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Apr 3, 2024

Unlimited contract

Core Network Engineer

With our groundbreaking satellite 5G constellation, OQ Technology is a global leader in the domain of IoT communication connectivity and associated services. We are a venture capital backed company with a successful track record of satellite launches and the first company in the world to disrupt the telecommunication industry by merging cellular 5G with satellites.

Our technology will have massive implications to the Oil & Gas, Maritime, Industry 4.0, and Transport segments, particularly for the management and tracking of assets in remote and rural areas and extending 5G coverage through non-terrestrial networks.

As our wireless technologies are constantly evolving and winning multiple awards, with funding for next phase secured, and commercial traction demonstrated, we are now looking to on-board a talented Core Network Engineer.

Job Location


Starting date

July 2024

Job Type

Unlimited contract

Key Responsibilities:

  • You will be an Engineer for the wireless Non-Terrestrial Networks Group working on Core Network aspects of 3GPP 4G/5G Protocol Stack for Non-Terrestrial Networks and will be contributing towards the R&D and development activities of OQ Technology’s wireless & SATCOM group. You will also work closely with cross-functional teams from the space group and other branches of OQ Technology and external partners. Below is a summary of the typical tasks required for this post:
  • Explore, Research, Develop and implement new functions/ algorithms/system Architectures related to 3GPP based 4G/5G communication core network functions over Non-terrestrial Networks in alignment with and as per the need of the organization’s business strategies
  • Actively participate and contribute to the Design and implementation of (hands-on) features on the Core Network Aspects of the full telecommunication software stack including but not limited to the MME, SPGW, HSS and OAM.
  • Work tightly with MNO/MVNO partners of OQ Technology for the development, testing and integration of roaming partnerships.
  • Develop system performance models and drive cross functional system engineering tasks related to the system performance optimization.
  • Assume a leading role in a multi-disciplinary team of engineers with a wide range of skill sets including but not limited to: software development, firmware development, hardware development, data analysis,etc.
  • Lead technical discussions with external suppliers and contracting companies.
  • Participate and contribute to standard bodies including but not limited to 3GPP, GSMA, ITU, etc. as a part of the standardization activities of the Organization’s Technology.
  • Actively participate and take lead in the contributary efforts in writing Technical Proposals of the Organization’s efforts in proposal and bid submissions for various EU based and international Calls and competitions including but not limited to ESA ARTES programs, Horizon 2020, etc.

Key Qualifications

  • M.Sc. in Electronics/Electrical/Telecommunications Engineering or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
  • 5+ years of experience multi-disciplinary experience in wireless R&D, hardware-software co-development focused on the MME, SPGW and HSS, algorithm and protocol development for 3GPP based modem technologies, MME,SPGW modeling, simulations, and design, e.g. Core Network procedures, link level systems modeling etc.
  • Experience with 4G and/or 5G and other 3GPP standards. demonstrated background in physical layer systems engineering including requirements analysis and algorithm modeling.
  • Proven technical leadership and management qualities for extensive R&D in the industry.
  • Proven knowledge and experiences in management and development of Core Network Layers, Software Defined Radios, Scheduler development and software stack development
  • Relevant technical publications in the forms of patents and/or technical journals with international publication bodies are welcome.
  • Ability to adapt to change in an entrepreneurial environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • IMPORTANT: Already a resident in Europe or has European visa