Published date Posted on Indeed on Nov 22, 2021 (8 d ago)

Position Title: PCRF Engineer

Classification: Exempt

Grade: E6

Location: REMOTE – USA Only

Status: Must be authorized to live and work in the USA

Accept: US Citizen, Green Card, H1, H4, OPT, Other EAD

May Consider: Corp to Corp

Reports To: Project Manager

Working Hours: M – F, 8 – 5; May be required to work extended hours, shifts, weekends

Start Date: 6/15/2021


Policy and Charging Rules Function (PCRF) Engineers may work REMOTELY, in the Cisco technical facilities, or on site with Cisco customers. Responsibilities include providing support for the Cisco PCRF solution. The PCRF Engineer may resolve escalated trouble reports, interface with Cisco employees and vendors and create MOP documents.

Hiring Manager Special Interest:

  • Engineer must have expertise deploying Cisco policy solution across 4G and 5G Evolved Packet Core.
  • Engineer will need to deploy the PCRF and PCF in customer core network and must be skilled in element and end-to-end test methodology
  • Must be able to sit side-by-side with the customer and complete validation testing

Essential Functions:

  • Provide end-to-end technical support services on Cisco PCRF solution, software, PCRF Application Server
  • Support the Cisco PCRF customer, user and permission management
  • Troubleshoot issues on Cisco PCRF software and AAA platform/applications and resolve those issues promptly
  • Perform Log collection as part of the troubleshooting activities

Other Functions:

  • Participate in Cisco PCRF software upgrades and be responsible for whole or portion of the upgrade task
  • Quickly respond to customer issues
  • Proactively monitor and detect issues on Cisco PCRF to maintain high availability and communicate updates to key stakeholders
  • Participate in emergency support activities as needed
  • Manage 3rd party software and hardware vendor support during course of the Administration support if needed
  • Implement proactive measures to address customer concerns as appropriate
  • Participate in customer and internal meetings.
  • Maintain systems to proper hardware and firmware levels as applicable.
  • Exercise strong analytical skills to debug, troubleshoot and isolate complex problems

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

  • Work will be performed REMOTE
  • Extensive and intricate work with a computer to resolve complex network issues
  • Extensive use of computerized software tools and programs

Required Education/Experience and Competencies:

  • Higher education in Engineering, Computer Science, or related fields
  • Ability to analyze technical problems around Cisco PCRF product installation, configuration, integration, and test PCRF issues
  • Understanding of IP networking concepts and basic protocols (e.g. SNMP, DIAMETER, RADIUS)
  • Knowledge of Cisco PCRF and AAA architecture
  • Knowledge of Cisco Policy Suite PCRF, Cisco UCS preferred.
  • CCNA or CCNP or CCIE in DC preferred
  • Scripting languages (Perl, Bash & Python)
  • Advanced Unix / Linux Skills (Sysad desired, shell scripting, bash and other common scripting language).
  • Experience with LTE network architecture, components and call flows.
  • Virtualization (OpenStack, KVM, VMware)
  • Analytical troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to participate in Customer meetings without additional assistance
  • Ability to work independently, requires minimum guidance and supervision

EEO Statement: Glow Networks provides equal opportunity in all of our employment practices to all qualified employees and applicants without regard race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), national origin, age, disability or genetic information and other characteristics that are protected by applicable law.

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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