Samsung Electronics America 4G LTE Systems Staff Engineer (316037) in Richardson, Texas

4G LTE Systems Staff Engineer (316037)

System Engineering, Regular Full-Time, Travel Required 20%

Samsung Electronics America ,Richardson Texas

Aug 1, 2017

General Description

If 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 Systems engineer to join our LTE engineering team. You will be a key contributor as a subject matter expert in a multi-functional team of R&D, Systems engineering, and product validation to introduce LTE products to a Wireless Carrier.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for development of product requirements, feature requirements, systems and performance analysis, conduct deep-dive customer sessions, new technology introduction of radio access networks.

  • Analyzing the customer requirements, converting then into system requirements and capturing of detail design for the development team.

  • Aid in product & feature performance analysis, evaluation of new product & SW releases and 3rd party product evaluation to build product synergies.

  • Design and development of wireless system protocols and systems

  • Perform detailed analysis or LTE RAN features/ 3GPP specifications

  • Responsible for analyzing and troubleshooting the issues

  • Provides expert technical support in the pre-sales process and creates compelling technical and commercial solutions in order to help achieve the assigned sales goals and business objectives.

  • Translates and communicates complex technical design considerations between the Samsung sales team and carriers’ network business

  • Educate our customers on Samsung’s new products and services both individually and in a team environment

  • Ensures that customer commitments are achieved according to plan.

  • Works closely with various support organizations, logistics, and cross- functional teams from SEA and Samsung HQ to achieve successful new product roll-outs and developments.

Success Criteria:

Technical Acumen

  • Subject Matter Expert in driving the technical solutions to customer through complex organizational dynamics

Presentations Skills

  • Leveraging your ability to communicate effectively with all levels of organization as well as HQ partners on initiatives

Excellence Dealing with Ambiguity

  • Bringing your experience in problem solving and ability to navigate complex organizations with pivotal shifts

Background/Experience required:

  • Master's Degree in engineering with 12-15 years of directly related experience is required. A PhD with 12+ years experience preferred

  • Bachelor’s Degree is EE/CS is required

  • Experience with protocol analyzers, test tools such as XCAL, QXDM, Wireshark, Channel Emulator, Spectrum Analyzers, Signal Generators.

  • 3GPP understanding

  • Strong knowledge in LTE and network architecture specifically focused on Radio Access Network

  • Strong knowledge in LTE Air Interface , PHY, MAC, RLC, RRC and PDCP layers

  • Experience with SW development is beneficial

  • Understanding of HW as well as SW architecture

  • Ability to travel sporadically during the project

Necessary Skills / Attributes

The ability to plan, organize and prioritize multiple projects, sales and simultaneous performance objectives. Work independently in determining ones personal work schedule to be productive. Work in a team environment, in order to achieve personal and team project milestones and to complete assignments within established time frames. Accept tasks and problems/situations that differ, requiring creativity to search for optimal solutions, when only broad and general guidelines exist for solving problems. The ability to utilize implied knowledge of task alternatives and to make spontaneous decisions using past experience and the guidance and/or successful experiences of others. Demonstrated ability to interact at multiple levels within customers organizations. Negotiate with and convince others, in a potentially adversarial environment, including customer directors, managers and staff with opposing views to accept/approve plans, technical and project recommendations. Make professional technical sales presentations in writing, through email, reports, or orally, to an audience of high technical skills, management and operational experience. Ability to achieve results within established time frames and requirements. Develop accurate proposals and designs to meet customer needs.

Physical/Mental Demands:

Work is generally performed in an office environment. Operate a computer keyboard and view a video display terminal between more than 50% of work time, including prolonged periods of time. Requires considerable work utilizing high visual acuity / detail, numeric / character distinction and moderate hand / finger dexterity. The movement and transportation of equipment, most of the time is under 25 pounds. Performs work under time schedules and stress which are normally periodic or cyclical, including time sensitive deadlines, intellectual challenges and project management deadlines. Machines, tools, equipment, and work aids include PC’s, printers, copiers, faxes and other equipment commonly associated with an office work area. May require working additional hours beyond normal schedule. Travel varies depending on position. Consistently demonstrates a commitment to policies and procedures, including but not limited to, attendance, confidentiality, conflict of interest and ethical responsibilities.

Company Information

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS AMERICA

BIG THINGS HAPPEN HERE. The amazing products for which Samsung is known world-wide are the results of the amazing people who work here. Their talent, creativity, dedication, and commitment to innovation are what make us who we are. To continue to be a world leader in technology, we focus on attracting the best talent available and offer a corporate culture in which every individual can challenge themselves to discover how good they are, and how great they can become.

Headquartered in Ridgefield Park, NJ, and with offices in Richardson, TX and Palo Alto, CA, Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (SEA) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and a world leader in technology. We market a broad range of award-winning consumer electronics, smartphones, information systems, and home appliances. Samsung's philosophy is based on our strong determination for growth, perpetual innovation and responsibility to corporate citizenship. As a result of our commitment to innovation and unique design, the Samsung organization is one of the most decorated brands in the electronics industry. Our company is currently ranked #7 in Interbrand’s "100 Best Global Brands," and named #3 on the Boston Consulting Group list as one of the world's most innovative companies in 2014.

At Samsung we work hard every day. It is a fast-paced and challenging work environment, and we are a nimble team that constantly pushes ourselves to be the best. If you have energy, passion, dedication and drive, and you thrive in a fast-paced workplace, the rewards at Samsung are many. Imagine working for a global company that is a world leader in innovation, in an environment where exciting things happen every day. Imagine working with an amazing group of visionaries/ individuals who make products that bring joy to millions of people across the globe every single day. Imagine where you want to be, and who you want to be. At Samsung...the possibilities are limitless. Apply today and find out why LinkedIn ranked us as one of North America’s Most InDemand Employers in 2014.

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