Software Engineer Audio Framework Technology (Bluetooth, Wifi) - Freiburg, Germany (m/w/d)

  • Qcom
  • Freiburg, Germany
  • 30/05/2022
Full time Data Engineering Big Data Data Management Software Engineering

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employment type
full time

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Qualcomm Technologies International GmbH
Job Area:
Engineering Group, Engineering Group > Software Engineering
General Summary:
About the role
The position of Software Engineer is in Qualcomm’s Voice and Music group.
The Voice and Music group is a world-wide group of engineers developing Audio framework technology for Bluetooth and WiFi devices such as earbuds, headsets, sound bars and smart speakers. The group is highly successful: deliveries can be found in over 2 billion Bluetooth products. Audio wireless products continues to evolve, offering excellent opportunities for engineers to work on innovative product development.
Job Description
Design, implement and verify embedded software for audio products using wireless technologies (Bluetooth, Bluetooth Low Energy, Wi-Fi).
The role involves designing, developing, and maintaining embedded applications running on Qualcomm’s range of wireless embedded RTOS SoCs, forming part of our Audio framework delivery. We work closely with numerous internal groups and directly with some customers to develop Software Development Kit platforms which allow customers to write applications to make best use of our high-quality audio and wireless technologies and meet their product goals.
SW Development is using state of the art processors ( DSP and RISK). This involves coding in C / C++ and profiling within a resource constrained real-time environment to meet the requirements of wearable product. The successful candidate will join a team of enthusiastic embedded and host system software engineers working on a variety of wireless technology audio products. The team has a positive outlook and “can-do” attitude. We work closely together to solve problems and make world leading products.
Key Responsibilities:
Key Responsibilities:
  • Contribute to requirements capture and task definition, including time estimation in alignment with product Management
  • Design, implement and maintain embedded software in C to agreed timescales
  • Create and maintain supporting documentation & test scripts
  • Rapid prototyping to create proof of concept applications
  • Debugging embedded systems (including use of digital analysers and oscilloscopes)
  • Complying to QUALCOMM’s highest SW quality standard’s and policies
  • Source code revision control, Code reviews and Bug tracking
  • Input into the enhancement of department processes
  • Some travel to other company offices or customer sites may be required
Essential Qualifications
  • Degree or equivalent qualification and experience
  • Good understanding of programming languages, especially C and software design
  • Embedded C coding with a low resource system
  • Good problem-solving skills in a resource constrained environment (limited RAM, MIPS)
  • Good analytical skills
Minimum Qualifications
  • Desire and curiosity to learn new things
  • Understanding of firmware design techniques
  • Understanding of basic testing, coding, and debugging procedures.
  • Understanding of CPU architectures
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal English communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Degree (or equivalent qualification) in software engineering or a systems engineering course with a software component
  • Understand of ARM-Cortex processors
  • Python knowledge.
  • Able to explain problems to a non-technical audience.
  • Understanding of signal processing software.
  • Knowledge of assembler
  • Familiarity with oscilloscopes and logic analyzers
  • Basic electronics
  • Familiarity with network protocols
This is an opportunity for a fresh graduate or up to 2 years of experience, with interest in firmware/embedded work and who would love to learn a wide variety of embedded software skills from low level world (boot up systems, HAL, etc.) to system level design (subsystem interaction, feature level design, etc.). If you’d like to learn and work in this challenging environment, we would love to hear from you!
Freiburg, located in the Southwest of Germany, is a unique and beautiful city, renowned for its world-class university and the thriving cluster of high technology businesses that have grown up around it. Freiburg is well served by road and rail links and has a very well-established public transportation system.
  • References to a particular number of years experience are for indicative purposes only. Applications from candidates with equivalent experience will be considered, provided that the candidate can demonstrate an ability to fulfill the principal duties of the role and possesses the required competencies.
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