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Senior Wireless Engineer, Performance Management

  • Hybrid work
  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: No

Job Category: Engineering / Product Development

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Communications


  • 6305 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, Georgia
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Cox Communications is looking for a Senior Wireless Engineer, Performance Management to aid our Wireless Engineering team in the support and deployment of our state-of-the-art 5G NR Stand Alone networks. We are looking for engineers with insatiable thirst for new and innovative technology who will embrace projects within the Wireless Engineering team that includes the management of our FWA (Fixed Wireless Access) RF performance and supporting Tier 4 sustaining activities.  Individual will be responsible for driving development and creation of automation and innovative tools/scripts/platforms to further develop a proactive RF performance and operations environment and will work closely with Tier 3 Cox Wireless Operation team members.  The Sr. Communications – Network Engineer should have proven wireless industry expertise and knowledge in successfully driving Cox networks to peak performance by working in tandem with our Performance Lead Engineer who will be accountable for engineering network oversight and will report to the Wireless Engineering Director.


  • Work in tandem with Performance Lead engineer to drive development and creation of automation and innovative tools, scripts, and platforms to drive proactive RF performance and operations environment within Wireless Engineering team for FWA program and collaborate with internal boundary partners with network management and deployment of associated FWA towers, transport, microwave systems and 5G SA core network.
  • Design, build, and test activities associated with new products, hardware, software, and feature/functionality within our wireless use cases that would include the use of following platforms and tools for various unlicensed and licensed solutions: RAN, FWA-CPE, RF test / spectrum analyzer equipment, RF propagation tools, network traffic analytics, CBRS SAS vendor portal and interference mitigation tools.
  • Methodically scope, troubleshoot, diagnose, and fix complex problems as required on Cox wireless networks while minimizing customer impacts and outages.
  • Partner with peer Engineering team members to gain in-depth understanding of proposed changes to hardware, software or configurations and associated implications.
  • Replicate production issues in wireless lab environment to test fixes and to regression test new software loads/launches and subsequently author technical methods & procedures in support of Operations team.
  • Assess and continually improve lab methods and procedures.
  • Partner with Operations team members to prepare low level designs, configurations and methods and procedures to gain operational perspective, including network reliability, scalability, simplicity, and standardization to ensure success through launch of the change.
  • Participate in planned maintenance activities during maintenance windows as needed.



  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science and 4 years' experience as a Technical Engineer in the Wireless Communications Industry. The right candidate could also have a different combination, such as a master’s degree and 2 years’ experience; a Ph.D. and up to 1 year of experience; or 16 years’ experience in a related field
  • Fundamental knowledge in LTE and 5G NR 3GPP standards / protocols and wireless OEM architectures.
  • Network capacity/traffic planning experience.
  • Foundational experience in performance management with operating of large-scale service provider wireless networks and/or experience with a Wireless OEM vendor that supported its Mobile Network Operating customers with broad wireless mobility technology experience that should include LTE and 5G NR RAN networks.
  • Background in network performance management of wireless networks responsible for improvement and maintenance of network KPI’s through data analysis, RF testing and fault isolation.
  • Intermediate knowledge in Network Monitoring Systems and Device/Network Management Systems, like SNMP, etc.
  • Fundamental knowledge in all packet-based protocols such as TCP/IP (including protocols like DHCP, DNS, TCP, UDP, etc.).
  • Networking knowledge (VLAN, subnetting, IPv4 and IPv6).
  • Foundational knowledge in scripting languages like shell, Python and Perl.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.


  • Strong Ericsson or Nokia RAN experience preferred.
  • Experience with IT cloud platforms and orchestration.
  • Familiarity with simulation tools such as Spirent Landslide platform.
  • Knowledge in DOCSIS access and provisioning technologies.


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