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Integration Engineer - Srvcs Engrg

U.S. Cellular
United States, Illinois, Schaumburg
July 01, 2022



Integration Engineer - Srvcs Engrg
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ENG001917

The Integration Engineer, Services Engineering will lead strategic planning efforts for integrations, migrations and testing in support of Services Engineering related deployments within an IMS/CORE/SA CORE engineering environment and requires detailed knowledge of the wireless industry in this area. The position is fully responsible for and will define the integration, migration and testing strategy, plan and execution to deploy fully integrated service offerings. To ensure success the position will work with business partners, peer engineering teams and vendors throughout the entire project life cycle.

Leads small to intermediate sized technical project teams and may occasionally act as sub-team lead for large projects. Ensures timely and accurate completion of assigned duties and responsibilities of the team members to meet the project and executive leaderships' expectations. Leads and/or participates in managing project integration, scope, time, costs and quality and communicates the status, risk and issues associated with each to the correct level(s) within the project structure and the organization to ensure that the project outcomes are achieved as defined, within budget and on time.



  • Utilize Engineering Processes to initiate, plan and manage projects within Services Engineering.
  • Lead the engineering project team in the creation of a comprehensive integration, migration and testing strategy, plan and schedule (along with relevant documentation) that will ensure project success.
  • Anticipate risks and issues and facilitates risk mitigation planning and issue resolution, accordingly. Identify, analyze, monitor and respond to risks and issues to achieve project deliverables, on time and on budget. Escalate to the appropriate levels any risks or issues that will prohibit project success.
  • Execute project change control to obtain approvals for changes to the project scope, timelines, resource requirements and/or budget.
  • Facilitate documentation reviews, ensure revisions are documented and obtain approvals for internal and vendor provided technical documents, testing, acceptance criteria and service level agreements for changes to the production network. Ensure all success criteria are met in accordance with company standards, policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate and communicate all network change activities related to the projects in accordance with Change Management processes and procedures.
  • Facilitate post project reviews to apply lessons learned and the implementation of best practices and repeatable processes to ensure quality integration and minimize customer impact.
  • Provide leadership, coaching, and guidance to project team members while monitoring team members workload and performance. Provides feedback on individual and team performance to appropriate leaders.



  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related discipline, or equivalent work or military experience
  • Minimum five (5) years progressively responsible related work experience
  • Three or more years of functional experience in wireless/data networking
  • Strong technical writing skills and the ability to define, design and implement technical operational support processes
  • Analytical, problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Intermediate experience with MS Office and related tools and applications
  • Demonstrates a high level of interpersonal and communication skills
  • Creates an environment that motivates, inspires and respects others
  • Ability to build team cohesiveness to achieve results
  • Strong organization and planning skills
  • Ability to be a self starter and versatile in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to promote a shared vision and customer focus

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS



  • MBA or Masters degree in engineering related field
  • Certification(s) in relevant field of expertise
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent training

Job

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Engineering
Location(s)
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Illinois-SCHAUMBURG_IL

Iowa-IOWA CITY_IA, Illinois-CHICAGO_IL, United States, Tennessee-KNOXVILLE_TN
U.S. Cellular is an EEO employer and gives consideration to qualified applicants without regard to race/color/age/religion/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/national origin/disability/veteran status, pregnancy or genetic information.

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