LG Electronics USA, Inc. IOT GSM/4G LTE Principal Software Engineer (Bi-lingual Korean) in Bellevue, Washington

IOT GSM/4G LTE Principal Software Engineer (Bi-lingual Korean)

Location Bellevue, Washington

Department (Org 2) MC NA R&D AT&T TAM R10016

Job Requisition 21984



Job Function:


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We are currently seeking a Principal Software Engineer to join our dynamic team in Bellevue, WA as part of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company.

Principal Software Engineer

Position Summary

• Looking for principal engineer with hands-on experience in GSM/4G LTE RF protocol who can lead network interoperability testing for mobile products:

• Understand the current and upcoming techniques in wireless mobile phone and smartphone industry, and pre-filtering handset software / hardware functionality based on spec, verification on design during the development life cycle, and follow up on post-production issues with data analysis.

• Provide technical support by verifying handset functionalities including Radio Frequency technology (GSM/WCDMA/eHRPD/LTE/LTE-A/MIMO/LAA/5G) and Universal Integrated Circuit Card (UICC).

• Manages the operations of the certification or IOT programs and oversee the development of standards and testing materials.

Key Responsibilities

• Manage and coordinate interoperability testing events from development stage to certification stage including Domestic and Global field network.

• Support to get carrier certification for all mobile products and technical end point to carrier for the field network issues.

• Technical analysis on the technical RF protocol issues with R&D department and technical communication channel between carrier and R&D department for IOTs.

• Communicate and collaborate with wireless mobile carrier including Lab support, 3rd party companies and internal departments such as R&D, Standards, Quality, Product Management, Sales, and Marketing.

• Create the documents / process for team to ensure all team’s milestones and engineering activities are captured to ensure they are in line with the overall schedule of the projects.

• Provide technical support by verifying handset functionalities as expected including Radio access technology (GSM, WCDMA/HSPA, LTE / LTE-A), RIL, Telephony, Audio, UICC, PTCRB, AGPS, VoLTE, Lab Submission, etc.

Education/Experience (related experience)

• Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or similar field required

• Experience in manage and lead team as well as recruit, retain, and develop employees


10+ years of experience in working with one or more IOT Core Platforms in the areas of data storage, data aggregation, messaging and cloud computing.

10+ years experience programming on embedded device technology and network protocols being used - MQTT, COAP, BT, etc.

Experience building web services using JSON, RET and other similar web service technologies

Understand and research customer requirements, industry standards, product specifications and technology trends. Ability to propose technical roadmap is plus.

Bi-lingual Korean