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Trainee/Thesis Worker, 5G L1 Embedded SW

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MN Mobile Networks
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About Nokia and Mobile Networks  

At Nokia, we create technology that helps the world act together. We are proud to be the only end-to-end mobile network vendor working with major operators around the world. Our goal is to be a leader in 5G and provide the best value to our customers as they evolve their networks. Read more about us here. 

Mobile Networks and its people make up the heart of Nokia’s product development. Utilising state-of-the-art technology, next gen hardware and cutting-edge software solutions, our teams work together to build the best possible products for our customers. 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. Read more about our products here. 

Why Join Nokia? 

Working with us, you will have a positive impact on people’s lives and help to overcome some of the world’s most pressing challenges. You will obtain meaningful, real-world product development experience, and work in a culture that values diversity, inclusivity, openness, and respect for all. And you will be part of a team of talented engineers and developers creating the next big thing in mobile communications. 

Job Description   

Are you majoring in computer science, communications networks or signal processing? Are you interested in real-time software development and mobile communications?

Our L1 SW development unit in Espoo Finland is looking for talented trainees/thesis workers to help implement real-time embedded software solutions for Nokia’s 4G/5G/cloud base station products. This covers the whole SW development cycle, from analysing requirements, through implementation and testing, to final delivery to our customers. We operate according the Agile SW development process, working in specialised scrum teams covering many competence areas.  

Depending on your background and area of interest, you could work in one or more of the following our development focus areas: 

  • L1 SW application development for base station fronthaul transport 
  • Creating and maintaining the platform/middleware of the L1 SW stack 
  • 4G/5G feature implementation (C and/or C++) 
  • Code optimisation 
  • DevOps, and enabling continuous integration (Docker and Python) 
  • System design and architecture 
  • Testing (unit, component and integration) 
  • Planning and organising the work as part of global SW development teams 
  • Interface adaptation, testing and troubleshooting tool development, SW co-verification with Matlab models, build time optimization, maintaining good SW practices, and more

What We’re Looking For 


  • You are in the final years of your studies
  • You have some experience with C/C++ or Python
  • You understand the significance of good SW practices for high quality SW, such as Agile development and Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery
  • You are open-minded, and passionate about learning new technologies and developing new skills 
  • You can work both independently and within a team, and have good communication skills 

What We Offer 

  • The opportunity to obtain valuable industry experience during your studies
  • Impactful and relevant thesis topics, tailored to your interests
  • The chance to work on challenging and rewarding tasks 
  • Continuous learning opportunities 
  • Supportive, global 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 

If you do not fulfil all the requirements, we encourage you to apply anyway. If this is not the right position for you, we may find another role in our company that would suit your skills and experience.  

Help us to create the future of mobile networks!  

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