DISH Network

5G Core Architect

Software Architect in Denver, CO

Posted 2020-01-27

A successful 5G Core Architect will have the following:
 Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering preferred, or six or more years of
professional experience with wireless communication. 
 Five or more years of distributed software design & development experience.
 Proven record of accomplishment in working with large mobile network integrators.
 Background in network infrastructure plus the proven ability to work in a vendor-facing role. 
 Wireless expert with strong hands-on technical skills and the demonstrated ability to work across
disparate groups including sales, operations, product management, and engineering. 
 Organized, goal-oriented technical leader to lead, follow, and effectively collaborate with
knowledgeable Architecture peers and business partners.  
 Detailed understanding of 3GPP specifications and worldwide spectrum and telecommunications
 Experience in delivering large system to a tight timeline. 
 Experience in one or more of the following:
o Cloud platform security: Cloud Foundry, Openshift, AWS Web Services, Microsoft Azure,
Google Cloud Platform, and Heroku.
o Experience developing solutions with Infrastructure as a Service and Configuration
Management tools like Ansible, OpenStack, Chef, Puppet.
o Experience building container-based solutions using Kubernetes, and/or Docker Data
o Experience in designing storage for performance and resiliency, including SAN, NAS,
cloud storage technologies for block and object storage.
o Experience administering and managing consumption of Public Cloud Services in a
large multi-tenant environment.
o Deep knowledge of wireless technology landscape including experience GSM/EDGE,
o Knowledge with FPGA, GPU, NPU and other HW acceleration techniques. 
o Knowledge of IP Networking including Virtual Private Cloud, VPN, SDN, DNS, Load-
balancing, and Firewalls. 
o Strong scripting skills (Python, Perl, and Bash). 
o In depth understanding HTTP/2 and JSON.

As part of the DISH Wireless 5G Core Network Team, the 5G Core Architect will join the team of
passionate engineers with start-up spirit to build, test and deploy DISH’S standalone 5G network. The
candidate should bring innovation, knowledge and strong execution skills to the group, as well as the
ability to both teach and work in a team environment.
The successful candidate will establish and maintain close relationships with internal peers, (Fellow Core
Architects, Core Engineers, Development Engineers, Product Engineers, Security Device Managers, and
PMs), as well as the Leadership team.

Primary responsibilities fall into the following categories:
 Architect and design our next generation 5G platform and ecosystem that is both secure and
 Develop cloud architectures and control techniques for ensuring low latency, high availability and
high performance and Quality of Experience characteristics. 
 Deployment and management of virtualized resources at scale, including virtual machines,
containers, and ‘Serverless’ Systems. 

 Analyze and onboard 5G use cases as part of Proof of Concept demonstrations to inform
Architecture decisions. 
 Act as a leader/mentor in day-to-day operations to provide insights for less experienced
colleagues, while continuing to be hands-on.
 Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and cooperate in teams, projects and
networks to achieve results.
 Work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
 Participate in knowledge transfer, documentation and information sharing while staying abreast of
new technology/technical areas.

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