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Principal Software Engineer

Company: Skyworks Solutions
Location: Austin
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

If you are looking for a challenging and exciting career in the world of technology, then look no further. Skyworks is an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors whose solutions are powering the wireless networking revolution. At Skyworks, you will find a fast-paced environment with a strong focus on global collaboration, minimal layers of management and the freedom to make meaningful contributions in a setting that encourages creativity and out-of-the-box thinking. Our work culture values diversity, social responsibility, open communication, mutual trust and respect. We are excited about the opportunity to work with you and glad you want to be part of a team of talented individuals who together can change the way the world communicates.

Requisition ID: 70398

Job Description

Skyworks' Broadcast Division is focused on creating solutions (hardware and firmware) for analog and digital broadcast radio reception products.

The Role

We are looking for a proactive, detail-oriented, hands-on, results-driven Principal Firmware Engineer who is passionate about making our customers successful, welcomes challenges with enthusiasm and thrives in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, to become an integral part of our Broadcast team. The Principal Firmware Engineer will play a key role of Firmware System Architect working with internal and external stakeholders to define, develop, test, and support all Skyworks' Broadcast radio products necessary for customer integrations.


Work closely with firmware, applications, hardware, marketing, and customer teams on multiple projects to:

Understand, partition and document features, specifications, and dependencies

Define and develop flexible and scalable firmware architectures and internal and external APIs

Design and develop broadcast radio firmware elements, including features, infrastructure components, and interfaces

Work with teams on system integration, resource management, performance evaluation, testing, debugging, deployment, and customer support

Peer Code reviewing


MS in CS/EE and 8+ years of hands-on embedded firmware MCU development OR

BS in CS/EE and 12+ years

PhD in CS/EE and 5+ years

Background in one or more of the following areas is required

Strong embedded firmware development in C/C++

Firmware architecture and product, specification, development, and validation

RTOS development/integration

Continuous Integration (CI) Development and Deployment

Scripting languages, e.g., Python, TCL or similar

Responsive, self-driven, with strong sense of ownership

Exceptional communication and presentation skills

Ability to interact with cross-functional stakeholders at all levels

Hands-on Agile software development

Background in one or more of the following areas is a plus:

Analog and/or digital broadcast radio system development, including signal processing and communications

Concepts of radio broadcast technologies used in DAB/DAB+, DMB, DRM, and CDR systems, such as:

RF-to-Bits processing and antenna diversity

OFDM, Channel Estimation/Equalization and Channel decoding

Carrier Frequency and Sample Rate Offset tracking and correction

Audio encoding, decoding and general audio processing

Our work culture values open communication, mutual trust, respect, diversity, and social responsibility.


Skyworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Austin

Job Segment: Test Engineer, Testing, Embedded, Software Engineer, Firmware, Engineering, Technology

Keywords: Skyworks Solutions, Austin , Principal Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Austin, Texas

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