Overall Purpose: Responsible for test definition, execution, and certification of Radio Access Network (RAN) platforms/software releases enterprise wide
Primary Skills (must have)
The Test lead is responsible for leading and driving Testing Activities in Radio Domain (4G/3G/2.5/2G).
The individual should
Have hands-on experience on Testing End to End RAN functionality
Have worked on Huawei/Nokia/Ericsson Radio equipments. Expertise hands-on experience of RNC, BSC, Node and BTS
Well versed with following type of testing : System Integration, Inter-operability Testing, Protocol Validation, Functional & Load Testing, Test Automation
Must be a self starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Must have demonstrated experience of working with globally distributed teams across various technologies, domains and business functions.
Ericsson/Huawei/Nokia LTE/2G/2.5G/3G RAN Algorithms and Counters Expert
SQL scripting Intermediate Required
RAN Optimization Skills
Preparation of Test Plan, Testing Strategy & Test Cases for validation of different RAN elements , primarily RNC and NodeB/eNodeB
Test execution focusing on RAN functionality , performance and provisioning
Providing Technical Support Consultancy 2G,3G & 4G Radio Networks.
Hold technical discussion with customer for resolution of ongoing technical issues
Analyze Standards and vendor Feature Implementations and defines detailed test procedures
Perform validation testing of interface, messaging and protocol layers of supplier RAN equipment
Execute validation test cases for new features, replicating test scenarios, aid in regular test regression cycles
Responsible for Test scope definition, Test case review and management and maintaining Test Status in Tracking tools
Works closely with vendor resources and other partner teams for successful test execution
Leads troubleshooting of problems; tracks issues to resolution with vendors, collaborating with RAN planning and Core teams for isolation and resolution of issues impacting critical testing.
Reports on progress and issues to client leads and management
Generates test results, and produces Implementation Guide for software and Hardware features
Responsible for supporting datafill/configuration changes, generates and maintains Golden Standards documents.
Represents RAN team in Project discussions internally and with external partners
Advices on deployment strategies, feature implementations and future enhancements related to RAN Platforms
RAN functionality /E2E call flow in 2G/3G/4G
3GPP Specification knowledge
Test Case writing from vendor Specifications
Test tools like Nethawk, Tektronics, Ericsson TEMS ,NEMO