Senior Protocol Engineer

Location
Stevenage
Salary
£45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted
11 Feb 2013
Closes
11 Mar 2013
Ref
AP-SPE-AX
Contact
Alex Pardoe
Job Function
Design
Specialist Area
Embedded Systems, Software
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Protocol Engineer


Purpose of Role:
To assist in the development of real-time embedded software for the LTE product range, in particular for the RRC and NAS protocol stack development.

Duties & Responsibilities
*Design, implementation and test of complex real-time embedded components forming part of the LTE protocol stack in the TM500 test mobile product

Essential Skills
*Degree in Electronics or Communications Engineering or similar subject
*Previously have worked on LTE and UMTS either in handset or basestation development as a design and implementation role
*Have worked on LTE and UMTS either in handset or basestation development as a design and implementation role
*Experience of Real-time embedded application development using the C programming language
*Experience in using VxWorks or similar embedded real time operating system
*Experience of ASN.1 encoding/decoding
*Knowledge of RRC - especially cell selection, connection and configuration procedures
*Knowledge of NAS - especially attach/detach procedures and security
*Knowledge of basic principles of LTE L2 and L1
*Knowledge of LTE network architectures, bearer management and IMS
*Experience of IP based data applications (eg FTP, HTTP, RTP)
*Ability to write clear, portable, maintainable and efficient code
*Ability to write concise and accurate documentation
*Ability and willingness to work methodically within a defined process to produce high quality software
*Knowledge of ClearCase, ClearQuest and SDL
*Cooperative team player, who is pragmatic and adaptable.
*Has the ability to show initiative and be self-motivated and able to work with minimum supervision.
*Demonstrate clear written and verbal communications skills

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