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Wireless SoC System Engineer

Bengaluru, India Job ID JR0236083 Job Category Engineering Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Experienced
Job Description

As a wireless SoC system engineer, you will design and develop disruptive wireless cellular products targeted for radio access technologies for 4G LTE/5G NR cellular systems. These technologies include, transport layers (O-RAN, eCPRI, CPRI, Radio over Ethernet), front-haul gateways, Low-PHY L1 offload processing (Precoding and massive MIMO beamforming) and ORAN radio units.  You will be part of dynamic and collaborative development team in support of Tier-1 wireless access providers. You will be responsible for design, simulation, optimization and testing of complex signal processing algorithms pertaining to the Low PHY and beamforming and precoding functionalities

Intel values and welcomes candidates with strong inter-personal skills who can work in a collaborative environment that is spread across multiple geographical locations. As a wireless SoC system engineer within wireless system solution engineering (wireless SSE) group, you need to possess strong problem-solving skills to brainstorm ideas and drive a concept into a high-volume consumer product. 

Required Skills

  • Solid background in wireless communications and signal processing.
  • Previous experience in FPGA IP development for wireless applications.
  • Knowledgeable in IP development process, including FPGA IP creation and instantiation, RTL simulation, Platform Designer and Quartus Prime, timing analyzer tool, power estimation and analysis tool, I/O assignment analysis,     
  • Familiarity with cellular 4G/5G NR cellular standards.
  • Experience developing digital signal processing algorithms and techniques such a high FFT/IFFT acceleration engine, crest factor reduction, power amplifier predistortion, multi-rate filter design such as decimation/interpolation channelization and adaptive filters.
  • Familiarity with digital beamforming and precoding concepts.
  • Fluent in HDL language (Verilog/VHDL) as well as high-level DSP design flows (DSPBA).
  • Experience with FPGA optimization techniques including crossing clock domains, clock and resource optimization techniques, timing closure and place-and-route procedures.
  • Hands experience with lab measurement equipment such as signal generators, spectrum analyzer, phase noise analyzers.
  • Experience with RF Systems Engineering including knowledge of RF performance metrics (EVM, ACLR, phase noise).
  • Software programming (C/Python) skills.

Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with fronthaul and transport access standards (O-RAN, eCPRI, CPRI, IEEE 1914.3)
  • Familiarity with IEEE 1588 precise timing protocol (PTP) and synchronous Ethernet (syncE).
  • Familiarity with ARM embedded processing.


Required Education:

  • M.Sc. or Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering.
  • +10 years of experience in wireless and/or telecommunication industry

Inside this Business Group
The Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) was formed from the acquisition of Altera. As part of Intel, PSG will create market-leading programmable logic devices that deliver a wider range of capabilities than customers experience today. Combining Altera's industry-leading FPGA technology and customer support with Intel's world-class semiconductor manufacturing capabilities will enable customers to create the next generation of electronic systems with unmatched performance and power efficiency. PSG takes pride in creating an energetic and dynamic work environment that is driven by ingenuity and innovation. We believe the growth and success of our group is directly linked to the growth and satisfaction of our employees. That is why PSG is committed to a work environment that is flexible and collaborative, and allows our employees to reach their full potential.

Posting Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.
We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, and benefit programs. Find more information about our Amazing Benefits here:

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Working Model
This role will be eligible for our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site. In certain circumstances the work model may change to accommodate business needs.
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