Wireless R&D Engineerat Callaghan Innovation
Callaghan Innovation
Wellington, NZ
16h ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

About this role

Wireless Research and Development Engineer

What is in it for you :

  • The ability to work alongside some of Aotearoa's most talented individuals
  • The chance to make a real difference in the innovation journey of our country
  • Learn from some of the best and brightest thinkers in NZ
  • Our Gracefield, Lower Hutt based Data and IoT Solutions team is seeking a self-motivated, energetic individual who is looking for a challenge to provide digital and statistical signal processing expertise for near to market wireless communication systems solutions for a variety of internal, national and international clients.

    While working in this team the successful applicant must be prepared to perform a variety of theoretical and analytical tasks while still being willing to 'get their hands dirty' with device construction.

    They must have a proven aptitude for problem solving - this is key to the role. The position will also be accountable for working closely with the team to meet project outcomes.

    The role would suit a qualified Electronics / Communications / Computer engineer with experience in digital wireless communications, signal processing, statistical signal processing techniques.

    The Key accountabilities of this role are to :

  • Interface with clients, sell capability and negotiate contracts
  • Model, develop and analyse conceptual designs
  • Design, develop and test embedded hardware prototypes
  • Provide engineering input into project proposals, costing, planning and management Generate milestone and project reports
  • The successful applicant will possess :

  • PhD or Masters degree in a relevant field (Electronics, Communications or Computer Engineering)
  • Extensive practical experience in the implementation of digital signal processing algorithms on FPGAs and hardware design languages (eg : VHDL or Verilog).
  • Extensive knowledge of simulation tools (eg : MATLAB), programming languages (eg : C or C++)
  • Knowledge and understanding of detection and synchronisation theory; wireless channel characterisation and modelling; error correction coding;
  • networking protocols including mesh networks; modern wireless digital modulation schemes

  • Ability to plan and manage own work effectively and assist others
  • An ability to work well within a team and well as autonomously to achieve project outcomes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure, and provide good quality work in a timely manner
  • Extensive practical experience in embedded software development
  • If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to work with a leading research team and technologies, then Tono Inaianei Apply now

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