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Job ID: JR0015202
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Linz, AT
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

RF Concept/System Engineer f/m

Job Description

Intel is in the midst of an exciting transformation, with a vision to create and extend computing technology to connect and enrich the lives of every person on Earth. Join us and help us create the next generation of technologies that will shape the future for decades to come.

Join Intel - and engineer the future.

Generally a RF concept/system engineer designs and develops electronic equipment or systems oriented products and prepares related installation, operation, and maintenance specifications and instructions, analyzes equipment to establish operating data and conducts experimental tests, analyzes engineering proposals and related technical data to determine feasibility of assigning new equipment or modifying existing equipment. Responsible for prototype construction and checkout, complies operational data and prepares customer application information. Responds to customer/client requests or events as they occur. Develops solutions to problems utilizing formal education and judgement.

The candidate will be responsible for the selection, definition and specification of RF (radio frequency) receiver architecture/topology and refinement of detailed concepts for RF transceiver and cellular modem algorithms and subsequent performance characterization and validation of their finite precision implementation using C++/SystemC/Matlab based simulation platform. The candidate will actively participate and contribute to systems engineering shaping the optimum HW/SW split to continuously improve efficiency and capability of RF transceiver/modem chipsets based on various cellular modem technologies. This includes theoretical and simulation based analysis, regular active participation in design and review sessions within cross functional teams, systems support for implementation and mass production optimization related activities and submission of technical papers to relevant conferences.

This position is subject to the collective agreement for workers and employees in the electrical and electronics industry, employment group J. A higher payment is negotiable depending on your expertise and skills.

Prior to entering an employment agreement, the employee will be asked to provide all documents and references to verify any service times of prior employment. Based on provided documents the appropriate number of service years will be credited as prior employment.


RF engineering from antenna to cellular modem base band processing for various state of the art cellular modem technologies/radio access technologies.
Excellent RF system knowledge and understanding of RF KPIs and their system impact.
Digital Signal processing and implementation experience on DSP platforms.
Level planning for analogue and digital circuitry in cellular receivers, subsequent definition of block specification.
Knowledge in operating of RF LAB equipment (spectrum/network analyzer, sampling scopes etc)
Familiarity with 3GPP/3GPP2 wireless standards and radio access network design
Back ground in Analog / RFIC design (receiver in cellular, Wifi, GNSS)
Experience with receiver concept work and design for cellular radio access technologies GSM/WCDMA/LTE/TD-SCDMA/CDMA200 CDMA/OFDMA based systems
Matlab and C/C++ programming knowledge is required, SystemC beneficial
Strong academic background with emphasis on wireless communication theory, digital signal processing, and Information Theory is required.
Experience in embedded HW/SW design, knowledge in HLS-High Level Synthesis
Prior experience of working with multi-sited teams in multiple disciplines is a plus.
Excellent written, verbal communications in English and soft/social skills to work in global cross functional teams.
Education background: Master's/Doctorate, Electrical Engineering and/or Electronics & RF Engineering.

Inside this Business Group

The Mobile and Communications Group delivers the next generation of smartphones, tablets, feature phones, and connected devices with leading-edge technologies. MCG is chartered with providing optimal hardware, software, and connectivity ingredients for mobile devices and complete system solutions that deliver compelling user experiences and delight both consumers and business professionals.

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