5G Integration Test Engineer at Parallel Wireless | Powderkeg

Location: New Hampshire

Employment Type: Full Time

Team: System & Integration Test

People come to work at Parallel Wireless because we are building the future of telecom. They stay, because they are challenged and driven by an incredible product and team. We take pride in our commitment to employee development, and our culture fosters an atmosphere of empowerment, trust, respect, and communication. Learn more about our mission, vision and values.

As System Test Lead Engineer, you will ensure the successful end to end system Integration testing of open RAN solutions for 2G/3G/4G/5G

What you'll do:

  • Design, build and test/operate a complete Mobile Network infrastructure in the lab
  • Verify various Parallel Wireless Products and Applications for Functional, Stability, Performance and User experience aspects based on Customer Use cases
  • Develop detailed test strategy and execute test cases for end-to-end solution
  • Demonstrate the functionality to stake holders as per defined milestones/project deliveries.
  • Generate KPI Reports and Dashboards for the solution
  • Develop Automation scripts for system test cases using Robot framework/Python.
  • Suggest improvements and changes to the product in order to improve customer experience

What you must have:

  • Total 8-10 years in Networking and Telecom domain with background in System or Interoperability Testing.
  • Experience with LAN/WAN, WLAN, Routing protocols – L2 and L3, TCP/IP, QoS, Firewalls, DNS, NAT, ACLs, Tunneling and security protocols
  • Experience with Mobile Core network (MSC, SGSN/GGSN, HSS, MME, SGW/PGW) and/or 5G Core elements
  • Strong experience in virtualized environment with hands-on experience on Linux/KVM Hypervisors and Open Stack, Kubernetes, and Docker with excellent debug skills
  • Experience with test tools including protocol analyzers, XCAL/QXDM, Wireshark, Channel Emulator, Spectrum Analyzers, Signal Generators, etc.
  • Strong scripting experience in Python/Perl. Experience in Robot Framework and Pytest is a huge advantage
  • Experience in Atlassian Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, Git, Jenkins
  • Ability to work independently and possess excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • US citizenship with ability to pass US Govt background checks.
  • Prior experience managing/testing a US DoD or federal government R&D projects is a plus

Nice to have:

  • Experience in 5G NR testing and 5G core testing tools.
  • Good understanding on LTE/5G concepts such as DL/UL scheduling, power control, Beamforming fundamentals, MIMO etc


  • Minimum B.S Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Math or equivalent

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 www.parallelwireless.com for more information.

Parallel Wireless embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building inclusive and diverse teams representing all backgrounds, with a wide range of perspectives, and empowering industry- leading skills. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

Parallel Wireless does not accept unsolicited resumes or applications from agencies or individuals. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Parallel Wireless employees or any other company location. Parallel Wireless is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes/applications.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    5G Integration Test Engineer
  • Company
    Parallel Wireless
  • Location
    Nashua, NH
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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