Location Systems Engineer/Architect -- Algorithm & Architecture (Multiple Levels)

Engineering - Systems San Jose, California


Position at Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.

Location Systems Engineer/Architect -- Algorithm & Architecture
Location:    San Jose   
Req ID        DSA31998


Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. in San Jose is searching for location systems engineer. Candidate will work as part of a team on the system design, implementation, and verification of a modem chip for GNSS, WiFi, BT as well as other advanced wireless technologies.


  • Understand GNSS technologies such as GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, and Beidou and modernized signals.
  • Understand wireless communications standards such as 802.11 a/b/g/n, 802.16d/e/m, Bluetooth, 3GPP, 3GPP2 etc
  • Develop signal processing algorithms for navigation and/or communication systems.
  • Build MATLAB and C/C++ simulator to characterize system performance/behavior.
  • Work with software/firmware engineers in improving system performance
  • Work closely with hardware and software developers to develop an implementation that meets system requirements.
  • Verify chip performance through lab and field tests.
  • Must be open for occasional international travel (up to ~2 trips a year).

Minimum Qualifications

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Expertise in multi-radio location technology, sensor fusion and/or indoor positioning.
  • Experience with advanced algorithms in GNSS receiver systems such as tracking, multipath mitigation, RFI mitigation, cross correlation correction, RAIM, KF etc
  • Expertise in control theory, signal processing, estimation theory, communication theory, and/or machine learning.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • C, C++, MATLAB, and Python coding skills