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Software Principal Engineer


This is a Contract position in Chestermere, AB posted January 12, 2022.

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.

How the Timing Firmware and Software Team Works Skyworks’ Timing Division is focused on creating a new generation of clock, oscillator and network synchronization products.

Our team designs system-on-chip hardware and software for precision timing chips.

These chips drive growth in 5G infrastructure, optical networking, data centers, medical and broadcast equipment through best-in class jitter performance and advanced synchronization features.

The Timing Firmware and Software team is comprised of the brightest and most innovative engineers in the semiconductor industry, working on a variety of different technologies such as IEEE1588 network synchronization, FPGA reference designs, and PLLs to name a few.

Timing Firmware and Software team works very closely with design and systems engineers as well as lead customers to bring these solutions to market.

Skyworks seeks an versatile embedded software engineer, who is fluid with Linux applications, to work on the software and tools used in our cutting-edge network synchronization technology.

As part of our timing firmware and software team you will help create and extend the code that presents a consistent, well-structured, well-documented, high-quality interface to our timing solutions.

This position can be located in Austin
– Texas, Nashua
– New Hampshire or Ottawa
– Canada.

• Participate in the design, development and testing of our software platform as a member of the timing products solutions team.

• Design and maintain the software targeting such applications as 5G, data centers, and telecommunications.

• Architect and design new code.

• Tune code for optimal resource utilization, reliability, performance and energy efficiency.

• Maintain and implement automated test environment and regression tests.

• BS/MS in EE/ECE/CS or similar.

• 8 years of experience in embedded software or firmware development
• Solid C Language skills.

• Experience working in Linux systems is required, including GCC toolchain and Cross-compilation for Embedded platforms.

• Experience with GIT and version control.

• Experience with general OS concepts of multi-threaded applications, semaphores, mutexes, and message queues.

• Experience with full software development lifecycle including requirements, design, implementation, testing, and deployment.

• Linux driver development is a plus.

• Familiarity with programming network sockets is a plus.

• Familiarity with Python is a plus.

• Experience with IEEE1588 PTP protocols is a plus
• Experience specifying hardware requirements and working with hardware engineers is a plus.

• Proficiency with electronics bench test equipment, e.g.

oscilloscopes, logic analyzers is a plus.

• Experience with hardware description language is a plus.