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Ottawa, Ontario

5G NR Radio Principal Software Developer

Remote - Canada (Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Ottawa, NWT, Nunavut)

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5G NR Radio Principal Software Developer

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.

Join us as a Principal Software Developer on our 5G R&D team in Ottawa to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact.

What you’ll achieve

As a Radio Software Principal Developer 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 Software and Algorithms related to Remote Radio Units. You will work with different 5G R&D Agile SW component teams to design and implement Radio unit software.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.

You will:

  • Work with team management and other development groups to develop an implementation plan and design for the 5G NR radio software

  • Participate in defining and architect solutions allowing for scalability of RU layer 1 and Radio solutions for various RAN deployments

  • Capture agreements in a design and test document that will drive the implementation of the Radio SW

  • Hold design reviews to get closure in order to finalize the RU design document & RU design and test documents.

  • Design and Implement functional areas (base, driver, services and OAM) of the RU per the implementation plan.

  • Work closely with the verification group to ensure the completeness, quality and performance of the implemented RU functionality

Take the first step towards your dream career

Every Dell Technologies team member brings something unique to the table. Here’s what we are looking for with this role:

Essential Requirements

  • Advanced knowledge in 4G/5G Radio subsystems architecture

  • Working knowledge with 4G/5G RF characteristics, radio HW components, 3GPP specifications in RAN

  • 8+ years of experience using C, C++11 and Python 3.x

  • Working Knowledge in Linux Kernel, device driver, boot process, bash shell scripting, Yocto and build root

​​Desirable Requirements

  • Knowledge in MACsec (IEEE 802.1AE)

  • Knowledge and working experience in Open Fronthaul interface

Here’s our story; now tell us yours

Dell Technologies helps organizations and individuals build a brighter digital tomorrow. Our company is made up of more than 150,000 people, located in over 180 locations around the world. We’re proud to be a diverse and inclusive team and have an endless passion for our mission to drive human progress. 

What’s most important to us is that you are respected, feel like you can be yourself and have the opportunity to do the best work of your life -- while still having a life. We offer excellent benefits, bonus programs, flexible work arrangements, a variety of career development opportunities, employee resource groups, and much more. 

We started with computers, but we didn’t stop there. We are helping customers move into the future with multi-cloud, AI and machine learning through the most innovative technology and services portfolio for the data era. Join us and become a part of what’s next in technology, starting today. 

You can also learn more about us by reading our latest Diversity and Inclusion Report and our plan to make the world a better place by 2030 here.

If you’re keen to be at the forefront of driving world-class technology innovation, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.

Dell Canada Inc. (“Dell”) is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and communities in which we live and serve, and creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach her/his potential. We welcome applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification.

As part of our commitment to accessibility for all persons with disabilities, Dell will, upon the request of the applicant, provide accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure equal access to applicants with disabilities. If you are selected for an interview and you need accommodation, please contact your recruiter.


Job ID: R180023

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