Senior Systems Architect - 5G Networks

| Kirkland
Pivotal Commware develops 5G communications platforms, systems and applications based on Holographic Beam Forming® , a patented breakthrough in electromagnetic physics. HBF allows Pivotal to create software-defined antennas that can harness, shape and direct radio waves with order-of magnitude advantages over legacy beamforming systems in cost, size, weight and power consumption (C-SWaP). HBF enables mobile network operators to maximize capacity, coverage and throughput on demand and is recognized as an essential element in the 5G ecosystem. 5G leadership is pivotal to the US economy, and 5G is Pivotal™.
We are seeking a Senior Systems Architect who will develop full system models leveraging our technology in a wide variety of applications. The Senior Systems Architect works with Product Development teams to translate market and customer requirements into detailed hardware and software specifications. In addition, this individual will analyze and validate communications architectures, driving decisions from communication protocol selection to algorithm design. The ideal candidate will need a broad understanding of various subsystems in modern communications to drive end-to-end analysis. This position reports to the Manager of Systems Engineering.
As a Senior Systems Architect at Pivotal Commware, you will:
•Translate product and marketing requirements into detailed system and subsystem requirements and specifications
•Drive end-to-end system architecture for wireless communication products
•Define interfaces with internal and external engineering teams including mechanical, electrical, firmware/software
•Identify and mitigate areas of technical risk using FMEA process
•Perform architecture trade studies for wireless communication systems
Required qualifications:
•8+ years of experience as Systems Engineer/Architect or related title with Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or similar
•Experience developing and driving trade studies; requirements definition, flow down, and validation; interface control documents
•Knowledge of communications system principles and design
•The individual must be adaptable and have excellent communication skills to coordinate throughout all phases of development
Preferred qualifications:
•Experience using DOORS, Jama, or similar requirements management tools
•Advanced knowledge of 3GPP LTE/NR protocols and system requirements
•Experience defining UML models and message sequence charts
At Pivotal you’ll join a team experienced in advanced communications, commercial antennas, RF circuit design, machine learning and active/nonlinear metamaterials.
Named among Washington’s Top 100 Places to Work in 2018 & 2019, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We highly respect and seek to empower each individual while supporting diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce. If you want to apply yourself to this fascinating endeavor, then we’d like to hear from you!

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