Radio Firmware Engineer

- United Kingdom -- England -- East of England -- Cambridgeshire -- Cambridge Posted 02 February 2021 Permanent

Job Description

We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic and self-motivated Engineer to work on Wi-Fi radio and low level MAC layer issues in our Radio Firmware team. You will help us provide technical support for a wide range of our connectivity chips.

Your role will involve doing time critical front line customer support on our chipsets, working with your colleagues to reproduce, identify and solve issues raised by various teams located world-wide in multiple defect management systems.

You will gain an understanding of the basic architecture, design and implementation of radio firmware features, learn how to use the logging facilities and how to analyse sniffer logs and core dumps to interpret radio behaviour. There will be opportunities to improve C knowledge and modify radio aspects of production firmware as part of the Radio Firmware development team.


  • Own and drive resolution of issues raised by phone manufacturers
  • Work with Radio Firmware and other development teams within SCSC to find solutions
  • Liaise with test teams in UK, India and S. Korea to test firmware modifications

Required Skills

  • Degree (or equivalent qualification) in software/maths/electronics/science
  • Good understanding of ‘C’ and Python
  • Effective team player
  • Good communicator
  • Good problem solving ability

Desired Skills

  • Some knowledge of software development
  • Exposure to revision control systems (Git preferred)
  • Knowledge of wireless communication protocols
  • Awareness of wireless radio technologies
  • Familiarity with Linux/Unix environment
  • A keen interest in wireless technology and the operation of radio frequency hardware

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