Director, Wireless Technology

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



Description

The Director – Wireless Technology will be primarily responsible for development and delivery of Wireless Technology projects in support of Retail Wireless Services launch.  RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Establish a high performing Wireless Engineering organization and develop staffing plan to build significant wireless technical expertise within Cox Engineering team.
  • Provide leadership and direction to Wireless Engineering organization.
  • Directly responsible for all Wireless Engineering deliverables for Wireless Product initiatives, reporting out directly to Wireless Product leadership team.
  • Work closely with Finance team to develop financial plans, business model inputs and capital and operating plans for wireless network initiatives.
  • Provide technical thought leadership on wireless technologies and specific technology deployment advantages and risk assessments.
  • Provide technical direction, inputs and required reporting to Wireless Program Office.
  • Develop industry engagement strategy and represent Cox Communications in Wireless industry forums and standards organizations.
  • Define trial architectures and testing plan for emerging Wireless Technologies (ex: Fixed Wireless Rural Broadband, 5G Core Evolution, Private LTE, Neutral Host CBRS DAS) 
  • Lead Vendor engagement strategy on Wireless Network RFI / RFP process and vendor selection criteria development.
  • Develop and apply risk and issue management processes to identify, track, and resolve Wireless Program obstacles (Risk and Issue Management Plan)
  • Work closely with Wireless Product Director, Program Management and all Engineering Team Leads to create an overall network operations strategy and network deployment plans.
  • Ensure that deliverables meet quality requirements 
  • Qualifications

    Required 
  • Minimum 15 years of experience as a technical engineer in the Wireless Communications Industry 
  • Minimum 10 years in technical management with 5 years previous Engineering Director experience.

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