Job Description :
Title: RF Firmware Engineer
Term: Contract
Duration:6 months
Santa Clara, CA
Must have – Experience in GSM, LTE

Job Description
We are seeking an RF Firmware Engineer to work as part of a team directly supporting our customers who are developing their mobile products based on Intel modem solutions.

The successful candidate will be an engineer with experience in software programming and some background in RF hardware development. Detailed knowledge of the control of RF transceiver technologies is a prerequisite together with an ability to utilize experience gained in a development role to provide strong technical support in a challenging customer facing role.

The responsibilities include:

- RF Software/RF Firmware technical expertise covering RF transceiver and RF Front End control interfaces
- Ability to develop improved features/functionality and to perform necessary reviews and verification to ensure smooth delivery to mainline software
- Analyzing, communication and resolution of technical issues during development stages of the customer platform related to RF Driver implementations
- Debug FW/SW and System issues, extract and analyze traces, pre-analysis of issues arising at all product development stages
- Architectural/process related communications relating to transceiver FW. Disseminate customer requirements/ feedback with development engineering teams to drive improved solutions.
- Strong technical writing skills and the ability to generate technical documents defining and describing product issues and resolution details.
- Strong verbal and written English communication skills.
- Occasional international travel will likely be required

Minimum Requirements
- Bachelor of Science in Electronic Engineering (or similar) with 8+ years of relevant experience
- Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (or similar) with 5+ years of relevant experience
- Detailed experience with C programming of embedded real time systems
- Optimization of transceiver firmware and software configuration management for software releases
- Specific knowledge of transceiver configuration firmware and associated tools
- Experience with RF communication interface architecture (DigRF/RFFE control)

Preferred Requirements
- Specific experience with software configuration of Intel Smarti RF transceiver
- Skill and knowledge in scripting and automation tools (Python/Perl/C++/VBA)
- Knowledge in 3GPP standards covering multi mode RF (LTE, WCDMA, GSM)
- Practical utilization of RF test equipment: spectrum analyzer, communication test box (R&S, Anritsu…)