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System Simulation Engineer

Applied R&D
MN Mobile Networks
2100000BT4 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.


The team you’ll be part of

Our 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).


You will join the RAN Business Unit and will enjoy our culture of innovation, openness, discipline, simplicity, accountability, and profit mindset. Your future teams are developing Nokia 3GPP mainstream radio technology products and solutions including cross-technology responsibility (Multi Radio Access Technology). Your unit’s main priorities are flawless execution of System programs including Network Management & Optimization and attached services.


What you will learn and contribute to

We are looking for a system simulation engineer to streghten our Physical Layer Architecture and Specification team.

Your tasks will include specification of Physical Layer implementation architecture and underlying algorithms. We work closely with Nokia 3GPP specification teams and Nokia Bell Labs to conduct innovative concepts towards implementation and create next generation mobile network equipment systems.

We are looking for a candidate with solid experience in defining physical layer algorithms to achieve best in class performance with optimized target hardware utilization.


  • 5G Physical Layer Algorithm definition, optimization and verification in 5G Physical Layer simulator;

  • Modelling the various 5G Physical Layer functionalities in 5G Physical Layer simulator;

  • Perform floating point algorithm analysis and provide analysis report;

  • Floating to fixed point algorithm conversion and performance verification;

  • Contributions to 5G Physical Layer architecture.


Your skills and experience

  • A successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Industrial or wide research experience (preferred at least 3 years) in commercial quality signal processing algorithm design, optimization and verification

  • Strong knowledge of 5G and/or 4G Physical Layer algorithms, particularly in the signal reception area

  • Skills and industrial/research experience in Matlab and C/C++ -programming for quality level products

  • Master or PhD of Science degree, in signal processing, communications or computer science

  • Fluent verbal communication and writing skills in English language.

The following additional skills or experience are valued:

  • Extended knowledge on algorithm optimization for DSP and HW accelerators;

  • Experience in 3GPP Physical Layer standardization documentation, processes and forums.


What we offer

Nokia offers flexible and hybrid working schemes, 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. 


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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