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Technical Specialist, 5G L1 SW

Applied R&D
MN Mobile Networks
2100000BBZ Requisition #

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As a trusted partner for critical networks, we are committed to innovation and technology leadership across mobile, fixed and cloud networks.  We create value with intellectual property and long-term research, led by the award-winning Nokia Bell Labs. Adhering to the highest standards of integrity and security, we help build the capabilities needed for a more productive, sustainable and inclusive world. 


About Mobile Networks

In Mobile Networks our goal is to be a leader in 5G and provide the best value to our customers as they evolve their networks. We continue to develop our 5G portfolio according to the latest 3GPP specifications. With more than 2,100 patent families essential for 5G, we are proud of the number of industry firsts that we have completed on the path to 5G commercialization. Nokia is also the only end-to-end mobile network vendor working with the major operators around the world.


Would you like to be a part of our journey in developing the world’s best 5G system?

We are hiring Senior L1 (PHY) Software R&D Engineers / Technical Specialists!

Our L1 SW team in Espoo is looking for talented developers to implement software with hard real-time requirements for Nokia’s 5G base station products Our responsibility area covers the full chain of embedded and real-time SW/DSP development cycle, from early requirements analysis to final delivery to our operations and customers. Join us in shaping the future with our next generation baseband, with exposure to Nokia’s cutting-edge System on Chip (SoC), DSP, and RF.


We are a large team of around 100 persons working on Layer1 SW in Espoo alone! We are split into smaller specialized scrum teams, each in charge of a combination of some of the following areas:

  • Digital signal processing
  • Code optimisation
  • Feasibility studies of 3GPP 5G features, drafting requirements
  • Planning and organising the work as part of global SW development teams
  • Feature implementation (C and/or C++)
  • Creating and maintaining the platform, DevOps, enabling continuous integration (Docker and Python)
  • System design and architecture
  • Testing (unit, component and integration)
  • Interface adaptation, testing and trouble-shooting tool development, SW co-verification with Matlab models, build time optimization, maintaining good SW practices
  • Applying machine learning solutions to parts of the processing chain


Although a combination of communications engineering/DSP knowledge as well as software development is highly appreciated, we encourage you to apply if you have good skills, knowledge and interest in any of the areas mentioned above. We are interested in excellent python developers, as well as excellent C/ C++ developers. We are a highly diverse team and it is quite possible to find a good fit for any talented candidate.


Who you are:

  • You have demonstrated industry experience in the areas of software development and/or radio technology.
  • You understand the significance of good SW practices for high quality SW.
  • You know the benefits of agile SW development and Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery practices.
  • You are skilled in C/C++ or Python: development and testing.
  • You are open-minded, and passionate about learning new technologies and developing new skills.
  • You are able to work independently and within a team, and you have good communication skills.
  • Experience with Matlab and Linux development environments is appreciated.
  • Knowledge of processor architectures, signal processing, embedded systems, real-time systems, operating systems, machine learning/AI is appreciated.
  • Experience in implementing wireless protocols, especially NR, is appreciated.


What we offer you:

  • The chance to work on challenging and rewarding tasks.
  • Constant learning opportunities.
  • Supportive environment working with world leading experts.
  • Exciting atmosphere while developing real products for our customers.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • The opportunity to expand into other competence areas thanks to the diverse teams.
  • A work culture where you will feel valued, trusted, and empowered.


Join us in creating the world’s best 5G system and building the future of mobile networks!

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