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Wireless Communication System Architect

NXP Semiconductor, Inc.
San Jose, California, United States
Wireless Communication System Architect

Candidate Responsibilities:

* Wireless Communication System definition & specification for a new class of millimeter wave wireless interface products
* Function as a System architect and algorithms engineer - with a solid understanding of wireless communication theory, near field and far field millimeter wave channel effects, modem design and RF implementations
* Define modem algorithm requirements working closely with cross functional team - RF Systems, SerDes, Design and Application Teams
* Study various modulation schemes (e.g. OOK, ASK, QPSK, QAM, etc.) and perform link budgeting and channel performance analysis
* Study PHY logical layer requirements (Coding, Scrambling, FEC, compensation schemes, etc.) and propose low power and robust algorithms

* End to end System modeling, simulation and performance analysis including losses, interference, channel dispersion, Tx-Rx isolation, antenna radiation patterns, etc.
* Modeling should be based on prior knowledge of radio system designs capturing implementation effects

* Competitive Technical Analysis and Benchmarking
* Create Algorithms roadmap based on customer requirements and market assessment

Candidate Profile:

* 5+ years of Wireless communication system design experience
* Strong implementation knowledge of one or more wireless standards - 802.11, 4G/ 5G, BLE radio
* Solid System level modeling experience with MATLAB/Simulink or Keysight SystemVue or similar
* Behavioral modeling of modem and RF Front end blocks including implementation effects
* Proven experience of modem algorithms development
* Demonstratable experience developing radio solutions in the mobile, wearable and computing segments and taking them to high volume production
* Demonstratable knowledge of standards driven radio specification development and algorithm creation in one or more wireless standards listed above
* Strategic thinking to come out with proposals for innovative algorithms, new architectures

Education Qualification

* MSEE is a minimum and PhD is highly preferred with specialization in Wireless/Digital communication systems

About the Business

NXP's Precision Analog & Interfaces product line is developing millimeter wave technology products in continuation of its leading portfolio in Automotive Radar and 5G solutions. Specifically, this new effort is directed towards bridging high speed wired interface with millimeter wave wireless technologies and providing ground-breaking and innovative solutions to the consumer, computing, and industrial markets. Significant technical challenges must be overcome to make these products a reality and this journey will provide a truly rewarding experience. If you are interested in learning more about this effort and become a member of our team, please reach out to us.

NXP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer regardless of age, color, national origin, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, status as a disabled veteran and/or veteran of the Vietnam Era or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, NXP will provide reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified disabled individuals.

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