Wireless Modem Embedded Software Engineer

Qualcomm - Bridgewater, NJ4.1

Location New Jersey - Bridgewater
Job Overview GENERAL SUMMARY: Develops, creates, and modifies general computer applications software or specialized utility programs. Analyzes user needs and develops software solutions. Designs software or customizes software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency. May analyze and design databases within an application area, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team. Modifies existing software to correct errors, allow it to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance. Analyzes user needs and software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints. Confers with systems analysts, engineers, programmers and others to design system and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces. Stores, retrieves, and manipulates data for analysis of system capabilities and requirements. Designs, develops, and modifies software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design. The responsibilities of this role include: * Work on 5G Small Cell Physical layer * Working under some supervision. * Making decisions that are moderate in impact; errors may have relatively minor financial impact or effect on projects, operations, or customer relationships; errors may require involvement beyond immediate work group to correct. * Using verbal and written communication skills to convey information that may be somewhat complex to others who may have limited knowledge of the subject in question. May require basic negotiation and influence, cooperation, tact, and diplomacy, etc. * Having a moderate amount of influence over key organizational decisions (e.g., is consulted by senior leadership to provide input on key decisions). * Completing tasks with multiple steps that can be performed in various orders; some planning and prioritization must occur to complete the tasks effectively; mistakes may result in some rework. * Exercising creativity to draft original documents, imagery, or work products within established guidelines. * Using deductive and inductive problem solving; multiple approaches may be taken/necessary to solve the problem; often information is missing or incomplete; intermediate data analysis/interpretation skills may be required. * May be solicited during strategic planning period. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: * Completes assigned coding tasks to specifications on time without significant errors or bugs. * Adapts to changes and setbacks in order to manage pressure and meet deadlines. * Collaborates with others inside project team to accomplish project objectives. * Communicates with project lead to provide status and information about impending obstacles. * Quickly resolves complex software issues and bugs. * Gathers, integrates, and interprets information specific to a module or sub-block of code from a variety of sources in order to troubleshoot issues and find solutions. * Seeks others' opinions and shares own opinions with others about ways in which a problem can be addressed differently. * Participates in technical conversations with tech leads/managers. * Anticipates and communicates issues with project team to maintain open communication. * Makes decisions based on incomplete or changing specifications and obtains adequate resources needed to complete assigned tasks. * Prioritizes project deadlines and deliverables with minimal supervision. * Resolves straightforward technical issues and escalates more complex technical issues to an appropriate party (e.g., project lead, colleagues). * Writes readable code for large features or significant bug fixes to support collaboration with other engineers. * Unit tests own code to verify the stability and functionality of a feature.
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 Software Engineering or related work experience.
  • 2+ years experience with Programming Language such as C, C++, Java, Python, etc.
Preferred Qualifications 4+ years Software Engineering or related work experience. 2+ years experience with Database Management Software. 2+ years experience with API. 2+ years experience working in a large matrixed organization. 1+ years of work experience in a role requiring interaction with senior leadership (e.g., Director level and above). - 3GPP(4G/5G) Physical layer software development - Tensilica experience is a plus - Microcontroller programming for control of hardware devices - Multi-core CPU/DSP programming environments - FSM99xx or FSM90xx SW development experience - Familiarity with programming in resource constrained environments (MIPS, Memory) - Ability to work well in a team environment working on multiple projects with challenging deadlines across multiple geographies Strong communications theory education background preferred.
Education Requirements Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.