Senior 4G/5G System Architect at Parallel Wireless | Powderkeg

Location: New Hampshire

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 looking for senior system engineers for leading and specifying our next generation virtualized 4G and 5G solution.

What you'll do:

  • Conducting research for cellular solution and define the strategy for implementation.
  • Provide well written system requirement for development & Integration teams.
  • Lead product development from early research level, through implementation and integration toward release to customers.
  • Provide performance figures based on simulations and lab experiments.
  • Knowledge source for 4G and 5G standards.

What you must have:

  • Fast learner and ability to grasp in detail 3GPP standards.
  • Knowledge in wireless communication theory. Familiarity with at least one of the cellular standards, i.e., LTE/5G-NR.
  • Knowledge and experience in localization and synchronization (advantage)
  • Knowledge in networking.
  • Experienced system engineer, including specification definition, integration, SW development methodologies.
  • Excellent communication skills, and ability to thrive in a global multi-site environment.


  • B.Sc with a major in communication theory and systems and/or signal processing.
  • M.Sc/PhD with a major in communication theory and systems and/or signal processing - Advantage.

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 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
    Senior 4G/5G System Architect
  • Company
    Parallel Wireless
  • Location
    Nashua, NH
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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