5G Open RAN Integration and Validation Engineer

5G Open RAN Integration and Validation Engineer

Established in 2013 in Antwerp, Belgium, Accelleran builds Open Private 5G Network solutions that are as easy to deploy as WiFi, with real world deployments across multiple industry verticals. Our ecosystem of Open-RAN Radio Unit vendors supports multiple frequency bands and power levels to suit your use case. Accelleran also has developed a RAN Intelligent Controller (RIC), which comes with an intuitive SDK, enabling the creation of innovative xApps/rApps, bringing benefits to both operators and private networks. These applications enhance RAN intelligence, with apps including energy saving and network optimisation.

We are currently looking for a 5G Open RAN Integration and Validation Engineer to expand our team.

Your role

You will be part of a small development team responsible for building & structuring the 5G integration lab. You will integrate and validate different 5G Open RAN components in an end-to-end setup for small cells and you will drive the test-automation. This is a hands-on specialist role that will encompass network setup, test execution, test development and automation for 5G 3GPP small cell solutions. You will be the technical interface for customers and technology partners.

In Summary

  • Exciting role in cutting-edge technology
  • A good background in mobile telecommunications and good knowledge of IP networking and Linux required.
  • You will spend most of your time in our lab in Antwerp working with your colleagues.
  • Fixed contracts only – no agencies, no consultants

You will

  • Conduct test campaigns on products during development
  • Design and implement test environments and configurations to validate the specialised functionality of the 5G small cell networks
  • Perform end-to-end 5G Open RAN integration tests
  • Integrate third-party building blocks and structure technical relations with our technology partners
  • Create cost-effective test strategies and plans for product conformance and performance testing
  • Pre-integrate customer solutions
  • Support customers in building up and maintaining these pre-integrated solutions
  • Customer ticket handling
  • Collecting and analysing test results, identifying non-conformances and working with development teams to analyse defects in product design

You have

  • Knowledge of mobile telecoms products with experience of end-to-end testing of LTE or 5G systems (eNodeB, EPC)
  • Hands-on experience of IP-networking, including configuration of networks, VPN, DHCP servers, etc.
  • Strong background in Linux
  • Bachelor’s (B.E/B.Tech) in Computer Science/Electronics/Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering or equivalent training, education, and experience
  • Proficiency in interpretation of ETSI / 3GPP specifications and devising relevant test strategies
  • Experience in test and validation of telecom and IT products
  • Knowledge of cloud-native computing and CNCF, Kubernetes and Docker and Messaging frameworks such as NATS, Kafka…
  • Proficiency in test automation programming using system languages such as Python or Perl to automate test execution and results analysis
  • Strong understanding of software test lifecycle, testing methodologies and techniques
  • Ability to interpret protocol message traces and use them to diagnose problems
  • Experience with CI/CD flows
  • Experience of TTCN3 based protocol testing environments is an advantage
  • Experience of C/C++ development is an advantage
  • Familiarity with RF transmission issues
  • Willingness to travel to customer sites to support trials and integration activities

You are

  • A team player – ideally with experience in scrum and agile teams
  • Communicative
  • Self-motivating and self-organizing
  • Enthusiastic

What we offer

Accelleran is an enthusiastic, international team united by our passion for building leading-edge RAN and cloud-native products.

We offer you a pleasant work environment with good work/life balance, flexible working hours, good office location in the city centre of Antwerp, with excellent transport connections, a competitive salary, meal vouchers, eco-vouchers and pension savings and medical hospitalization insurance. This job requires presence at the office for the major part of the time.

We are a growing company but maintain a small company atmosphere with great team spirit and time for social activities outside work.


On-site in Antwerp, Belgium (HQ)

You can apply via Linkedin below, or email jobs@accelleran.com with your CV.

Fixed contracts only – no agencies, no consultants