4G Software L2/L3 Engineer at Parallel Wireless | Powderkeg

Location: Canada

Employment Type: Full Time

Team: Access Development

People come to work at Parallel Wireless because we are building the future of telecom. They stay, because they are challenged and driven by an incredible product and team. We take pride in our commitment to employee development, and our culture fosters an atmosphere of empowerment, trust, respect, and communication. Learn more about our mission, vision and values.

We are accelerating the development of 4G and 5G Open RAN in Canada, where we see a promising environment of top talents with RAN development expertise.

Are you an engineer with RAN development experience that wants to make an impact with expertise, skills, and technical leadership?

Would you enjoy a challenging journey where new RAN solutions are developed with the highest speed, small teams, and direct involvement?

Come join our growing team as we continue to disrupt the wireless broadband industry.

Simply apply to this requisition and one of our team members will be in touch with you quickly.

What you must have:

  • 5+ years as LTE/4G SW developer.
  • Proficient in LTE technology across various protocol L2/L3 layers - MAC/RLC/PDCP/RRC, Data/Control plane and stack algorithms.
  • Excellent understanding of 3GPP standards.
  • Solid understanding of Linux OS internals, TCP/IP, multi-threading.
  • Strong hold on C, C++, SW architecture.
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • End to end system integration and debugging experience.
  • Good understanding of best practice software engineering processes, git version control, testing and release cycles.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Be eligible to work in Canada (citizen, permanent resident, or work permit/visa holder)


  • Knowledge and experience with DPDK (including CRYPTODEV)
  • Knowledge and experience with virtualization technologies - Docker containers


  • Bachelor’s (B.E/B.Tech) or Master’s degree (M.E. or M.Tech.) in Computer Science/Electronics/Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering or equivalent training, education and experience.

Job Location: Kanata (Ottawa)

Parallel Wireless is the leading U.S.-based company challenging the world’s legacy vendors with the industry’s only unified ALL G (5G/4G/3G/2G) software- enabled OpenRAN solutions. Its cloud-native OpenRAN and network architectures redefine network economics for global mobile operators in both coverage and capacity deployments, while also paving the way to 5G. Through open collaboration with the OpenRAN ecosystem partners, Parallel Wireless has created the world’s first and largest fully-compliant OpenRAN ecosystem that is capable of delivering next generation wireless infrastructure at a dramatically lower cost, ensuring more equal access to 5G across the globe. The company’s OpenRAN portfolio is designed to help customers modernize their networks, reduce deployment costs and complexity, increase operational efficiency, enable interoperability, find new revenue streams, and start deploying multi-vendor 5G networks today. The company’s customers include over 60 global mobile operators, as well as private and public industries and governments that use their software-defined network portfolio to reimagine their networks. Parallel Wireless's innovation and excellence in multi- technology, open virtualized RAN solutions have been recognized with 65+ industry awards. Please visit www.parallelwireless.com for more information.

Parallel Wireless embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building inclusive and diverse teams representing all backgrounds, with a wide range of perspectives, and empowering industry- leading skills. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

Parallel Wireless does not accept unsolicited resumes or applications from agencies or individuals. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Parallel Wireless employees or any other company location. Parallel Wireless is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes/applications.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    4G Software L2/L3 Engineer
  • Company
    Parallel Wireless
  • Location
    Nashua, NH
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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