Telecommunications Researcher

Telecommunications Researcher Job Description

Telecommunications Researchers Work To Develop Knowledge And New Technologies Across The Telecommunications Sector. This Covers Many Areas Including Satellite Technology, Broadband, Smart Phones And The Peripherals Relevant To These Products. They aim To Expand The Capabilities Of Existing And New Telecommunications Products In What Is A Fast-growing And Advancing Industry. 

Research Is Carried Out In Many Areas Including The Use Of Wireless Technologies, Computer Chips, Semiconductors, Satellite Equipment, Fibre Optics And Radio Frequencies. Researchers Could Be Working In Telephony, Television And The Internet.

Employers Include Commercial Companies Such As The Main Mobile Network And Smart Phone Providers As Well As Academic Employers. Researchers Will Be Expected To Publish And Communicate Their Findings So They Can Be Used Within The Industry. 

Telecommunications Researcher Duties/Functions/Responsibilities

  • analysing results and data and drawing conclusions from them;
  • analysing a problem as part of academic research or as part of solution designing for a company's portfolio of services;
  • attending conferences, training seminars and specialised courses;
  • conducting field work, interviews, laboratory experimentation, critical evaluation and interpretation;
  • carrying out computer-based data analysis and evaluation using software such as MATLAB or OPNET;
  • conducting numerical simulations or library research;
  • working collaboratively with company/university colleagues, across teams and also with other partners worldwide and across industry;
  • identifying solutions and interpreting results by applying established research methods, by learning and adapting new methods, and by using analytical tools and mathematical and statistical models;
  • writing up original research for publication or for presentation at conferences;
  • presenting findings to group and departmental meetings, design and development teams, collaborative partners, or senior management;
  • drawing up research proposals and funding applications;
  • in academic posts, lecturing and/or supervising student projects.
  • reading articles and papers about specific areas of interest in order to keep up to date with technical, scientific and theoretical advancements in your field;

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