Senior Standardization Specialist

at Nokia Siemens Networks in Naperville, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Come create the technology that helps the world act together

Nokia is committed to innovation and technology leadership across mobile, fixed, and cloud networks. Your career here will have a positive impact on people's lives and will help us build the capabilities needed for a more productive, sustainable, and inclusive world.

We challenge ourselves to create an inclusive way of working where we are open to new ideas, empowered to take risks, and fearless to bring our authentic selves to work.



The team you'll be part of

Strategy and Technology lay the path for Nokia's future technology innovation and identifies the most promising areas for Nokia to create new value. We set the company's strategy and technology vision, offered an unparalleled research foundation for innovation, and provide critical support infrastructure for Nokia.
Nokia Standards targets collaboration with internal and external experts to advance the state-of-the-art technology landscape and protect Nokia Intellectual Property. The Architecture, Security, and Automation Group is responsible for research and standardization activities related to 5G and 6G mobile network architecture, security, and its AI/ML-empowered network automation. Our team leads the industry transition of mobile network functions, applications, and workloads to fully cloud-native deployments.



What you will learn and contribute to

Nokia Standards is seeking a Senior Standardization Specialist to join our Architecture, Security, and Automation Group. You will work in one of our teams shaping the evolution of mobile network technologies in 5G-Advanced and towards 6G, developing architecture and protocol solutions. Candidates should have expert knowledge in end-to-end mobile network architectures and their core network protocols as well as strong standardization and research skills with outstanding analytical and theoretical capabilities. Moreover, you are expected to solve complex problems, analyze and substantiate the benefits of developed concepts, and contribute to the standardization of these concepts.

As part of our team, you will:
Drive and defend Nokia's preferred solutions as a standardization delegate in 3GPP CT1.
Support our standardization work in 3GPP and develop technical specifications.
Develop and analyze architecture, feature, and protocol evolution for the 5G and 5G-Advanced core network, ensuring end-to-end coherence of features, including seamless interaction with the 5G radio access network.
Proactively identify emerging topics in mobile core network and end-to-end system architecture research and drive internal discussions on technical concepts for 5G-Advanced and, eventually, for 6G.
Protect the generated intellectual property by patents, contribute to the implementation of patents in standards, and review inventions from others.
Participate in meetings with key customers.


Your skills and experience

You have:
MSc degree in Electrical Engineering, Communications Engineering, Computer Science, or a related discipline.
Senior level expertise in wireless communication systems in areas of mobile core network, overall system architecture, procedures, and protocols, with a leading role in standardization or R&D. This includes experience in the protocols developed in 3GPP CT1 such as NAS, protocols in IMS and Mission Critical Systems. Knowledge of IETF protocols is a plus.
Experience in standardization work (e.g., 3GPP) and patent creation, track record of relevant patents and publications.
Ability to work autonomously on complex standardization and research issues.
A good understanding of cloud networking trends, requirements, and technologies is a plus.
It would be nice if you also had:
PhD degree is a plus.
Fast analytical and abstraction capabilities and you are result oriented.
Experience working in worldwide virtual teams.
Outstanding communication and negotiation skills, and proficiency in technical writing.
A proven track record in inventions and innovation.



What we offer

Nokia offers flexible and hybrid working schemes, continuous learning opportunities, well-being programs to support you mentally and physically, opportunities to join and get supported by employee resource groups, mentoring programs, and highly diverse teams with an inclusive culture where people thrive and are empowered.



Nokia is committed to inclusion and is an equal-opportunity employer

Nokia has received the following recognitions for its commitment to inclusion & equality:
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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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Job Posting: 10926612

Posted On: May 13, 2023

Updated On: Jun 06, 2023

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