RAN SME with ONAP Background

RAN SME with ONAP Background

Do you want to play a key role in automating and optimizing Radio Access Networks (RAN) using the latest Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) technologies, including Modular Approach to Cloud Native ONAP, self-optimizing 5G RAN functionalities, and End-to-End Network Slicing?

About us

AWTG, a leader in 5G systems integration and application development, is looking for ORAN SME join its division based in London. AWTG’s technology solution covers Digital Transformation, Rapid Prototyping, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, and Software.

About the role

We are looking for a seasoned RAN Subject Matter Expert (SME) with a strong understanding of ONAP to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for providing technical expertise and guidance on the development and integration of SMO with ONAP, leveraging features like:

  • Modular Approach to Cloud Native ONAP: You will be instrumental in designing and implementing RAN automation solutions that take advantage of the modularity and cloud-native capabilities of ONAP.
  • Optimization and SON functions for 5G RAN: Your expertise will be crucial in integrating self-optimization, self-healing, and self-configuration functionalities for 5G RAN  through rApps and xApps integrated in an  ONAP compliant  platform.
  • End to End Network Slicing: You will play a key role in enabling and optimizing End-to-End Network Slicing for 5G RAN.
  • ONAP/3GPP & O-RAN Alignment: Standard Defined VES: You will ensure that the RAN integration with ONAP adheres to the latest standards defined by 3GPP and O-RAN Alliance, including Standard Defined Virtualized Network Functions (VES).


  • Design, develop, and implement rApps, xApps, SMO solutions for RAN automation and optimization, with a focus ONAP Integration and development.
  • Analyze RAN requirements and translate them into SMO use cases and RIC blueprints, incorporating features like 5G Network Slicing definitions and Smart Operator Intent Translation in the UUI based on IBN – R8 5G Slicing Support.
  • Work with RAN vendors and system integrators to ensure seamless integration with the developed SMO
  • Develop and maintain test cases for RAN functionality using SMO.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve RAN-related issues within the SMO platform.
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest advancements in ONAP and RAN technologies.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance to other team members on RAN, SMO, RIC and ONAP integration.


  • Minimum 3+ years of experience in ONAP development and integration.
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in 5G and O-RAN technologies.
  • Proven experience in designing, developing, and implementing RAN automation and SON solutions.
  • In-depth understanding of ONAP architecture, use cases, and blueprints
  • Experience working with  Python, Golang and YANG models is a plus.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with AI-first development is an advantage
  • Strong analytical and technical writing skills.


  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunity to work on cutting-edge technologies that are transforming the telecommunications industry.
  • Work in a collaborative and fast-paced environment.
  • Make a real impact on the future of wireless networks.

If you are a passionate RAN SME with a strong understanding of ONAP, we encourage you to apply!




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