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ISCO International is a leading provider of reliable high-quality wireless telecommunications solutions supplying radio frequency management and "spectrum conditioning" products for wireless carriers worldwide. ISCO brings to the wireless market a suite of highly differentiated technologies and solutions for mobile operators, network infrastructure providers and other resellers of wireless products and software solutions. ISCO solutions include RF Digital Signal Processing, adaptive interference mitigation targeting 3G and LTE interference, software tunable band-pass and band-reject filters, and spectral analysis software tools to improve the performance and manageability of wireless networks. Conditioning the RF physical layer is a foundation of ISCO spectrum conditioning solutions.

ISCO is an equal opportunity employer with a very diverse employee base consisting of a variety of different positions. ISCO is a privately held entrepreneurial company that offers a flexible and friendly work environment. Its employees enjoy a unique opportunity to see, experience and participate in all aspects of the business. ISCO's open culture provides employees visibility to see how their efforts contribute to the success of the company.


Open Positions



R.F. Distinguished Engineer

Position Description
ISCO seeks a RF Distinguished Engineer with broad engineering skill sets, innovative spirit, and desire to work in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment. Must have LTE system experience, expertise in modeling and evaluating RF performance in wireless base stations. Engineering responsibilities will begin at the conceptual phase and extend through product design and deployment. This is an excellent position for a talented, motivated seasoned engineer seeking the opportunity to develop industry leading solutions.

Reports to: Vice President - Engineering

Education/Experience:
PHD in electrical engineering or MSEE in engineering, and a minimum of fifteen years related RF experience

Position Requirements:

  • Leverage knowledge of LTE architecture and familiarity with other wireless base station architectures
  • Must have demonstrated expertise in RF modeling of signals and familiarity with max lab LTE tools, from conception to design validation and verification of product system level RF and power
  • Expertise in engineering methods, measurement techniques, in high-frequency components to address product design requirements and state of the art of components used in wireless telecom
  • Expertise in use of industry standard high-frequency test and measurement equipment/design and simulation tools
  • Familiarity with base station equipment (particularly RF front ends), including Ericsson and Nokia. Also should be familiar with system integration issues
  • Must be familiar with software development, FPGA development and signal processing algorithm development and analysis
  • Should have laboratory experience with test equipment, such as spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, power meters, and multi meters
  • Design expertise state of the art of components used in wireless telecom (400 MHz-3 GHz), to the design, prototyping, and testing of digital receivers and Heterodyne analog RF processing

Recommended Skills:

  • System level familiarity with all the variations of air interfaces
  • CPRI interface basic knowledge
  • Must be familiar with and understand the concepts of radio frequency propagation and transmission theory, including system link budgets, amplifier gain and noise figure, insertion loss, inter-modulation, and return loss
  • Good communication skills. Able to clearly and concisely communicate with team members, sales team, customers and management on issues concerning designs and other business issues
  • Signal processing algorithm development and analysis.

Desirable to Have:

  • Good leadership skills, with demonstrated ability to work in a team with various backgrounds
  • Prior project management experience
  • Documenting all phases of the design process in compliance with ISO 9001:2000 quality standard requirements is a plus
  • Willingness to do some travel to support sales team and to support introduction of new products evaluation and trials
  • Experience in applying design for manufacture principles, and supporting manufacturing with engineering expertise as required is a plus
  • Initiating action to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformities relating to product, process or the quality system, up to and including when necessary stopping production to correct quality problems



Senior Application Software Engineer

Position Description
Senior software engineer with a broad engineering skills, innovative spirit, and desire to work in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment. Candidate should have a background in development of analytical tools , data base optimization, large scale software deployments and customer support. Contribute to requirements definition, provide design, prototype and build applications. Participate in all stages of software development process including UI design, coding, testing, release and support.

The Company is intending to develop element management systems that interact with hundreds of Company products that are deployed in commercial, cellular wireless networks. The management systems will also serve as the interface with higher-level SON architectures. The appropriate candidate will understand how to design and develop systems that can efficiency interact with hundreds of remote devices, collect alarms, push commands and create activity reports summarizing status.

Education/Experience:
MSEE in engineering, and a minimum of fifteen years related experience

Position Requirements:

  • Embedded SW development, Linux, Linux Kernel/Drivers
  • NET 4.5, WinForms with DataVisualization
  • Report generation (WinForms ReportViewer)
  • Familiarity with socket programming, TCP/IP, UDP, SNMP
  • Parallel programming using multi-threading
  • Perl, Javascript, HTML
  • MVC, MVP design pattern experience
  • SQL Server 2008+
  • QL Server Stored Procedures
  • Silverlight
  • Excellent communication skills, a strong work ethic and the ability to work both independently or part of a team
  • Experience with the complete software development life cycle, from requirements to design, implementation, testing, and release
  • Ability to create and implement software solutions for large scale system deployments
  • Ability to lead a team of SW engineers covering multiple disciplines

Recommended Skills:

  • Familiarity with Java/Eclipse IDE
  • Ability to understand and maintain Perl, KSH scripts on Liunx/Windows platform
  • Experience in Google Maps API
  • Experience with software optimization of base stations including Lucent and Nortel
  • Familiarity with ISO 9001:2000 quality standard requirements for documenting all phases of data acquisition is a plus but not necessary



Senior Embedded Software Engineer

Position Description
Senior level programmer with a broad engineering skills, innovative spirit, and desire to work in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment. Candidate should have a background in wireless communication with experience working with embedded Linux at application and kernel levels and a practical knowledge of ARM and/or Altera Nios processors.

This is an excellent position for a talented, motivated engineer seeking the opportunity to make a broad impact.

Education/Experience:
BS in Engineering, MSEE is a plus, and a minimum of ten years related experience

Position Requirements:

  • Embedded SW development, Linux User Space, Linux Kernel/Drivers
  • Test, validate and debug issues using RF measurement equipment like Spectrum Analyzer
  • Design and implement embedded SW for Linux platform which is interfacing to FPGA and DSP
  • Strong C/C++ programming skills in an embedded Linux environment
  • Familiar with flash memory technology and proficient with Linux device driver development and debugging
  • Familiar with TCP/IP protocols with hands-on experience debugging networking issues
  • Familiar with PCIe, SPI, I2C protocols and specifications and have hands-on experience in debugging device hardware and software issues
  • Experience with the complete software development life cycle, from requirements to design, implementation, testing, and release
  • Ability to effectively communicate via oral, and written communications with senior management and technical staff

Recommended Skills:

  • Knowledge and experience in adjacent areas — DSP software and/or FPGA
  • Ability to understand and maintain Python and Bash scripts on Linux platforms
  • Experience with Linux server platforms including Ubuntu
  • Experience with automated system testing
  • Familiarity with ISO 9001:2000 quality standard requirements for documenting all phases of data acquisition is a plus but not necessary



Sales Engineer

Position Description
ISCO is a wireless systems solutions company and manufacturer providing solutions and subsystems to wireless service providers such as AT&T, Verizon for over 20 years. Reporting to the Director of Sales Engineering, this individual will be a key contributor to the success and growth of ISCO. The ISCO sales process employs a consultative approach bringing together an understanding of customer challenges with network information, analysis and ISCO’s RF spectrum conditioning products. This individual is expected to be able to assess complex wireless network RF performance issues, create and prove out a solution then professionally present the winning solution to ISCO customers. This person will engage in the pre and post sale activities as required.

This position is for someone who is looking to utilize a unique blend of highly technical and business development skills in a “startup size” company environment. The position also requires mostly domestic travel up to 50%.

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in the wireless telecommunications industry with emphasis on Radio Access in UMTS and LTE technologies
  • At least 2 years working experience with LTE in the areas of RF performance, RF performance testing and analysis. Knowledge of VoLTE is a definite plus

Position Requirements:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working in the wireless industry, wireless operators or equipment manufactures in a customer facing position is a definite plus
  • Firm grasp of Network Topology and Performance KPI Metrics
  • Working knowledge of base station equipment, RF test equipment
  • Good understanding of U.S. Domestic Wireless competitive landscape
  • Solid understanding of basic RF concepts such a filters, link budgets, receiver sensitivity, etc.
  • Hands on experience with basic RF measurements such noise figure and spectral measurements
  • Fluency with Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and Word

Other Essential Abilities, Skills and Requirements:

  • Ability to travel on short notice up to 50% of the time
  • The ability to personally conduct consultative customer engagements as the lead engineer
  • Exceptional work ethic and character
  • Team oriented
  • Strong verbal and written communicator, with a demonstrated ability to multi-task
  • Resiliency, high energy and ability to function exceptionally well in a start-up environment
  • Proven self-starter, with the demonstrated ability to work with little direction and oversight
  • Strong technical, problem solving and analytical abilities