Cellular Engineer - 5G Lab Test

Engineering - Systems San Diego, California


Position at Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.

Cellular Engineer - 5G Lab Test
DSA DSA33096


Samsung SOC R&D Lab in San Diego is looking for Cellular Engineer – 5G Lab Test to join the team of passionate engineers with start-up spirit to test and debug Samsung’s world-class cellular modem solution. The candidate is expected to bring innovation and strong execution skills to the cellular group for 5G NR FR1/FR2 testing in the lab.


  • Validate 5G NR protocols in close collaboration with SW and Systems protocol team.
  • Validate 5G NR RF features in close collaboration with RF SW and protocol team.
  • Participate in new 5G feature validation in lab environment with Network Emulators and other test equipment.
  • Work closely with SW and Systems team to understand design/implementation details of wireless features, develop the test plan, identify & resolve the issues.
  • Create test environments, execute tests, report & manage issues.

REQUIRED SKILLS  (Education Certificates, Licenses, Travel)

  • MS in EE, CS or related field.
  • 3+ years of wireless industry experience.
  • Hands-on experience on mobile device testing and operating NW simulators.
  • Good understanding of the 3GPP test specifications - especially for 5G, LTE, LTE-A.
  • Experience on 5G NR (NSA/SA), LTE/WCDMA protocol stacks including PHY/MAC/RLC/PDCP/RRC/NAS/Upper layers
  • Ability to work in a team environment with multiple teams and challenging schedules.
  • Ability to take ownership and bring innovations in test methodology.
  • 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


  • Scripting experience specifically in Python.
  • Experience on 5G NR (3GPP Release 15), LTE-FDD/TDD, WCDMA, GSM/GPRS/EDGE standards
  • Experience on 5G test equipment like UXM, MT8000A etc
  • Experience on developing 5G test scripts on PRT, RTD platforms



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