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DISH Head of Standards in Littleton, Colorado

DISH Wireless is building a next-gen 5G network to disrupt the wireless industry and fuel innovation in transportation, health care, education, sustainability, city management, and agriculture.

We’re driven by curiosity, pride, adventure, and a desire to win – and we’re looking for people with boundless energy, intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve. Join us as we embark on our greatest adventure of all.

Opportunity is here. We are DISH Wireless.

DISH Wireless is looking for a dynamic and self-motivated Head of Standards to lead a group of technologist and engineers representing DISH’s interest in various Standard Bodies and Technical Specification Groups such as 3GPP, ORAN, MEF, TMForum. The ideal candidate will should have a proven record of succeeding in introduction of unique and challenging work or study items within standards group.

  • Manage DISH representation in various standard’s groups, from Devices to OSS

  • Champion standardization and develop technical specifications that meet the commercial needs of Dish’s applications & services through collaborative effort and consensus-based process

  • Review and analyze meeting contributions documents prepared by engineers

  • Work with cross functional teams (RAN, Core etc.) on business requirements and relate them to current and upcoming technologies and trends

  • Collaborate with stakeholders on gathering input, prioritization and facilitate decisions

  • Liaise with other companies to garner support and approval of Dish’s contributions

  • Engage with the ecosystem members to build broad consensus across the ecosystem and influence and drive direction

  • Analyze and advise on contributions and defend DISH’s position during the meetings

  • Provide guidance on how to approach the submissions to approval process

  • Create pre and post meeting reports for DISH leadership and managing expectations

  • Have thorough understanding of working procedures for more than one standards body

  • Solid understanding of 5G and LTE protocols

  • Has been a delegate in multiple standards such as 3GPP, IEEE

  • Extensive working experience in 3GPP either RAN, SA or CT is preferred

  • Experienced or knowledge of ORAN Working Groups

  • Preferred experience in MEF, TMForum, IETF etc

  • Preferred to have experience on network operator side

  • Should be proficient in network architecture

  • Demonstrated understanding of SDN and NFVI

  • Should have Radio and Core Experience and clear understanding of performance and conformance requirements

  • Should have a good understanding of FCC rules and spectrum policies

  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in cellular/wireless industry

  • Must be able to manage remote teams and have flexibility for extensive travel

    Compensation: $129,500.00/Yr. - $188,000.00/Yr.

    From versatile health perks to new career opportunities, check out our benefits on our careers website ( .

    Employment is contingent on Successful completion of a pre-employment screen, which may include a drug test.