Senior Staff Engineer

RF Systems Architect

Updated on 6/3/2024



10,001+ employees

Produces electronics, semiconductors, and IoT devices

Compensation Overview

$177.1k - $282.9kAnnually

+ Incentive Opportunities

Senior, Expert

San Jose, CA, USA

Required Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Bachelors with 15+ years of relevant industry experience, or Masters with 13+ years or PhD with 10+ years in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related field preferred.
  • MS in Electrical Engineering, with emphasis on RF circuits and systems, Applied EM, Microwave engineering, Digital Signal Processing, and/or Communication Systems; Ph.D. is preferred.
  • 5+ years in RF systems engineering experience, with expertise in ‘RF-to-modem’ system architecture design
  • Ability to co-work and succeed in a multi-functional and multi-national work environment with confidence to present comfortably to technical audiences.
  • Occasional travel - domestic and international
  • In-depth knowledge of 5G NR FR1 cellular radio standards and carrier requirements
  • In-depth knowledge of UWB, WiFi and Bluetooth radio standards and requirements.
  • Strong knowledge of RF system design concepts, advanced transceiver architecture, and modem dependent issues
  • Experience in translating standards or customer’s requirements into RF system specifications, RFFE/RFIC architecture implications and platform design optimization
  • Hands-on experience in RF system lineup modeling and analyzing RF-Modem system KPIs
  • Hands-on experience in RF-modem impairments compensation and calibration algorithms
  • Hands-on experience in ET/APT/DPD techniques for transmitter efficiency/linearity enhancement techniques
  • Hands-on experience in receiver automatic gain control design and optimization
  • Strong understanding of receiver self-interference cancellation techniques and applications
  • Strong technical writing and presentation skills
  • Sound knowledge of communication systems theory and digital signal processing principles and applications
  • Analyze next generation cellular FR1 RF-Modem system architecture using Excel, Matlab, Python, and SystemVue
  • Support product architecture definition for next generation sub-6GHz,NR-U cellular and connectivity SOC
  • Co-work with RFFE partner and RFIC design team to define SOC RF specifications and drive differentiation in the RF Front End sub-system definition
  • Co-work with RF System algorithms and modem teams on FR1 SOC calibration requirements, RF impairments compensation techniques, Tx linearization (ET/APT_DPD), Rx self-interference cancellation, and Rx automatic gain control (AGC) optimization.
  • Drive RF-modem system validation and commercialization at the platform level with RF SW and RF HW teams
  • Drive engagement with key OEMs in providing RF systems architecture expertise to validate requirements and support phone set development with S.LSI next generation LTE/NR cellular chipset

Samsung Electronics specializes in a wide range of technology products, including smartphones, TVs, wearable devices, tablets, digital appliances, network systems, medical devices, semiconductors, and LED solutions, positioning itself at the forefront of the Internet of Things. The company's products incorporate advanced technologies such as IoT connectivity, semiconductor technology, and LED solutions.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Suwon-si, South Korea



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Comprehensive healthcare: Medical, Dental, Vision, Employee assistance program, Telehealth services

Work life success: PTO, FlexTime, FlexPlace, FlexYourFriday

Financial wellness: Health savings account, Flexible spending acounts, 401(k), Student loan support, Tuition assistance

Family first: Pregnancy support, Adoption assistance program, Paid child caregiver leave, Milk stork, WINFertility

Incentives: Fitness reimbursement, Annual physical. Preventative screenings, Lifestyle management