Cellular Engineer - 5G/4G Field Log Analysis

Engineering - Systems San Diego, California Seattle, Washington


Position at Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.

Cellular Engineer - 5G/4G Field Log Analysis
DSA DSA33099


Samsung SOC R&D Lab in San Diego is looking for Cellular Engineer – 5G/4G Field Log Analysis 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 Field/IOT Certification and Performance test. Open to hiring for this position in San Diego or Seattle.


  • Support log analysis for field certification, performance test and lab IOT activities for US carriers (AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile).
  • Plan innovative test scenarios to uncover critical modem issues.
  • Take responsibility of field/IOT test execution, analyze failure logs and track issues until they are resolved. Strong and detailed communications skills with software team needed.
  • Identify KPIs to improve modem performance especially for LTE and 5G technologies.

REQUIRED SKILLS (Education Certificates, Licenses, Travel) 

  • MS with 3+ years of industry experience.
  • Deep understanding of various modem protocol layer stack – L1, MAC, RRC for 3G/LTE/5G.
  • In-depth Knowledge of call flow for 3G/LTE/5G technologies.
  • Strong understanding of IMS protocol and VoWifi call flow.
  • Ability to drive and resolve end to end system performance and functional issues by collaborating with software team.
  • Hands-on experience in mobile device testing/failure analysis with system simulators or in field for at least 2-3 years.
  • Ability to work in a team environment with cross-team coordination and challenging schedules.
  • Ability to take ownership and bring innovations in test methodology.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • About 5-10% travel as needed to support Field/IOT log analysis.


  • Previous experience of 5G NR technology is preferred.
  • Familiarity with US carrier certification procedure is a plus.



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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