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Connectivity Engineer

Fecha: 16-jun-2022

Ubicación: MADRID, ES

Empresa: Telefonica S.A.

Connectivity Engineer


Area description

Connectivity & Business Innovation area is part of Telefonica’s Global Innovation Unit, and has the objective of defining and developing new connectivity products and services that empowers Telefónica's position in digitalization, based on new waves of technology innovation.


Products in our portfolio target strategic core areas for Telefonica with relevant potential underlying business and with high tech complexity. These products are managed as internal startups with a dedicated team that covers the end to end of the product (Service design, Business and Development) from initial ideation stages to operational delivery to a business area - normally with a delivery window from launch to delivery of two years.


We are a highly motivated multidisciplinary team with startup mentality with complete focus on solving problems and building things. 



The new wave of technology innovation that came with 5G, network softwarization, Edge computing, and Web3 implementation are changing the way be build, deliver and operate connectivity services .


Your objective will be work to build and define innovation solutions over existing products and services, or creating entirely new ones, based on the implementation of the new wave of technology around connectivity.


Specifically, the candidate will join a dedicated technical team that works on the proposal of new technologies and alternatives that defy the status quo, and perform fast prototyping in the lab. This role will apply to the initial product being built but also new potential opportunities to be discovered in connectivity space.

Main duties & responsibilities

  • Explore new technologies around connectivity space (5G/6G, Web3, Virtualization, Cloud Edge)

  • Work with modern, cutting-edge technologies and keep up-to-date with main industrial and tech developments

  • Provide technical support and collaborate on the definition of technical solutions and architectures

  • Propose and demonstrate new innovations technologies approach and solutions to be used on the deployment of products and services

  • Fast prototyping and testing of technical building blocks

  • Manage technical labs environments

  • Self-lead technical work activities following and agile methodology

  • Collaborate as team with technical colleagues and technological partners

  • Ensure the communication with other areas and partners, generating the necessary support documentation (presentations, reports, dashboards, etc.)

  • Documentation of all related work to ensure knowledge sharing with all the team


Nature of problems & challenges

  • Quick understanding of complex technologies

  • Work with new technologies following an innovation approach

  • Work as a startup maximizing output with contained resources

  • Be able to manage the coordination of different lines of work

  • Embrace an agile working methodology ready to change and adapt to new requirements continuously


Education required
MSc/BSc degree in Computer Science, Telecommunication Engineering or related technical field or equivalent practical experience


Technical knowledge and skills

  • Manage uncertainty and can navigate the unknown

  • Resilient, not always everything ends as expected!

  • Driven, self-motivated, results oriented.

  • Willing to explore and build new technologies

  • Self-learning capabilities

  • Transversal technical know-how on connectivity and network technology space (L2-L3 protocols, mobile technologies as 4G/5G, Wi-Fi, OSI model, TCP/IP, QoS)

  • Technical knowledge with mobile network 3GPP nodes and reference interfaces

  • Knows how to set up and operate technical lab environments (Connectivity Elements, IT Infra, Testing tools)

  • Technical knowledge with Cloud Technologies (Public and Private clouds) and Network Virtualization (Slicing, VNF, ..)

  • Scripting Coding knowledge (bash, python or others)

  • Experience in working with CICD processes: automated deployment and configuration, release control, continuous integration, automatic testing

  • Technological partner management


 Professional experience

  • 2-3 years of professional experience

  • Experience in managing technical lab environments

  • Experience in designing/building/integrating networking products


Fluent in Spanish and English


If you join Telefónica

You join almost 100 years of history, you join a team of 106 nationalities present in more tan 35 countries. You join a team that works to connect people wherever they are. We are leading the digital revolution with the enthusiasm of the first day in all our businesses, creating the best digital ecosystem for our clients: network, IoT, cloud, security, innovation etc. Here, at Telefónica you count with everything you need to be the best you. We need people like you that wants to take this challenge of creating the Telefónica of tomorrow.

Telefonica is committed to the new working ways. Under our proposition “Disconnect to Reconnect” we have applied the Digital Disconnection.



We strongly believe diverse and inclusive teams become more innovative and they achieve improved results. Telefonica aims to promote and guarantee a place for everyone, just the way we are: gender, age range, sexual orientation and/or identity, culture, creed, disability or any other personal condition.