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Job ID: JR0034514
Job Category: Engineering Support
Primary Location: Hillsboro, OR US
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Job Type: College Grad

Research Scientist

Job Description

At Intel Labs, this position for Wireless Architecture and Design Research Scientist is responsible for algorithm, simulation, optimization to support end-to-end wireless communication architecture and solution research for future vertical wireless communication markets.

The selected candidate will work hands-on on algorithms, signal processing, optimization, performance, architectural trade-offs, as well as network protocol simulation and design for multiple communication and connectivity technologies and standards i.e. 5G, LTE, or WiFi and several aspects of best-in-class communication system design. Also, you will participate in development of intellectual property, coordinates inter-departmental research efforts, work with Business Unit partners to shape the research agenda and transfer technologies to products.

The responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Develop and drive efficient signal processing algorithm design, optimization, simulation and functional specifications for communication and connectivity system and/or sub-systems with emphasis on differentiation, scalability, re-usability and time to market.
  • Collaborate with business units to analyze future communication and connectivity requirements, protocol and algorithm, architectural and/or end-to-end network concepts with differentiating features and efficient solution.
  • Work with other communication research teams, and design or develop function, simulation and data analysis, power/performance models to evaluate algorithm and architectural trade-offs associated with cost and performance.
  • Prefer the candidate possess wireless communication algorithm and architecture background and experience, with hands on expertise and experience in two or more of the following areas: MIMO detection, channel coding/decoding, interactive algorithm, statistical signal processing etc.

The ideal candidate should exhibit behavioral traits:

  • Able to plan and achieve aggressive technical and schedule goals.
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills-Able to influence others through technical expertise.
  • Able to make technical tradeoff decisions at the hardware, software and system design levels.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Good collaboration ability and desire to work as a team player.
  • Able to plan and coordinate team activities to achieve aggressive technical and schedule goals.


You must possess the minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Relevant experience can be obtained through school work, classes and project work, internships, military training, and/ or work experience. This is an entry level position and will be compensated accordingly.

Minimum Requirements:

  • The candidate must have a PhD degree in Electrical Engineering with focus in wireless signal processing or architecture design for complex wireless technologies.

Minimum 1+ year of experience in the following:

  • Technical expertise with successful completion of algorithms research, including hand-on experience on wireless system modeling and evaluation.
  • One of the wireless technologies such as 5G, LTE, or Wi-Fi, Bluetooth/BLE, GNSS, Satellite communication.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge with Bayesian network.

Inside this Business Group

Intel Labs is the company's world-class, industry leading research organization, responsible for driving Intel's technology pipeline and creating new opportunities. The mission of Intel Labs is to deliver breakthrough technologies to fuel Intel's growth. This includes identifying and exploring compelling new technologies and high risk opportunities ahead of business unit investment and demonstrating first-to-market technologies and innovative new usages for computing technology. Intel Labs engages the leading thinkers in academia and industry in addition to partnering closely with Intel business units.

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