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Jun 17, 2024

Senior Telecommunications Engineer

Senior Telecommunications 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 the next phase secured, and commercial traction demonstrated, we are now looking to on-board a talented Senior Telecommunications Engineer.

Job Location


Starting date

July 2024

Job Type


Key Responsibilities:

  • Take lead on the development of the LTE/NR protocol stack for NTN.
  • Participate in the development process from concept to deployment, including implementation and testing.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate the telecommunication stack with other systems.
  • Stay abreast of the latest developments in 3GPP technologies and incorporate them into the current solutions.
  • Troubleshoot and optimize the protocol stack’s performance.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s, master’s or higher degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications, or a related field.
  • 3+ years of experience in telecom, with a focus on 3GPP technologies.
  • Strong programming skills in C, C++, and Python.
  • Experience with Unix/Linux based platforms and various development tools.
  • Experience with continuous integration and version control tools.
  • 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 a European RP.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Knowledge or experience in wireless systems based on 3GPP standards (NB-IoT, 4G LTE, 5G NR).
  • Experience with non-terrestrial networks protocol stack adaptation and architecture in 3GPP.
  • L2/L3 modules such as MAC, RLC, PDCP for the 4G/5G air interface.
  • Core protocol stack such as NAS, S1AP, NGAP, GTPC/U.
  • Knowledge of O-RAN and functional split options.
  • Knowledge of SCF standard i.e., FAPI interface.
  • Experience in unit testing and validation.
  • Experience in development of L3 control plane entities such as RRC/RRM, NAS.
  • Experience in embedded real-time s/w development for resource constrained platforms (i.e., ARM).