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Modem Systems Engineer (5G/LTE – Advanced Baseband Algorithms and Research)

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

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Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. in San Diego is searching for wireless modem systems engineers at all levels. Candidate will join a team conducting research on next generation wireless systems (5G and beyond) and working on the system design, standardization, implementation, and verification of a modem chip for latest 3GPP standards such as New Radio (5G), LTE and V2X. Systems engineers in our team are innovative, driven, detail-oriented and have been responsible for design and development of Samsung modem chipsets that have been commercialized in millions of smart devices including Samsung Galaxy smartphones and tablets.



•      Research wireless communication techniques for next generation wireless systems (5G and beyond), with the focus on digital baseband signal processing

•      Understand the latest 3GPP wireless communication standards and systems

•      Develop signal processing algorithms for 5G and other wireless communication systems

•      Develop MATLAB and C/C++ simulators and study the system performance

•      Design the whole modem baseband architecture for 5G standards

•      Produce key intellectual property for 5G

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


Minimum Qualifications

•      Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

•      Expertise in communication theory, information theory, signal processing, estimation theory,  random processes, channel coding, optimization, applied mathematics

•      Excellent communication, teamwork and presentation skills

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

•      PhD is required



Preferred Qualifications

•      Experience in modem design of cellular systems and other advanced wireless systems

•      Experience in 3GPP standardization activities, especially RAN1 and RAN4

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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