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Senior Staff Software Engineer - Layer 1

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Date: Nov 16, 2022

Location: Gurgaon, HR, IN, 122002

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 56369


Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

Job Description


The Staff Layer 1 Software engineer is responsible for building and leading the layer 1 software team as well as driving layer 1 architecture and software development for 5G wireless products.


Job Responsibilities

• Design, develop, enhance and maintain wireless Layer 1 and embedded software for carrier grade vRAN based PHY solution for 5G based on an x86 platform.

• Understand PHY-layer procedures, expected behavior, and typical performance tradeoffs, especially as they relate to PHY and overall system performance.

• Lead architecture, design, and code reviews and provide feedback and guidance on a continuous basis.

• Understand DU requirements and solution for hosting on container-based cloud-native environments.

• Debug complex issues seen during QA testing, at customer field trials, and at live customer deployments.

• Coordinate with other technical leaders globally


Technical Skills Required

• Relevant Industry Experience

     o 10+ years of hands-on experience with wireless 5G and 4G/LTE systems and networks

     o Experience of leading layer 1 software team

     o Experience with the deployment and working with the field team

• Domain Skills

     o Strong knowledge of wireless modem, including 4G and 5G physical layer procedures

     o Good understanding of MAC procedure and scheduler

• Test and Test Automation 

     o Familiar with SA and SG

     o Familiar with FlexRAN testMAC

• SW/Product Dev. Process & Environment

     o Well-versed in software and system testing best practices

     o Experience of working in an agile product development environment (DevOps)


Soft Skills Required

• Understands the dynamics of getting work done in a fast-paced product development environment

• Meets or exceeds expectations

• Proactive problem solver with attention to detail and methodical approach to software testing and performance engineering

• Driven, extremely result-oriented, and passionate about delivering high quality products

• Complete ownership of deliverables

• Customer obsession

• Lead from the front Academics

• At least a bachelor’s degree in CS, CE, EE or ECE

• Master’s degree preferred