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Software Engineering Manager

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

France - Toulouse, FR

Requisition ID:  1596

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

GENERAL DESCRIPTION / PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF THE JOB:

Based in the Toulouse Office, France, the SW Engineering Manager primary goal will be to coordinate and contribute to the development of software functions, reference designs and solutions dedicated to Qorvo Mobile phone applications and products.  As such, he/she will manage the Android development team and assist Qorvo Mobile phone customers in implementing Qorvo’s Ultra-Wideband wireless technology in combination with the suitable software stacks and modules, thereby contributing to securing design-wins for Qorvo and ultimately driving revenue for the company.

 

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Software Android engineering team drive and development

  • Responsible for managing, and supporting individuals across multiple projects
  • Ensures team is constantly learning and delivering quality within engineering excellence guardrails.
  • Responsible for coaching and evaluating individual and team performance.
  • Builds strong relationships within the team and between the team and 3rd parties.


UWB Solution Implementation & Customization  - Software development  

  • Design and write code for mobile phone applications, that includes:
  • Qorvo UWB radio transceiver drivers & middleware – including Linux Kernel drivers and hardware abstraction layer and services in Android Application Processors
  • Android Middleware
  • Android applications that demonstrate UWB capabilities and / or implement a specific functions, meeting customers’ requirements. Applications shall typically include IoT, access control , transit and payment and shall accomplish client objectives and needs
  • Re-use, when available, existing software blocks & libraries from QORVO
  • Test codes & applications extensively to ensure they are error and bug free
  • Write Qorvo-internal and customer documentation including software requirements and design specifications, release notes, user’s guides etc.


Interactions with 3rd parties and customer support

  • Interact and collaborate with peers within the team and from other Qorvo Busines Units
  • Interact and collaborate with Qorvo Android Integration team as well with Qorvo IoT Application & Engineering teams
  • Interface and collaborate with partners, e.g. companion chip IC vendors (NFC and Secure Element, Application Processor…) and software suppliers etc) for generating Reference designs
  • Assist QORVO Field Application Engineer’s and Sales

 

MAIN GOALS

  • Be responsible for the Android team development
  • Be responsible for the development of portions of UWB software, that shall be part of UWB solutions for specific use cases
  • Assisting customers directly and indirectly (through local sales and FAE teams) in their software integration and developments and in the design of their Qorvo-based products
  • Interact with (and take advise from) lead software architect and software integration manager
  • Producing 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
  • Develop Qorvo’s UWB software know-how related to Mobile applications and share with other Mobile Applications teams in the regions


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES / SKILLS

  • Bachelor or MSEE degree in a relevant software engineering discipline as well as 10+ years of relevant industry experience including several years as team manager
  • Technical understanding of embedded systems, digital, network & RF software layers
  • Experience in the Semiconductor industry and / or in the mobile phone industry highly desired
  • Experience with radio communication software layers such as 802-15-4, FiRA, NFC, Secure Elements is a plus
  • Android experience is mandatory, including lower layers (Linux Kernel)
  • Expertise with JAVA, C/C++ Python programming ; real time environments and embedded OS
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Passion for working on complex projects that involve multiple parties and work packages spread among several teams and stakeholders
  • Ability to work on multiple projects / clients simultaneously and to manage priorities
  • A problem solving approach and a strong desire to see the customer succeed
  • Creative approach and ability to work across different cultures
  • Very good English language skills required

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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