Protocol Software Architect - Sr Staff Engineer
Spirent Communications - Eatontown, NJ

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Protocol Software Architect

Spirent Communications is where the world’s leading communications companies turn when they need to accelerate their time-to-market for next-generation communication systems. In fact, every significant industry test in the last six years has used Spirent's test systems as the benchmark. We are continually recognized by customers, industry, press, and technology associations for our innovative thinking and our ground-breaking products. The communications market has untapped potential. The boundaries of how fast, far, and accurately voice and data can be transmitted have yet to be reached, or even defined. Spirent solutions are paving the way for tomorrow’s communications.

The atmosphere at Spirent is innovative, creative, and technically challenging. We are always looking for new employees with exceptional abilities, vision, and commitment levels to join our team.

If you want to work with truly bright and motivated people—and be a part of an industry-leading company that's helping to revolutionize communications technologies—this is your opportunity. Our focus on employee satisfaction stems from a core belief that market-leading products start with one thing: market-leading people. At Spirent, we offer more than jobs, we offer unique career opportunities. We can do this because we are large enough to encompass a breadth of possibilities, while being small enough for you to be noticed and recognized. Are you innovative enough to work at Spirent?

The successful candidate will be part of a team developing software for Spirent's Wi-Fi emulation products for mobile device testing. Position involves the development of embedded and protocol software in a Linux environment. This also includes the integration of hardware and software. The successful candidate will implement new products as well as enhancements to existing products and have leadership responsibilities. Excellent SW development design skills including OOP are also required. Good communication skills are essential.

Responsibilities:
1) Architecture, Design, and implementation of protocol and embedded software for our Wi-Fi emulation product line.

2) Creating prototype of designs as proof-of-concept.

3) Provide leadership to a SW development team to implement product designs.

4) Working with a HW development team to ensure the implementation will meet the product roadmap.

5) Working with Product Management to validate customer requirements and translate them into engineering requirements.

Job Requirements:
*BSEE/BSCE required. MSEE/MSCE desired.

*Minimum 12 years of experience in a similar position in related technologies.

*Technical and conversational English speaking and writing required.

*Deep knowledge of wireless communication technologies including Wi-Fi. A good understanding of both physical layer and protocol layer details is important.

*Strong knowledge of structured software design practices.

*Candidate must have working knowledge of C/C++ including object oriented design and programming (OOP).

*Linux OS experience essential; Microsoft Windows also good to have.

*Experience with test and measurement equipment including mobile device test is helpful.

*Motivated, self-starter who likes challenging work.

*Possess strong problem solving skills and team-oriented approach.

*Good organizational skills and attention to detail.

*Good communication skills.

*Ability to travel internationally.

*Ability to speak Mandarin is a plus.

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