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Senior Software Engineer

Company: Northeastern University
Location: Burlington
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

About the OpportunityThe Institute for the Wireless Internet of Things (WIoT) is a leading research center, think tank, and technology incubator in the area of networked wireless systems, IoT, 5G and 6G, and future spectrum exploitation with unrivaled talent, federal funding, industry collaborations, and access to venture capital, creating a highly fertile environment for innovation and tech-based economic growth. Areas of excellence include AI for wireless systems, spectrum sharing, mmWave and Terahertz systems, Internet of Things, Open RAN, network security, network management and orchestration, wireless systems in extreme environments; tech policy, entrepreneurship, and innovation.The Institute for the Wireless Internet of Things is funded through $20M/year in federal funding, working along higher education institutions and industry to build an ecosystem of research, innovation, and workforce development in Massachusetts.For a detailed description of WIoT's vision and activities, please refer to the WIoT webpage at For more information on Colosseum; more information on OpenAirX-Labs : https://openairx-labs.northeastern.eduResponsibilities:We are in search of a Senior Software Engineer to work on Colosseum and with the OpenAirX-Labs team. The candidate will need deep expertise in RF signal processing, 3GPP and IEEE 802.X wireless and cellular standard implementation, OSI Layer 0-4 and software development lifecycle management. The candidate must have proficiency in multiple programming languages such as C, C++, Python, JAVA and comfort to operate within a LINUX environment. The candidate must be willing to work in a multidisciplinary environment across domains of RF, computer engineering and networking systems. This position will also participate in external activities, i.e. conducting tutorials, demonstrations, publication of research and attendance/participation in professional conferences, etc.Colosseum is the world's most powerful wireless network emulator hosted at the Northeastern University Innovation Campus in Burlington, MA. It can emulate up to 65,536 100 MHz-RF channels, support repeatable research and dynamic spectrum sharing, create custom scenarios and terrains, be accessed through open APIs, and help to advance artificial intelligence and machine learning.OpenAirX-Labs, the North American home for the Openairinterface Software Alliance at Northeastern University, provides open-source implementations for 3GPP defined 5G standard and IEEE 802.X wireless and cellular standards for use on Colosseum and other NU operated wireless testbeds. Qualifications:Applicant must have a BS (preferably MS) in Electrical and/or Computer Engineering or equivalent; (3) three years or more of industry experience with progressively more responsible, independent engineering work. Development Experience with C, C++, and Python programming languages. Experience with tools such as MATLAB, Xilinx VIVADO, JavaScript, and JIRA. Experience with Continuous Integration frameworks such as Jenkins, code repository and versioning tools such as GitHub/GitLab. Extensive experience with wireless networks and next generation communication protocols/3GPP standards such as 4G/5G, WiFi, DSRC, LP-WAN and C-V2X. A demonstrated ability to leading a team of researchers.Position TypeResearchAdditional InformationNortheastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

Keywords: Northeastern University, Boston , Senior Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Burlington, Massachusetts

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