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Automotive Software Application Engineer (US)

Experience Level:  Recent College Grad
Job Type:  Full-Time
Location: 

FL - Fort Lauderdale, US

Requisition ID:  6490

Qorvo (Nasdaq: QRVO) supplies innovative semiconductor solutions that make a better world possible. We combine product and technology leadership, systems-level expertise and global manufacturing scale to quickly solve our customers' most complex technical challenges. Qorvo serves diverse high-growth segments of large global markets, including consumer electronics, smart home/IoT, automotive, EVs, battery-powered appliances, network infrastructure, healthcare and aerospace/defense. Visit www.qorvo.com to learn how our diverse and innovative team is helping connect, protect and power our planet.

 

About Qorvo

Be a part of a team that’s delivering a new tomorrow. Qorvo manufactures innovative RF solutions at the center of connectivity to enable high-performance applications for advanced wireless devices, wired and wireless networks, automotive, defense radar and communications for 5G networks, cloud computing, the Internet of Things, and other emerging applications. We are a global company thriving on a culture of innovation, diversity, and inclusion. Our people are always at the core of Qorvo’s innovation. Qorvo is a place to stretch your imagination and push boundaries to achieve success.

 

SUMMARY

Based in the Qorvo, Sunrise, Florida, part of the Automotive Connectivity BU and within the UWB Automotive group, the Automotive Software Application Engineer will provide technical support to the BU’s customers – mainly automotive tier-1 suppliers, car OEMs and wireless module manufacturers. This person will work in close collaboration with our core software developers. He/she will assist customers in implementing Qorvo’s Ultra-Wideband wireless technology in their automotive applications, focusing on digital key, precise localization systems, communication modules and infotainment, thereby contributing to securing design-wins for Qorvo and ultimately driving revenue for the company. As part of his/her role, this person may contribute to the development and implementation of UWB software functions, stacks, reference designs and solutions dedicated to Qorvo UWB Auto applications and related products.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Provide software technical support & expertise (focus on embedded firmware) to Qorvo customers for UWB ICs and solutions.
  • Assist customers directly and indirectly (through local sales, FAE teams, peers from other BUs and Qorvo partners) in their software integration and development, and in the design of their Qorvo-based smartphones & wearable products.
  • Perform system level testing of the UWB ICs, Evaluation Boards and customer prototypes against applicable wireless standards, covering the physical layers and protocol layers.
  • Implement Proof of concepts and customer demonstrations
  • Contribute from time to time to the firmware development of UWB solutions.
  • Contribute to Customer acquisition and design win value.
  • Interact with (and take advise from) lead software architect, software developers in France, Spain and Florida, and peers (Application engineering team – HW & SW)
  • Produce technical documentation to the highest standards to drive customer understanding of Qorvo technology and the optimum ways in which to use it applications.
  • Reproduce, analyze, and solve technical issues seen on customer side in the laboratory to meet customer performance expectations.
  • Participate to project follow up meetings – internal & external - including weekly meetings with Qorvo local teams and customers as required.
  • Develop Qorvo’s UWB software know-how related to Automotive applications and share with other Applications teams in the regions.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Bachelor or MSEE degree in a relevant software engineering discipline
  • 0-2 years of professional experience - recently graduated are welcome
  • Expertise with C/C++ programming; real time environments and embedded OS
  • Hands-on expertise with real-time firmware development and debugging in MCU and real-time OS platforms.

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Software test and methodology: QA and CI
  • Proficiency with embedded systems, digital, use of lab equipment such as RF spectrum analyzers, MAC protocol software analyzers
  • Experience with network MAC, security, and radio communication software layers (such as 802-15-4, FiRa, CCC…)
  • Experience with CAN, NFC, and Secure Elements
  • Experience with AutoSAR and software automotive standards like Aspice, MISRA-C

 

COMPLEMENTARY/INTERDISCIPLINARY SKILLS

 

  • Excellent communicator (internal and external), and at ease with customer facing.
  • Ability to work autonomously.
  • Respond well to pressure.
  • Team player
  • Ability to work on multiple projects / clients simultaneously and to manage priorities.
  • Likes to work in complex projects involving multiple parties and work packages spread among several teams and stakeholders.
  • Understanding of the Customer
  • Work across different cultures
  • A problem-solving approach and a strong desire to see the customer succeed.
  • English: Fluent
  • Ability to travel (up to 20% of the time, internationally).

 

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MAKE A DIFFERENCE AT QORVO   

 

We are Qorvo. We do more than create innovative RF and Power solutions for the mobile, defense and infrastructure markets – we are a place to innovate and shape the future of wireless communications. It starts with our employees. As a unified global team, we bring a commitment to excellence, growth and a passion for creating what's next. Explore the possibilities with us.

 

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) / Affirmative Action employer and welcome all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, and/or any other status protected by law.

Qorvo is an E-Verify Employer. For more information, please see the Right to Work and E-Verify Participation posters.

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