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Sr Engineer- WLAN Firmware

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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.


As an Engineer / Sr. Engineer / Lead Engineer in the WLAN FIRMWARE HALPHY Group, you will be designing, developing, unit testing, bug fixing and maintaining WLAN firmware and HALPHY components that implements functional aspects of WLAN features on low memory foot print processors that will work in tandem with device drivers running on the host processors. The host driver and the firmware implement the WLAN drivers on the Qualcomms WLAN SoC platforms. You will be working on cutting edge WiFi technologies, solving challenging WiFi design & performance issues and working with some of the leading WiFi ODMs & OEMs across the globe on their sometimes high pressure & tough timelines.

At least 2-8 years of relevant hands-on technical experience in WLAN/Linux driver development with a record of strong individual technical achievement Strong programming skills in C.

This position is for wireless LAN (WLAN) RF level development. The role requires knowledge of WLAN RF basics, RF system level programming, WLAN RF performance enhancement techniques, L2/L1 features, and writing APIs for upper layers. Implement RF calibration algorithms, Crystal calibration algorithms, RF level debugging, Flash/EEPROM programming, Generating RF initialization sequences for WLAN chipsets, Writing APIs for RF equipment.


Design, develop, unit test and documentation of Firmware for AP SoC. Bring up the driver and unit test the driver features in the new AP. Optimize the driver for maximum performance. Bug analysis/fixing of the issues during product verification stage and customer reported issues. Travel to customer site for bug fixing.


At least 2-8 years of relevant hands-on technical experience in WLAN/Linux driver development with a record of strong individual technical achievement

- Strong programming skills in C

- Must have hands on working experience working on real-time embedded systems

- Must have hands on experience in solving complex system issues with good problem solving skills

- Experience in working on Firmware in small memory footprint processors is a BIG plus

- Hands on experience in Networking driver development, Ethernet and Wireless LAN driver development preferred

- Hands on knowledge and experience on IP Networking technologies is a plus

- RF level knowledge is a plus

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills

- Experience in Wireless LAN protocols is a BIG plus

- Should be able to work in an aggressive, high pressure environment

Educational Requirements

BE/BTech/MTech in Computer Science or in Electronics preferred with proven success in a challenging academic program.

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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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