RAN Innovation Junior Engineer

Fecha: 16 jul. 2024

Ubicación: MADRID, ES

Empresa: Telefonica S.A.


The position offered will be part of the RAN innovation team based in Madrid (Spain) within the Global Access area of the Chief Technology Office (GCTIO) of Telefónica.


The activity will provide a deep understanding of new RAN technical enablers in 6G.



The objectives of the position offered are:

  • Analysis of new technical enablers in 6G
  • Analysis of new capabilities in RAN related to different 3GPP releases and O-RAN specifications
  • Participation in European and national research projects, such as those of the SNS and UNICO I+D programs



  • Telecommunications Engineer, with RAN expertise, with more 2-3 years of experience working on radio access networks design and evolution.
  • Master Degree mandatory
  • PhD student desirable, but not mandatory



  • Desirable project management capabilities, but not mandatory
  • Ability to work in a multinational and multicultural environment
  • Strong verbal, visual, and written communication skills
  • Capability to understand business requirements and convert into technological requirements
  • Capability to interact with providers and integrators to run evaluation processes
  • Capability to identify and resolve problems
  • Capability to communicate at different levels (directors, engineers, …) to disseminate architecture propositions
  • Dynamic attitude, self-learner and proactive



  • Strong knowledge in the area of RAN network
  • Knowledge of 5G and 5G Advanced
  • Capability to understand network architectures and protocols
  • Programming experience, Python in particular



  • 2-3 years + experience in RAN Access network



  • Advanced English language is mandatory



If you join us, we offer you...

  • Work in a dynamic team and be part of challenging projects that will allow you to play a leading role in the transformation of the company.
  • An interesting package of social benefits (luncheon vouchers, health, life and accident insurance, pension plan, flexible compensation plan...).
  • A flexible working environment with hybrid models of face-to-face and telecommuting.
  • Access to a wide range of continuous learning opportunities for you to grow with us.
  • Participate in volunteering programmes, social actions, international mobility, off-site...




If you join Telefónica

You join almost 100 years of history, a team of 106 nationalities present in more than 35 countries. You join a team that works to connect people wherever they are, without borders. A team that is 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, Cybersecurity, Innovation, etc. At Telefónica you have everything you need to create the best version of yourself. We need people like you to join this great challenge, who want to create the Telefónica of tomorrow.


At Telefónica we are committed to new ways of working and we are leaders in the implementation of Digital Disconnection under the "Disconnect to Reconnect" principle.

You join a company whose activity is governed by its code of ethics, Our Responsible Business Principles. We are looking for people who identify with them, who help us make decisions based on integrity, commitment and transparency and who are committed to ethical management, promoting fairer and more sustainable social and environmental development.



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.