Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Nürnberg


The Intel Communications and Devices Group (iCDG) is looking for DSP Firmware Engineers at various levels to join our modem firmware development teams at various locations, to contribute to the design and development of modem layer 1 signal processing firmware for 4G/5G modems.

Responsibilities & Duties:

Design, development & verification of DSP firmware for LTE/5G physical layer processing (channel/parameter estimation, demodulation, feedback processing, interference handling)
Define & implement physical layer functionality across a wide variety of Scalar / vector DSPs & hardware accelerators
Define & implement task scheduling on a multiprocessor system across scalar/vector DSP with tight real-time/load balancing constraints
Implement & optimize signal processing / control firmware on DSP
Define, implement & debug unit/subsystem test cases across a variety of test frameworks including creation of scripts, tools for memory/cycle/power/log analysis
Collaborate with System engineering, Hardware, Firmware and Verification teams across globe during firmware design, feature development & verification
Actively support pre-Si verification of developed firmware on virtual platforms, FPGA & HW bring-up activities
Actively support the analysis & debugging of issues arising out of various system, field, conformance and operator verification campaigns


Bachelors with 1+ years of experience or Masters degree or equivalent degree - with focus on Digital Communication / Signal processing.

Required Skills/Experience:

Must have criteria:

Strong programming experience in C / C++
Strong fundamentals on communication theory, signal processing, detection and estimation, wireless communications and computer architecture
Demonstrated excellent communication skills in English
Nice to have:

Strong analytic & problem solving skills
Prior industry experience in embedded systems / DSP / RTOS desirable
Prior industry experience in algorithm design/system simulation desirable
Knowledge in scripting (Python etc.)
Inside this Business Group
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