Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. is hiring a

Cellular Senior Engineer – 5G/4G Field/IOT Log Analysis Engineer

Bellevue, United States

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We believe that innovation and growth are driven by an inclusive culture and a diverse workforce. We’re dedicated to empowering people to be their true selves. Together, we’re building a better tomorrow for our employees, customers, partners, and communities.

What You’ll Do

Samsung SOC R&D Lab in San Diego is looking for Cellular Engineer – 5G/4G Field/IOT log analysis engineer to join the team of passionate engineers with start-up spirit to debug and test Samsung’s world-class cellular modem solution.

The candidate is expected to bring innovation and strong execution skills to the cellular group for Field/IOT Certification and Performance test.

Open to hiring for this position in New Jersey (preferred) or San Diego or Seattle.

Location: Hybrid, working onsite at our New Jersey (preferred) or San Diego or Seattle, CA office 3 days a week, with the flexibility to work remotely the remainder of your time and about 10-20% travel as needed to support Field/IOT log analysis.

Job ID: 41361

  • Support log analysis for field certification, performance test and lab IOT activities for US carriers (AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Dish).
  • Take responsibility of field/IOT test execution, analyze failure logs and track issues until they are resolved. Strong communications skills and cross-functional collaboration needed.
  • Plan innovative test scenarios to uncover critical modem issues. Identify KPIs to improve modem performance especially for LTE and 5G technologies.
  • Send reports to executive level to outline current status and to escalate any critical issues.

What You Bring

  • Bachelors with 5+ years of relevant industry experience, or Masters with 3+ years or PhD with 0 years in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related field preferred.
  • Deep understanding of various modem protocol layer stack – L1, MAC, RRC, PDCP for LTE/5G.
  • In-depth knowledge of LTE/5G NR NSA/SA features.
  • Strong understanding of IMS protocol and VoWifi call flow.
  • Ability to drive and resolve end to end system performance and functional issues by collaborating with software team.
  • Hands-on experience in mobile device testing/failure analysis during IOT or field for at least 2-3 years.
  • Experience with PDC, F4L, DFIT test scenarios.
  • Ability to work in a team environment with cross-team coordination and challenging schedules.
  • Strong problem solving skills. Ability to take ownership and bring innovations in test methodology.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Previous experience of field test management or IOT execution/analysis is preferred.
  • Familiarity with US chipset and device carrier certification process is desired.
  • Preferred degrees in Electronics, Communication, Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications.
  • You’re inclusive, adapting your style to the situation and diverse global norms of our people. 
  • An avid learner, you approach challenges with curiosity and resilience, seeking data to help build understanding. 
  • You’re collaborative, building relationships, humbly offering support and openly welcoming approaches. 
  • Innovative and creative, you proactively explore new ideas and adapt quickly to change.


What We Offer
The pay range below is for all roles at this level across all US locations and functions. Individual pay rates depend on a number of factors—including the role’s function and location, as well as the individual’s knowledge, skills, experience, education, and training. We also offer incentive opportunities that reward employees based on individual and company performance. 

This is in addition to our diverse package of benefits centered around the wellbeing of our employees and their loved ones. In addition to the usual Medical/Dental/Vision/401k, our inclusive rewards plan empowers our people to care for their whole selves. An investment in your future is an investment in ours.

Base Pay Range
$82,096$188,800 USD

Give Back With a charitable giving match and frequent opportunities to get involved, we take an active role in supporting the community.
Enjoy Time Away You’ll start with 4+ weeks of paid time off a year, plus holidays and sick leave, to rest and recharge.
Care for Family Whatever family means to you, we want to support you along the way—including a stipend for fertility care or adoption, medical travel support, and an errand service.
Prioritize Emotional Wellness With on-demand apps and paid therapy sessions, you’ll have support no matter where you are.
Stay Fit Eating well and being active are important parts of a healthy life. Our onsite Café and gym, plus virtual classes, make it easier.
Embrace Flexibility Benefits are best when you have the space to use them. That’s why we facilitate a flexible environment so you can find the right balance for you.

Covid-19 Policy
To help keep our employees, customers, and communities safe, we’ve developed guidelines for our teams. Currently, we encourage vaccination for all employees, and may require it depending on job functions (e.g., traveling for business, meeting with customers). While visiting our offices or attending team events, we ask employees to complete a daily health questionnaire and complete a weekly COVID test. Our COVID policies are subject to change depending on public health, regulatory and business circumstances. 

Equal Opportunity Employment Policy
Samsung Semiconductor is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and affirmative action employer. We’re committed to fostering an inclusive environment where everyone feels welcomed and empowered to do their best work. We hire the best talent for our teams, regardless of race, religion, color, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, ancestry, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, or veteran status. Our focus is on hiring teammates with humble expertise, kindness, dedication and a willingness to embrace challenges and learn together every day.

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