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Wireless Protocol Firmware Engineer

Redmond, Washington | Contract

Post Date: 05/22/2017 Job ID: 16952 Industry: Software

Position Title: Wireless Protocol Firmware Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA

  • Design, code, maintain, test and document the link-layer protocol for the Satellite Communications Network.
  • Collaborate with the MAC protocol design team for protocol development.
  • Work with the PHY and Network teams to seamlessly integrate the link-layer within the Network stack
  • Integrate the link-layer with simulation infrastructure.
  • Participate in architecture, design and code reviews and provide peer feedback.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in CS, CE, EE or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in hands-on embedded C/C++ software development for communications protocols.
  • 2+ years of work experience in any of the L2, L3 protocol stack layers in broadband access technologies such as: WiFi, UMTS, LTE or satellite broadband.
  • 2+ years of experience with embedded Linux software development.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:
  • Master’ s Degree in CS, CE, EE or related field
  • Experience in Multithread/Multicore programming.
  • Experience with systems integration and testing methodologies.
  • Experience with current software development processes and tools including Agile, TDD, BDD, CI, Git.
  • Experience in Hardware/software integration like DMA, MMIO, etc.
  • Experience with JTAG, SWD debugging.
  • Experience in modeling and validating MAC protocols using simulation tools like NS3, OPNET or other.
  • Skilled in troubleshooting and tuning of component hardware, software, networking and communications protocol problems.
  • Understanding of network layer components such as IPv4, IPv6, Mobile IP, routing, forwarding, etc.
  • Proficiency with network monitoring protocols and tools such as SNMP, RMON, Wireshark, Ethereal.
  • Industry technical certifications a plus.
  • Scripting ability with Python or similar.
  • Experience with modern encryption and decryption methods and their implementation.
  • Experience in development of very high performance SW with minimum delay and limited response time.
  • Able to consistently contribute effort, leadership, and creative thinking to solving complex and significant problems in a collaborative fashion.
  • Able to demonstrate the ability to work concurrently on multiple complex and sometimes ambiguous problems.
  • Able to communicate complex concepts, problems and solutions clearly and effectively to all levels within the organization.

Additional Requirements:
  • Must be willing to work extended hours and weekends as needed

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Laura Garcia

I am a recruiter who works with people over the span of their careers. I have worked in Technical staffing for 17 years in the Puget Sound area primarily as well as nationally. I specialize in working with Technical/Engineering professionals in any area of Hardware or Software product development. I listen to what you are looking for, I am honest, forthright in giving feedback, and responsive and communicative through the hiring process. I am passionate about putting Vets back to work and Minorities in Engineering roles.

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