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  • No Education
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  • San Jose


Job Id E1970799
Job Title Hardware Systems WLAN PHY Firmware Development Engineer
Post Date 04/15/2019
Company - Division Qualcomm Atheros Inc - Qualcomm Atheros
Job Area Engineering - Systems
Location California - San Jose
Job Overview The WLAN PHY Firmware Development Engineer will be responsible for chip and product-solution-level development for next generation wireless products. The work involves leading FW development, debug and integration of code running on an embedded ARM processor controlling per-symbol and per-frame 802.11 WLAN PHY state machines, system bring-up with both FPGA and Silicon platforms, and performance optimization for the target systems. He/she will closely work with HW and SW engineers to resolve functional issues and fine tune performance to make best-in-class WiFi/Communication products. In this position, you will be responsible for:
Identify, define and execute test plans for comprehensive and effective silicon bring up at PHY layer focusing on embedded firmware controlling state machines, error detection and recovery, and advanced 802.11ax feature development. Analyze test results, debug issues, improve performance and generate competitive analysis.
Bring up WLAN, validate functionality, and characterize performance on various platforms.
Drive system performance optimization from the perspective of HW/SW/Algorithm.
Working with technical writers to generate technical material.
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.
2+ 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.
Good understanding of wireless industry standards with preference to including IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax
Excellent programming/scripting skills in C/C++
Programming experiences in Python/Perl/C.
Hands on lab debugging/measuring skills using Spectrum Analyzer, VSG, VSA, Network Analyzer & Power Meter.
Proven team leadership skills.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
ARM v7/v8 microprocessor architecture, on-target, emulation, simulation platform, bring-up and debug experience.
Education Requirements Required: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field.
Keywords WLAN, PHY, Firmware, Systems

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