Sr. Technical Staff IEEE Standards

  • Sunset Hills Rd, Reston, VA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

We are Ofinno, a research-focused startup exploring and bringing to market emerging technologies in the advanced communications space. We are looking for a Sr. Technical Staff Member with a background in IEEE Standards who will be responsible for developing features that improve the efficiency of next generation wireless communication. You will be joining a creative, self-directed, and self-motivated team of researchers dedicated to inventing novel air interface technologies. 

Who We Are 

We are a profitable company implementing an exciting business model in the LTE-Advanced, 5G, IEEE 802, Wi-Fi and video compression space. Our work is building the foundation of the next generation of advanced technologies in wireless networks. To fulfill on this mission, we have gathered an elite team of dedicated research engineers from across the globe. 

Working for Ofinno will present you with a unique opportunity to join this team and to develop advanced technologies that will be patented and put into practice by leading companies in the industry. Our goal is to nurture your thirst for a challenge by presenting you with the toughest dilemmas of the industry. To help you succeed in this environment, we are committed to providing a positive space for you to make your contributions and we encourage you to develop your skills and interests continually. If you are growing, we are growing. Our success is our team. 

Job Description

On a daily basis, you will:  

  • Research and optimization of advanced Wi-Fi transmission and reception mechanisms. 
  • Development of novel enhanced algorithms based on IEEE 802.11, 802.15, and 802.19 protocols. 
  • Provide patentable and standardization-oriented solutions for implementation of new features in Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi/Cellular coexistence technologies. 
  • Participate in IEEE and other relevant standards bodies to help drive advanced solutions to support Ofinno business needs.  
  • Write and present technical contributions to standards bodies including IEEE 802 
  • Supporting the entire patent process from start to end. 
  • Interact with and present to clients. 


You possess expert knowledge of communication theory and IEEE 802 standards related technologies such as wireless local area network (WLAN) Wi-Fi, 802.11ac/ax, 802.11ad/aj, ZigBee, 802.19 coexistence, V2X, multi-band, MIMO, Wi-Fi based positioning, and advanced spatial multiplexing mechanisms.  Specifically, you have: 

  • Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering with at least 2-7 years of research and development experience. 
  • A proven track record of successful contributions to IEEE standards and activities 
  • Experienced in WLAN/Wi-Fi and unlicensed spectrum: 
  • Develop physical/MAC layer protocols/procedures – channel access mechanism (e.g., LBT/FBE), MIMO, dual-band operation, channel access mechanisms for mmWave frequencies, multi-beam operation, positioning, power saving techniques.  
  • Develop use cases and requirements for next generation Wi-Fi, Zigbee, and wireless personal area network (WPAN) communications 
  • Link-level/system-level simulation/optimization of wireless systems, protocol layer design, and network signaling 
  • A proven record of patents related to WLAN/Wi-FI and unlicensed spectrum protocols/applications 
  • Theoretical understanding of network performance, queuing analysis, and spectral efficiency.  Because we will be presenting and demonstrating our work internally and externally, we want you to be able to be a strong team player. 

Our people are known to be: 

  • Good communicator/presenters 
  • Creative thinkers and problem solvers 
  • Detail-oriented professionals 
  • Strong writers 

Additional Information

Our people are our business, and it is our job to take care of you.  We know you have to see it to believe it, but here are some of the perks you can count on: 

  • 401(K) matching -- We help you plan and save for retirement with a 401(K) matching program that’s available on day one.  
  • Free PPO healthcare -- You and your family are covered at no charge under great PPO Health plans.  
  • Free Food -- Our kitchen is always fully stocked, including lunch, protein bars, fruit, sodas, coffee and tea.  
  • Relocation package -- To bring the best in our industry on board, we offer excellent relocation packages.  
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off -- Our lives are enriched by family time, vacations and personal time, so we offer unlimited paid time off and sick leave.  
  • On-campus gym -- Unwind, reduce stress and feel great – even when you’re at work. 

What Now? 

What are you waiting for? We hope you will click on the link and forward your credentials to us today. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.