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Technical Leader, 5G L1 Embedded SW

Applied R&D
MN Mobile Networks
210000046J Requisition #


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Technical Leader, 5G L1 Embedded SW

Job Description

Do you have knowledge in computer science or embedded software? Are you interested in real-time software development and mobile communications?

Join us in implementing real-time solutions with advanced software development methods for Nokia’s 4G/5G/cloud base station products. You can apply and enhance your skills in agile software development, embedded systems and signal processing.

You will be helping to create the next generation baseband and RF System on Chip (SoC) solutions, and work as a member of our highly specialized real-time SW team. You will be working with our DevOps software production systems and hard real-time embedded solutions, especially Linux platform, middleware services and fronthaul for LTE/5G L1 processing. Our responsibility area covers the full embedded and real-time SW/DSP development cycle, from early requirements analysis to final delivery to our operations and customers.

You should understand the significance of good SW practices for developing high quality SW, particularly the benefits of Agile development and Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery practices. General interest in computer science, processor architectures and signal processing will be appreciated. You should be comfortable working with C/C++, Python, and have experience in Matlab and Linux environments. A background in automated testing and real-time systems will help you blend in.


Several years of experience in software R&D in a global environment

Experience with real-time embedded SW & Linux or base station transport/fronthaul protocols

Understanding of or experience with signal processing or physical layer processing

Preferably have technical management experience in a R&D environment

Understanding of LTE/5G systems and the L1 technology area, as well as related product creation processes and tools

Experience in automated testing, real-time systems and fault management/product quality



Expertise in the defined area of competence

Code/Area Guard responsibility (ownership of a particular piece of code)

Provide direction and support for other team members in the areas of technical problems, processes and operations

Active participation in planning, designing of code implementation or test coverage

Define and verify requirements and technical documentation related to implementation of new features and the maintenance of legacy features

Perform business analysis, risks, problems etc. and make decisions within the limits of authority and own expertise area

​Assess software quality and develop test tools to increase test effectiveness and efficiency

​Contribute to the evolution of internal processes with a target to continuously increase the efficiency of development teams

Propose and lead internal improvement projects and initiatives

Support OPEX/CAPEX planning

Ensure successful integration of software components, according to specified requirements, through supervising a team of engineers.

Facilitate competence development, knowledge sharing and coaching and mentoring within own domain

Improve Definition of Done for area of responsibility

​Owner of team quality KPIs and needed deep dives / analysis

Support RCA/EDA activities in own area

Track and create reports related to the work of teams

Handle the faults of own component/area/product


Join us in building the future of mobile networks!

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