5G/4G Cellular Physical Layer Firmware Engineer
Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino),California,United States
+ Understanding of 5G and 4G 3GPP protocols.
+ Experience with Physical Layer in one or more of the following areas: GSM, UMTS/HSPA, LTE, 5G
+ Hands-on experience with PHY L1 Software/Firmware and/or PHY algorithms in 4G/5G is a plus
+ Deep understanding of software engineering principles, and core computer science fundamentals.
+ Fundamental facility with C and C++, compilers, build and source code control tools
+ Significant experience with memory constrained Real Time Operating Systems (RTOS) and concurrent programming.
+ Working knowledge of computer architecture with particular emphasis on the HW/SW interfaces of high speed communication subsystems.
+ Experience with silicon prototyping, emulation systems, and virtual platforms.
+ Proficiency debugging embedded software systems.
+ Familiarity with UARTs,JTAG, and oscilloscopes.
+ Some mainstream OS application level development and Python or Perl scripting experience.
+ Knowledge and experience of Matlab is a plus.
â€¢ Specify, design, and implement the firmware architecture of a state-of-the-art mobile wireless communications system. â€¢ Implement key protocol, signal processing and numerical algorithms with very tight time, latency and energy budgets by interfacing to specialized cellular ASIC hardware. â€¢ Work with silicon designers to define processor, bus, DMA, accelerator, and memory subsystems. â€¢ Work with Software designers to define interfaces to protocol stack, MAC/RRC and required processor subsystems. â€¢ Assist in the development of pre-silicon emulation systems/virtual platforms and use them for pre-silicon FW design and HW verification. â€¢ Evaluate and implement leading edge tools for build, formal verification and test. â€¢ Define methodologies and best practices.
**Education & Experience**
Bachelors degree in electrical engineering or computer science or experience is required.
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