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  • Federated Wireless - Director, Software Architecture

    Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/14/2018 12:55 PM)
    Job ID
    Federated Wireless
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  • Overview

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    Federated Wireless is a dynamic, fast-paced, cutting-edge software company that is leading the wireless industry through the shared spectrum revolution.Federated Wireless is disaggregating the wireless networks to allow for new disruptive models for fast, low-cost cloud enabled wireless connectivity solutions. We are taking advantage of the latest cloud services and implementing advanced algorithms to fully automate service creative and delivery. We are looking for leaders who want to revolutionize the way wireless networks are built. Federated Wireless is led by CEO Iyad Tarazi and a team of industry veterans who continue to build on this heritage, pioneering new territory in the commercialization of shared spectrum.


    The Role: 

    The Director, Software Architecture is an expert in managing and contributing to the design, development, testing, and documentation of Cloud-based, as well as stand-alone services with support for RESTful APIs.  This person must be comfortable with high levels of accountability for the team’s results in owning and delivering high quality software to the customer. This person understands at an expert level SW design and is comfortable in a fast paced Agile environment and creates a collaborative and supportive team environment.


    • Current with latest RAN, mobile & packet core implementation approaches
    • Assess technologies & products to determine and/or recommend venders & partners
    • Additionally assist, and participate in business development and technology partnering activities in support of the overall business plan
    • Provide leadership, manage activities, and deliverables of a growing and dynamic team of software developers with focus on Connectivity Service Layer
    • Planand manage resource assignments across various development activities
    • Report status against project plan, tracks different aspects of development and testing work in an Agile process
    • Designs, develops, tests, and documents Cloud-based as well as stand-alone services with support for RESTful APIs
    • Provides complete ownership of application or feature (design, development, testing, deployment, support) within the team, lead architecture & design reviews
    • Manages and participates in product studies, performs requirements analysis, and develops software architectures to meet requirements
    • Creates technical proposals and white papers, writes functional and design specifications
    • Follows security guidance in the development process as well as in SW design
    • Measures compliance against standards where relevant
    • Manages a team of developers
    • Owns and delivers high quality SW to the field/customer and SW release management
    • Measure compliance against standards
    • Report status against project plan, tracks different aspects of development and testing work in an Agile process
    • Assist in building, managing and expanding the company’s intellectual property estate


    • 10+ years of experience, experience managing a team of developers for at least 5 years
    • Proven ability in project and resource planning in addition to tracking for on-time SW delivery
    • Successful delivery of high quality SW to the field/customer and SW release management
    • Successful experience dealing with defect processing and field issues
    • Understanding of various 3GPP & IEEE wireless architectures (i.e., macrocellular, small cells, enterprise, Wi-Fi, WiMax, HetNets)
    • Understanding of requirements for mobility in HetNets
    • Understanding various spectrum interference issues & solutions
    • Understanding of RAN management (e.g., SoN, Wi-Fi controller)
    • Understanding of IP networks
    • Understanding of IP mobility and service call continuity
    • Understanding of SDLC and various approaches
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • BS or MS in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering


    As well as experience in one of the following areas:


    Software Development and Engineering:

    • Programming in Java, C/C++, scripting (example Python, Javascript, Ruby)
    • Database: SQL, No-SQL
    • RESTful server and client implementations
    • Git source code control
    • Strong knowledge of open-source libraries/packages
    • Full stack web development experience (front-end GUI and back-end server development)
    • Experience with automation and dev-­opstechnologies(suchas puppet,chef, ansible,etc)
    • Experience with Test-driven development methodology
    • Experience with Agile development and CI/CDpipelines – familiarity with Jira/Atlassian and Jenkins (or similar solution) desirable



    • Experience with Cloud platforms, and designing and orchestrating applications for scale
    • Familiarity with Kubernetes design and deployment
    • Familiarity with AWS Cloud and native services
    • 3rd Party Cloud services such as MongoDB for No-SQL storage, ELK for Analytics desirable
    • Familiarity with automated verification frameworks for Cloud applications desirable



    • Experience with security management of cloud based services (SaaS)
    • Experience architecting, deploying and managing a suite of security management tools, including tools for: WAF, SIEM, log management, DDOS protection, Pen­testing, vulnerability management, automated code analysis, and anti­malware
    • Handson experience with security management of virtual machines, containers, and applications
    • Knowledge of public key cryptography, web services, SSO strategies, CVSS scoring


    *Travel will be required in this position, domestically or internationally as deemed necessary to the growth and expansion of the Company


    Federated Wireless is committed to providing equal opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual preference/orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other protected classification under applicable law.


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