Intel Firmware Engineer in San Diego, California

Job Description

We invite you join us to be a part of the forefront of today's cutting edge technology within the Intel Mobile Communications & Devices Group (iCDG) at Intel. Help build the next generation of wireless technologies including 3G, LTE and upcoming 5G and others, that will truly extend to the future for decades to come!

In this position, you will be working within the RFSS production team for the

design, development, verification and support of firmware components for the Cellular RF Driver System across multiple Mobile Communication Standards including LTE, UMTS, TD-SCDMA, CDMA, GSM, & 5G. You'll also interact with dynamic System Integration and Verification teams, as well as collaborate with System-Engineering and Hardware Design Groups.

Your role responsibilities will include:

  • Design, Implement, Validate cellular RF firmware components

  • Pre-silicon system integration tasks involving virtual prototypes and target hardware

  • Analyzing and solving of technical issues during bring-up of the next generation mobile phone platform

  • Technical support of internal and external customers of the Intel high-feature modem baseband components

  • Customer support by phone, mail and onsite for internal and external customers

  • Perform code review and SW/FW fixes and feature updates

  • Debug FW/SW and System issues, extract and analyze traces, pre-analysis of issues from various verification sessions IOT, GCT, field, customer

  • Discuss customer requirements/feedback with Concept Engineering and Development


Bachelors, Masters or PhD, in computer science, Electrical engineering or related field with the following years of experience:

  • Strong C/C++ programming skills in embedded systems

  • 4+ years of experience in Wireless Systems- 4+ years of experience in Software Engineering

  • 4+ years of experience in RF driver SW, modem FW or DSP development

  • 4+ years of experience with Standard Software Engineering practices for Version Control, Configuration Management, Testing, Root Cause Analysis, and Quality Assurance

  • 4+ years of experience in RTOS Debugging

  • Experience delivering high-volume firmware solutions for production use-cases a definite plus

  • Strong technical writing skills and the ability to generate technical documents defining and describing product issues and resolution details

  • May include infrequent domestic or international travel to customer or other Intel sites

Inside this Business Group

Communication & Devices Group: The wireless revolution at Intel! We are one team - passionate engineers and technologists from diverse industry backgrounds working together to realize a world of connected computing. We are bringing the best ideas from the brightest minds to deliver future mobile experiences into the market. We are on the journey towards making Intel a wireless leader with exciting products for the Internet of Things, 5G and an opportunity to change the world with your work.

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