Samsung Electronics America 4G Wireless Network Sr Systems Staff Engineer (327530) in Richardson, Texas

4G Wireless Network Sr Systems Staff Engineer (327530)

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

Samsung Electronics America ,Richardson Texas

Feb 28, 2018

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 Wireless network 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 Samsung products to Wireless Carrier.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for development of product requirements, feature requirements, systems and performance analysis, conduct deep-dive customer sessions on 4G RAN technology.

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

  • Author technical proposals, Technical research and white papers, design documents, Operator network design, RFI/RFP, and Patent filings.

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

  • Responsible for analyzing and troubleshooting issues reported from customer labs, field sites and production network.

  • Review and provide recommendations to improve LTE RAN network performance by evaluating and trending key KPIs, performing trials and providing optimization guidelines.

  • 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.

Background/Experience required:

  • Undergraduate Degree in engineering with 12-15 years of directly related experience is required. A Masters with 12+ years of experience is preferred

  • Bachelor’s Degree is EE/CS is required

  • Experienced and fluent with 3GPP RAN product architecture, design, implementation and performance improvements (KPIs). Good understanding of EPC functionality is beneficial.

  • Thorough understanding of 3GPP specification for LTE and LTE-A features and Protocols

  • Have a solid understanding of the end to end LTE Network Architecture.

  • Working knowledge of IP network protocols & QoS.

  • Good understanding of wireless network evolution, 3GPP & 3GPP2 standard activities and FCC spectrum allocations.

  • Working knowledge of various RF antenna technologies & network optimizations.

  • 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

Since being established in 1969, Samsung Electronics has grown into one of the world’s leading technology companies and has become recognized as one of the top 10 global brands. Samsung is currently ranked #2 on Forbes’ “Most Reputable Tech Companies” for 2016 and #6 on Interbrand’s "Best Global Brands” list for 2017.Our network extends across the world, and Samsung takes great pride in the creativity and diversity of its talented people, who drive our growth. 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.

Headquartered in Ridgefield Park, N.J., Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (SEA) is a recognized innovative leader in consumer electronics, mobile devices and enterprise solutions. A wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., SEA is pushing beyond the limits of today’s technology and providing consumers and organizations with a portfolio of groundbreaking products in appliances, home entertainment, Internet of Things, mobile computing, smartphones, virtual reality, wireless infrastructure and wearables, in addition to offering leading content and services related to mobile payments, 360-degree VR video, customer support and more. Samsung is a pioneering leader in smartphones and HDTVs in the U.S. and one of America’s fastest growing home appliance brands.

Samsung's philosophy is based on our strong determination for growth, perpetual innovation and responsibility to corporate citizenship. As part of our Samsung Gives philanthropic platform, we offer companywide Days of Service, a volunteer time off program, and an employee giving match program, so our employees can support causes that are closest to their hearts and choose how they want to give back. Since 2002, Samsung has provided more than $46 million to more than 1,000 public schools and community organizations in the United States through its many citizenship initiatives, including the STEAM-education based Solve for Tomorrow Contest.

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. Apply today and find out why LinkedIn ranked us as one of North America’s Most InDemand Employers in 2015.

Samsung Electronics America provides Equal Employment Opportunity for all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any other characteristic protected by law.