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Sr Staff Engineer - L1 Protocol

Location: San Jose, California
Job Category: Engineering - Systems

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Sr Staff Engineer - L1 Protocol


 Samsung SOC R&D Lab is looking for Sr Staff Engineer to join the team of engineers with start-up spirit to commercialize the world-class cellular modem SW. The candidate is expected to bring passion, innovation and strong execution in cellular group for commercialization of Samsung Modem.


  • Commercialization of Samsung Exynos modem in North American market
  • Field/Equipment Log Analysis for new features and debugging for 5G/4G/3G/2G/CDMA technologies
  • Lead and manage a team of 4-5 members
  • Participate in new feature development and debugging for North American carrier requirements.
  • Manage customer interaction
  • Working with off-shore team
  • On-site customer support
  • Work closely with global protocol team to resolve North America customer issues found in lab/field/IOT/carrier test

REQUIRED SKILLS   (Education Certificates, Licenses, Travel)

  • Bachelors degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering related communication area
  • Minimum 12 years of experience in cellular domain
  • Understanding of North American Cellular carrier requirements
  • Ability to take ownership and bring innovations in development of commercial Modem SW
  • Good understanding of 3GPP 5G/4G/3G/2G and 3GPP2 CDMA systems
  • Strong understanding of 3GPP/3GPP2 Layer 1 protocol specifications
  • Knowledge of physical layer channels and procedures
  • Ability to guide team for handling issues in best possible way
  • Good C/C++ programming skills
  • Experience related to leading a team


  • Masters degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering related communication area
  • Good understanding of L2/L3 protocols especially MAC, RLC, PDCP, SDAP
  • Good understanding of HW abstraction layer / DSP / Embedded concepts
  • Ability to analyze crash dumps
  • Work on (R&S/ANITE/ANRITSU/SPIRENT) box for L1 test
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