Cellular RF Engineer - 5G/4G Lab/Field Test

Engineering - Systems San Diego, California


Position at Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.

Cellular RF Engineer - 5G/4G Lab/Field Test
DSA DSA33095


Samsung SOC R&D Lab in San Diego is looking for RF, RRM Cellular Engineer – 5G/4G Lab/Field test to join the team of passionate engineers with start-up spirit to debug and test Samsung’s world-class cellular modem solution. The candidate is expected to bring innovation and strong execution skills to the cellular group for RF, RRM testing for Lab/Carrier/IOT/Field Certification. 


  • Support Verizon/Sprint/ATT/T-Mobile RF tests for Lab/Field/IOT certification.
  • Implement and verify RF measurements with equipment such as Spectrum Analyzers, Signal Generators, Network Emulators (KeySight/Anritsu/R&S) and other test equipment.
  • Verification/validation of 5G RF and other performance tests in close collaboration with test equipment vendors for conformance & network operator requirements.
  • Apply wireless communication knowledge to debug and test Samsung 5G/4G/3G/2G modem product lines.
  • Support lab, field and certification activities including test execution, error analysis, bug tracking, and automation.
  • Travel for work to support Lab/Field/IOT test and log analysis.

REQUIRED SKILLS (Education Certificates, Licenses, Travel) 

  • MS with 3+ years of industry experience
  • Hands-on experience in mobile device testing with system simulators for at least 2-3 years.
  • Good understanding of the 3GPP RAN#4/5 test specifications - especially for RF/RRM as well as network operator test requirements.
  • Have an excellent knowledge of the challenges associated with the RF test cases for wireless communications.


  • Ability to work in a team environment with multiple teams and challenging schedules.
  • Ability to take ownership and bring innovations in test methodology.
  • Understanding of wireless protocol stack, LTE, LTE-Advanced, 5GNR technologies is preferred.
  • Strong verbal and writing communication skills to work with test vendors and chipset customers.
  • Should be self-starter and keen to learn new things which may be required on the job



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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