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SoC Modeling specialist, DPD IP Subsystem

Applied R&D
MN Mobile Networks
22000006L9 Requisition #


Come create the technology that helps the world act together


Nokia is committed to innovation and technology leadership across mobile, fixed and cloud networks. Your career here, will have a positive impact on people’s lives and will help us build the capabilities needed for a more productive, sustainable, and inclusive world.


We challenge ourselves to create an inclusive way of working where we are open to new ideas, empowered to take risks and fearless to bring our authentic selves to work.


To strengthen our teams, we are looking for


SoC Modeling Specialist, DFE IP



The team you'll be part of


Our Mobile Networks Business Group is a leader in wireless mobility networks and associated services. With more than 3.500 patent families essential for 5G we have a strong 5G portfolio and are a front runner in open and virtualized radio access networks (O-RAN and vRAN).


Nokia Oulu - Home of Radio - YouTube


You will be part of our Digital Front End (DFE) ASIC team where more than 100 professionals are working on Nokia ReefShark family of System-on-Chips (SoC): ReefShark | Nokia Networks


We are responsible of custom silicon which is a key element in our strategy to gain technology leadership in 5G networks. We are working with state-of-the art tools and have access to latest silicon technologies. Our team is diverse with 13 different nationalities represented. Working language is English.


What you will learn and contribute to


You will contribute to either Digital Pre-Distortion (DPD) or TXRX Crosstalk Cancellation IP blocks as reference modeling specialist. You will be part of our multi-cultural System-on-Chip (SoC) Development Unit.


You will have the support of highly talented people in the team. You are ready to share your knowledge and skills with the people you work with. You are a team player but can also work independently. You communicate well in a multi-cultural team in English. We hope to find a person who is hungry for learning and to become true professional in leading edge DFE ASIC development.


Are you passionate about solving problems?


As part of our team, you will:

  • Create HW reference model based on SW-HW functional architecture model
  • Contribute to design optimization
  • Provide reference model and data for RTL design and verification
  • Contribute to verification environment, test cases and debugging
  • Write modeling documentation and participate in documentation reviews
  • Continuously improve tools, methods and processes
  • Participate in a culture of learning, innovation and renewal


Your skills and experience


 You have:

  • Master’s or Doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • 6+ years working experience in algorithm, SW or RTL design
  • good understanding and desire to understand thoroughly digital signal processing and related mathematics
  • experience on Matlab, Simulink, C/C++, VHDL or Verilog coding languages
  • experience on working with DFE, DSP or RF algorithms, RTL design and verification tools and methods
  • good written and spoken English language
  • Good working attitude and co-operation skills in a multi-cultural team
  • Fluent spoken and written English
  • Will to learn and to become expert on DFE area


It would be nice if you also had some of these skills:

  • Understanding of cellular radio networks and related technologies (4G/5G)
  • Experience on design debugging methods


If you see this as a next step on your career, please submit your application by 30.9.2022 at the latest. 


What we offer


Nokia offers flexible and hybrid working schemes for up to 3 days a week remotely or even permanent remote working agreement within Finland, continuous learning opportunities, well-being programs to support you mentally and physically, opportunities to join and get supported by employee resource groups, mentoring programs and highly diverse teams with an inclusive culture where people thrive and are empowered.


On our Oulu site, Home of Radio, we have gym with sauna and possibility to take part on group exercises e.g. kettlebell, fitness boxing or body care classes. You are included to our incentive plan and are accompanied by your own Buddy throughout your Onboarding process. Not to mention support provided by your multinational team members. For senior positions we offer Company Car Benefit and our international hires are supported with extensive relocation package. In addition, we offer 3 month paid leave for a newborn or adopted child´s parent and extensive learning possibilities to extend your professional skills to the desired direction.


Study and work in Finland – Oulu



Nokia is committed to inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer


Nokia has received the following recognitions for its commitment to inclusion & equality:


  • One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere
  • Gender-Equality Index by Bloomberg
  • Workplace Pride Global Benchmark
  • LGBT+ equality & best place to work by HRC Foundation


At Nokia, we act inclusively and respect the uniqueness of people.


Nokia’s employment decisions are made regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


We are committed to a culture of inclusion built upon our core value of respect.


Join us and be part of a company where you will feel included and empowered to succeed.






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