Software Engineer Modem (Redmond WA)
Qualcomm - Redmond, WA

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QUALCOMM CDMA Technologies (QCT) is the largest provider of 3G chipset and software technology in the world, with chipsets shipped to more than 50 customers and powering the majority of all 3G devices commercially available. QCT partners with nearly 60 3G network operators around the globe and has the largest CDMA engineering team in the wireless industry. QCT provides complete chipset solutions and integrated applications from the Launchpad suite of advanced technologies. Our integrated solutions offer device manufacturers reduced bill-of-materials costs, time-to-market, and development time. Mobile handsets powered by QCT chipsets can offer more features while maintaining a smaller, sleeker form-factor and benefiting from reduced power demands. QCT values collaboration with its customers and partners and works closely with them to enable their success. We offer a wide range of tools to support the device development process, and develop new technologies based on the needs and demands of the wireless market. Devices for all market segments can now include features enabled by 3G wireless technology, in demand by a growing and increasingly sophisticated wireless community. QCT's software applications engineers support customers with understanding, integrating, testing and optimizing performance of software features for ASICs supporting a variety of air interfaces and other related technologies including multimedia.

The role requires interfacing with handset developers, base-station interoperability testing partners and wireless carriers worldwide. Training, assisting customers with software integration and development, assistance with software and system debugging, handling customer Q&A, interfacing closely with San Diego-based developers are some of the key daily activities in this role. Specific technical areas for this role include understanding and applying 2G, 3G & 4G wireless system protocols knowledge to provide technical support to QCT customers, testing and debugging on RIL(Radio Interface Layer), data service, voice service, and basic wireless network service on customer platform, and supporting QCT customer integrating QCT 3G wireless modem functions into third party OS platforms such as Windows Phone or Android

-Minimum of 2 years of experience in embedded wireless communications -Specification and implementation of cdma2000, UMTS/GSM & LTE protocols. -Software integration and debugging skills on embedded real time operating systems(Windows Phone 7 & 8, Linux, Android).
-Strong experience in C/C++/Java programming required.
-Strong communication skills, Strong interpersonal skills, Self starter, Strong initiative skills.
Additional Skills: Development experience in RIL (Radio Interface Layer) of third party OS platform such as Windows Phone, Android, or Symbian

Required: Bachelor's, Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering
Preferred: Master's, Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering


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