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Manager - Applications Engineering

Experience Level:  Manager
Job Type:  Full-Time
Location: 

Ireland - Dublin, IE

Requisition ID:  2633

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 and 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.

 

Decawave is a pioneer in ultra-wideband (UWB) technology and provider of UWB solutions for mobile, automotive and IoT applications. Decawave was founded in 2007 and has deployed more than 8 million chipsets in more than 40 different market verticals – from smartphones to drones. In February 2020 the company became part of Qorvo and with that the Ultra-Wideband Business Unit (UWBU) within Qorvo Mobile Products

s to drones. In February 2020 the company became part of Qorvo and with that the Ultra-Wideband Business Unit (UWBU) within Qorvo Mobile Products

 

SUMMARY

Based in Qorvo Dublin Office, Ireland, part of the UWB IoT Business Unit, the Applications Engineering Manager will lead a team of Application Engineers whose goals are to develop UWB reference designs and solutions dedicated to Qorvo UWB products, and to provide technical support directly to customers and to Qorvo FAE local teams (Field Sales). As such, he/she will be responsible for managing proper execution of - and prioritization between - the various projects; and for monitoring and driving indirect and direct technical support to Qorvo IoT customers to ensure smooth implementation of Qorvo’s Ultra-Wideband wireless technology in combination with the suitable software stacks, companion chips and modules.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage the IoT Application Engineering Team stationed in several Qorvo locations (including Dublin, Toulouse and in Qorvo regional offices for local presence close to key customers in the US, China, Korea)
  • Ensure proper management and driving of the various internal and customer projects/ programs and HW / SW technical support, design review & debug activities
  • Ensure smooth collaboration and synchronization with Qorvo UWBU Marketing and technical teams (SW Integration, UWB IC & System Design, and IoT Application Engineering groups)
  • Support the pre-sales, sales and FAE’s activities and efforts in the front line with customers to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Contribute to securing design-wins for Qorvo’s UWB BU and ultimately driving revenue for the company
  • Reference Designs: Will drive the Reference Design engineering activities and carry the related projects with leading suppliers of Microcontrollers and of other communication media ICs including Ethernet, USB, WiFi and BLE.
  • Documentation: Will take ownership with his/her team of the UWBU Mobile Product Documentation including Datasheets, User Guides, and dedicated Application Notes

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree in electrical engineering
  • 15+ years of relevant industry experience
  • Experience with technical team lead and management
  • Technical understanding: Embedded systems, digital, network & RF software layers
  • Experience in the Semiconductor industry and / or in the mobile phone industry highly desired
  • Experience with network MAC, security and radio communication software layers such as 802-15-4, FiRA, BLE will be strong a plus
  • Some embedded Linux and Android experience is desired, including lower layers (Linux Kernel)
  • Software test and methodology
  • Expertise with C/ C++ programming; real time environments and embedded OS
  • Excellent communicator (internal and external), and at ease with customer facing (customer presentations, participation to conferences etc.)
  • Team player
  • Ability to work on multiple projects / clients simultaneously and to manage priorities
  • Think creatively
  • Like 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
  • Initiatives and autonomy
  • Ability to travel (30% time)
  • English: Fluent

MAKE A DIFFERENCE AT QORVO  

We are Qorvo. We do more than create innovative RF 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.

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