WiFi/BT Software/Firmware Engineer

Bluetooth, Device drivers, Hardware, Windows PowerShell, Wireless communication, Python, Git, Debugging, Firmware, Microsoft Windows, Scripting, RF, QA, Provisioning, Engineering, C, Communication skills, Computer science, Electrical engineering, Software
Full Time
$45 - $59
Work from home available Travel not required

Job Description

This role is on the RF Software/Firmware team. Our team provides tools, applications, device drivers, and all other software and firmware to support wireless technologies, including WiFi, Bluetooth, LTE/5G, and GPS. The specific development role is to support WiFi/BT design/development/manufacturing across the product line, including:

  • Debugging Windows WiFi/BT drivers, including functionality, performance, and power consumption issues.
  • WiFi/BT provisioning, calibration, verification, radiated testing, and functional testing.
  • Building new WiFi/BT manufacturing tools for future Surface products based on chip technology from third-party vendors.
  • Investigating manufacturing issues, with a goal toward eliminating process errors, reducing manufacturing time, and increasing yield.
  • International travel on occasion to assist in bringing up new production lines.


Key software and hardware technologies: 

  • Visual Studio development environment
  • Microsoft Windows Kernel Debugger
  • Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel
  • GIT source control
  • Proprietary third-party WiFi/BT development and manufacturing tools.
  • Litepoint test hardware or equivalents.


Required Qualifications:

  • A BS or MS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field.
  • A minimum of two years of experience in WiFi/RF development/debugging.
  • A minimum of one year experience developing and debugging Windows device drivers.
  • Excellent written and spoken English communication skills.
  • Excellent C/C++ coding skills.
  • Experience with Perl, Python, and/or Powershell scripting languages.
  • Experience with new hardware bring-up and manufacturing testing environments.
  • Enthusiastic, motivated, and self-driven.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Intel WLAN/BT chipsets and/or modules.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work across multiple time-zones on various disciplines and functions (PM, Test, Hardware Engineers, etc.)
  • Familiarity with ASL (ACPI Source Language)
Dice Id : 10432120
Position Id : 7178772
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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