Intel Next-Generation Wireless Research Physical Layer I in Santa Clara, California

Job Description

Join a team of researchers at the Intel Labs/Wireless Communications Research in Santa Clara, California, responsible for research on Wireless Technologies. An important part of this research involves generating new concepts, implementing them on simulation and prototyping platforms, conducting experiments and collecting and analyzing the data to support them. The candidate is expected to contribute in developing link and system level simulations, formulating creative solutions and conducting experiments on research problems related to next generation wireless networks. The successful candidate will have a great opportunity to work on cutting edge wireless communication technologies and acquire the experience in advanced technology implementations via developing simulation/prototype platforms.

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • Excellent communication skills & demonstrated ability to work independently when required.

  • Research ability.

  • Problem solving and analytical skills.


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 be pursuing a PhD. in Electrical Engineering.

-At least 6+ months of experience in/with:

  • Simulation and programming using Matlab and C/C++ WiFi IEEE 802.11ac/ax and/or Cellular LTE PHY, MAC protocols, MIMO, beamforming, Channel estimation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Research experience in advanced wireless networking technologies, e.g., WiFi IEEE 802.11, Cellular LTE, 5G Millimeter wave MAC/PHY protocol.

  • Experience with transmitter/receiver design including MIMO, beamforming, interference mitigation, performance evaluation of MIMO, beamforming algorithms with realistic implementation impairments, Wireless Channel model and RF impairments.

-Availability for 6 months internship.

Inside this Business Group

Intel Labs is the company's world-class, industry leading research organization, responsible for driving Intel's technology pipeline and creating new opportunities. The mission of Intel Labs is to deliver breakthrough technologies to fuel Intel's growth. This includes identifying and exploring compelling new technologies and high risk opportunities ahead of business unit investment and demonstrating first-to-market technologies and innovative new usages for computing technology. Intel Labs engages the leading thinkers in academia and industry in addition to partnering closely with Intel business units.

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