Skylo Technologies is hiring a Core Network Engineer to join our Network Engineering and Planning team onsite in Palo Alto, CA to implement Skylo's vision of building out a carrier-grade Satellite IOT network. This role will be highly cross-functional, working across the network engineering, wireless systems, and network operations teams. This is an opportunity for someone who is interested to stretch themselves in their network domain, and see their work have immediate global impact in the wireless industry.

Salary range: The typical salary range for this position is $115,000 to $155,000 per year and is commensurate with experience relative to the position


  • Architect, design, and set requirements for Skylo’s 3GPP (EPC and 5GC) satellite production core network deployment and its associated interfaces 
  • Work collaboratively with internal stakeholders to deploy and configure the satellite core network
  • Support local market regulatory requirement integrations such as lawful intercept services
  • Collect monitoring and analytics data to perform capacity and performance management and planning
  • Design, set requirements, and validate core network integrations with partner MNO/MVNOs and enterprise customers
  • Provide technical domain support to Skylo’s operations teams as required
  • Provide detailed and quantifiable feedback to product engineering and product management teams to enhance network performance and quality
  • Hold vendors accountable to SLAs on network performance and service quality
  • Provide subject matter knowledge in the areas of licensed LTE/5G mobile packet core, security, and virtualization solutions.


  • Relevant degree in Electrical, Electronics and Communication Engineering or equivalent technical discipline is preferred
  • 5+ years of related network systems engineer experience 
  • Hands on experience integrating, configuring, testing, and troubleshooting LTE&5G Core Network
  • Good understanding of IP networking principles and protocols i.e., ability to configure/understand VLAN’s, Layer 2/3 routing, bridging, and planning a network design
  • Experience with core system architecture, interfaces and protocols such as S1-MME, S1-U, S6a, S11, S5/S8, Rx, NAS, S1-AP, RRC, GTPv2c, GTP-U
  • Knowledge of Policy and Charging elements within the packet core; PCEF, PCRF, PAS,OFCS, OCS
  • Knowledge of GTPv2, Diameter, LDAP protocol & AVPs
  • Knowledge of 3GPP Mobility Specifications applicable to Packet Core Infrastructure Nodes; GGSN, SGW, PGW, PCRF
  • Working experience in Lab testing and IOT testing is preferred
  • Highly collaborative, with excellent communication skills

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