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Bell Labs : 5G wireless Researcher E2E Mobile Network

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Nokia Bell Labs conducts research in a wide variety of topics, ranging from leading wireless and optical fiber technologies, to cloud-based and highly distributed computing, to fundamental physics, mathematics and computing. It is the birthplace of the transistor, information theory, cellular networking, Unix and C, and many other fundamental technological discoveries and inventions. Bell Labs researchers have won 8 Nobel Prizes, 3 Turing Awards, and several National Medals of Science and of Technology and Innovation.



Nokia is a global leader in the technologies that connect people and things. With state-of-the-art software, hardware and services for any type of network, Nokia is uniquely positioned to help communication service providers, governments, and large enterprises deliver on the promise of 5G, the Cloud and the Internet of Things. Serving customers in over 100 countries, our research scientists and engineers continue to invent and accelerate new technologies that will increasingly transform the way people and things communicate and connect.



Nokia Bell Laboratories is seeking a senior researcher to participate in our teams defining the global 5G network, developing protocols, standards and architecture solutions. The candidate should have expert knowledge on end-to-end mobile network architectures and strong research skills with outstanding analytical/theoretical capabilities and simulation or prototyping experience. Successful candidates are expected to solve complex problems, analyzing and proving the benefits of the concepts, evaluate their performance and contribute to the standardization of these concepts in standardization bodies like 3GPP.
Main duties and responsibilities:
  • developing and analyzing user-plane and control-plane concepts for 5G,
  • user-plane and control-plane related modeling and simulations,
  • designing protocols for 5G, taking into account the complexity of the emerging 5G specifications,
  • developing radio resource management concepts,
  • architecting end2end network solutions enabling dynamic network slicing,
  • applying cognitive technology for autonomous orchestration and network optimization,
  • supporting our standardization efforts with leading research contributions.


  • MSc or PhD or similar documented expertise in electrical engineering, communications engineering, physics, or a related discipline
  • Very strong analytical skills and eager to find innovative/disruptive solutions to problems
  • Senior level expertise in state-of-the-art wireless communication systems in areas of MAC, protocols, and radio resource management.
  • Expertise in E2E network architectures, networking protocols, cloud-RAN, network function virtualization, data analytics.
  • Strong experience in mobile system simulations.
  • Proven skills in programming.
  • Self-motivated, passionate and hands-on
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, can express him/herself fluently in English


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