Posted On Jan 06

Wi-Fi Linux Host Software- Senior Lead Engineer

Qualcomm India Private Limited

Location : Bengaluru, Karnataka

Headquarters : San Diego, California, United States

Hiring Mode : Full Time

Experience : Senior Level

Qualcomm India Private Limited
Bengaluru, Karnataka
Qualcomm India Private Limited
Job Area:
Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Software Engineering
General Summary
  • The role is to be a part of the Wi-Fi software development team for Qualcomm’s range of Wireless LAN SoC solution based on IEEE 802.11. Work on diverse problems like building high performance WLAN using 802.11ax to building extremely low power Wi-Fi for IoT applications. Work on chips that go into diverse markets such as AR / VR, TVs, Cars, Cameras and Appliances. Provide technical leadership to the team while being closely involved in design and implementation of new features and market driven enhancements to Qualcomm’s Wi-Fi stack.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Design, develop, test, and maintain protocol / data path layer features in WLAN driver / applications for IEEE 802.11 devices
  • Work closely with Firmware and System test teams to resolve system level issues
  • Provide work breakdown for new features with feasibility study, effort estimates and risk mitigation
  • Knowledge of scripting languages like Python/Perl
  • Conversant with development tools (compilers, linkers, etc.) and debuggers such as JTAG, GDB etc.,
  • 6+ years of hands-on system software development experience with 4+ years on Linux kernel development, specifically network driver development
  • Good knowledge of IEEE 802.11 protocol specification
  • Good knowledge in various WFA protocols such as P2P, DPP, WPA3
  • Hands-on experience in implementation of features / algorithms like ACS, Concurrency, DFS
  • Hands-on experience in wpa_supplicant, hostapd, nl80211 library
  • Good knowledge in Linux kernel driver data path implementation and optimization over PCIe as host interface
  • Hands-on experience in Linux IP Stack/Network driver development, QoS, Packet Scheduling and Throughput optimization
  • Hands-on experience in Linux IPC and Synchronization mechanism
  • Excellent C programming skills
  • Conversant with protocol analysers - OmniPeek, Wireshark and tools such as Chariot and iPerf
  • Excellent trouble shooting and analytical skills that can be applied to resolve system issues
  • Strong communication skills to ensure smooth co-ordination in a multi-site working environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / Electronics / Communications Engineering. Master’s degree preferred
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelors - Computer Science, Bachelors - Engineering, Bachelors - Information Systems
Work Experiences:
2+ years experience with Programming Language such as C, C++, Java, Python, etc.
4+ years Software Engineering or related work experience.
Preferred Experience
1+ years of work experience in a role requiring interaction with senior leadership (e.g., Director level and above). ,3+ years experience working in a large matrixed organization. ,3+ years experience with API. ,3+ years experience with Database Management Software. ,6+ years Software Engineering or related work experience.
Mathematical Methods, Object-Oriented Programming (OOP), Scientific Analysis, Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), Software Solutions
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