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Senior/Principle 5G Researcher

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Company: Samsung Mobile

Location: NJ

Date Posted: September 11, 2014

Source: Samsung Mobile

**General Description**

Working as a senior/principal researcher, the jobs main purpose is to undertake engineering research in emerging mobile communications network technologies and future standardization, in agreement with the appointed Project Leader in SRUK SIA (Standards & Industry Affairs) and assigned project leaders in Communication Research Team (CRT) of Samsung Electronics DMC R&D; Centre. One key aspect of the work will be to generate and secure intellectual property in technology areas relevant to the mobile communications field. The jobholder will also be responsible for assisting the Project Leader in identifying opportunities for relevant collaborative research, and in managing, participating in and reviewing work undertaken in that context with universities, industrial partners, and/or as part of the European Framework Programme (Horizon 2020) projects.

**Necessary Skills / Attributes**

Under the guidance of the Line Manager, the job holder is expected to perform (but is not limited to) the following tasks: 1 ...

**General Description**

Working as a senior/principal researcher, the jobs main purpose is to undertake engineering research in emerging mobile communications network technologies and future standardization, in agreement with the appointed Project Leader in SRUK SIA (Standards & Industry Affairs) and assigned project leaders in Communication Research Team (CRT) of Samsung Electronics DMC R&D; Centre. One key aspect of the work will be to generate and secure intellectual property in technology areas relevant to the mobile communications field. The jobholder will also be responsible for assisting the Project Leader in identifying opportunities for relevant collaborative research, and in managing, participating in and reviewing work undertaken in that context with universities, industrial partners, and/or as part of the European Framework Programme (Horizon 2020) projects.

**Necessary Skills / Attributes**

Under the guidance of the Line Manager, the job holder is expected to perform (but is not limited to) the following tasks: 1. Work as a Senior/Principal Researcher to maintain and enhance the profile and reputation of Samsung Electronics in the mobile communications arena through outstanding contribution to research into and future standardization of relevant technologies. 2. Assist in the planning and management of research and related future standards activities in the area of mobile communications working with SIA leaders and HQ peers to implement strategies and project goals reflecting the requirements of internal Samsung stakeholders. 3. Support Samsung Electronics (CRT) activities by drafting technology appropriate patents and securing inclusion of Samsung Electronics property into relevant technology specifications. 4. Contribute to Samsung visibility and involvement in the European Research arena, taking leadership roles in relevant collaborative research projects established under the mantle of the European Horizon 2020 projects and /or with academic and industrial partners and/or established under the mantle of the European Horizon 2020 projects for Samsung Electronics. 5. Assist in the planning of and participate in future generation technology projects ensuring timely delivery of progress and meeting reports as well as other agreed project deliverables. 6. Collect and analyse engineering data and conduct pre-standardization research related to essential areas of future wireless mobile communication technology. 7. Draft and present contributions to wireless radio communication related standards bodies as required subsequent to the completion of the aforementioned pre-standardisation research. 8. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other internal/external parties interested or involved in these activities. 9. Participate in and make presentations at conferences and standardisation meetings for engineering research and development. 10. Create and help create essential intellectual property for broadcast and mobile radio technologies. 11. Direct and review work undertaken in collaboration with European universities and industrial partners. 12. Prepare reports of research findings and meetings attended in a timely manner. 13. Establish and maintain a library of records and findings accessible to others involved in the groups activities. 14. Develop new methods and processes as required. 15. Provide guidance to engineering staff and other researchers as required. 16. Provide technical support to the group. 17. Assist in identifying staff training and development needs. 18. Assist in identifying the need to recruit additional members of the group. 19. Keep abreast of new developments and techniques in the mobile communication field. Skills and Experience

* Ph.D degree (or equivalent research experience) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline with a special emphasis on the following topics: o An emphasis on Wireless Communication Networks and Systems/

* At least 3 years experience in mobile communication research field in addition to that undertaken as part of Ph.D. degree (or equivalent research experience)

* A good understanding and proven simulation expertise in following software platforms/languages: o C/C++ o Matlab and/or Python

* Excellent working knowledge of wireless communications systems e.g. (3G UMTS/LTE/LTE-Advanced., IEEE 802.11x, , Mobile WiMAX, etc)

* Experience of working in Collaborative Research (FP6/7, CELTIC, Mobile VCE etc.) is essential

* Some experience of Standardization (e.g. 3GPP, ETSI, IEEE 802.x, DVB Forum, etc) or Regulation activities (Ofcom, CEPT etc) would be an advantage.

* Track record of publications in peer-reviewed IEEE/ACM/IET conference and journals is highly desirable

* Experience in drafting and filing patents is highly desirable and evidence of this should be given.

* Knowledge of research methods/ techniques and methods of collecting, analysing and synthesizing data is essential.

* A high level of presentation, communication and planning skills: ability to communicate (oral and written) and present ideas and concepts in English is required.

* Self motivation and ability to work within a team, managing own work and setting sensible priorities according to perceived requirements.

* Analytical and logical thinking capability.

* A good understanding of documentation requirements.

* Ability to learn and implement SRUK and Samsung Electronics Corporate business philosophies and strategies.

**Company Information**

Samsung Global Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is the global leader in consumer electronics and the core components that go into them. Through relentless innovation and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of televisions, smartphones, personal computers, printers, cameras, home appliances, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ 206,000 people across 72 countries with annual sales exceeding US $143.1 billion. Our goal is opening new possibilities for people everywhere. Samsung Europe Samsung Europe comprises 17 divisions (subsidiaries) across Europe that represent circa $32 bn. in sales. It has recently become the leading Consumer Electronics brand in the region in terms of recognition and most preferred by consumers. However, the ambition on the business is to become THE leading Electronics brand and to double its turnover by 2020. In the pursuit of global excellence, we are continuously looking for dynamic new leaders for the digital age of the 21st Century. Imagine a career working for a company who is passionate about its people. It is our people that make Samsung the leader in diverse marketplaces and the market innovator that drives technology. At Samsung Electronics, our products, our people and our approach to business are held to only the highest standards so that we can effectively contribute to a better world.

*Category:* R&D; Support

*Travel Required:* 40%

*Full-Time/Part-Time:* Regular Full-Time

*Location:* , Middlesex United Kingdom, Ridgefield Park New Jersey, Richardson Texas, Richardson Texas

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