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Looking to join the best wireless team in the west?!

We are always looking for good people.

Inland Cellular is a regionally owned and operated wireless company with nationwide service. We have been providing quality local cellular service since 1989. Our goal is to provide our customers with the friendliest, most complete customer service while providing local cellular service that is second to none. We pursue this by recruiting, developing and retaining top-notch talent who share our passion for service and connection to local communities.

Our company culture sets us apart. We care about employee development and satisfaction. Our culture fosters open communication, accountability and fun.

Current Openings

Job Position: Network Engineer

Type: Full-Time

Location: Lewiston, Idaho

Pay: $95,000-$150,000

Inland Cellular is seeking a motivated and skilled Network Engineer to join our Team of Telecommunications/Broadband Professionals. The successful candidate will be a problem solver, critical thinker, good communicator, eager learner, and have a positive attitude. The individual will lead others and drive projects for Inland Cellular and its different affiliates.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan, design, and optimize 4G/5G architectural solutions including SDN, virtual and cloud-native Core, OSS, BSS, and Edge networks.
  • Perform planning, design, and optimization of telephony networks, including VoLTE/SIP (Experience with VoNR would be a bonus but not necessary).
  • Perform network planning to ensure appropriate dimensioning, parameter configurations, capacity, and load balance across physical, virtual, cloud, and application domains to meet the customer’s network requirements.
  • Work closely with other vendors within the Telco eco-system (Mavenir, Ericsson, Nokia, etc.) to ensure a strong understanding of their products and how it integrates.
  • Solve complex problems independently amid ambiguity through requirements gathering, industry research, and collaboration with existing assets.
  • Foster a collaborative relationship with vendors and partners to develop, communicate, and present architectures, solutions, and strategies to meet the customer’s needs.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 15+ years of overall wireless telecom industry experience as a service provider and/or equipment vendor designing, optimizing, and managing the 4G/5G wireless core networks.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science.
  • Strong knowledge of management and orchestration of virtual/cloud environments and orchestration platforms for 4G/5G networks. (e.g., VIM, Kubernetes, OpenStack, VMWare).
  • Expert-level experience in designing and troubleshooting capabilities of virtual/cloud-native EPC/IMS/5GC network architecture, call flows, and services.
  • Strong knowledge of Transport design techniques and standards for Fronthaul/Midhaul/Backhaul.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges.
  • Strong knowledge of Fault, Configuration, Assurance, Performance, and Security (FCAPS) management for wireless networks in an enterprise environment.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Familiarity of RAN network infrastructure and technologies.
  • Familiarity with various open source and open interface initiatives such as TIP, ONAP, and O-RAN Alliance.

Benefits:

  • 40 Hours of Sick Leave Annually
  • PTO: (semi-monthly payroll)
    • Years 1-3, 4 hours per pay period
    • Years 4-10, 5.33 per pay period
    • Years 11 or more 6.67 per pay period
  • Six Paid Holidays/Paid Days Off
    • New Year’s Day, Labor Day, Memorial Day, Thanksgiving Day, Independence Day, Christmas Day
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
    • 401(k) employer match up to 4% after one year of employment
  • Company paid (after two full months of employment):
    • Life Insurance, Long Term Disability and Accidental Death and Dismemberment
    • Vision Insurance
    • Medical Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Health Savings Account with company contribution

Voluntary Benefits:

  • Short Term Disability, Accident and Critical Illness and additional Life insurance (available during open enrollment period, annually)
  • Life Flight and Airlift Northwest
  • ID theft protection

Additional Benefits:

  • 10% off WSU MBA Program
  • $240 Gym Membership, annually
  • At-cost purchase for all Inland Cellular gear items
  • Company paid cellular plan and discount for immediate family

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