Lead RAN Management and Intelligent Controller Standardization Specialist

Lead RAN Management and Intelligent Controller Standardization Specialist

Nokia | Naperville, IL, 60540, US

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Come create the technology that helps the world act together

Nokia is committed to innovation and technology leadership across mobile, fixed and cloud networks. Your career here will have a positive impact on people's lives and will help us build the capabilities needed for a more productive, sustainable, and inclusive world.

We challenge ourselves to create an inclusive way of working where we are open to new ideas, empowered to take risks and fearless to bring our authentic selves to work.

The team you'll be part of

Strategy and Technology lays the path for Nokia's future technology innovation and identifies the most promising areas for Nokia to create new value. We set the company's strategy and technology vision, offer an unparalleled research foundation for innovation, and provide critical support infrastructure for Nokia.

The Nokia Standards team is leading the Open RAN transformation, helping to enable a more competitive and vibrant ecosystem. We drive and shape the O-RAN ALLIANCE and 3GPP specification work. Our objective is to enable AI/ML-empowered, cloud-based, intelligent, open and secured RAN - with fit-for-purpose RAN programmability. Furthermore, we strive to open the RAN for innovation, leveraging the "as a Service" paradigm.

What you will learn and contribute to

To further strengthen our leadership in RAN management and intelligen controller, we look for a lead standardization specialist expert that will help driving our standardization work in O-RAN ALLIANCE and 3GPP SA5 on RAN management and intelligent programmability.

The job includes the execution of a standardization strategy for these activities, and creation of concepts that are consistent and aligned with Nokia internal stakeholders. You will need to drive and defend the Nokia's preferred solutions in O-RAN and/or 3GPP SA5. Interaction with customers and competitors and other participants in O-these organizations is inherent part of the job. You also have the opportunity to build up robust intellectual property assets for Nokia.

Are you passionate about innovation, the creation of a technology that has the potential to change the world? Are you inspired to help shaping the Open RAN transformation?

As part of our team, you will:

* Be part of the Nokia delegations in the O-RAN ALLIANCE and/or 3GPP SA5; as appropriate, take up leadership roles in the standardization process.
* Drive and defend the Nokia's preferred solutions in the O-RAN ALLIANCE and/or 3GPP SA5. You will have to create contributions and review others' contributions to the O-RAN meeting, in line with the related Nokia strategies and view of our internal stakeholders.
* Create outside-in insight; recommend on the best course of action
* Create technical concepts
* Protect the generated intellectual property by patents, contribute to the implementation of patents in standards, review of inventions from others.
* Engage with customers and other ecosystem partners as part of the standardization process.

Your skills and experience

You have:

* Strong understanding of 5G Networks and their management and intelligent controller (e.g. SON, RAN Intelligent Controller), and 7 or more years of experience with research and standardization of these technologies. Experience with 3GPP SA5, O-RAN, ETSI ISG ZSM specifications is an advantage.
* MSc degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related discipline. A PhD is a plus.
* Excellent communication and presentation skill

It would be nice if you also had:

* Very strong analytical skills and eager to find innovative/disruptive solutions to problems; a strong experience in patent creation
* Ability and willingness to work in a multi-cultural context and negotiate results on technical matters
* Track record of publications
* Works well in teams, but also have the ability to work autonomously on complex technical problems

Additional Information

* Vaccination Requirements : FOR US ONLY: Nokia employees, wherever required by law or contractual obligation, must receive a COVID-19 vaccination or an otherwise approved accommodation based upon applicable law.