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Englewood, CO

Director of Technology (Greater Denver Area, CO)

| Greater Denver Area
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Department Summary
At DISH Wireless, we reimagine connectivity through new platforms, new business models and new ways of thinking.
Today, we are building America's first cloud-native 5G network to transform the way we live, work and play with unlimited potential. Our teams operate at the intersection of wireless, data analytics, AI and the cloud to create something state-of-the-art, radically original and truly unlike what anyone else can.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
We are looking for a Technology leader who will be an integral part of the Technology Development team. You will direct the development & delivery of 5G technology and architecture solutions, leading vendor discussions evaluation and research. You will work hand in hand with the Standards and Planning team and work closely with Product, IT and Engineering. You will be leading a team of highly motivated individual contributors, and will be responsible for expanding the team.
Responsibilities
  • Deliver DISH technology roadmap for 5G RAN, Radio, Core and IMS, consistent with the business goals and opportunities.
  • Responsible for producing wireless technology solutions that satisfy business and product needs both now and for the future.
  • Identify priorities and communicate technology impacts throughout the decision making process.
  • Forecast, plan, research and select new technologies enabling companies to attain business goals.
  • Provide strategic direction for technical assessment, definition, prioritization, architecture, design and deployment of new products and services.
  • Negotiate and manage critical vendor relationships to maximize value and timeliness of external innovations.
  • Represent network team in device and product roadmap and planning discussions.
  • Lead and manage the development of the engineering specifications and technical requirements for all services, including roaming and regulatory.
  • Ensure organizational interlock, collaborate with key stakeholders to achieve desired program milestones, sharing in the success of intended business outcomes.
  • Own the business relationship with multiple software partners including managing existing contracts, product roadmaps and system performance.
  • Work closely with legal and business teams on new contract negotiations, and deliverables.
  • Responsible for new product RFIs and RFPs.
  • Deliver HLDs and LLDs, technology transfer to Engineering and Operations.
  • Spearhead ORAN discussions on open Fronthaul, Radio Intelligent Control (RIC) and AAL.
  • Keep up with the latest in the standards in ORAN, 3GPP, MEF, GSMA etc.
  • Responsible for new feature introduction, testing and validation.
  • Manage Feature Requests, create budgets and determine network impacts.
  • Own the business relationship with multiple software partners including contract negotiation, product roadmaps and system performance
  • Lead the development and integration of devices with the DISH 5G network.
  • Support automated feature and performance testing.
  • Provide operational and engineering support for network operations, for network related issues and engineering escalations.
  • Build budgets and periodic forecasts for the team.
  • Drive continuous improvement through process and technology.

Skills, Experience and Requirements
Qualifications
  • Master's in Electrical Engineering, Math or equivalent fields
  • Has over 15 years of experience in cellular and wireless deployments
  • Has excellent understanding of 4G and 5G technologies, specifically ORAN, 3GPP, GSMA
  • Experience in designing and managing a large scale network deployments
  • Experience in US regulatory policies
  • Demonstrated ability to work with cross functional teams, understand business requirements and recommend optimal technical solutions
  • Have built and led high performing team with proven success
  • Motivate teams and influence their tasks to align with organizational goals and priorities
  • Strong organizational skills as well as the ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities, assignments and roles
  • Strong leadership and team development skills
  • Ability to effectively respond to and interact with all levels of organizational staff
  • Possess strong analytical, problem solving and quantitative analysis skills
  • Core understanding of project management techniques, methodologies and best practices leveraged for rapid and continuous innovation
  • Solid analytical and problem solving skills; ability to think strategically
  • Demonstrated ability to lead small group of Engineers and execute projects on time and budget
  • Detail oriented and excellent analytical skills

Salary Range
Compensation: $165,000.00/Year - $225,000.00/Year
Benefits
From versatile health perks to new career opportunities, check out our benefits on our careers website .
Candidates need to successfully complete a pre-employment screen, which may include a drug test.
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9601 S Meridian Boulevard, Englewood, CO 80112

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What are DISH Perks + Benefits

DISH Benefits Overview

DISH offers competitive, comprehensive benefits for our team members. From our generous PTO policy and healthcare offerings to profit-sharing, 401(K) matching and employee stock purchase options, we're committed to fulfilling our greatest benefit of all: opportunity. With perks like tuition reimbursement programs, hiring practices that promote diversity, employee referral program bonuses, plus great discounts for our products and services, DISH is dedicated to providing an inclusive, balanced work experience for all.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
DISH Cares is our corporate citizenship program that provides opportunities for our employees to grow while promoting community engagement and development through sustainable business practices.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
The DISH COLLECTIVE sponsors events for our employees to come together, share common interests, and make important connections, both in and out of work.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
All team members are provided training as part of their onboarding experience through our online training platform. Leaders are given an enhanced, in-person training around unconscious bias.
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
DISH currently has 8 Employee Resource Groups that provide platforms for employees to come together, share common interests and make important connections, both in and out of work.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Our organization also has a full time Diversity Recruiting Program Manager, responsible for building strategic hiring channels and sourcing tactics that target underrepresented communities.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
DISH automatically enrolls you in our attractive 401(k) plan, investing in the most appropriate fund based on your age. You make change your contribution amount or investment election at any time.
401(K) Matching
DISH offers a company match equal to 50% of your contribution up to $2,500 per year. We also offer profit-sharing contributions.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Game Room
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Customized development tracks

An Insider's view of DISH

What are some social events your company does?

At our DISH Grand Central location, we strive to uphold a strong culture! We have a Bureau of Serious fun that consists of a group of people who plan and host potlucks, trivia challenges, and a variety of monthly events. We even started a walking club that takes place on Friday afternoon during the lunch hour!

Ali

Experience Manager, DISH Grand Central

What projects are you most excited about?

One exciting new project we are working on is the blockchain initiative that we are building. We are moving way beyond just cryptocurrency. The blockchain capabilities we are building will create entirely new business models and services that enable fast, on-the-fly, secure, and verifiable access to our spectrum.

William

Senior IT Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Throughout my 7 years with DISH, I have taken advantage of DISH’s #1 benefit: Opportunity. Starting my career in Indirect Sales and then transitioning into HR Recruiting has led me to my passion for Recruitment Operations where I continue to grow my expertise and make a difference in people’s lives.

Whitney

Recruiting Operations Manager

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

We promote an empowered team product structure, meaning we don't give our team a product to build. We give them a problem to solve. How they choose to solve that problem is derived from discovery, talking to customers, and understanding how to build a solution that will work for the customer. It's not about pushing out feature after feature.

Seth

SVP, Sling Product and Operations

What is your vision for the company?

At DISH, we are building something that has never been built before, to be part of history and change the way humans and things connect. I wanted to lead teams that push themselves and each other to be better every day. DISH is going to change communications, not just for subscribers but for businesses across the nation.

Mac

VP, Head of Network Engineering

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