Embedded 5G/4G Cellular RF Software/Firmware Engineer
Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino),California,United States
+ Knowledge of mobile communications in 4G/5G 3GPP protocols and PHY layer radio aspects
+ Knowledge of communication theory, Wireless standards, Radio architecture and Interfaces
+ Experience with control of RF transceiver and RF front end components for 4G/5G data path processing
+ Understanding of RF calibrations for gain error and techniques for compensating RF impairments.
+ Understanding of design principles to meet tight real time deadlines a plus.
+ Deep understanding of software engineering principles, and core computer science fundamentals.
+ Excellent command of C and C++,and working experience with compilers, build and source code control tools.
+ Working knowledge of computer architecture with particular emphasis on the HW/SW interfaces of wireless communication systems.
+ Experience with using RF Test equipment for RF validation and debugging.
+ Proficiency with debugging in embedded software systems. Familiarity with JTAG and ETM Trace tools.
â€¢ Specify, design, and implement the RF firmware architecture of a state-of-the-art mobile wireless communications system. â€¢ Design, develop and optimize the RF processing algorithms pertaining to transceiver, RF front end, antenna tuners and other RF components in a cellular system. â€¢ Implement RF device drivers and control software for RF transceivers and RF front end components with precise timing requirements. â€¢ Work with RF silicon designers to define RF transceiver architecture and supporting software computing requirements. â€¢ Work with systems and IC designers to optimize power optimization for all RF circuitry in the cellular system. â€¢ Work with cross functional teams to manage dependencies while driving the key Radio features.
**Education & Experience**
Bachelorâ€™s degree in electrical engineering or computer science is required
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