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Senior Systems Engineer

Tarana Wireless

Tarana Wireless

Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024
As a member of the Systems Engineering team, you will be participating in the design and development of our next generation Fixed Wireless Access platform. If you have experience in designing physical layer algorithms and driving them all the way to implementation, you will fit right in.

We are looking for candidates with strong wireless communications skills willing to continuously learn, adapt, and collaborate with colleagues across different departments. Ideally, you are a candidate with strong technical expertise and an ability of turning innovative ideas into reality through design, simulation, specification, and implementation.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the development of a complex Matlab link level simulator
  • Implement innovative algorithmic ideas on the simulation platform
  • Conduct PHY and MAC layer performance analysis via comprehensive simulations
  • Conduct architectural and algorithmic trade-offs based on performance, complexity and cost
  • Optimize implementation together with software and hardware teams
  • Consolidate, share your findings through presentations and documentation, and be able to draw insightful conclusions
  • Maintain and expand on the simulator’s regression capabilities
  • Correlate simulation findings with product performance and create design specifications

Required Skills & Experience:

  • M.S. or Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering
  • 5- 12 years of experience
  • Solid understanding of PHY and MAC layers of modern OFDM-based wireless systems
  • Strong foundation in estimation / detection techniques. random processes and probability theory
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Working knowledge of wireless systems link budgets and wireless channel models
  • Experience with multi-antenna spatial processing techniques
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in matlab and experience building wireless simulators
  • Experience with version control software such as Git
  • Experience with LTE, 5G NR, or WiMax PHY protocols is highly desired

The salary range for this position is: $130,000 to $175,000

Compensation will be determined based on several factors including, but not limited to: skill set, years of experience and the employee’s geographic location.

Tarana provides competitive benefits to employees in this role including: Medical, dental and vision benefits, 401K match, flexible time off and stock option.

Since our founding in 2009, we’ve been on a mission to accelerate the pace of bringing fast and affordable internet access — and all the benefits it provides — to the 90% of the world’s households who can’t get it. Through a decade of R&D and more than $400M of investment, we’ve created an entirely unique next-generation fixed wireless access technology, powering our first commercial platform, Gigabit 1 (G1). It delivers a game-changing advance in broadband economics in both mainstream and underserved markets, using either licensed or unlicensed spectrum. G1 started production in mid 2021 and has now been installed by over 160 service providers globally. We’re headquartered in Milpitas, California, with additional research and development in Pune, India.

G1 has been developed by an incredibly talented and pioneering core technical team. We are looking for more world-class problem solvers who can carry on our tradition of customer obsession and ground-breaking innovation. We’re well funded, growing incredibly quickly, maintaining a superb results-focused culture while we’re at it, and all grooving on the positive difference we are making for people all over the planet. If you want to help make a real difference in this world, apply now!