Alcatel-Lucent Senior Specialist, 5G RFIC – SW Dev in Espoo, Finland


Nokia is a global leader in the technologies that connect people and things. With state-of-the-art software, hardware and services for any type of network, Nokia is uniquely positioned to help communication service providers, governments, and large enterprises deliver on the promise of 5G, the Cloud and the Internet of Things.

Serving customers in over 100 countries, our research scientists and engineers continue to invent and accelerate new technologies that will increasingly transform the way people and things communicate and connect.

Team description

Nokia Mobile Networks (MN) is responsible for managing Nokia s infrastructure assets, and making select investments in advanced research and development (R&D) to drive innovation for new applications such as 5G. The Architecture, Technology and R&D Foundation (ATF) division within MN will create valuable IP for Nokia by engaging with leading business-to-business (B2B) customers to enhance their competitive advantage.

The 5G DFE & RF IC R&D program within ATF is located in Sunnyvale, California where it innovates and develops differentiating wireless solutions for Nokia s products as well as concepts for future wireless standards in the areas of radio implementation. The team is multi-disciplinary and enjoys fruitful collaborative partnerships with top universities, international research institutes and network operators. Be part of this exciting team and successfully drive the future of wireless communications!

We are now looking for Senior Specialist, 5G RFIC SW Dev to join our team.


*Key responsibilities *

In this role, you will be responsible for developing and integrating DFE/RF SW architecture and design for embedded microprocessors/microcontrollers in DFE/RF ICs that will be part of the delivery of a disruptive transceiver chipset. Disruptive DFE/RF design techniques are warranted to address the proliferation of 5G, to be supported by cost-effective hardware. As a member of the 5G DEF and RF IC R&D team, you will be an active contributor to team goals and, therefore, have a proven track record of professionalism. You enjoy working independently but with an introspective critical viewpoint of conventional design techniques. As Senior Specialist, 5G RFIC SW Dev, you will effectively communicate your design ideas to fellow SW/HW designers and to Lead Engineer, 5G RFIC SW Arch.


To succeed in this exciting role, we expect you to have 5-7 years or more experience in SW development in the relevant technical areas and meet the following technical requirements:

Experienced in SW (real-time, embedded, firmware, signal processing) architecture and development for wireless communication systems

Expert in C/C , RTOS

Experience with developing hardware abstraction level SW for systems like digital-front-end for RF systems and/or calibration SW for RFIC systems

Hands-on experience with writing Linux drivers, working with DS5, ARM debugger such as D-stream

Familiar with Yocto build system for Linux, including board support package, and u-boot

Linux bring-up and lab debugging experience with various SW debugging tools and lab equipment

Hands-on experience with secure boot sequence, high speed synchronous data plane with embedded control plane, packet DMA

Familiar with communication/networking SW stacks

Knowledge of networking protocols, Ethernet, CPRI

Embedded SW/firmware experience in low-power devices

Hands-on experience with A53, M3, DDR, DMA, AXI, APB, interrupts, timers

Understand latency and cache coherency issues

Experience with multi-core, distributed SW systems

Experience with benchmarking real-time SW, analyzing processor HW requirements

Worked with large codebases and version control systems in a team environment.

Job: fNokia System on Chip Development

Primary Location: Europe North-Finland-Finland-Espoo

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 1700000DJ5