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Location Systems Engineer

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

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Job Title

Location Systems Engineer/Architect -- Algorithm & Architecture

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Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. in San Jose is searching for location systems engineer. Candidate will work as part of a team on the system design, implementation, and verification of a modem chip for GNSS, WiFi, BT as well as other advanced wireless technologies.


•      Understand GNSS technologies such as GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, and Beidou and modernized signals.

•      Understand wireless communications standards such as 802.11 a/b/g/n, 802.16d/e/m, Bluetooth, 3GPP, 3GPP2 etc

•      Develop signal processing algorithms for navigation and/or communication systems.

•      Build MATLAB and C/C++ simulator to characterize system performance/behavior.

•      Work with software/firmware engineers in improving system performance

•      Work closely with hardware and software developers to develop an implementation that meets system requirements.

•      Verify chip performance through lab and field tests.

•      Must be open for occasional international travel (up to ~2 trips a year).

Minimum Qualifications

•      Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

•      Expertise in multi-radio location technology, sensor fusion and/or indoor positioning.

•      Experience with advanced algorithms in GNSS receiver systems such as tracking, multipath mitigation, RFI mitigation, cross correlation correction, RAIM, KF etc

•      Expertise in control theory, signal processing, estimation theory, communication theory, and/or machine learning.

•      Excellent communication and teamwork skills

•      C, C++, MATLAB, and Python coding skills


•      Hands on experience architecting multiple location technologies and/or sensor fusion technology

*********************************************************************************************************************** Samsung Semiconductor Inc (SSI), an equal opportunity employer, is a world leader in Memory, System LSI, and LCD technologies. Headquartered in San Jose, California, SSI is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.- the second largest semiconductor manufacturer in the world and the industry's volume and technology leader in DRAM, NAND Flash, SSDs, mobile DRAM and graphics memory. It is one of the largest providers of system logic, imaging and LED lighting solutions, as well as providing advanced process design and manufacturing for fabless companies. Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. also has a research and innovation center with numerous labs providing product design and research in: logic, memory, image sensors, displays and mobile technologies. In addition, the company supports Samsung Display Company, the largest producer of LCD and OLED displays. ***********************************************************************************************************************

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