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Wireless Research Systems Engineer – 5G/6G

Wireless Research Systems Engineer – 5G/6G

San Diego,California,United States


+ In-Depth knowledge of communication system theory and wireless systems

+ Good knowledge of physical layer waveform design, channel coding and PHY/MAC procedures

+ Deep understanding of multi-antenna techniques and procedures such as Massive MIMO, mmWave Beamforming and Beam Acquisition, mmWave mesh networks

+ Familiarity with L2/L3 user plane and control plane protocol stacks and ability to perform cross-layer optimizations

+ Good understanding of current cellular or Wi-Fi communication standards: eg. 5G (NR), 4G (LTE), IEEE 802.11ax, IEEE 802.11ax/ay/az/be

+ Demonstrate clarity of thought and strong analytical and problem-solving skills (probability, digital signal processing, linear algebra, random processes, detection and estimation,).

+ Proven track-record of innovation in the area of wireless system design

+ Experience in object-oriented programming and wireless system simulator design and implementation

+ Experience with Matlab, C/C++ and/or Python for algorithm development, modeling (floating-point and fixed-point) and link-level simulation.

+ Ability to work well both independently and within a team

+ Strong exposure to wireless system design and channel sounder design in very high frequencies (GHz, THz).

+ Familiarity with low power design for smartphones and wearables

+ Experience with wireless system optimization for augmented reality, virtual reality and automotive applications

+ Familiarity with edge computing

+ Experience with positioning and ranging based services and solutions.

+ Experience with sensing technologies such as FMCW radar

+ Good foundation of machine learning concepts and ability to apply them towards solving problems in sensing and radio access networks

+ Prior experience attending and contributing to 3GPP RAN working groups

+ Understanding of mmWave antenna array design and RF system design of state-of-the-art mmWave transceivers is a huge plus


- You will research and design next generation (6G) wireless communication systems for radio access networks with emphasis on the PHY/MAC/L2/L3 layers - Contribute to link-level and system simulator modeling and framework design. - Take a top-down approach towards system design starting from a use case of relevance to Apple products, defining a problem statement and arriving at groundbreaking innovative solutions - Participate in industry/academic forums passionate about 6G technology - Assess the benefit of different proposals to solving a problem - Define and provide vital systems engineering support towards rapid prototyping platform development in the form of system requirements and system design documents - Contribute to future 3GPP RAN work items on 6G technology

**Education & Experience**

MS in Computer Science or Electrical/Information Engineering with proven experience or PhD in relevant field with 5+ years of working experience.

**Additional Requirements**

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Wireless Research Systems Engineer – 5G/6G

Full time
San Diego, CA

Published on 02/17/2021

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