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Sr Staff / Principal Engineer L1 Protocol Development

Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.
San Jose, CA 95002
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Samsung SOC R&D Lab is looking for Sr Staff/Principal Engineer to join the team of engineers with start-up spirit to develop and commercialize the world-class cellular modem SW. The candidate is expected to bring passion, innovation and strong execution in cellular group for commercialization of Samsung Modem.


  • Understand customer requirements and develop L1 features based on customer requirements
  • Design, develop and verify L1 features in L1-Controller and PHY layers
  • Participate in new feature development and debugging for North American carrier requirements
  • Work closely with global protocol team and other modules within team to develop top quality software

REQUIRED SKILLS (Education Certificates, Licenses, Travel)

  • Bachelors degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering related communication area
  • Minimum 15 years of experience in cellular domain
  • Ability to take ownership and bring innovations in development of commercial Modem SW
  • Good experience with 5G mmWave module PHY/L1 software development
  • Good understanding of 3GPP 5G/4G/3G/2G and 3GPP2 CDMA systems
  • Strong understanding of 3GPP/3GPP2 Layer 1 protocol specifications
  • Lead a team of 10+ members PHY/L1 engineer to develop new features
  • Knowledge of physical layer channels and procedures
  • Good understanding of PHY layer procedures in detail
  • Excellent C/C++ programming skills
  • Understanding of North American Cellular carrier requirements


  • Masters degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering related communication area
  • Good understanding of L2/L3 protocols especially MAC, RLC, PDCP, SDAP
  • Good understanding of HW abstraction layer / DSP / Embedded conceptsAbility to analyze crash dumps
  • Work on (R&S/ANITE/ANRITSU/SPIRENT) box for L1 test


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.- one of the 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. SSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is SSIs policy to comply with all applicable national, state and local laws pertaining to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity, and hiring decisions are made accordingly.

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Posted: 2021-02-15 Expires: 2021-03-19

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