RAN Engineer

RAN Engineer (OSS Specialist) Role Specifics:

Reporting to the Director of Public Networks, and working in collaboration with O-RAN SMEs, RAN Optimisation and Development Engineers, and SW Development team, develop AWTG products which deliver Service Assurance of RAN/O-RAN Networks, and Automation / Sofwarisation of RAN/O-RAN Processes from Integration to Optimsation

You will work directly on projects which AWTG are engaged on as a Service Integrator or Technical Authority, and act as a SME (subject matter expert) and deliver against AWTG project deliverables in this domain area.

  • Hands-on experience on O-RAN system design and development (O-DU, O-CU, interfaces)
  • Deep knowledge of RAN Intelligent Controller (RIC) Architecture design, E2E uses case development, testing and optimisation
  • Hands-on experience on Layer 1-3 protocol development
  • Hands-on experience on Linux, Docker, Kubernetes, and at least one high-level programming language knowledge
  • Knowledge of AL/ML

Subject Matter Expertise required: 

  • Experience of Performance Management and Optimisation of 4G/5G Networks – preferably muti-vendor – with extensive knowledge of Parameters, KPIs and User Experience
  • SMO/OSS Tool knowledge – preferably development or Super User experience – of Automation and Softwarisation of process
  • Experience, or extensive appreciation, of E2E RAN deployment, integration and optimisation processes
  • Knowledge of RAN/O-RAN CM and PM Data structures – preferably more than 1 vendor
  • Experience in xApp/rApp development, and AI/ML technologies is an advantage

Other Skills required: 

  • Excellent computer skills
  • Good Attention to detail
  • Effective Planning and organizing
  • Effective Communication skills at all levels
  • Problem-solving skills


  • Master’s degree in telecoms
  • Ph.D. in a related field preferred
Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: London

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