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Date Posted
20 Mar 2017
Cobham Wireless are looking for a Senior Algorithm Engineer to contribute to the Algorithms Group carrying out algorithm development, system analysis, test tools development and performance improvement for all UK engineering programs.
This role is based in Stevenage, Hertfordshire.  

As a Senior Algorithm Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • It would be preferred for the successful candidate to have a PhD in an electronics related subject, however individuals with an MSc or MEng will be considered.
  • Previous experience of developing software in a team and hands on experience with building hardware prototypes of a wireless communications system or subsystem.
  • The individual must have experience of detailed simulating and modelling communication systems at link level and be experienced with demonstrating and presenting the project progress and outcomes.
  • General wireless system engineering and software understanding is essential for the role, alongside digital communications and signal processing theories.
  • The individual should have solid mathematical analytical and problem solving skills and matlab modelling and simulation skills.
  • The candidate must have an understanding of performance engineering for a wireless system from design to testing and have cellular communications system knowledge (LTE and UMTS) from physical layer to application layer.
  • Knowledge of transceiver architecture for RF to baseband would also be a key skill to hold for the role.
  • Proven experience in at least one of the following: Python, C++ or Matlab
  • The successful candidate must be a self motivated, team player who is able to work independently and on their own initiative to tight deadlines.
  • Candidates should possess excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to work and support various teams and programs simultaneously.

As a Senior Algorithm Engineer your main responsibilities will involve:

  • To maintain and enhance the in-house (link-level/system-level) simulation tools for 3GPP LTE/LTE-A features study and evaluation
  • To maintain and enhance the in-house test tools for the product development.
  • To develop and define the algorithms to meet 3GPP GERAN/WCDMA/LTE/LTE-A defined performance requirement
  • Analysis, modelling, simulation of 3GPP GERAN/WCDMA/LTE/LTE-A features
  • Filter design, simulation, validation and fixed point numerical analysis for wireless repeater system
  • To provide the testing strategy, perform regular testing on target to ensure the product performance
  • To support the customer observation investigation and tracking. Technical supervising and supporting Field Application Engineers, customer facing engineers/managers, coordinating with the core R&D teams for solving performance related customer observation
  • To support the R&D teams and testing teams for the product development
  • Tracking and investigation 3GPP standard developments and evolutions and analyse their impacts to all UK products and communicate the findings to the corresponding engineering teams
  • General algorithms developments for all wireless engineering areas, including RF, baseband, DSP and higher layer procedures. 

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

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