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L3 SME Private Network

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Date: 26-Nov-2022

Location: Pune, India

Company: Tata Communications

Job Family Descriptor

5G Engineering Group is a new function which is being set up in TCL for the first time. This is in the view of significant potential of this latest 3GPP wireless technology and relevant services to the enterprise segments and industry verticals for transformation across IT, Networking and Operations Technologies. This function will be responsible for design, planning, engineering, development & deployment of private 5G network solutions for potential customers and to implement cutting edge applications and use cases for Industry-4.0 transformation and other business requirements. TCL is setting up a NoC to handle Private Networks in Pune .

Broad outline of the Role

L3 SME works as an expert on Private Network Technology ( Core RAN Transport Cloud ) based on 3GPP standards

  • Responsibilty includes & not limited to …
  1. Sytem Level view of the Network Deployed for the Customer(s)
    1. Analyze & throubleshoot Technical problems in Network with L2 SMEs & OEM Tech Support
    2. Maintains & Enable Network Stack with latest software release from different OEMs
    3. Work closely with Fault/Performance/Configuration function in NoC to proactively identify potential Problems
    4. Solves the Technical issues reported by Customers which are not solved at L2 level
    5. Prepares RCAs & RFOs for any outages in Customer Network
  2. Aligned to eTOM Model /Jira based ticketing tools
  3. Customer interactions & Customer Management

Key Responsibilities

  1. Advanced Technical Support , System Level on 5G & LTE-U
  2. To work with business & Technical teams to ensure that Customer Networks are operational  as per the technical & business requirements.   
  3. Coordinate with OEMs High level support for problem identification troubleshooting & resolution of a customer Problem
  4. Plan,Verify  implementation&  testing of software & Patches, configuration changes  to be deployed in customer Network with adequate testing in Lab before GO Live  

Purpose - Broad objective of the role

Operating Network - Key External

Operating Network - Key Internal

Size and Scope of Role - Financial

Size and Scope of Role - No. of direct reports

Size and Scope of Role - Total team size

Size and Scope of Role - Other size parameters

Minimum qualification & experience

Minimum BE-Electronics & Communications /  Telecommunication Engineering / Electronics and Electrical / etc with 10-12   years of experience.

Other knowledge/skills

Technical Competencies

  • Strong knowledge and hands on experience on Core RAN Edge Cloud & Applications  and Network functions for 3GPP and Non-3GPP wireless technologies such as 2G/3G/4G/5G
  • Good knowledge on standards like eTOM
  • Hands on experience on managing NoC of any wireless Network preferably 5G SA /LTE VoLTE
  • Should have sound knowledge and experience on planning, configuration and solution design for 5G Core network finctions such as Mobility Management, Access Management, Subscriber Database Management, Slicing functions, User plane and control plane functions, Session management, interconnect with other networks, policy management, security management, etc to facilitate complex troubleshooting
  • Should have strong awareness on 3GPP standards and relevant releases specifically 3GPP Rel.15,16 and incoming Rel.17 from the 5G networks perspective.
  • Should have strong knowledge and awareness of 5G Standalone and Non-standalone network architectures, signalling network architecture, protocols, their elements and functioning.
  • Should have worked on integration of 5G Core networks with 5G NR for telecom services providers and private 5G network scenarios.
  • Strong Troubleshooting skills
  • Should have a strong flair for network automation and technologies such as AI/ML Cloud Native architecture,Operation of cloud native system.  Should have strong knowledge and experience on Industrial applications, IoT and M2M applications and network solutions.

Knowledge / Skills

Communication Skills


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