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Director- 4G/5G LTE RAN IODT - Ref #508

Company: Samsung Electronics America
Location: Plano
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Position SummaryRAN Systems Engineering - Sr. Professional IITechnology Solutions, Wireless NetworksIf you have ambitions to be a part of a Best in Class organization, Samsung's Wireless Networks team is the place to be! The role of the Wireless Networks Team is to support our carrier customers through innovative technology road map. The dynamic culture at Samsung offers both great challenge and great reward. If you want to work among the very best talent in the industry, working on the most innovative products in the world, Samsung is the place to be.We are looking for a RAN Systems Engineering Director I/Sr. Professional II Engineer to join our Wireless network team. You will be a key contributor to lead the IODT (Interoperability Device Testing) across various chipset vendors the scope of which will include requirements discussions, roadmap alignment, support lab and field validation. Role and Responsibilities Specific responsibilities include:

  • Responsible to lead 4G and 5G RAN IODT team (Interoperability Device Testing)
  • Responsible for discussion technical requirements from customers and chipset vendors.
  • Work with R&D to align Samsung feature roadmap based on the requirements. Lock down technical requirements between Samsung, chipset vendors and our customers.
  • Work with R&D development teams to convert the requirements into system requirements and detailed design for the development team and agree upon the SW release plan.
  • Lead Feature Design activities related to 4G/5G Call Processing, Air interface, OAM and Virtualization.
  • Work with various teams with Samsung, chipset vendors and customers to come up with a plan to test new features in lab and field.
  • Determine the resource requirements and put together a plan for validation of chipset test plan in lab and field.
  • Execute on the agreed upon plan and provide periodic reports and share with external teams. Work with R&D and chipset vendors to identify the issues and obtain resolution.
  • Work closely with Samsung R&D and with various support organizations, logistics, and cross- functional teams from SEA and Samsung HQ to achieve successful product roll-outs meeting customer's expectations.
  • Ability to travel sporadically during the project.Success Criteria:Technical Acumen
    • Subject Matter Expert in driving the technical solutions to customer through complex organizational dynamicsPresentation Skills
      • Leveraging your ability to communicate effectively with all levels of organization as well as HQ, device partners and customersExcellence Dealing with Ambiguity
        • Bringing your experience in problem solving and ability to navigate complex organizations with pivotal shifts Skills and Qualifications Background & Competencies Required:
          • Minimum of 15 yrs. of industry experience in wireless is required
          • Bachelor's Degree in EE/CS; Advanced degree is beneficial
          • Must have strong knowledge on 5G and 4G air interfaces
          • Must have strong knowledge on 3GPP Rel. 15/Rel. 16/Rel. 17 standards
          • Must have prior experience on major 5G concepts such as Hybrid Beam forming, Massive MIMO, New Waveforms, LTE-NR interworking & co-existence, 5G Numerologies etc.
          • Good understanding of overall Wireless systems with emphasis on 5G/4G PHY, MAC, RLC, RRC and PDCP layers
          • Good knowledge on OAM and Virtualization concepts
          • Background of 5G/4G HLD/LLD design is strongly desirable
          • System Engineering experience is beneficial
          • Experience with system engineering activities such as feature requirements identification, feature description documentation, parameter optimization, performance analysis, test strategy creation, problem troubleshooting is desirable
          • Strong knowledge in 5G and 4G air interface and call processing technologies and network architecture specifically focused on Radio Access Network.
          • Experience with protocol analyzers, test tools such as XCAL, QXDM, Wireshark, Channel Emulator, Spectrum Analyzers, and Signal Generators.
          • Understanding of 3GPP systems: Core and RAN networks
          • Experience with SW development is beneficial
          • Understanding of HW as well as SW architectureNecessary Skills and attributes: Demonstrated ability to interact at all levels within customer's organizations an device partners. The ability to negotiate with and convince others, in a potentially adversarial environment, including customer leadership, directors and managers with opposing views to accept/approve plans, technical and project recommendations. The ability to plan, organize and prioritize multiple strategic programs and simultaneous performance objectives. The ability to write, read, interpret, explain and act based on a thorough understanding of technical documents, engineering materials and contracts or related documents. Ability to make professional sales and business presentations in writing, through email, reports, or orally, including complex business and technical matters to an audience of high technical skills, management and operational experience. Ability to support a cross-functional Samsung team to achieve customer contracted * Please visit Samsung membership to see Privacy Policy, which defaults according to your location. You can change Country/Language at the bottom of the page. If you are European Economic Resident, please click here . * Samsung Electronics America, Inc. and its subsidiaries are committed to employing a diverse workforce, and provide Equal Employment Opportunity for all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate In order to comply with the federal vaccine mandate, Samsung Electronics America requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless a medical or religious exemption, or an exemption required under state/local law, is approved. Offers of employment are contingent upon proof that a candidate is fully vaccinated or qualifies for an exemption. More details on how to apply for an exemption are provided after the application process is complete. Reasonable Accommodations for Qualified Individuals with Disabilities During the Application ProcessSamsung Electronics America is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application process. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application process, please contact our Reasonable Accommodation Team (855-557-3247) or SEA_Accommodations_Ext@sea.samsung.com for assistance. This number is for accommodation requests only and is not intended for general employment inquiries.

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