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Lockheed Martin Wireless Design/Standards Engineer - 3GPP RAN 1/RAN2 in Rockville, Maryland

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Lockheed Martin seeks a Wireless Design/Standards Engineer - 3GPP RAN1/RAN2 with demonstrated experience in wireless system design and standardization, with a focus on the 3GPP NR radio access, both at the physical layer (RAN1) and protocol level (RAN2).

• The successful candidate will serve as the central point for monitoring and tracking 3GPP standards meetings including RAN1/RAN2/SA2, provide pertinent information that will guide the LM standards group to constructively participate and contribute to 3GPP standards activities in RAN and SA.

• This position is responsible for conducting research on Layer 1/2/3 technologies (including MAC, RLC, PDCP, etc) and network architecture for 5G and beyond standards.

• The successful candidate will conduct research on wireless Layer 1/2/3 and network architecture technologies for the standards, including theoretical analysis, innovative technical solution design and simulation.

• Self-motivated and able to work independently, as well as work in a team. The candidate will work closely with the other 4G/5G teams in Lockheed Martin.

The candidate will operate in collaboration with different business units within the company, including research projects and product groups. The candidate will work in an exciting environment with a team of some of the brightest systems engineers in the industry and will have frequent interaction with other engineering disciplines.

This position requires a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Not needed prior to starting.

Basic Qualifications:

• Some experience in wireless Layer 2/3 protocol design, simulation and optimization for standards; technical knowledge in wireless 5G technologies, including 5G Architecture, Relay, SON, Mobility, Mobile Edge Computing, etc.

• Good knowledge of the state-of-the-art technologies for wireless systems in industry and academia.

• Good teamwork spirit and adaptability.

• Should thrive in a dynamic, innovative and research-oriented environment

Desired Skills:

• Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills is required.

• Candidate should highlight any experience as an editor, rapporteur or chair of standards bodies.

• Ability to work independently

• BS, preferably an MS, in EE or CS, with 2+ years of wireless standards experience or wireless MAC, higher layer algorithm/protocol work, network architecture & system simulation experience in the wireless telecommunications industry.



Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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