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Job ID: JR0046864
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Munich, DE
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

RF Cellular System Debug and Optimization Engineer f/m

Job Description

Drive an industry forward. Creating and extending computing technology to connect and enrich the lives of every person on Earth- that's our vision, is it yours? We are changing the world at Intel. The Intel Communications and Devices Group iCDG is responsible for the design, development, and production of sub-systems that go into Intel's next generation client and mobile platforms. Step inside our world and you'll find one brilliant mind after another working together in a spirit of collaboration that is simply contagious. And through this shared dedication-this culture of innovation and exploration-we do more than deliver the latest technologies. We deliver the future. See for yourself.

Look Inside. That's where you come in. We need a passionate RF Systems Validation engineer to join a team of passionate engineers with a "can do" spirit to debug, validate, and test the RF sub-system of a world-class cellular modem solution. The candidate is expected to bring passion, technical expertise, and strong execution into the RF TX Systems Validation team. Responsibility: To work within a highly motivated and technically skilled team on integration of RF components HW/FW into an RF subsystem RF-Engine. Another aspect is the integration of the RF Engine into our platform designs.

The role of the RF TX Systems Validation engineer will include but not be limited to:

  • Bring-up, verification, and optimization of RF modules and subsystems for cellular applications with strong focus on the transmit path.
  • Programming of necessary test-cases and test-vectors as well as reviewing the test plans.
  • Test-verdicts according to the system-requirements including test-case database updates.
  • Debugging and system optimization by HW e.g. matching as well as SW e.g. programming based parametric tuning.
  • Transmit power control optimization.
  • Design team support TX specific systems, Envelope Tracking, ...Job-related travel activities may occur


We're seeking RF-engineers with solid background in cellular RF with special knowledge in TX / RX architecture, the relevant system and test-specifications, and hands-on experience with test-equipment typically used in that environment. Experience with programming test-scripts for test-automation is highly desired. The candidate shall be capable to work autonomously and self-motivated after a short training period on Intel specific tools and processes. A highly structured working-style paired with excellent documentation skills is mandatory. The candidate shall be a proven positive thinker and a team player with the ability to communicate in an international multi-site environment.

Required experience:

  • Solid proven RF experience must have
  • RF experience in general with strong focus on Transmit.
  • Cellular RF 2G/3G/4G.
  • Hands-on experience with RF-Test equipment.
  • Test case planning and tracking.
  • RF HW System Integration / validation with FW
  • Good knowledge in MATLAB / C++ or C
  • Qualifications: Preferred Degree: Engineer B.Sc. or M.Sc.. Preferred Major: Electronic Engineering, Radio Frequency
  • English language: Fluent

Desired Experience:

  • Experience with Transmit power control
  • Test automation.
  • Knowledge in 3GPP cellular standards. Co-existence with other wireless systems.
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant job experience is preferred but not mandatory

Skill profile:
Cellular RF 2G/3G/4G: Expert
RF-Test equipment / Automation: Expert
Transmit power control: Experienced

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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