As a member of the wireless system engineering team, the candidate will participate in the research and development of signal processing and communications algorithms for NXP's next generation WLAN SoCs.
The candidate's responsibilities will include, but are not limited to :
Design and development of advanced PHY algorithms for MIMO OFDM systems.
Realize the PHY algorithms in embedded architecture, especially using ARM-based DSP processors with cycle optimizations.
Analyze performance using simulation tools (MATLAB / C++), identifying potential areas of improvement and proposing improvements / simplifications as necessary.
Work closely with hardware and software teams on implementation and algorithmic modifications, considering performance / area / power / latency tradeoffs.
Verify, bring up and validate the systems or features designed, and follow through production
Required education, knowledge, and skills :
PhD in Electrical Engineering or a related field or MS in EE or a related field + 3 years of industry experience
Must understand the fundamentals of Signal Processing and Digital Communications
Must be familiar with MIMO and OFDM technologies
Must be fluent in MATLAB, C / C++, and
Must have strong analytical and problem solving skills
Desirable to have experience coding in Assembly
Desirable to have experience with cycle optimization, consideration of memory latencies, and cache hierarchies; ideally also exposure to processors with SIMD and VLIW instruction level parallelism.
Desirable to have hands-on experience in the bring up and characterization of silicon
Desirable to be familiar with IEEE WLAN .11 standards.
Desirable to have scripting and automation skills
NXPis an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer regardless of age, color, national origin, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and / or expression, marital status, status as a disabled veteran and / or veteran of the Vietnam Era or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
In addition, NXP will provide reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified disabled individuals.