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5G Junior Design Engineer

Position: Junior 5G/6G Digital Electronics Engineer

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated engineer to join our growing team. The team develops digital systems and IP components for NEC’s world-leading portfolio of O-RAN mobile telecommunication network products.

The product development is multi-national and multi-discipline, with the focus in the UK being the core digital signal processing and O-RAN packet processing functions. We are applying the latest massive-MIMO and software defined radio techniques on cutting-edge SoC FPGAs and ASIC technologies.

Flexible hybrid home and office working environment.

Key Responsibilities (dependent upon the candidate’s skills and interests)
  • To analyse, architect, design, develop, verify, debug and maintain complex digital systems and IP blocks according to a set of requirements.
  • To act as key technical expert, ensuring that the development tasks are carried out to an agreed schedule and set of requirements, and to high quality and efficiency standards.
  • To create verification strategies and implement test plans in order to ensure fault-free deliverables.

Essential Experience and Knowledge
  • VHDL and/or Verilog languages.
  • RTL simulation tools, synthesis and STA.
  • Scripting and modelling in Python.
  • Experience of architecture and implementation on FPGA or ASIC.
  • Good English skills, both written and spoken.

Desirable Experience and Knowledge
  • Understanding of the 5G NR physical layer.
  • Knowledge of digital signal processing and data analysis (e.g. MATLAB).
  • HDL verification
  • Tcl and other scripting languages.
  • Software programming (ideally in Python /C/C++).

Soft skills
  • Adaptable and motivated. Enthusiastic to learn and work closely with other team members.
  • Clear communicator and logical thinker with effective analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Integrity and a commitment to quality.
  • Able to work to tight deadlines.
  • Openness to cultural diversity.

Educated to degree level in communications, electronics, physics, computing, maths or similar relevant engineering related discipline. M.Eng/MSc./PhD would be a plus.
Job function
Engineering; Information Technology