Lead System Architecture Research Engineer
ST Strategy & Technology
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
2d ago

What you will learn and contribute to

Nokia Standards is looking for a Lead System Architecture Research Engineer to join our Architecture and Management Group.

You will work in one of our teams shaping the evolution of mobile network technologies in 5G-Advanced and towards 6G, developing architecture and protocol solutions.

Candidates should have expert knowledge in end-to-end mobile network architectures and strong research skills with outstanding analytical and theoretical capabilities as well as simulation or prototyping experience.

Moreover, you are expected to solve complex problems, analyze and substantiate the benefits of developed concepts, and contribute to the standardization of these concepts in 3GPP and other standardization bodies such as ETSI, IETF, BBF.

As part of our team, you will :

  • Develop and analyze architecture, feature, and protocol evolution for the 5G and 5G-Advanced core network, ensuring end-to-end coherence of features, including seamless interaction with the 5G radio access network.
  • Pro-actively identify emerging topics in core network and system architecture research and drive internal discussions on technical concepts for 6G.
  • Lead projects and activities in the area of next generation mobile network architecture.
  • Support our standardization work in 3GPP working groups SA2 and CT, including writing 3GPP contributions.
  • Protect the generated intellectual property by patents, contribute to the implementation of patents in standards, review of inventions from others.
  • Develop simulation tools and models to perform system-level network simulations using, e.g., C++, MATLAB, or Python.
  • Supervise PhD and master students and corresponding research projects.
  • Your skills and experience

  • MSc degree in Electrical Engineering, Communications Engineering, Computer Science, or a related discipline. PhD is a plus.
  • Minimum of five years of professional experience in mobile network architecture, interfaces, and protocols work.
  • Experience in project and / or team lead in R&D / standardization of mobile network architecture.
  • Senior-level expertise in wireless communication systems in areas of mobile core network, overall system architecture, procedures, and protocols.
  • Experience in standardization work (e.g., 3GPP) and patent creation, strong track record of relevant patents and publications.
  • Knowledge of simulation as a methodology and experience with most common simulation tools (e.g., ns-2, ns-3, MATLAB) and programming languages (e.g., C++, Python).
  • Ability to work autonomously on complex research issues.
  • Good understanding of cloud networking trends, requirements, and technologies is a plus.
  • Knowledge of analytics and machine learning methods is a plus.
  • Personal Attributes

  • Very strong analytical skills and eager to find innovative / disruptive solutions to problems.
  • Self-motivated and passionate.
  • Team player and ability to adapt to and work in international and multi-site virtual teams, good inter-personal skills.
  • Very good written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Full professional fluency in written and spoken English.
  • What we offer

    Nokia offers flexible and hybrid working schemes, continuous learning opportunities, well-being programs to support you mentally and physically, opportunities to join and get supported by employee resource groups, mentoring programs and highly diverse teams with an inclusive culture where people thrive and are empowered.

    Nokia is committed to inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer

    Nokia has received the following recognitions for its commitment to inclusion & equality :

  • One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere
  • Gender-Equality Index by Bloomberg
  • Workplace Pride Global Benchmark
  • LGBT+ equality & best place to work by HRC Foundation
  • At Nokia, we act inclusively and respect the uniqueness of people.

    Nokia’s employment decisions are made regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

    We are committed to a culture of inclusion built upon our core value of respect.

    Join us and be part of a company where you will feel included and empowered to succeed.

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