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Senior SW Applications Engineer

Experience Level:  Individual Contributor
Job Type:  Full-Time

France - Sophia Antipolis, FR

Requisition ID:  1725

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.



Based in Qorvo Office, Toulouse or Nice (France), part of the UWB Mobile & Secure Transactions Business Unit, the Sr Software Applications Engineer will contribute to the development and implementation of UWB software functions, stacks, reference designs and solutions dedicated to Qorvo Mobile phone applications and related products. He / she will work in close collaboration with Qorvo software development and integration teams. In this role, he / she will assist Qorvo customers in implementing Qorvo’s Ultra-Wideband wireless technology with the suitable software stacks and modules, thereby contributing to securing design-wins for Qorvo and ultimately driving revenue for the company.



  • Provide software technical support & expertise (embedded firmware and Android integration) to Qorvo customers for all UWB products 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
  • Contribute to Customer acquisition and design win value
  • Interact with (and take advise from) lead software architect, software integration manager 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 in particular 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 Mobile applications and share with other Applications teams in the regions



  • Bachelor or MSEE degree in a relevant software engineering discipline
  • 7+ years of relevant industry experience
  • 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, NFC, Secure Elements will be strong a plus
  • Some 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
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Team player
  • Ability to work on multiple projects / clients simultaneously and to manage priorities
  • Think creatively
  • 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
  • Ability to travel to APAC and USA (up to 30/40% time)
  • English: Fluent





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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