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Sr. Software Field Applications Engineer

Experience Level:  Individual Contributor
Job Type:  Full-Time

CA - San Jose, US

Requisition ID:  2328

Qorvo is All Around You! We make a better world possible by providing innovative Radio Frequency (RF) solutions at the centre of connectivity. We are a global company thriving on a culture of innovation, diversity, and inclusion. We combine product and technology leadership, systems-level expertise and global manufacturing scale to quickly solve our customers’ most complex technical challenges.

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


Sr. Software Field Applications Engineer



  • Design & debug of application-specific software using Qorvo technology as both generic reference designs and specifically for individual customers including the porting of existing firmware to new or customer-selected microprocessors
  • Assisting customers in the design of their Qorvo-based solution guiding them in making the most appropriate trade-offs to meet their software and system needs
  • Presenting Qorvo technology to customers, assessing customers technical requirements and proposing appropriate system architecture options to meet those requirements
  • Producing technical documentation to drive customer understanding of Qorvo technology and the optimum ways in which to use it in particular applications
  • Develop training materials for and closely collaborate with FAE teams and field sales teams
  • Support sales/marketing/FAE on Tier1 customer design in/win engagements
  • Help define and deliver next generation IoT solutions that meet emerging market needs for location, connectivity and security
  • Work closely with the Sales and Marketing team, S/W and H/W R&D Teams to deliver production ready solutions
  • Support design, system architecture engineering and product marketing on new product definition



  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivelent practical experience and 5+ years of embedded SW design or applications support
  • Strong technical understanding of wireless protocols (BT, 6LowPAN, ZigBee, Thread etc.) is a plus
  • Knowledge of development and support of MCUs (STM, Nordic) and associated peripheral drivers (USB, SPI, I2C, UART etc)
  • Expert in C/C++ and familiar with embedded development using GCC/Eclipse or other IDE’s
  • Software porting and application performance optimization is a plus
  • Hands-on design, development and prototyping of solutions
  • A problem-solving approach and a strong desire to see the customer succeed
  • Solution and ‘Value Proposition’ oriented, with focus to contribute to business growth
  • Excellent communications and customer interfacing skills
  • Target oriented and clear focus on results achievements
  • Team player
  • Analytical, accurate, creative, flexible, open minded
  • Can work independently, a self-starter, takes initiative
  • Experience with Nordic MCU and BLE preferred




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.


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.

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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