Modem Systems Engineer (5G/LTE – 3GPP Standards)

Engineering - Systems San Diego, California


Position at Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.


Modem Systems Engineer (5GLTE – 3GPP Standards) - NEW GRAD 

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Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. is looking for an experienced engineering professional with systems design expertise in cellular wireless communications, particularly 4G and 5G. Strong physical layer expertise is desired as well as experience in 3GPP standardization activities especially in RAN1.


  • Actively participating in and contributing to systems engineering activities of Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. related to 4G and 5G
  • Providing systems support for implementation and technical contributions towards cellular communications specifications such as 3GPP NR
  • Regularly attending meetings for cellular communications standardization such as 3GPP NR
  • Conducting advanced research on future cellular technologies
  • Conducting simulations in C/C++/MATLAB, and designing PHY algorithms for a 5G cellular modem


  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong background in communication theory and signal processing
  • Strong background in cellular communication systems design
  • Strong background in 3GPP standardization activities especially in RAN1
  • C/C++/MATLAB coding skills


  • Strong background on developing a system level simulator
  • Modem implementation experience with strong background in modem PHY algorithms design including channel estimation, advanced receivers etc.
  • Solid understanding on systems design for verticals such as automotive and IoT
  • Ph. D. is preferred.

Samsung Semiconductor Inc (SSI), an equal opportunity employer, is a world leader in Memory, System LSI, and LCD technologies. Headquartered in San Jose, California, SSI is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.- the second largest semiconductor manufacturer in the world and the industry's volume and technology leader in DRAM, NAND Flash, SSDs, mobile DRAM and graphics memory. It is one of the largest providers of system logic, imaging and LED lighting solutions, as well as providing advanced process design and manufacturing for fabless companies. Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. also has a research and innovation center with numerous labs providing product design and research in: logic, memory, image sensors, displays and mobile technologies. In addition, the company supports Samsung Display Company, the largest producer of LCD and OLED displays.


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