensure technology, security and performance standards are met.

Product Delivery and Program Management: responsible for timelines, budgets and quality of wireless CPE and services

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s degree in technical field preferred.

MBA helpful

Creative, energetic, ambitious.

Exceptional management and organizational skills, including written and oral communications, project/program management, product development and financial controls.

Must have 10+ year track record of delivering results in technology development and deployment in a wireless/wireline/satellite network service provider (carrier/telco/MSO)

Direct and deep knowledge of wireless core network, access networks and wireless devices technology, standards and market trends.

Strong knowledge of wireless and wireline technology standards and trends, including MVNO, MSO, 4G/5G, LTE, Mobile Core/EPC, WiFi, 4G-LTE and IoT

Must be wireless product/services innovator. 

Strong technical skills in several of the following domains:

  • Access Devices: WiFi routers, 4G/5G Radios (eNB) & WAPs (Wireless Access Points)
  • Networking technologies LAN/WAN, Transport (copper and optical), wireless core networking, wireless access networks, 4G/5G, LTE, Mobile Core/EPC, IMS.
  • End User devices: mobile handsets, tablets, WiFi access.
  • Alternate Wireless network tools and topologies: 802.11ad/ay, UWB, BNC, Mesh Network
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