5G Protocol SW Team Leader

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We are Sony Semiconductor IL, formerly Altair Semiconductor.  We believe in pioneering the future through the power of creativity. As IoT expands to include all types of connected “things”, our ultra-low-power and ultra-small chipset solutions are turning Cellular IoT into reality.

Sony Semiconductor IL is an integral part of Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation, creating a company culture that combines the Sony legacy, values and technology with our own vision and market leadership in the fields of Cellular IoT and AI.

We proudly provide millions of chipsets to customers around the world connecting to the world’s top, tier-1 cellular networks.

Believe that anything you can imagine, you can make real.

Your journey starts with us:

5G Protocol SW Team Leader

We are looking for an experienced Team Leader to manage a team of embedded SW engineers, responsible for the development of 5G modem protocol stack SW. The team designs and implements new 5G cellular technology features, as well as other versatile tasks for optimizing Sony Altair’s IoT chips, specialized in low-memory and low-power consumption.

Your role will include:

  • Technical leadership of team’s responsibility. Make an impact on technical decisions, architecture and solution directions, be involved in team’s execution
  • Set targets and goals for the team, aligned with managers guidance and program management. Track the project execution to successfully meet targets on schedule
  • Effectively allocate tasks, monitor development progress, and prioritize handling of customer issues
  • Guide and mentor team members, empower their growth, and drive forward their personal development
  • Collaboration with peer teams – onsite and abroad, effective communication with HQ and other global sites
  • Be proactive in driving best practices, processes of quality improvement within the team, and driving improvement across the organization


  • BSC or MSC in electrical engineering / computer science
  • Experience in leading an embedded SW team
  • Good knowledge of C programming language
  • Familiarity with 3GPP cellular 3G/4G/5G standards
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and in writing) in English
  • Excellent engineering skills – problem solving, pragmatic approach, broad system view
  • Proactive and self-driven


  • Real time SW development
  • Knowledge in Python
  • Familiarity with System on Chip Architectures