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Graduate Wireless Software Engineer

The Role
We have an exciting opportunity for a recent and bright graduate to join our Modem Technology and Architecture team. As Graduate Wireless Software Engineer, your main goal will be to contribute to the design, implementation and verification of the modem software used in MediaTek’s latest and most advanced chipsets. You will engage with experienced cross-disciplinary staff and will have the chance to work on the latest cellular communication standards, such as 5G NR and NB-IoT.

The Modem Technology Architecture team is currently involved in the architecture definition and design of MediaTek’s 5G NR chipset. In your role as Graduate Wireless Software Engineer, you will be involved in the prototyping, implementation and verification of key software modules. Performance (MIPS, memory) and power consumption are key metrics that we need to optimize for our products to be world-leading and in this role, you will design and learn how to use different tools to quantify these.

An interesting and varied role, this position will give you exposure to the modem architecture across the different software layers and you will also have opportunities to directly interact with hardware, DSP and standards engineers, both locally and across MediaTek’s global R&D sites. As your skills and experience in our technology develops, you will be asked to provide your valuable insight into ways to improve our future hardware and software platforms. Solving difficult and demanding issues will be a key motivator for you.

About You

You’ll have the ability to learn quickly, innovate and take responsibility for new and unfamiliar areas
You’ll be a clear and concise communicator of complex ideas
You’ll have a flexible working style and the ability to adapt
You will thrive in a collaborative team environment, where colleagues are willing to listen to and learn from one another
You’ll be able and willing to travel internationally (from time to time)


Required Skills & Experience (this may have been gained through university studies, or industry experience)
Experience with specification, design and implementation of real time embedded SW in C/C++
Exposure to cellular/wireless communication systems such as 3G, 4G and WiFi
Familiarity with build systems and source control
Desirable Skills & Experience
Familiarity with L1 and protocol software for 3GPP cellular systems
Experience in SW design for multi-threading processors
Basic understanding of processor subsystems, memory and bus architectures
Experience with DSP programming
Experience defining system architectures and exploring technical feasibility trade-offs

Degree in Computer Science (or equivalent)
Location This position is located in Cambourne (near Cambridge), UK and will form part of a multi-skilled, multi-site, international development team.
About MediaTek MediaTek is a leading semiconductor product and technology company. We look for people with great passion and work ethic, who have a broad set of technical skills who are ready to master new technologies and tackle some of industry’s greatest challenges to positively impact billions, of future users. At MediaTek, our employees are revolutionizing the shape, size and capability of devices in many parts of the consumer electronics, computing, wireless and mobile industry. From feature phones and smartphones, to tablets and digital television, MediaTek employees are changing the industry one innovative product after another.

MediaTek is a global company, and we are growing rapidly. We focus on innovation and execution of excellent product solutions for our customers. As we continue to grow, we're committed to retaining an efficient, entrepreneurial feel. At MediaTek, we know that every employee makes important contributions, and that every employee is integral to our success. We provide competitive compensation packages that can be comprised of competitive salary and bonus, along with the opportunity to earn further financial bonuses and rewards.

Compensation & Benefits Package
Competitive salary
Annual bonus schemes
25 days holiday
Private medical insurance
Company pension scheme
Patent reward scheme
Relocation and UK visa/ work permit assistance, if applicable