WLAN Hardware Systems Integration Engineer

Location: San Jose, CA, United States
Date Posted: 09-01-2018
Position title: WLAN Hardware Systems Integration Engineer
Location: San Jose, CA
Status: full-time
About the team:
The growing Encore Semi SoC implementation team collaborates with our customers on design of advanced systems for wireless communication, networking, storage, and automotive using innovative new core architectures. Joining our team, you will build on a background of working with state-of-the-art semiconductor design.   
About the project:
WLAN HW Systems Integration function is responsible for chip and product-solution-level development for next generation wireless products. The work will primarily focus on WLAN PHY/RF performance characterization and will require debug and implementation of C code running on an embedded ARM processor. It will also involve up front wireless communication system performance analysis, system bring-up on the bench on Silicon platforms. The Systems Integration Engineer will conduct up-front system analysis based on product marketing requirements. Identify, define and execute test plan for comprehensive and effective silicon bring up at PHY layer as well as drive system performance optimization from the perspective of HW/SW/Algorithms.

Minimum Qualifications 
- Experienced in software development in C 
- Experience with Embedded Firmware development for ARM processors 
- Hands-on lab experience using standard lab equipment for debug and characterization
- Good understanding of IEEE 802.11 standard 
- Ability to generate system level test plans for silicon bring-up 

Preferred Qualifications
- Solid understanding on digital/wireless communication theories such as OFDM, MIMO, Beam-forming, etc.
- System level knowledge on wireless transceivers 
- Understanding of 802.11a,g,b,ac,ax PHY & MAC layer specifications and protocols 
- Skilled in using Spectrum Analyzer, VSG, VSA, and Network Analyzer
Education Requirements
- Required: Bachelor's, Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science
- Preferred: Master's, Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science 

About Encore Semi:

Encore Semi is a successful Engineering Solutions company. We build Centers of Expertise to support our many customers from the semiconductor and electronics system industry in North America. Our teams of experts contribute to leading-edge projects in the areas of SoC design and embedded software. We provide high-value through acceleration, performance improvement, optimization, and risk mitigation.

Encore Semi provides its engineering team members with continuous exposure to top advanced technologies & tools, participation in challenging yet exciting projects, and direct collaboration with its industry-leading teams, customers, and long-term partners. Read about the company’s great benefits and career path in our website.
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