PHY Systems & Algorithm Engineer

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Posted: Nov 2, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200001291
In this technical role, you will be at the center of a silicon design group responsible for physical layer system and algorithm design for state-of-the-art wireless SoC products

Key Qualifications

  • This is an individual technical contributor role that requires at least 7+ years experience in designing signal processing and wireless communications systems.
  • In-depth knowledge on wireless communication system (OFDM/MIMO, etc), hands on experience on lab testing & characterization will be a plus.
  • Deep understanding of communication theory & signal processing related algorithms design (such as timing recovery, signal estimation and detection, automatic gain control, RF impairment estimation and correction, channel estimation, equalization, coding theory, etc.)
  • Experience with Matlab or Python and/or C/C++ for algorithm development, modeling, and simulation.
  • Experience on low power algorithm design for power sensitive application is a plus
  • Experience and knowledge on High Level Synthesis (HLS) will be a plus
  • Experience on bring up real silicon in lab, be bale to efficiently use lab equipment (such as spectrum analyzer, signal generator, power meter, etc).
  • Knowledge in existing wireless communication protocols: LTE/WCDMA/GSM, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax, 802.11ad or Bluetooth/BLE


• Design and simulate state-of-the-art physical layer wireless communication system algorithms for very high data rate applications.
 • Implement system models and perform detailed performance investigation to allow performance sign-off and enable RTL development. • Work with digital designers to realize these algorithms with power and area efficient digital implementations. • Bring up, test and characterize real silicon in lab.

Education & Experience

MS with 10+ Years experience or Ph.D. with 7+ Years experience.

Additional Requirements