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Job ID: JR0052536
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Santa Clara, CA US
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

Software Development Engineer - Protocol Stack

Job Description

We are looking for Software Development Engineer - Protocol Stack 5G / LTE / 3G  to join our next generation cellular protocol stack development at Intel.

Responsibilities include:

  • Design, development, integration of protocol stack software for wireless modem and prototype platforms for 5G/LTE/3G protocol stack L2 Data-plane
  • Implement new 3GPP/Customer/User Plane for 5G/LTE/3G protocol stack features in baseband modem designs to meet functional, quality, performance, footprint and power requirements
  • Log Analysis of customer software defects and followed by implementation of bug-fixes or enhancements to the system.
  • Driving Customer discussions and meetings related to bugs, requirements, etc.
  • May need to travel to Customer premises.



Bachelors or Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics or Wireless telecom Engineering or related discipline.

  • Experience in 3G/LTE/5G or other Wireless protocol stack development ~3 yrs
  • Experience in solid and proven software development skills and coding practices in embedded C/C++~3 yrs 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in 3GPP 5G/LTE/3G feature design and development mainly of PDCP/RLC/MAC protocol stacks but also knowledge of L1/PHY is beneficial
  • Experience with developing software for a multi-core architecture and time-critical functions in embedded systems.
  • Good embedded debugging skills and familiarity with protocol trace & analysis tools
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, good understanding of software development methodologies

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with of TCP/IP protocol trace analysis
  • Ability to debug on HW using Lauterbach debugging tools.
  • Risk-taking to explore new possibilities for improvement and innovation.
  • Good understanding, controlling & configuration of ASIP cores.
  • Experience with virtual prototyping environments
  • Good knowledge of Python / Perl

Inside this Business Group

Communication & Devices Group: The wireless revolution at Intel! We are one team - passionate engineers and technologists from diverse industry backgrounds working together to realize a world of connected computing. We are bringing the best ideas from the brightest minds to deliver future mobile experiences into the market. We are on the journey towards making Intel a wireless leader with exciting products for the Internet of Things, 5G and an opportunity to change the world with your work.

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