Available Positions

Reports to:     Vice President, Technology & Standards
Location:        Arlington, VA


The TIA Principal NFV Engineer defines and expands the Technology and Standards technical program offerings and portfolio specifically for NFV and SDN technologies.  Works with current team to ensure improved, relevant technology programs that support member needs.  Seeks to increase revenue streams through the development of outputs; white papers, webinars, presentations, etc.  Evaluate current standardization and product development efforts to determine gaps and enhance value. Works in a committee and team environment with both members and staff to ensure that member and industry needs are being met.


A. Develop TIA program offerings in support of NFV technology deployments

  • Research new and existing programs and technology areas for development. Engage members for appropriate leadership roles and participation in these activities and initiatives.
  • Develop gap analyses, white papers, use cases and other documents to provide member value in the area of NFV.
  • Provide technical expertise to support certification programming
  • Provide technical and operational leadership for future NFV assessment and/or certification activities.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with technical management consultants to TIA
  • Research and solicit new member companies for participation in programs
  • Collaborate with other organizations and associations to ensure unique and needed offerings are developed

B. Develops outreach documents and activities that are technology specific

  • Provide reporting and analysis of standardization projects defined in collaboration with supervisor.
  • Report on and present, as needed, technology analysis
  • Develop articles and content on the impact of and advances in NFV, SDN and other areas relevant to the changing network

C. Lead and collaborate across TIA organization to achieve technology and overall TIA goals  

D. Travels nationally and internationally, as requested, in support of job duties.

E. Other duties as assigned.


  • BSEE/BSCS degree or equivalent experience; business and/or marketing experience a plus
  • 8+ years ICT industry experience
  • Experience in business development a plus
  • Knowledge of information and communications technology industry essential
  • Knowledge of 3GPP and other SDO standards, protocols, procedures and implementation
  • Superior communication skills, including written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Expert-level skills using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and other related software applications  

TIA offers excellent benefits and compensation commensurate with experience.  Interested applicants must submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to  TIA is an equal opportunity employer

Location:        Arllington, VA


Internship duties will include exposure to all departments within TIA: Government Affairs, Marketing, Networking & Intelligence, Membership & Market Development and Standards & Technology. 


Job duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • research
  • data collection and analysis
  • preparation of data and marketing visuals
  • professional writing (that could include fact sheets, reports, white papers and/or web content). 


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills  
  • Strong research skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Adobe CS5 knowledge a plus (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)
  • Interest or knowledge of the ICT industry
  • 15 to 25 hour weekly commitment

The position is unpaid.
TIA provides a travel stipend. 
Please send a resume and brief writing sample to TIAJOBS@TIAONLINE.ORG.