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 positively impact people's lives and 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 identify the most promising areas for Nokia to create new value. We set the company's strategy and technology vision, offer an unparalleled research foundation for innovation and provide a critical support infrastructure for Nokia.

Nokia Standards targets collaboration with internal and external experts to advance the state-of-the-art technology landscape as well as to protect Nokia's intellectual property. We are looking for ambitious and highly engaged colleagues as part of the Standardization & Industry Environment Team.


What you will learn and contribute to


We are looking for highly motivated and skilled persons with competence in 5G the physical layer to work with 3GPP 5G-Advanced radio standardization and related research activities for 5G-Advanced and 6G
Are you passionate about solving problems?

As part of our team, you will:
Contribute with your 5G physical layer skills to the development of future 5G-Advanced and 6G radio technology
Work with a world-class team to drive the evolution of 5G-Advanced and 6G radio technology
Develop radio standardization specifications in the area of the 5G-Advanced physical layer, and eventually 6G
Create inventions and intellectual property (IPRs) and support the strengthening of Nokia's IPR portfolio
Contribute to and participate in 3GPP standardization meetings for 3GPP RAN WG1
Contribute to and participate in customer and partner dialogues on the latest trends in wireless technology and standardization

Your skills and experience

You have:
MSc degree or Ph.D. with strong knowledge of the 5G physical layer and an understanding of how the 5G system works
Experienced in 3GPP standardization or working with 3GPP radio specifications
Willingness to grow as a physical layer radio expert for 5G-Advanced and 6G areas
Fluent spoken English and proficiency in technical writing are essential
It would be nice if you also had:
Strong communication and negotiation skills
Ability to work in a multi-national and distributed team, as well as solid self-motivation
Experience with link and/or system-level simulations
A track record of 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:
One of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere
Gender-Equality Index by Bloomberg
Workplace Pride Global Benchmark
LGBT+ equality & best place to work by HRC Foundation

At Nokia, we act inclusively and respect the uniqueness of people.


Nokia's employment decisions are made regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.
We are committed to a culture of inclusion built upon our core value of respect.


Join us and be part of a company where you will feel included and empowered to succeed.


Additional Information
United States Salary Range: $133,000 - $247,000 USD plus eligibility for incentive/variable pay.
United States Benefits: Nokia offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Pension Plan - Cash Account Program, Medical, and dental coverage, Short-term disability, and long-term disability, Life insurance, and AD&D - Company paid 2x base pay, Supplemental life and AD&D insurance (Employee/Spouse/Child), Health care and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts, Pre-tax commuter and parking benefits, Savings/401(k) Plan, Paid time off for holidays and vacation, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Tuition Assistance Plan,... For full info follow application link.

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: 10966995

Posted On: May 27, 2023

Updated On: Jun 06, 2023

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