Alcatel-Lucent Specialist, SoC/IP in Oulu, 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.

Now we are looking for a Specialist to SoC DU organization.


We are looking for a specialist who develops, simulates, and analyzes, linearization algorithms and architectures, e.g. Digital Pre-Distortion (DPD), at Digital Radio Front End (DFE) area.

Main Responsibility Area

As a member of SoC DU organization you will lead and execute technical studies within your responsibility area writing reviews and relevant feasibility studies. You will also have the responsibilities in specifying, designing, verifying, implementing, reviewing, and documenting Linearization IP blocks and related algorithms and fixed-point reference models.

Job Description:

  • Participation to Linearization IP system design and derive mathematical algorithms, models, and architecture specifications for SoC (ASIC/FPGA/low level SW) development

  • Algorithm development and verification in simulations together with actual RF and power amplifiers measurements in laboratory

  • Preparation and review of related specifications for SoC/IP development

  • Proving algorithm functionality with prototypes, which may include design/implementation

  • Support HW/SW bring-up and debug

  • Cooperate with system engineers, SoC HW/SW development, suppliers and other relevant functions to solve technical issues for quality

Additional Requirements:

  • Master s Degree in Engineering or equivalent

  • Over 2 years working experience in algorithm development

  • Excellent understanding of digital signal processing and related mathematics

  • Experienced with Matlab and some years of coding or modeling experience

  • Understanding of RF power amplifiers, RF measurements and related phenomena

  • Understanding of the SoC (ASIC/FPGA/DSP/SW) design flow and process.

  • Solid background in Cellular networks and 2G, 3G, LTE and 5G technology

  • Fluent spoken and written English

You have a hungry mind to learn more and an ambition to become digital design expert. You are always ready to share your knowledge and skills among the people you work with. You are a team worker but also efficient on independent tasks, and your English language skills allow you communicate efficiently in our multicultural environment.

Please provide your application as soon as possible, but latest by the end of August. If your interests and skills match to our job offer, we will invite you for an interview.

Job: fNokia System on Chip Development

Primary Location: Europe North-Finland-Finland-Oulu

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 17000009ZS