Based in the San Jose Office, the SW Applications Engineer primary goal will be to contribute to the development of software functions and solutions dedicated to Qorvo Mobile phone applications and products. As such, he/she will assist Mobile phone customers in implementing Qorvo's Ultra-Wideband wireless technology in combination with the suitable software stacks and modules, thereby contributing to securing design-wins for Qorvo and ultimately driving revenue for the company.
Design and write code for mobile phone applications, that includes:
UWB radio transceiver drivers - including Linux Kernel drivers and hardware abstraction layers
Android applications that demonstrate UWB capabilities and/or implement specific functions, meeting customers' requirements. Applications shall typically be IoT related and shall accomplish client objectives and needs
Re-use, when available, existing software blocks & libraries
Design and write embedded code for the low-level layers and drivers into the companion chips to QORVO UWB transceivers: Such companion chips can typically include general purpose microcontrollers and/or Secure Elements to form advanced UWB solutions suitable for seamless integration by the customers into their mobile phones :
Embedded software & drivers running of OS such as Free RTOS, Zephyr, Mynewt or similar
Test codes & applications extensively to ensure they are error and bug free
Write internal and customer documentation including release notes, user's guides etc.
Remodel and adapt applications as needed to meet specific demonstrator requirements and/or customer objectives.
Interface directly with customers as required
Interface with partners to build reference designs & solutions
Primary support to Qorvo Mobile, Tier 1 accounts, for all UWB software related activities
Assisting customers directly and indirectly in their software integration developments and in the design of their Qorvo-based products
Interact with (and take advise from) lead software architects and software integration managers
Producing technical documentation to the highest standards to drive customer understanding of Qorvo technology and the optimum ways in which to use it in particular applications
Reproducing, analysing and solving technical issues seen on customer platforms in the laboratory to meet customer performance expectations
Develop Qorvo's UWB software know-how related to Mobile applications and share with other Mobile Applications teams in the regions
Ability to communicate efficiently
Ability to work with remote teams
5 to 10 years of relevant industry experience
Bachelor or MSEE degree in a relevant software engineering discipline
Android experience is mandatory, including lower layers (Linux Kernel)
Technical understanding: Embedded systems, digital, network & RF software layers
Experience in the Semiconductor industry and/or in the mobile phone industry is highly desired
Customer facing experience (customer support, applications, field applications) highly desirable
Embedded software and real time
C/C++ programming and Embedded software
OS: Android; Free RTOS, Zephyr, Mynewt and similar
Knowledge / experience with network MAC layers such as 802-15-4 is a plus
Responds well to pressure
Ability to work on multiple projects / clients simultaneously and to manage priorities
Understanding of the Customer
Work across different cultures
A problem solving approach and a strong desire to see the customer succeed
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We are Qorvo. We do more than create innovative RF solutions for the mobile, defense and infrastructure markets - we are a place to innovate and shape the future of wireless communications. It starts with our employees. As a unified global team, we bring a commitment to excellence, growth and a passion for creating what's next. Explore the possibilities with us.
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Experience Level Individual Contributor Job Type Full Time Location CA - San Jose