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Mobile Network Test Engineering Analyst

Job Location: Berkshire - Newbury

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00482616


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Role:        Mobile Network Test Engineering Analyst
Location:  Newbury, Berkshire
Salary:     Up to £30,000 + excellent benefits
Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.
Accenture Operations combines technology that digitizes and automates business processes, unlocks actionable insights, and delivers everything-as-a-service with our team's deep industry, functional and technical expertise. So you can confidently chart your course to consuming your core business services on demand, accelerate innovation and speed to market. Welcome to the "as-a-service" business revolution!
We are constantly seeking new ways to achieve high performance in our clients’ business operations! We provide technology-enabled business process services to deliver business outcomes.
Role and Responsibilities
The Mobile Network Test Engineering Analyst is responsible and accountable for:
  • Test Preparation and Execution as a functional expert for a program or a defined set of programs under Vodafone UK network domains.
  • Applies knowledge of the enterprise, business system and mobile network technologies to the project team, supporting or interfacing with their program/project client, vendor and NEP teams.
  • Ensures test project deliveries meets customer expectations as well as industry and product standards. 
  • Responsible for Requirements Gathering, Analysis, Test preparation, Execution, Test Planning and Scheduling
  • Responsible for Defect triage and Test status reporting to Customer.
  • Responsible for mobile network quality validation and handling the technical quires or issues.
  • Provide SME support for Vodafone UK mobile network domains, technology and vendors.
  • Ensures that deliverables meet the appropriate project/program, development, and quality standards
  • Manages client expectations and understanding of the contractual and commercial requirements for their area of responsibility.  Provides and implements business-focused solutions in fulfilment of contractual obligations.
  • Responsible for coordinating performance and optimization analysis


What skills & experience are we looking for?
  • Prior experience in the Telco industry
  • Excellent communication skills
For the CS / PS role
  • Strong Knowledge on 2G and 3G Radio and Core technologies.
  • Working knowledge in telecom nodes like MSC/MSS, HLR/HSS.
  • Protocol Knowledge SIGTRAN/SS7 mainly like SCTP, ISUP, TCAP, M2PA, M3UA, MAP, SIP and BICC.
  • Troubleshooting and debugging skills using tools like Wireshark, and knowledge in MGTS tool.
  • Hands on experience in Unix (Solaris/Linux).
  • Knowledge of Diameter protocol, TEMs tool
  • Knowledge on OSS solutions like NMS( Configure Management, Alarm management etc)
  • Test Management Tools: HP QC.
  • Strong Knowledge on GSM, GPRS, UMTS, HSDPA, LTE and IMS technologies.
  • Hands on GSM, GPRS, UMTS, HSDPA, LTE and IMS message validation.
  • Protocol Knowledge NAS, Diameter, GTP, SIP
  • Hands on about tools like Wireshark, TEMS and QXDM.
  • Knowledge of Telecom Radio (RNC, BTS, BSC) and Network (MME,SPGW, IMS) Nodes.
  • Knowledge of different Mobile Platforms – Symbian, Android, Blackberry OS etc.
  • Knowledge on OSS solutions like NMS( Configure Management, Alarm management etc)
  • Test Management Tools: HP QC.
  • Hands on test automation using scripts.
For the IN/IT Role
  • Hands on experience in IN events and Call flows including Voice, SMS, Data (2G/3G/4G) & MMS.
  • Understanding of GSM & GPRS technology.
  • Understanding of Prepay and HLR systems.
  • Hands on experience in Unix (Solaris/Linux).
  • Understanding of protocols - GSM MAP, SS7/SIGTRAN (SCCP and TCAP), SMPP 3.4 and Diameter-Charging.
  • Experience in testing and debugging on ALU systems (RDR, eSM & Surepay).
  • Troubleshooting and debugging skills using tools like Wireshark and knowledge in MGTS and Test (HPQC) tools.
What academic qualifications do you need?
Graduate in preferably Computer Engineering or Electronics and Communications Engineering (ECE).




What’s in it for you?
All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!
What are the next steps?
If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.
About Accenture
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at
Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

Closing Date for Applications 31/10/2017
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.


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