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Dell Senior 5G System Design Architect in Ottawa, Ontario

Senior System Design Architect – 5G Solutions

Competitive salary

Remote - Ottawa, Canada

Dell provides the technology that transforms the way we all work and live. But we are more than a technology company — we are a people company. We inspire, challenge and respect every one of our over 100,000 employees. We also provide them with unparalleled growth and development opportunities. We can’t wait for you to discover this for yourself as a Senior System Design Architect on our 5G Solutions team in Ottawa .

From applied research to advanced engineering, the Engineering Technologist team has the expertise to shape ground-breaking products, material and processes. It’s a fascinating field of work. We’re involved in assessing the competition, developing technology and product strategies and generating intellectual property. We lead technology investigations, analyze industry capabilities and recommend potential acquisitions or vendor partner opportunities. Our insights influence product architecture and definitions. And we work with colleagues across the business to ensure Dell products always lead the way.

The telecommunications industry is undergoing a seismic shift as the 5G network revolution continues. Dell is in a unique position to create new, innovative solutions as the worlds of cloud, virtualization and open standards collide with cellular wireless technology. From applied research to advanced engineering, Dell’s 5G team will design and develop ground-breaking products & solutions.

What You’ll Achieve

As a senior system design architect, you will take end-to-end ownership of one or more functional domains within the 5G network ecosystem. Through analysis of market trends and with direct input from customers and sales, you will define functional and non-functional requirements for product development. These requirements will define what Dell’s 5G products will do, how they will work with other components of the 5G ecosystem, and why these 5G solutions will bring compelling value to our customers across a wide array of industries.

You will:

  • Define the end to end system architecture and interfaces in collaboration with domain experts

  • Define performance and quality metrics and translate them into actionable requirements

  • Initiate and drive early phase studies, proof of concept and prototyping activities

  • Define the scope and priority of development epics, in collaboration with technical leads and program managers

  • Continually ensure that features within the domain are delivered according to specifications, throughout the product development and delivery processes

  • Collaborate with a global team of innovative developers and business owners, supporting all team members to achieve their goals

Take the first step towards your dream career

Essential Requirements

Every Dell Technologies team member brings something unique to the table. Here’s what we are looking for with this role:

  • Undergraduate or higher degree in electrical engineering, computer science/engineering, or equivalent technical discipline.

  • 8+ years of wireless networking equipment development, verification, support and/or operations

  • 4+ years of direct experience with 4G LTE and/or 5G NR RAN, Core and/or OAM

  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to quickly and independently acquire new knowledge

  • Creativity and an ability to independently formulate problems and solve them

Desirable Requirements

  • Experience with virtualized 3GPP RAN and/or Core technologies using industry standard virtualization and container architectures

  • Experience with O-RAN architecture and standards

  • Experience with common telecom network management systems and related protocols is a plus.

  • Experience with private enterprise wireless networks (using any technology)

  • Experience with leading public cloud infrastructure providers (Azure, AWS, GCP)


We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities — all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.

If you’re keen to be at the forefront of driving world-class technology innovation, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.

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