(352) FASTTEK | (352) 327-8835
FASTTEK GLOBALpowered by Fast Switch - Great Lakes
(352) FASTTEK | (352) 327-8835
Irvine, California
Senior AAA Design Engineer Architect #985862
Job Description:
  • We are looking for a Senior AAA Design Engineer Architect who will be an integral part our global communication network engineering team.
  • The network and systems architected and designed by this team enables our in-flight communication growth at a large scale and is the IP foundation for our next generation satellite multimedia communication service.
  • The SME in the comprehensive Mobile Network Wi-Fi roaming domain, includes AAA, Diameter, Passpoint/HS2.0, EAP-SIM, EAP-AKA, EAP-TTLS, and so on.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and thorough knowledge of the network.
Major responsibilities:
  • Align with Principal architect/engineer vision and roadmap, independently create architecture, design, evaluate and test of Mobile Network Wi-Fi Roaming, AAA, Billing, and revenue assurance.
  • Lead wireless network Wi-Fi roaming design efforts on technical solutions for complex projects, integrating multiple technologies and with broad, strategic impact across multiple business and technology areas.
  • Provides analysis of network performance, network reliability and identify opportunity for improvement. Drive out inefficiencies, proposes and designs ground network system to drive cost savings in airline customer facing network systems.
  • Create network unit and integration test plan
  • Test wireless network devices and solutions, include new architecture proof of concept test, change procedure test, upgrade regression test
  • Create architecture research plan and report
  • Create design document
  • Create configuration standard document
  • Create test plan & report document
  • Participation in business continuation activities
  • Configuration and troubleshoot training to operation teams
  • Leverage experience to provide mentoring to other members of technical team where necessary.
  • Provide tier-4 support to operation team
Knowledge/skill requirements:
  • Must have strong knowledge and experience on Mobile Network Wifi roaming, Passpoint, EAP-SIM, EAP-AKA, 3GPP standard, TCP/IP, QOS, and all layers of OSI model.
  • Must have extensive experience and knowledge of Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA) protocols, both RADIUS and Diameter
  • Must have strong knowledge or experience on PCRF, PCEF, Quota manager, Mediation, Billing platform, etc.
  • Must have deep knowledge and experience in using 3GPP interfaces, such as S5, S6a/S6d, Gr, S9, Gx, Rx, SGi, etc.
  • Must have extensive knowledge of 802.11 wireless standards, technologies, methodologies, and security practices.
  • Must have strong Unix/Linux system administrator or engineering experience
  • Must have experience with Tomia or Digital Route, Salesforce, B/OSS systems
  • Nice to have knowledge and working experience with access control, DPI, policy control, Netflow, IPFIX, IPDR, content filter, traffic shaping and policy enforcement solutions.
  • Nice to have experience with WLAN and WAP.
  • Nice to have experience with Utimaco or similar lawful interception platform experience.
  • Nice to have experience with virtualized implementation (SDN/NFV) of Network/Telco nodes under NFV, OpenStack, etc.
  • Nice to have knowledge of Evolved Packet Core/System call flows and interworking.
  • Nice to have working knowledge on routing protocols, such as BGP, OSPF, QoS, MPLS and MPLS VPN, etc.
  • Must have exceptional documentation skills that can clearly articulate technical designs, issues and constraints, procedures, and network assessments
  • Must have strong communication skills and a positive attitude
  • Must have strong analytical and problem determination/resolution skills.
  • Must have excellent problem-solving skills and thorough knowledge of network
  • Must have self-motivated, Self-Reliant, Self-Starting, Go-Getter, Attitude of ownership, and A strong desire to learn
  • Must have works well in an engineering environment that requires communication and collaboration with fellow team members, and cross function teams
Education/experience requirements:
  • Education Requirements – bachelor’s degree and above in technical field required.
  • Working Experience – 10+ years mobile network and telecom business AAA, and support system (BSS)
Other Requirements
  • Working Conditions/Physical Elements Must have flexibility of working extended hours, weekends, holidays to respond to customer needs and requirements.
  • Normal office and lab environment. No heavy lifting or extreme physical labor is required.
  • Travel requirements – 25% travel will be required depending on the phase of each project.
Manager notes:
  • Highly regulated industry Need to figure out compliance in other countries and passengers from other countries, spacial skills.
  • Worked with Telecom provider Project: WIFI Loomi Project To have internet access on an airplane and we are going to partner with cell phone carrier to just charge through the carrier and then we provide the platform and service for WIFI on airplane.
  • Why this project: We are still developing the solution and then the follow-on would-be implementation and operations. Great opportunity to see a huge project from start to finish and maintain. Long term and stable project.
Additional Information:
At FastTek Global, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories. Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve and have a little fun along the way.
We have been doing this with pride, dedication and plain, old-fashioned hard work for 24 years!
FastTek Global is a financially strong, privately held company that is 100% consultant and client focused, operating in nearly half of the states in the U.S., Europe and India.
We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things and we do them for Fortune 10, Fortune 500, and technology start-up companies.
Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefit options you can choose the benefits you need or want, options include:
  • Medical and Dental (FastTek pays majority of the medical program)
  • Vision
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Long Term Disability (100% paid)
  • Life Insurance (100% paid)
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match
Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.
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