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Staff DSP Software Engineer

San Francisco, California
6 Sep 2022
Addressing persistent real-world challenges in both mobile and fixed access networks, Tarana has combined many antennas and radios, a suite of unique algorithm innovations, and expert implementation to create the industry's first truly viable 5G wireless technology, commercially available today. Well proven in tier-1 mobile and fixed operator engagements, the company's products offer fundamental advances in wireless performance and autonomous adaptation that yield dramatic improvements in the economics and deployment flexibility of fixed and mobile access, plus a wide range of fiber extension applications.


  • Design and develop scalable DSP software modules for various PHY and MAC layer software features on multi-core DSP/GPP using C/C++
  • Create high level and detailed design for physical layer/calibration features
  • Participate in algorithm/feature design reviews and implement the DSP software for the algorithms/features efficiently
  • Integrate and system test the features on the system and validate against the system test specification

  • MS or Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science with an emphasis in wireless communication and/or digital signal processing
  • 10+ years related DSP software development experience
  • Formal understanding of communication and signal processing theory and techniques, with a strong mathematical background in linear algebra
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing physical layer software and/or MAC software for LTE/802.11x/5G in C/C++ on multi-core ARM/DSP architectures employing Linux or other RTOS
  • Experience in developing and implementing wireless communications systems in at least one of the following areas:
    • Array signal processing such as beam-forming and MIMO techniques for an OFDM system
    • Physical/MAC/baseband layer software implementation for LTE/5G syetems
    • Adaptive equalization, receiver synchronization, signal identification, and recovery
  • Experience with version control systems, collaboration tools (wikis, ticket systems)
  • Experience in scripting languages (python, bash, etc)

Since our founding in 2009, we've been on a mission to accelerate the pace of bringing fast and affordable internet access - and all the benefits it provides - to the 90% of the world's households who can't get it. Through a decade of R&D and more than $400M of investment, we've created an entirely unique next-generation fixed wireless access technology, powering our first commercial platform, Gigabit 1 (G1). It delivers a game-changing advance in broadband economics in both mainstream and underserved markets, using either licensed or unlicensed spectrum. G1 started production in mid 2021 and has now been installed by over 160 service providers globally. We're headquartered in Milpitas, California, with additional research and development in Pune, India.

G1 has been developed by an incredibly talented and pioneering core technical team. We are looking for more world-class problem solvers who can carry on our tradition of customer obsession and ground-breaking innovation. We're well funded, growing incredibly quickly, maintaining a superb results-focused culture while we're at it, and all grooving on the positive difference we are making for people all over the planet. If you want to help make a real difference in this world, apply now!
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  • Job Reference: 705656323-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Tarana Wireless, Inc.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Salary: On Application