Senior Digital Hardware Design Engineer at Parallel Wireless | Powderkeg

Location: New Hampshire

Employment Type: Full Time

Team: Product Management

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.

Parallel Wireless is currently seeking a Senior Digital Hardware Design Engineer with a strong background in digital design, to join our growing team. In this role, you will take digital designs for wireless cellular communications through the entire product lifecycle (starting with requirements, and culminating with a qualified hardware product in the marketplace). The successful candidate must be capable of working in a diverse development environment, with a distributed/remote hardware and software team.

What you'll do:

  • Work with Product Management and Architecture teams to identify architecture and approach to cellular product development.
  • Design, and document hardware designs to meet the requirements; including key component selection, board layout, digital design, and simulation.
  • Design and code small FPGA (primarily “glue logic”)
  • Work with Platform SW team to define software interfaces, peripheral and memory maps, and debug/integration capabilities.
  • Work with RF Hardware engineers to integrate with radio cards/subsystems.
  • Bring up/validate new hardware, and work with Platform SW engineers to validate the design for application development and perform DVT on the system.
  • Work with Compliance team to manage hardware regulatory compliance.
  • Fully support Design-for-Test (DFT) and Design-for-Manufacturing DFM) concepts and work with Operations teams to source and build prototypes, and manage a transition to production.
  • Support Systems Integration and QA test teams.
  • Perform ongoing sustaining engineering for hardware products.

What you must have:

  • Minimum 5 years of digital design experience, including high-speed digital design, SERDES interfaces, FPGA, microcontrollers, PCI interfaces.
  • Experience with FPGA simulation/programming tools (Xilinx preferred)
  • Experience with Schematic Capture Tools (Or Cad preferred)
  • Experience with digital measurement equipment (HW and SW) and using them to troubleshoot new/existing digital designs.
  • Experience interfacing to RF or radio components
  • Experience with radio SoC’s
  • Basic knowledge of RF/radio, including cellular (4G/5G) technologies.
  • Experience designing radio and mobile (vehicle products) to meet radio and mobile compliance requirements.
  • Experience in full lifecycle development of hardware components and management tools (Arena, Agile).
  • Excellent oral and written communication, skill for communication to other team-members, as well as occasional presentations to customers/partners.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to present technical concepts in non-technical manner to sales teams and customers.
  • Work well with minimal supervision as part of a diverse team.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, or related field.
  • US Citizen.

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 Digital Hardware Design Engineer
  • Company
    Parallel Wireless
  • Location
    Nashua, NH
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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