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Principal 5G Engineer

Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States

PeerSource is currently recruiting for a Principal 5G Engineer on a Contract (potential Contract-to-Hire) basis for our client in Gaithersburg, MD.


We are looking for an energetic, creative, and teamwork-oriented Engineer to work on the development and testing of state-of-art 5G system (including Core, Edge Cloud and RAN). The individual will be part of agile teams that utilizes cloud environment, AI/ML techniques to provide resilient communications solutions.


  • Provide 5G design, configuration, test and demo leadership in defining requirements, developing secure cloud based 5G environment, and performing tests and audits
  • Provide leadership in cloud-based 5G design and implementation of test and production environments
  • Work with component teams in resolving issues and ensuring release quality
  • Collaborate with suppliers, customers program management in a timely and effective manner

Required Skills

  • 5+ years of experience with cellular 4G and 5G technologies
  • 10+ years of experience developing complex network development and test projects
  • Experience of the entire SDLC to include generating requirements, architecture design, configuring test and audit tools, conducting test, verification and compliance
  • Experience with cloud-based implementation of secure agile continuous integration and continuous development pipelines and production environment using containers, Linux, Java, SQL
  • Good knowledge of computer networking principles with Ethernet and IPv4, v6, and 5G protocols
  • Experience with writing design documents, test scripts, configuring test tools, and interfacing with software components
  • Experience writing technical documents and interacting with external customers
  • Must be capable of obtaining and holding a U.S. government security clearance (US Citizenship but no clearance is required)
  • BS in engineering related discipline

Preferred Skills

  • Certification in cloud-based design and implementation
  • Experience with 5G stand-alone features, slicing and interfaces
  • Experience working in agile project environment

H1 sponsorship is not available.

PeerSource is a Denver/Orlando based technology recruiting solutions firm that truly values strong relationships with the talented professionals we are fortunate to serve. We pride ourselves to make it about YOU, and we will seek to understand exactly what your consideration factors are regarding the kinds of opportunities you are targeting. We can't wait to show you our difference and put a smile on your face through exceeding your expectations well beyond the norm. We offer contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire opportunities throughout the US and support W2 as well independent consultants working on a Corp-to-Corp basis. W2 employee benefits with PeerSource include options for health & dental insurance as well as a matching retirement plan. Contact us for more details!

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