Telecommunications Engineer

Toronto, Ontario, Canada Full-time

Sentaca has been providing high quality advice, services and solutions to the mobile and telecommunications industry since 2000 and we have firmly established ourselves as a trusted partner to our clients. With our strong mobile services background as our base, we have recently begun building practice areas in the new and exciting areas around software solutions, cloud-based solutions, video and IoT! Come grow with us - we're always looking for individuals who thrive on playing with new technologies and learning about new trends.

The Role

We are currently looking for a skilled, client-focused telecommunications engineer to join our Toronto office where you'll be working with a fantastic team on a variety of solutions for our customers. We’re looking for a critical thinker that enjoys playing with new technologies and confidently (and curiously!) brings their unique voice and perspective to the table.

Day to Day Responsibilities

You will take responsibility for the technical understanding of the customer requirements. You will work with our clients on planning, designing, implementing, testing, analyzing and supporting platforms and solutions in the mobile domain. More specifically, you will:

  • Perform site assessments of existing infrastructures/solutions and document as required.
  • Review deliverables and documents to ensure compliance with company, client and industry standards.
  • Support the delivery of the solution/completion of the project, to the customer as planned.
  • Analyze information using various methods and tools to expose patterns in data.
  • Detect and analyze data abnormalities, unexpected trends, escalate any concerns to key stakeholders, and resolve issues as they relate to mobile networking.
  • Perform ongoing monitoring of service for continuous improvements.
  • Assist in troubleshooting of networking and connectivity issues.
  • Work on -site with our team and customers (including traveling to client premises as required within the GTA).

Required Skills and Experience

  • Basic 3G mobile communication and components;
  • Basic LTE mobile communication and components;
  • Basic knowledge about online/offline charging;
  • UNIX/Linux;
  • Shell scripting;
  • Snoop traces/packet captures and the ability to read them as well (Wireshark);
  • Working knowledge regarding SQL/Databases;
  • Working knowledge about IP addressing, subnets, VLANs, IP networking;
  • Working knowledge about Routers, Switches, Layer2/Layer3; and
  • Working knowledge about alarming and SNMP; and
  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics or equivalent experience.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Architectural overview of Oracle and related components;
  • Experience with IMS;
  • Knowledge of IMS components;
  • Experience with Diameter as used in LTE/IMS;
  • Experience with VoLTE; and/or
  • Exposure to NFV/SDN/OpenStack.

The Perks!

Sentaca offers a great benefits package including:

  • Competitive Dental and Extended Health Care Plans (with 100% employer-paid premiums);
  • Generous number of vacation days;
  • Flexible working hours;
  • Quarterly Office Socials;
  • Quarterly Team Lunches;
  • Monthly Lunch n' Learns (knowledge-sharing sessions);
  • RRSP Plan (including a company % match);
  • And a smart, fun team of people backing you up!

Additional Information

  • Location: Toronto, Ontario
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • Sentaca welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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