Intel Wireless Modem Architect - PHY in San Diego, California

Job Description

Intel is in the midst of an exciting transformation, with a vision to create and extend computing technology to connect and enrich the lives of every person on Earth.

So join us - and help us create the next generation of wireless technologies that will shape the future for decades to come.

Intel invites you to collaborate with global teams to develop and specify the concepts of cellular wireless modem architectures for various technologies 3G, LTE and upcoming 5GDescription

We are looking for a modem architect for the cellular modem system engineering team with focus on Layer 1 /Physical layer.

In this position you will lead and contribute to the definition of the architecture of Intel's multimode cellular modem PHY baseband architecture 2G/3G/LTE and upcoming 5G. This includes functional modem architecture, signal processing architecture, HW architecture and FW architecture.

You will work closely with other system engineering teams and architects, HW, FW and SW design teams.

  • Define and document PHY modem requirements and use cases including breakdown into HW and FW components and sub-components for Intel's cellular modem products

  • Define and optimize the architecture of the PHY modem system, including HW/FW Split.

  • Provide architecture and interface specifications

  • Develop concepts to improve performance power and silicon area of our products in close cooperation with customers

  • Develop test strategies in cooperation with the component and system verification team

  • Provide support to the HW and FW development teams in an international environment

  • Coordinating and leading cross-functional activities algorithm/design/implementation/verification

  • Drive and conduct reviews with the development team

  • Advise project and program management in planning

  • Develop and present technical product documentation to customers and for training

  • Closely follow the 3GPP standardization process


Master degree in Communication Systems, Computer Science or Electrical Engineering, PhD is a plus

At least 7 years proven experience with cellular modem standards 2G, 3G, LTE

  • At least 10 years proven experience in real-time embedded system design

  • Excellent communication skills in English

  • Experience in writing specifications on system and component level

  • Experience in requirements engineering and requirements break down

  • Experience in software development/engineering with C/C++, Matlab, GIT, Unix, scripting

  • Team-player

  • Self-driven and entrepreneurial way of working


Inside this Business Group

Intel is one of the largest suppliers of chips for the communications market. The Intel Communications group is focused on designing and building communications technologies such as Ethernet connectivity products, optical components, communications processing solutions and broadband products.

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