System Test Engineer at Parallel Wireless | Powderkeg

Location: Bangalore

Employment Type: Full Time

Team: Network QA

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.

System Test Automation

What you'll do:

  • Develop test automation strategies for new products / solutions
  • Design and build complex automation frameworks from scratch using open-source tools / build on existing frameworks for mobile network infrastructure
  • Develop automation scripts in Python framework to test VNFs, micro-services ,GUI applications for end to end automated testing in System test environment for Parallel Wireless Products and Applications
  • Understand Software Requirements Specifications and be able to translate them to automation requirements
  • Perform automated regression of system test cases, analyze failures and scrub test results
  • Maintaining automated test suites up to date with new versions of product release ensuring good stability and repeatability of the test scripts.

What you must have:

  • 7 - 10 years of System testing experience in 2G/3G/4G in an end to end lab environment involving RAN, Core network and EMS
  • Sound knowledge of LTE/WCDMA/GSM/GPRS technologies with good understanding / interpretation of Call Flows, Signaling Protocols on RAN network architecture and interfaces
  • Hands on experience in E2E verification of configuration of various RAN features / functionality
  • Good understanding on EMS platform that include OAM FCAPS (Fault, Configuration, Performance, Security) functionality and management of RAN elements (BSC/BTS/RNC/eNodeB)
  • Awareness to protocols – RRC, RANAP, BSSMAP, BSSGP, S1AP, X2AP, NAS required to troubleshoot and debug issues in E2E system test environment
  • Knowledge of TR-69, Netconf protocol, & North Bound Interface mainly Restful API’s / DB access is preferred
  • Exposure in virtualized environment on Linux/KVM Hypervisors and Open Stack, Kubernetes and Docker
  • Strong scripting experience in Python/Perl. Experience in Robot Framework and Pytest is a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

Bachelor’s (B.E/B.Tech) or Master’s degree (M.E. or M.Tech.) in Electronics/Communication/Computer Science Engineering or equivalent training, education and experience.

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.

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
    System Test Engineer
  • Company
    Parallel Wireless
  • Location
    Nashua, NH
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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