Embedded SW Engineer

San Diego, California, US / Engineering / Full Time


Embedded SW Engineers are responsible for implementing embedded software that forms part of Nextivity’s product line.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Embedded SW engineers design and develop real-time embedded software for Nextivity’s products. To that end, Embedded SW Engineers must:

  • Design and document software systems.
  • Implement embedded real-time software modules and systems according to an agreed software architecture.
  • Implement module and system level testing for all software developed.
  • Coordinate with test teams to ensure that all software is tested and all open issues are addressed.

Skills & Abilities

  • Expert in C/C++
  • Familiar with Software Development tools and processes
  • Thorough understanding of the hazards and techniques relating to concurrent embedded systems using multiple threads or multiple CPUs.
  • Hands-on experience with modern cellular technologies such as CDMA/UMTS, OFDM/LTE and 5G NR, preferably in the lower layers (PHY, L1/2).
  • Knowledge of Digital Signal Processing techniques such as filtering, tracking, channel estimation, complex numbers, QAM modulation as well as fixed point implementations.
  • Understanding of information theory, source and channel coding, MIMO, beamforming etc. is highly desirable.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools
  • Must be proactive, taking initiative and working in a collaborative team environment
  • Technical skills in real-time embedded software development. Technical proficiency in embedded programming C and C++.
  • Broad general knowledge of embedded devices and standards such as flash memories, SPI, 12C, UART, USB, Ethernet.
  • Must have strong critical thinking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to use sound judgment when representing the Company
  • Foster a professional attitude and demonstrate integrity and flexibility
  • Entrepreneurial, rapid learner, inquisitive, and persistent
  • Process Owner / process driven
  • Detailed and disciplined
  • Proactive Personality (“Can Do Attitude”)


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science is required.

Work Experience

  • Must have at least 10 years’ experience in real-time embedded software development on platforms using Real-time Operating Systems.
  • Must have at least 2 years’ experience in the wireless industry.

Apply for this Position

Please complete, sign and submit a copy of our employment application to Jobs@nextivityinc.com