Mobile Network Field Tester Mobile Network Field Tester …

IHS Markit
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 07 May 21
Competitive
IHS Markit
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 07 May 21
Competitive
Mobile Network Field Tester
We are seeking a technically-minded driver/data collector, responsible for executing our testing strategy. Responsibilities include traveling to cities throughout the U.S. to conduct extensive drive and indoor/outdoor walking tests for our performance benchmarking products. A startup mentality is critical for success in this position: a passionate can-do attitude is required as are good communication skills, with a work style that is collaborative.

RootMetrics, an IHS Markit company, is driven by one fundamental goal: to provide insights that help improve the end-user mobile experience. Everything we do is designed to advance that goal and accurately show how consumers experience mobile performance. We provide our information free to the public and offer deeper cuts of our data to the mobile industry so that they can make improvements that benefit the consumer's daily mobile life. We've changed the game and set a new standard for mobile performance measurement, but we're not new to the technology space. As part of the IHS Markit family of integrated, global solutions, RootMetrics brings a management team with deep expertise in technology, mobile, data systems, and brand marketing.

We are seeking a technical driver/data collector, responsible for executing our testing strategy. Responsibilities include traveling to cities throughout the U.S. to conduct extensive drive and indoor/outdoor walking tests in order to measure the quality of service provided by cellular carriers. A startup mentality is critical for success in this position: a passionate can-do attitude is required as are good communication skills, with a work style that is collaborative.

If you have a U.S. driver's license, a good driving record, an independent and hard-working spirit and are willing to travel domestically, then we'd love to hear from you.

Responsibilities
  • Following GPS-provided driving directions, drives 8-12 hours a day for up to 21 consecutive days with possible extension
  • Maintain inventory and maintenance of assigned equipment
  • Accurate recording of daily tasks, activities and anomalies
  • Booking of transportation and lodging as it is related to individual assignments
  • Configures mobile phones and prepares mobile phone kits for data collection
  • Performs other duties as required


Required Education & Experience
  • High School diploma
  • Minimum of 7 years of safe automotive driving experience in the U.S.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and associated software applications
  • Well versed in the use of smart phones and mobile phone technology
  • Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Must be 25 or older (for rental car purposes) with a valid U.S. driver's license
  • Must pass background check and drug screen
  • Good communications skills, both verbal and written
  • Good skills with Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Working knowledge of the Android OS
  • Good driving record for past 7 years; Department of Motor Vehicles report will be required
  • Dependable, trustworthy, organized and efficient
  • High principles for quality, accuracy and attention to detail
  • Maintains professional conduct at all times while representing the company, whether internally, with vendors, or to the general public
  • Ability to carry cell phone equipment and walk for up to 10 hours per day
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to travel domestically for up to 21 days at a time (with possible extension) by plane and vehicle
  • Ability to travel on short notice


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