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Connectivity Software Customer Engineer

Qualcomm Inc.
San Jose, CA 95113
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Qualcomm Atheros, Inc.

Job Area:

Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Software Applications Engineering

Job Overview:

Qualcomm is a company of inventors that unlocked 5G ushering in an age of rapid acceleration in connectivity and new possibilities that will transform industries, create jobs, and enrich lives. But this is just the beginning. It takes inventive minds with diverse skills, backgrounds, and cultures to transform 5Gs potential into world-changing technologies and products. This is the Invention Age - and this is where you come in.


Job Description

This position is for an experienced WLAN/Embedded system software engineer with strong technology background, problem solving and communication skills. Major technical area is focused on WLAN (Wi-Fi) driver/firmware, networking protocol, WLAN-related software on Linux OS, enabling embedded system and other components required to enable a networking platform. The daily work could include customer training, issue debugging, testing and feature development. The individual will also support customers to integrate Qualcomm WLAN solutions into their product and support them from design phase to mass production. The individual will interact with marketing teams, product managers, sales team, and development teams to help resolve customer issues.

Preferred Qualifications:

Strong experience in connectivity S/W development/support exp. with wireless and embedded processor platforms
Strong C/C++ programming skills
2+ years experience in embedded platform development (Linux preferred)
Understanding of 802.11 family protocol (PHY, MAC and security)
Experienced with WLAN driver, hostapd and wpa_supplicant
Familiar with TCP/IP and Networking protocols(DHCP, ICMP, Bridging, routing and etc)
Experience with programming on Linux
Experience with Linux network drivers is desirable
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Self-motivated and quick learner
Good team player
Ability to perform under pressure
Willingness to travel when needed
Experience in open source wifi driver ath9k, ath10k and ath11k
Experience in OpenWRT or QSDK
Strong understanding of Linux OS kernel
Familiar with Linux software debugging
Experience in Bluetooth or Zigbee

Physical Requirements

Frequently transports between offices, buildings, and campuses up to mile.

Frequently transports and installs equipment up to 5 lbs.

Performs required tasks at various heights (e.g., standing or sitting).

Monitors and utilizes computers and test equipment for more than 6 hours a day.

Continuous communication which includes the comprehension of information with colleagues, customers, and vendors both in person and remotely.

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelors - Computer Science, Bachelors - Engineering, Bachelors - Information Systems

Work Experiences:



Preferred Qualifications


Work Experiences:

1+ years experience with Programming Language such as C, C++, Java, Python, etc. ,1+ years experience with debugging techniques.



Android, Computer Software Programs, Embedded Device Drivers, Embedded Linux, Software Applications

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We are engineers, scientists and business strategists. We are from many different countries and speak many different languages. We come from diverse cultures and have unique perspectives. Together, we focus on a single goalwe invent breakthrough technologies that transform how the world connects, computes, and communicates.

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Posted: 2021-06-11 Expires: 2021-07-12
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