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Senior Design Specialist/Engineer(Cloud RAN Infrastructure RAN Technology Development & Performance)


Toronto, ON, CA Scarborough, ON, CA

Req ID:  26320
Jobs by Category:  Technology Solutions
Job Function:  Network & Engineering
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular



We have multiple role available.



Showcase your 5G Cloud RAN technology expertise on our next GEN TELUS wireless network.



Join our team and what we’ll accomplish together

The latest emerging open interfaces and virtualizes RAN (Radio Access Network) technology, brings with it an exciting opportunity for TELUS to build a new open and cloud-based RAN network. We are embracing disruption, reimagining network services capabilities, and driving innovation to accelerate new Cloud RAN technology adoption. 


Introducing our new Cloud RAN Infrastructure DevOps team which will oversee the development and operations of next GEN 5G Cloud RAN/Open RAN technology from hardware to software on the TELUS wireless network. You can be a part of this journey with your focus on Cloud RAN infrastructure technology design & development and production performance optimization. 


If you have good knowledge of LTE and 5G solutions, Open RAN architecture and E2E network optimization, and thrive on collaborating with various stakeholders, this may be your next career move!

What you’ll do


  • Develop and maintain life cycle of Open RAN network hardware platform (O-RU) and software (RAN SW, others) and RAN features in TELUS lab, and support production trial/deployment
  • Communicate/clarify TELUS requirements to vendors and lab support teams and evaluates responses
  • Introduce RAN vendors’ new solutions to enhance RAN performance and provide best experience
  • Interact and influence vendors’ RAN technology roadmap to align with TELUS RAN network evolution
  • Monitor and optimize RAN KPIs with the primary goals of maximizing performance and customer user experience
  • Drive E2E service performance, triage issues, determine root cause, and resolve impairments in a timely manner
  • Utilize analytics tools to investigate KPIs and service SLA (service level agreements)
  • Validate technical requirements to industry/TELUS standards and the functional and performance requirements by supporting interoperability with other systems, etc
  • Support system level issue troubleshooting and integration with Cloud Infrastructure



What you bring


  • 5+ years’ of working knowledge on LTE/5G RF design and optimization
  • Proficient in wireless network infrastructure (macro cell, small cell), FDD/TDD, and L1/L2/L3 protocols (i.e. TCP/IP)
  • Familiar with 3GPP specifications, O-RAN Alliance requirements including air interface implementation and interface, IP synchronization (C1/C2/C3), RRM, MM, and RF, open front-haul compliance, RIC/SMO, etc
  • Experience with carrier aggregation, EN-DC, modulation, pre-coding, beamforming, fronthaul compression, DSS, Massive MIMO, etc
  • Working knowledge of LTE/5G Radio, NB/gNB DU/CU, F1 interface preferred, and Switch/FHGW (CPRI/eCPRI); Familiar with the interface and protocols to core and transport network
  • Ability and experience with analyzing and diagnosing main RF issues like dropped calls, poor coverage, handover failures, interference, etc., focusing on air interface, E2E performance, and call processing
  • Minimum of 3+ years of experience performing RAN hardware & software feature lab evaluations including but not limited to proof of concept
  • Experience in writing test plans for different scenarios, collecting requirements from users
  • Experience performing production/field 4G/5G RAN network performance monitoring, evaluation and tuning parameters to optimize performance and critical KPIs
  • Experience analyzing device UE logs and developing recommendations
  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering or an equivalent




  • IP Networking, E2E service assurance experience 
  • Working knowledge and practice on network virtualization and Cloud deployment, including COTS servers and rack servers architecture, Linux/K8s/Container, AWS/Google/OpenShift/Wind River Cloud 


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A bit about us

We’re a people-first, customer-first, purpose-driven team who works together every day to innovate and do good. We improve lives through our technology solutions and foster a culture of innovation that empowers team members to solve complex problems and create remarkable human outcomes in a digital world. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly. 

We’re committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability—your unique contributions and talents will be valued and respected here. 

The health and safety of our team, customers and communities is paramount to TELUS. Accordingly, we require anyone joining our team to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.





Technology Solutions

We’re into seeing where technology can take us, so if you have ever imagined what the future of supply chain management, cybersecurity, the cloud and Internet of Things will look like, we want you to be part of the team that makes it happen.

We are honoured to be recognized

TELUS’s fastest network. 5G enables a superior experience with fast downloads and richer multimedia applications

Innovation centres across Canada that bring our team members together with customers, partners, start ups, universities, hospitals and fellow colleagues to tackle some of the biggest technological hurdles Canada will face in the near future.

Million active users logging into My TELUS per month (consumer mobility).


TELUS is proud to foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We are committed to fair employment practices and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities, as required, during the recruitment process.