Qualcomm Senior Staff Engineer, Firmware Development - San Jose in San Jose, California

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Senior Staff Engineer, Firmware Development - San Jose

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Qualcomm Atheros Inc

Qualcomm Atheros at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qca

Job Area

Engineering - Hardware


California - San Jose

Job Overview

Qualcomm is a leading provider of wireless and wired technologies for the mobile, networking, computing and consumer electronics markets. We are focused on inventing technologies that connect and empower people in ways that are elegant and accessible to all. This is a senior level firmware role within the WLAN Hardware Systems Validation and Integration team in San Jose. Role involves hands on Firmware code development and validation.

The Senior Staff Engineer will be required to drive FW development of Qualcomms wireless connectivity solutions. He/she will be an important member of a cross-functional global team, working closely with engineers from the digital design, Algorithms, Software, design verification and HW architecture. Tasks include developing FW, functional testing using emulation/simulation platforms prior to chip tape out as well as following chip arrival. This lead firmware engineer will be required to mentor junior employees, analyze radio performance to include over the air behavior and optimize the code to meet key performance metrics.

All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.

7+ years Systems Engineering or related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Hands on experience in developing low level and latency critical firmware. Experience in wireless radio MAC or PHY Firmware is preferred.

  • Hands on experience in Radio debugging and software performance issues.

  • Knowledge of wireless industry standards with preference to including IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax

  • Excellent programming/scripting skills in C/C++ Experience in Perl /Python is preferred.

  • Self-driven individual who can work independently.

Education Requirements

Required: Bachelor's degree in Science, Engineering, or related field.

EEO Employer: Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or any other protected classification.