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Modem and RF System Engineer

Capgemini Engineering
San Diego, California, United States

Capgemini Engineering combines, under one brand, a unique set of strengths from across the Capgemini Group: the world leading engineering and R&D services of Altran - acquired by Capgemini in 2020 - and Capgemini's digital manufacturing expertise. With broad industry knowledge and cutting-edge technologies in digital and software, Capgemini Engineering supports the convergence of the physical and digital worlds. Combined with the capabilities of the rest of the Group, it helps clients to accelerate their journey towards Intelligent Industry. Capgemini Engineering has more than 52,000 engineer and scientist team members in over 30 countries across sectors including aeronautics, automotive, railways, communications, energy, life sciences, semiconductors, software & internet, space & defense, and consumer products.

Job Title: Modem and RF System Engineer

Location: Remote till covid: San Diego, CA

Job Description:

In-depth knowledge of wireless communication systems with hands-on experience in lab testing & characterization.

Deep-knowledge of communication system theory and signal processing will be crucial for this role to design algorithms such as timing recovery, filter design, signal estimation and detection, automatic gain control, RF impairments estimation and correction, channel estimation, equalization, forward-error correction, OFDM, MIMO detection, etc.

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

Experience in low power algorithm design and High Level Synthesis (HLS) for power critical applications is helpful.

Experience in chip bring-up including the use of lab equipment such as protocol test equipment, spectrum analyzers, signal generators, power meters, etc. a plus.

Knowledge of cellular communication standards: 5GNR, 4G LTE, 3G (HSPA), 2G GSM.

Strong analytical skills (linear algebra, random processes, detection and estimation, etc.)


- Design and simulate innovative physical layer wireless communication algorithms.

- Implement system models and perform detailed performance investigations to allow performance sign-off and enable RTL development.

- Collaborate with digital designers and firmware developers to realize algorithms with power and area efficient implementation.

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