Wi-Fi Test Engineer
High Wycombe Digital Reality - Century Point - T9570
Location: High Wycombe
Network Quality Assurance
Function:Network Quality Assurance
Full time, permanent
Location: High Wycombe (Primary office) + Winnersh RG41 / Radford OX7 (test labs)
We’ve been a busy bunch, growing our network to include more homes and commercial premises than ever before. We are delivering the biggest investment in the UK’s digital infrastructure for over a decade, with a £3bn programme to extend our ultrafast broadband network and brilliant Virgin TV to millions of homes and businesses.
As we enter one of the most exciting times in our history we are looking for WI-FI Test Engineer that oozes our Virgin values and embraces the on-going ways of working within Liberty Global.
Why Virgin Media? We are the future. We understand our people, their lifestyles and we support them no matter what. We LOVE being different, thinking outside the box and being the best we can be, all the time.
What will you be doing?
This Wi-Fi Test Engineer role sits within the delivery side of the Wireless Performance team and reports into the Principle Wi-Fi Test Planning & Delivery Engineer. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the quality of Liberty Globals’ wireless CPE estate by gaining a detailed understanding of and testing the wireless performance of said devices. Any concerns, issues or variances must be accurately diagnosed, verified, understood and communicated back into the business – along with any relevant ‘call to action’.
This role supports all Wi-Fi businesses within Liberty Global and all its operating companies to deliver robust and performant Wi-Fi solutions for the technology platforms, while working in a high pressure and business critical environment. This includes direct day-to-day remote and on-site contact with numerous stakeholders within the team and across the wider business, as well as international 3rd party suppliers.
The candidate must be a logical thinker, be able to work in a fluid delivery environment and be a subject matter expert in their field, with >3 years Wi-Fi test experience. They will take a lead role in the CPE test and quality process, both directly (via their own deliverables) and indirectly (via the greater Wireless Development team’s deliverables).
Are you right for the role?
So it’s the moment of truth, right? What are we looking for in the successful candidate?
- Logical thinker, with a good understanding of wireless 802.11 and IP.
- Ability to digest complex incoming test requests and then create and deliver against a targeted test plan.
- Analytical with strong communication and presentation skills.
- Comfortable operating in a high-pressure and dynamic test environment.
- UK driving licence is required (some test labs are located in remote areas).
- Project management experience beneficial.
- Knowledge of industry standard wireless test tools (such as Ixia / Byteblower / Perf) and test automation systems (such as Quali / Ranorex / Egg-Plant) beneficial.
Virgin Media is part of Liberty Global, the world’s biggest cable company. We are delivering the biggest investment in the UK’s digital infrastructure for over a decade. Through four multi-award-winning services - Virgin Fibre, Virgin TV, Virgin Mobile and Virgin Phone - we help people access technology to build connections that really matter.
We are dedicated to nurturing an engaged workforce that represents the diversity of our customers and communities. Read more here.
Our benefits are your reward for being brilliant. They’re pretty darn spectacular. Just like our people. We’ve put together a package to help you love what you do, at work and at play. You will get 25 days holiday and your birthday off each year, we provide a company funded Medical Plan as well as a Pension Plan where we will match every pound you put in, up to 10%. What's more you'll also benefit from discounts across Virgin Media products and Virgin brands and many other perks on top.
You can find out about all benefits in full here.
Come and be a part of something special. Join us!