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Jun 7, 2021


Telecom Systems Architect

OQ Technology Sarl is looking for a candidate for a Telecom Systems Architect position to assume a leading role in a multi-disciplinary team at one of its facilities to actively lead the technical development activities of designing a global satellite constellation for Internet-of-Things communication and participate in building and launching our satellites.

Job Location

EU / Middle East

Starting date

September 2022

Job Type


Telecom Systems Architect (PHY/L1) OQ Technology Sarl is looking for a candidate for a Senior Wireless Software Architect (PHY/L1) role to be a part of a multi-disciplinary team at its facility in Luxembourg to participate in the development activities of the payload and terminals for its satellite mission.

Location Luxembourg / Greece / KSA

Start Date ASAP

Job-Type Full Time – Permanent Employment

Responsibilities You will be the Principal System Architect for the wireless telecommunication modem working on system architecture aspects of Physical layer and MAC layer and will be responsible for all the technical development activities of OQ Technology’s payload and user terminals. You will also work closely with and external partners. We are working on building the cutting-edge end-to-end prototype & trial systems for satellite and ground networks. These will be used not only to prove out new technology ideas and features but also to provide a platform for early demonstrations with top tier infrastructure vendors and operators around the world. We are looking for a self-starter and motivated individual who wants to take his/her technical experience to the next level. Someone who likes to combine practical hands-on work with new algorithmic approaches and fast development. You will be contributing to the latest ideas and developments in the wireless technology and working with world leading experts to shape the future of wireless communication.

Below is a summary of the typical tasks required for this post:

  • Design and implement (hands-on) features on the Physical and MAC layers of the full telecommunication software stack including digital part and baseband processing part.
  • Implementation of the digital signal processing algorithms using C/C++, MATLAB.
  • Design modem system (including physical layer procedures performance) based on wireless standards and product requirements and set system performance targets for wireless subsystems.
  • Design and implement of transceiver digital baseband processing after RF phase up to the final detection.
  • Manage the development of the full telecommunication software stack.
  • Interface with RF front end hardware supplier to ensure consistency of telecom solution architecture with modem system requirements, such as RF performance, system control architecture, HW /SW interface architectures and long-term technology roadmaps.
  • Develop system performance models and drive cross functional system engineering tasks related to the system performance optimization.
  • Assume a leading role in a multi-disciplinary team of engineers with a wide range of skill sets including but not limited to: software development, firmware development, hardware development, data analysis, and RF design.
  • Lead technical discussions with external suppliers and contracting companies.
  • Prepare the management and technical documentation for project reviews.


  • M.Sc./Ph.D. in Electronics/Electrical/Telecommunications Engineering or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
  • 5+ years of experience multi-disciplinary experience in wireless R&D, hardware-software co-development focused on the PHY and MAC layer of radio technologies, baseband digital communications engineering, algorithm and protocol development and RF engineering for transceivers, physical layer modeling, simulations, and design, e.g. physical layer procedures, algorithm development for layer 1 signal processing, link level systems modeling etc.
  • Experience with 4G and/or 5G and other 3GPP standards.
  • demonstrated background in physical layer systems engineering including requirements analysis and algorithm modeling.
  • Proven technical leadership and management qualities for extensive R&D in the industry.
  • Proven knowledge and experiences in management and development of receiver digital part, DSP algorithms, Software Defined Radios, Baseband engineering, RF Engineering activities and software stack development
  • Relevant technical publications in the forms of patents and/or technical journals with international

Software Skills: Software Skills: C/C++, MATLAB, ARM technology

Benefits Benefits OQ Technology is an innovative company and a front runner in the global race of building a global satellite constellation for Internet-of-Things communication. At our company you will have a great opportunity to overtake large responsibility to build and innovate from scratch. You will be at the centre of decision making and will interface directly with industry and business professionals all around the world, an opportunity which is rarely offered in traditional corporates. We offer a very attractive and competitive compensation package for individuals and families. Our different branches are established in attractive places for expats with a diverse international atmosphere. We offer a great opportunity for you to grow and develop and make your dreams come true. If you are looking for a challenge and looking for being part of new technology innovation in the world of satellite telecommunications, OQ Technology is the right place to be.

Contact Please send your CV and any other documents supporting your application to: apply@oqtec.space