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Date Posted
13 Jul 2017
Cobham Wireless are looking for a Communication System & Test Engineer to be part of the 5G research group covering new wireless algorithm, signal processing, computing architecture/platform
This role is based in Stevenage, Hertfordshire.

As a Communication System & Test Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Degree (BSc, MSc or PhD) in computer science, telecommunication, signal processing, electronic and data science (or related fields)
  • Proficient in major program designs across different platforms (C/C++, Matlab, Python and Linux)
  • General knowledge in wireless communication system design (mainly UMTS, LTE, 4G and 5G in 3GPP)
  • Linux shell scripting for test automation (e.g. bash and Python)
  • Basic web and GUI development skills (Javascript, QT, html5)
  • Good RF system knowledge & RF lab measurements 
  • Lab equipment and test system automation
  • Test results analysis and presentation (e.g. test database, data processing and test criteria checking/display)
  • Familiar with commercial software R&D lifecycle and design flow (e.g. agile vs waterfall)
  • Good applied mathematical skills (e.g. linear algebra, probability, information theory and signal & system)
  • Software development methods and tools development (e.g. git, build system, unit test, regression test system)
  • Experience in high performance computing with large scale distributed system design with Linux cluster
  • Good team working attitude and skills: punctuality, follow project plan, good verbal and written communications
  • Good finisher who understands how to complete a task that meets project requirements
  • Self-starter with good initiative in identifying new takes and taking ownership
  • Keen and quick to obtain and distribute new knowledge and skills 

As a Communication System & Test Engineer your main responsibilities will involve:

  • 4G/5G communication product test system & test case development for proof of concept and production systems
  • RF/software/platform test methods and systems design and development
  • Overall product functional and performance testing and reporting
  • Maintain and take ownership 4G development validation tools
  • Support customer facing test cases generation and bug checking  

About Cobham Wireless

Delivering state-of-the-art wireless and connectivity solutions that give our customers a competitive edge.

We are global leaders in the provision of advanced wireless coverage and mobile communications systems, producing innovative, cost-effective solutions that address market requirements for improved connectivity, greater capacity and better quality of experience.

Our intelligent digital Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS), along with our advanced network validation tools for mobile and IP networks, will help propel your network to the next generation. 

About Cobham plc

Cobham is a leading global technology and services innovator, respected for providing solutions to the greatest challenges, from deep space to the depths of the ocean.
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