Department of Electrical Engineering

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2020/181

Applications are invited for two post of Senior Project Associate. This position will be up to September 30, 2021 and purely temporary.

About the project: The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has funded 5G testbed project to encourage Indian start-ups and the industry to take an early lead in 5G technology. The goal of the project is to build a testbed that closely resembles a real-world 5G deployment. The project will deliver an end-to-end 5G testbed comprising of 5G BS and UE nodes that support enhanced mobile broadband (eMBB), Ultra low latency communication (URLLC) and massive MTC including NB IoT services. This testbed could become a basis for many commercial deployments.

What is involved?

This involves designing and fabricating multiple high-end components such as baseband processing units, remote radio heads, RF modules, and baseband algorithms and software.

Who is involved?

Top Indian Institutes and start-ups such as IITK, IITD, IIT M, IISc, Sameer, and CEWiT are involved in this project. Many private companies are also a part of this effort.

Job Description:

Project no.: DOT/EE/2017508

Post: Senior Project Associate

Number of Post: Two

Salary range: 21600-1800-54000

Min Qualification: B.Tech- Computer Science/Electronics & Communication Engg

  • + 1 year of relevant experience
  • Expertise in C/C++ programming
  • Experience in embedded processors such as ARM etc

Desirable Qualification:

  • Experience in working with Xilinx programmable SoCs/FPGA
  • Experience in low level driver development, register interface programming, bootloaders/Uboot
  • Experience in embedded IP/peripherals like PCIe, Ethernet, SDRAM etc
  • Background in wireless communication will be preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with Verilog/VHDL

Job Responsibilities:

  • Embedded software development for use in Linux/baremetal platforms
  • Designing & developing solutions to control and configure FPGA based designs
  • Device driver/BSP development in Linux environment
  • Integration & debugging of subsystems with HDL/RF teams

Instructions to apply:

Please send your resume on or before September 09 , 2020 to the below given mail id. Please [mention the post in the subject line of the email].

No TA/DA will be paid for the interview.


Dr. Rohit Budhiraja
Project Investigator
Room no-ACES-201A
Department of Electrical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

The Selection will be based on Zoom/Skype online interview. Short listed candidates will be informed with an email about the date of interview.
Interested candidates may apply on email giving full details of qualification, experience with copies of relevant certificates by 09 Sept 2020.
It is mandatory to mention your mobile number in the application. Application (soft copy) must be sent at following email address.