Intel 5G Wireless Systems Standardization Engineer in Santa Clara, California

Job Description

The Intel Next Generation and Standards NGS division is chartered with developing advanced prototypes of various technologies including next generation cellular modems. This position works on a small team and will play a key role in shaping the future of Intel's technologies & products by closely collaborating with internal and external partners.

In this position, you will be working as part of the NGS team to architect, design and innovate towards next generation 5G NR Radio Access Network RAN technologies.

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Design and develop advanced PHY and/or MAC algorithms

  • Architect and design advanced wireless physical layer PHY air interface components for next generation 5G NR Systems

  • Advanced standards- Developing Link level and System level simulation tools

  • Drive innovation and technical contributions to improve standards quality

  • Develop and evaluate technical contributions in 3GPP standards groups through theoretical analysis and simulation

  • Responsible for external interface for Intel wireless standards and technology collaborations


Bachelors, Masters or PhD in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, or BS with 8+ years of industry experience in the following minimum requirements:

  • 5+ years of Solid understanding of Digital Wireless Communication Systems

  • 5+ years of experience in Estimation Theory, Detection Theory, Coding Theory and Information Theory

  • 5+ years of experience in Programming in Matlab and/or C/C++ 5+ years of experience with PHY and/or MAC Simulation using C, C++ , Matlab*, and other tools

  • 3+ years of experience with 4G Wireless Systems such as 3GPP LTE/LTE-Advanced

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Participation in Wireless Communication Standards Development organizations - such as 3GPP or IEEE Digital Signal Processing Communications Theory

  • Excellent Analytical and Research Skills

  • Self-Motivated, proactive and excellent team player

  • Documentation and/or Writing Skills Creative Problem Solver

Inside this Business Group

The Next Generation and Standards Group's mission is to lead standards, ecosystem, and prototyping development efforts across Intel for advanced wireless communications IP, starting with 5G and beyond. This group brings together a panorama of competencies including standards creation, ecosystem development, use case and business development in creating advanced prototypes and technologies that propel Intel's leadership. In addition, the group is rapidly expanding towards integration of communications and compute with new technologies and use cases including advanced end to end communication networks, autonomous driving, drones, artificial intelligence, while continuing its leadership in 5G. NGS holds all the advanced communications and compute technology assets to deliver an exciting, converged future at the center of the intelligent data explosion.

Other Locations

US, California, San Diego

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance....