5G RF Systems Prime
Ottawa, ON
5d ago
source : Happy Monday

Ottawa Canada

Initially remote and will be based in Ottawa when our facilities open

Dell provides the technology that transforms the way we all work and live. But we are more than a technology company - we are a people company.

We inspire, challenge and respect every one of our over 100,000 employees. We also provide them with unparalleled growth and development opportunities.

From applied research to advanced engineering, Dell's 5G R&D team will design and develop ground-breaking products & solutions.

It's a fascinating field of work. You will be involved in assessing the competition, developing technology and products and generating intellectual property.

Your contributions will drive product architecture and implementation. And you will work with colleagues across the business to ensure Dell products always lead the way.

Role Summary

Dell is looking for a RF Systems Prime with advanced expertise in 5G Radio as overall systems lead for remote radio units to take part in a once in a career opportunity to be part of building something from scratch and shepherding it into the marketplace.

The RF Systems Prime, will be a key member of a brand new, built from the ground up, high powered Ottawa R&D team. The team will be responsible for designing, developing and implementing a technology new to Dell for addressing the demands of the 5G Radio subsystem for operators and to help our customers to exploit this significant market evolution.

The candidate for this role will have significant work experience in 5G wireless development, 4G R&D, mobile systems, and 3GPP as well as a strong background in RF systems, RF simulation, RF verification, RF hardware development, RF lab testing, and Regulatory testing

Key Responsibilities Include :

  • As overall systems lead for remote radio units, own all top-level specifications
  • Manage all radio requirements
  • Own the break-down of performance requirements and allocation of the derived performance requirements to hardware elements, in agreement with the responsible hardware designers
  • Own ensuring that all requirements are covered by verification activities and that all verification activities are allocated to designer verification or formal verification teams as appropriate
  • Own sign-off on all verification for remote radio units
  • Ensure consistent high standards across in-house design, contracted design work, third-party partnerships, and OEM solutions
  • Work closely with preparing customer documentation
  • Know, communicate, and document RF system performance aims and requirements for RF mobile broadband services, including those derived from regulatory frameworks, standards, technology norms, and best commercial practices
  • Engage solutions that manage cost while maintaining quality, performance, and yield
  • Anticipate, analyze, simulate, and lab test where appropriate to establish derived requirements
  • Advise on technical recommendations for third party RF and mixed signal devices
  • Advise on the planning, organization, execution, and visualization of radio integration
  • Advise on production test definition and production test pass / fail limits
  • Advise on the optimization of software parameters for radio algorithms and RF control to maximize radio performance, including regulatory margins, over-the-air performance, and production yields
  • Understand radio algorithms interfacing third-party analog and mixed signal devices as well as RF power amplifiers
  • Drive solutions aligned with 3GPP and O-RAN Alliance specifications for 4G and 5G networks in the open RAN ecosystem
  • Collaborate closely throughout the development process to jointly establish top-level product characteristics, technology selections, performance algorithms, allocation of derived requirements towards individual hardware blocks, verification techniques, and sign-off of verification results
  • Leader at the center of internal teams and many different external collaboration models ranging from contacted design, co-design partnerships, to turn-key OEM sourcing of broadband 4G and 5G radio products
  • Evaluate and advise on commercial technology, vendor reference designs, third-party IP, and build-versus-buy decisions
  • Guide product definition to efficient and effective solutions with compelling customer value in real network deployments
  • Essential Skills and Expertise / Experience :

  • Proven record of working on large mobile network systems either as a member of a network equipment manufacturer or as a radio technology provider.
  • Expert in RF systems, RF simulation, and RF verification
  • Experienced in RF hardware development, RF lab testing, and Regulatory testing
  • Experienced in requirements management
  • Understand production yield, the factors that affect production yield, their modelling, and their optimization
  • Wireless expert with strong hands-on technical skills and the demonstrated ability to work across disparate groups including sales, operations, product management, and engineering.
  • Detailed understanding of 3GPP specifications and worldwide spectrum and telecommunications regulations
  • Organized, goal-oriented technical leader to lead, follow, and effectively collaborate with knowledgeable development peers and business partners.
  • Strong knowledge in 4G and 5G Radio and / or subsystems architecture, implementation and ecosystem
  • Minimum Experience :

    7+ years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience. Typically requires 5+ years diversified RF systems engineering, RF simulation, RF hardware design, RF verification, leadership, planning, communication, organization and people motivation skill (or equivalent experience)


    We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities - all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.

    If you're keen to be at the forefront of driving world-class technology innovation, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.

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