Senior QA Engineer - RAN
India Engineering
Job Type

Celona is seeking a Senior QA Engineer - RAN (Bangalore office) to work with software development engineers, field support engineers, and product managers to analyze customer requirements and use cases, gather technical details and develop comprehensive test plans and test cases. You will be part of an agile development team, crafting and validating innovative new features for Celona’s private 5G offering with a goal of bringing the most transformational technology to wireless networking. Candidates who enjoy tackling complex technical challenges and who are motivated to solve problems will thrive in our highly collaborative environment.  


  • Candidate will be responsible for feature, system validation, debugging, log and performance analysis on eNB, gNB and UE
  • Work with software development engineers, field support engineers, product managers, and test engineers to analyze customer requirements and use cases, gather technical details, and comprehensively develop test plans and test cases
  • Build and maintain system testbeds and related network infrastructure
  • Provide clearly documented bug reports that gives a detailed characterization of the conditions the bug is triggered, the behavior that results and the ultimate impact on the end users/customers
  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, or related technical field.
  • 5+ years of experience in QA methodologies.
  • 2+ years of related experience working on LTE eNB, gNB and/or UE products.
  • Strong experience in testing 3GPP Wireless protocols and standards with a focus in LTE & 5G protocols (PHY, MAC, RLC, PDCP, RRC, etc)
  • Solid understanding at LTE/5G Mobility, SON, OAM, performance, soak and KPIs validation
  • Strong knowledge in testing of advanced LTE/5G features like 256 QAM, Carrier Aggregation, MIMO
  • Experience with test tools and debugging like QXDM, Wireshark, UE simulators (Aeroflex, Prisma), Traffic Generators
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Solid understanding of testing and triage defects.
  • Comfortable dealing with ambiguity in an environment where speed and scale is our direction. Ability to self-direct, work within constraints and be a strong team player

Additional Skills

  • Automation experience with Python is desired

About Celona

Celona was born with the idea that a combination of 5G radio technology, edge computing and machine learning software will fundamentally change how organizations work and do business. Our journey started in 2019. Our founding team members have been part of companies like Qualcomm, Aruba, Cisco and built products spanning technologies from chipsets to systems to cloud based software.

End users of Celona’s industry-first 5G LAN solution include several Fortune 500 companies in the United States and we are backed by Tier-1 VC firms in the San Francisco Bay Area in addition to NTTVC, Qualcomm Ventures and In-Q-Tel as strategic investors. Next to market-leading alliance partnerships with Qualcomm, HPE Aruba and NTT, we utilize IT channel reseller partnerships to make private cellular networks truly accessible among enterprise environments – and help enterprise IT and OT teams address critical connectivity needs of next generation of digital initiatives.