Location: Atlanta Status: Contract Compensation: Submit Competitive Rate Education Level: Not Specified Ericsson/ALU Network Engineer 20+ month contract located in Atlanta, Ga. This Network Engineer will be provisioning and integrating of 3G new cell sites and carriers on the client network. Knowledge of Ericsson and ALU RNCs, node B, EMS, WMS, eNode B, and integration of these nodes is critical. Knowledge of ATM and IP transport and experience on ALU and Tellabs MSNs is also a must. You must have experience on CISCO and ALU SIADs and Nortel MSCs and ALU MSCs and knowledge of RF parameters, neighbor relations and monitoring KPIs. This position requires attention to detail and intermediate Excel spreadsheet experience. Good writing and oral communication skills required. You will be responsible for provisioning the nodes on the RNC, MSN, SIAD, MSC, OSS and WMS. Integration knowledge is helpful as you will be providing support to the integration centers. Excel spreadsheet knowledge a must. Attention to detail and oral and written communication skills are very important since you will be interfacing with internal customers. Additional desired skills of candidates: OSS-Expert. CISCO SIAD. RSSI and VSWR alarm clearing for 3G. LTE new site builds. IP. Windows OS. Skills: Skills in Ericsson Data Translation Expert Required. Skills with ALU data translations Expert Required. Ericsson New Site builds skills Expert Required. ALU New Site Builds Expert Required. Carrier adds for ALU and Ericsson Expert Required. Integration of 3G cell sites Expert Required. RF Parameters and neighbor relations Intermediate Desired. Analytical Skills Intermediate Desired. Good Communications both verbal & written Intermediate Desired. E911 data translation experience Intermediate Desired. Application Requirements Client will only consider local candidates. Client will not accept subcontractors You must be on a Full time basis. Required Qualifications: Data Analysis Excellent Communication Skills 3G Wireless Integration Benefits/Perks Medical Dental Vision and Life Insurance for Full-time W2 Consultants. Supplemental Disability and Long-Term Care Insurance Dependent Care Assistance. 401(k) with Roth feature. Free E-learning Courses About MATRIX Whatever your career destination, we're how you get there. For more than 27 years, MATRIX has placed talented contract and permanent IT professionals like yourself at thousands of top-notch organizations throughout the U.S., ranging from Fortune 50 to small IT shops across all industries. MATRIX surrounds you with personal services from assistance with your Resume and interviewing skills, to background information on the companies you will interview with, and more. Once you are onboard as a MATRIX consultant, we offer outstanding benefits, a 401(k) program (or plan), discounted training, and other valuable incentives. Apply today at MATRIX. Please Note: Your Resume will never be submitted to a client company without your prior knowledge and consent to do so.