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Senior Communications Algorithm Engineer

Job Title: Senior Communications Algorithm Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sheffield
Salary: 50000 - 80000
Contact Name: Miriam Berry
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

Senior Communication Algorithm engineer
Location:  Sheffield

Salary:  £50,000 - £80,000 per annum DOE.

***A relocation package will be considered for eligible candidates***

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Verus Recruitment Partners are thrilled to be supporting one of the world’s most exciting Global Technology Engineering businesses based in Sheffield (UK). We are supporting the recruitment of a Senior Communication Algorithm Engineer as my client continues through an exciting period of growth.


The role:


In this role, you will be responsible for the development of algorithms and simulation for our client’s next generation products including:


  • Research and develop new algorithms communication signal processing algorithms for best-in-class implementation of various wireless standards.
  • Perform mathematical analyses of the given problem and its proposed solutions.
  • Write detailed design documents that will enable implementation of algorithms by other teams specialising in either RTL design or DSP firmware coding.
  • Optimise and fine-tune the system for specification compliance in an RF lab environment.
  • Implement system models and performance investigations.
  • Collaborate with digital designers and firmware developers.


About you:


  • Ideally educated to master’s or PhD level in engineering or equivalent work experience.
  • A wealth of experience with communications algorithms and DSP architectures.
  • Deep understanding of communication theory & signal processing related algorithms design:
    • timing recovery
    • signal estimation and detection
    • automatic gain control
    • RF impairment estimation and correction
    • channel estimation
    • equalization
    • coding theory
  • Experience with modems, Wi-Fi, DVB, Antennas, MIMO, tracking systems, RF design, PHY, MAC.
  • Experience with Matlab or Python and/or C/C++ for algorithm development, modeling, and simulation.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative, hands-on entrepreneurial environment


Preferable Qualification

  • Experience in development of point-to-point, point-to-multi-point or wireless CPE  (Customer-premises equipment) 
  • PHY or ASIC design / chip architecture or FPGA/DSP design experience.
  • Hands on experience on lab testing & characterisation.


For more information please contact our Sheffield Team on 01143 830 046.

***Verus Recruitment Partners are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy and is an Equal Opportunities Employer***

Keywords:  Communication algorithm engineer, algorithm engineer, communications algorithms, signal processing algorithms, communication theory, timing recover, signal estimation, automatic gain control, RF impairment, coding theory, equalization, Wi-Fi, DVB, Antennas, MIMO, tracking systems, RF design, PHY, MAC, Matlab, Python, C, C++