Intel 5G Researcher - Adv. Comms Concepts in Santa Clara, California

Job Description

The candidate will be joining an advanced wireless research team within the Wireless Communications Research organization in Intel Labs. The candidate is expected to conduct research on next generation wireless technologies 5G, which include massive MIMO, interference mitigation, mm Wave access, advanced codes, and other leading edge topics.

Research responsibilities will include theoretical analysis and algorithm development, channel modeling, simulation at link layer and/or system-level. The results will be used in protocol and architecture development and contribution to international standards ex. 3GPP. You will be an innovative thinker, well-versed in communication/information theory and signal processing, and fluent in writing simulations of advanced communications systems. You will be expected to publish research results and create intellectual property.

The candidate should possess the below behavioral traits:

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • The candidate is expected to interact with internal product groups to help align technical strategies with other companies and industry working groups.


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your school work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences.

Minimum Requirements:

• The candidate must have a PhD in Electrical, Computer Engineering or any related field with Communications and Signal Processing background.

Minimum 1 year of experience in/with:

• Link/system-level simulations in C/C++ and Matlab.

• Wireless standards such as 3GPP and/or IEEE 802.11.

Preferred Requirements:

• Background in wireless physical layer design.

• Familiar with advanced technology areas of 5G such as interference management, channel coding, receiver algorithms.

• Knowledge of Detection and Estimation theory, Information theory, Signal Processing, and RF understanding

Inside this Business Group

Intel Labs, the New Business Initiatives group (NBI), the Perceptual Computing Group and the New Devices Group (NDG). Additionally, New Devices Group and the New Business Initiatives group were combined into the New Business Group (NBG) which nests into NTG.

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