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Lead Hardware Engineer

Engineering | Sunnyvale, CA | Full Time

Job Description

960 Hamlin Court Sunnyvale, California 94089

Job Description 

The Lead Hardware Engineer will work with Kumu’s engineering team to bring the worlds’ first full-duplex telecom products to market. They will be responsible for delivering new products in the telecom space from concept through production. They will work with mechanical engineering, software engineering, test engineering,operations, and JDM/ODM partners to develop and deliver novel wireless products. They will be responsible for the entire engineering program, end to end! The ideal candidate will have prior experience delivering UL/FCC/CE certified products into LTE markets, and have hands-on experience designing wireless hardware products.


  • Architect, design, and oversee development of complex telecom products from concept through production
  • Work with internal and external engineering partners to develop all necessary subsystems

Desired Skills 

  • BS or higher in EE or similar degree program
  • 10+ years of relevant engineering experience, including design of FCC/UL/CE certified telecom products
  • Track record of leading telecommunications products through different phases of life cycle - all the way from concept to volume manufacturing
  • DFx knowledge in electrical, thermal and mechanical components of system
  • Knowledge of hardware and software interaction (e.g. familiar with embedded low level firmware and/or embedded operating systems and H/W)
  • Hands-on experience in design analysis, prototype bring-up and debugging, failure verification and manufacturing test support


  • In-depth knowledge of LTE protocol stack (UE/eNB) and the associated core networking elements (ePC)
  • Knowledge of 5G standards

Education & Experience

  • BS or higher (MS preferred) in EE or similar degree program, 10+ years of design experience

Company Description

Kumu Networks is revolutionizing the way wireless systems are built using a proprietary full-duplex technology based on research at Stanford University. This wireless full-duplex technology allows a radio to transmit and receive signals at the same time and in the same frequency range/channel. Kumu's patent pending full-duplex technology changes the basic assumptions on which current wireless radios are built, allowing for improved performance/throughput and applicable in a variety of wireless devices affecting all wireless markets.