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5G Digital Radio Architecture & System Prime

Primary Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Additional Location(s): Ottawa, Canada

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5G Digital Radio Architecture & System Prime

Competitive Salary

Ottawa Canada

Will be remote until our facilities re-open in Ottawa

Dell provides the technology that transforms the way we all work and live. But we are more than a technology company — we are a people company. We inspire, challenge and respect every one of our over 100,000 employees. We also provide them with unparalleled growth and development opportunities.

From applied research to advanced engineering, Dell’s 5G R&D team will design and develop ground-breaking products & solutions, as a first-ever go-to-market for Dell in this space. It’s a fascinating field of work. You will be involved in assessing the competition, developing technology and products and generating intellectual property. Your contributions will drive product architecture and implementation in support of building something from the ground up, all while working with colleagues across the business to ensure Dell products always lead the way.

Role Summary

If you’re interested in taking part in a once in a career opportunity, Dell is looking for a 5G Digital Radio Architecture and System Prime with advanced expertise in 5G Radio having, overall ownership for Remote Radio Unit Digital Radio, to be part of a brand new, built from the ground up, high powered Ottawa R&D team.  The team will be responsible for designing, developing and implementing a technology new to Dell for addressing the demands of the 5G Radio subsystem for operators and to help our customers to exploit this significant market evolution. The candidate for this role will have significant work experience in 5G wireless development, 4G R&D, mobile systems, and 3GPP as well as a strong background in fronthaul, framers, security, channelization, peak-to-average power reduction, baseband predistortion, and FPGA development related to Remote Radio Units. 

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Own all aspects of digital radio, where digital radio includes embedded computing, fronthaul, framers, security, channelization, peak-to-average power reduction, baseband predistortion, and timing and synchronization
  • Own requirements in digital radio
  • Own hardware algorithms in digital radio
  • Evaluate and recommend third-party IP blocks and/or devices
  • Deliver design specifications and functional specifications for digital radio
  • Understand and embed security
  • Understand and secure reliability, such as fault management, signal integrity, and power supply margins
  • Work closely with suppliers, component engineers, sourcing primes, and contract manufacturing houses on device selection
  • Anticipate, analyze, simulate, and lab test where appropriate impacts to interoperability, software, algorithms, performance, regulatory compliance, and yields
  • Maintain roadmaps for compatible technology line-ups, existing and emerging
  • Act as a single point of contact for FPGA and ASIC vendors

Additional Responsibilities May Include:

  • Chip prime for FPGA development
  • Radio Board Prime
  • Evaluate and advise on commercial technology, vendor reference designs, third-party IP, partner designs, and OEM proposals
  • Facilitate the integration of third-party device drivers
  • Advise and drive where needed the planning, organization, execution, and visualization of radio board bring-up, integration, and optimization
  • Engage solutions that manage cost while maintaining quality, performance, and yield
  • Collaborate closely throughout the development process to jointly establish top-level product characteristics and technology selections
  • Ensure consistent high standards across in-house design, contracted design work, third-party partnerships, and OEM solutions
  • Drive solutions aligned with 3GPP and O-RAN Alliance (O-RAN) specifications for 4G and 5G networks in the open RAN ecosystem
  • Leader at the center of internal teams and many different external collaboration models ranging from contacted design, co-design partnerships, to turn-key OEM sourcing of broadband 4G and 5G radio products
  • Guide product definition to efficient and effective solutions with compelling customer value in real network deployments

Essential Skills and Expertise/Experience

  • Proven record of working on large mobile network systems either as a member of a network equipment manufacturer or as a radio technology provider
  • Expert in embedded computing, fronthaul, framers, security, channelization, peak-to-average power reduction, baseband predistortion, and timing and synchronization
  • Expert in hardware algorithms in digital radio
  • Experienced in the evaluation, selection, and integration of third-party IP suppliers
  • Experienced in the functional systemization of digital radio, driver development, and software development
  • Experienced in FPGA development
  • Familiar with security in Ethernet, IP, and remote load management
  • Experienced in functional fault management and signal integrity
  • Experienced in the planning, organization, execution, and visualization of radio board bring-up, integration, and optimization
  • Detailed understanding of 3GPP specifications and worldwide spectrum and telecommunications regulations
  • Wireless expert with strong hands-on technical skills and the demonstrated ability to work across disparate groups including sales, operations, product management, and engineering 
  • Organized, goal-oriented technical leader to lead, follow, and effectively collaborate with knowledgeable development peers and business partners.  
  • Knowledge in 4G and 5G Radio and/or subsystems architecture, implementation and ecosystem

Minimum Experience and Education

  • 7+ years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience. Typically requires 5+ years diversified experience in digital radio including fronthaul, framers, security, channelization, peak-to-average power reduction, baseband predistortion, and FPGA development

Dell Technologies is a unique family of businesses that helps organizations and individuals build their digital future and transform how they work, live and play—providing customers with the industry’s broadest and most innovative technology and services portfolio. We value our customers, winning together, innovation, results and integrity. Grow your career with a highly competitive salary, bonus programs, world-class benefits and unparalleled learning and development opportunities— all at a company that is proud to be diverse and inclusive. Learn more on how we are closing the diversity gap here.

Job ID: R065457

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