Radio Test Engineer

- United Kingdom -- England -- East of England -- Cambridgeshire -- Cambridge Posted 13 August 2020 Permanent
Competitive salary + great benefits

Job Description

At Samsung Cambridge, we create world-class Wi-Fi and Bluetooth chipsets. Our technology is in smartphones and many other devices.

We're recruiting for a Test Engineer who is enthusiastic about radio communications to join our team.

The Radio team develops embedded software to optimise Wi-Fi radio performance. We work as a bridge between our analogue and digital designers and also Wi-Fi Firmware developers.

Your role is to enhance and maintain the test environment we use to test and debug radio level software for our range of connectivity chips.

You will deliver test capabilities within set timescales and will also be involved in tool development, debug and troubleshooting of radio issues.


Your responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain radio test scripts
  • Ensure tools will integrate with Jenkins
  • Maintenance of our test system
  • Develop our automated test system
  • Run tests as required and study the test results daily
  • Bring-up new radio test setups (including calibration)
  • Monitor test results and track any regressions
  • Constantly improve the presentation of test results
  • Create and maintain documentation
  • Conduct peer reviews of test scripts
  • Write new tools in Python


Skills and experience you will need:

  • Degree in Electronic Engineering, Computer Science or similar
  • Great Python programming skills
  • Experience with test equipment and gathering test results
  • Excellent problem solving ability
  • Good team player
  • Experience in Linux or Shell


Skills and experience that would be helpful:

  • Knowledge of Wi-Fi standards
  • Knowledge of low level radio/baseband
  • Familiarity with MATLAB
  • Experience using Jenkins
  • A good understanding of test debug techniques
  • An effective technical communicator
  • Experience using Git or similar


Working with us

Joining our team, you'll receive a great benefits package.

Benefits include:

  • Annual bonus
  • Continued training and development
  • Private medical insurance
  • Travel insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible benefits system
  • 25 days holiday with the option to buy or sell days
  • Great discounts on Samsung products
  • Free on-site gym and canteen

We know that the diversity of our team is integral to our continued success. We encourage people to apply from all backgrounds. Please let us know if you need any reasonable adjustments to take part in this recruitment process and we'll do our best to arrange these if needed.


Samsung Cambridge are following all government guidelines and many of our team still working from home. In the office we have many new safety precautions.

All of our interviews will be online. Your safety and our teams safety is our number one priority. 

Contact information

Natasha Willett