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Title:  Principal Software Engineer (R&D Real-time Embedded)

CommScope is a global innovator in broadband technology. Our team collaborates with leading Service and Content Providers to build entertainment and communication solutions that are personalised and mobile. At CommScope, we are constantly redefining connectivity to power a smarter, simpler, more connected world. CommScope customers include service providers (cable, broadband, telco, satellite), commercial verticals, small enterprises, and the people they serve. We win when our customers win…and that drives everything we do!

How You’ll Help Us Connect The World

We are seeking an embedded software engineer (applications software) to design, develop and integrate Datapath, Networking and other applications in embedded systems for a telecommunication product. In this role, you will join an established software development team, who have many years’ experience of Design and Development of cable products. This individual contributor engineering role involves the development and testing of the latest generation of cable infrastructure equipment, using the latest industry technologies. As part of the team, you will be encouraged to independently resolve technical problems, initiating design changes and provide engineering customer support. You will have the opportunity to participate in architecture decisions. You will be responsible for software/firmware feature development, integration, testing, and maintenance to support the design and deployment of DOCSIS-broadband and Video products, both in custom designed embedded-hardware and in off-the-shelf server platforms.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Design and development of embedded Linux user space drivers and applications.
  • Programming Multi-core processors at application software level.
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of embedded software designs.
  • Embedded software design, development and test in C/C++.
  • Tackle networking interop issues with third-party equipment
  • Write functional, design and test specifications.
  • Prototyping software for new products
  • Assist junior engineers with coding and troubleshooting.
  • Stay up to date on emerging technologies.
  • Collaborate with hardware and system engineering teams and partners

You Will Excite Us If You Have:

  • Embedded Firmware development experience
  • In-depth knowledge of communication systems software in a real-time embedded development environment.
  • Strong programming experiences in C/C++
  • In-depth knowledge of L2/L3 Networking Protocols
  • Experience with design and development on multi-threaded and multi-processor systems
  • Solid understanding of one or more RTOS (preferably vxWorks or Linux) and use of IDE development and debug tools.
  • Preferred experience with industry standard protocols and SW technologies in the telecommunications or related fields
  • Good written and verbal communication


Why CommScope?

It’s not very often you get a chance to connect with something extraordinary.

In this “always-on” world, we believe it’s essential to have a genuine connection with the work you do. Driven by a collective sense of integrity, we are on a quest to ensure our lives, homes, and businesses are empowered by the world’s most sophisticated networks.


Our dynamic work environment attracts forward-thinking, hardworking, and caring people who strive to build what’s next. We provide our employees with opportunities where they can innovate and build while growing and developing their careers. We grow with change and know the value diversity plays in bringing forth new insights and generating better solutions.


Here, you will find a collaborative culture that encourages authenticity and champions inclusiveness. Come connect to your future.

CommScope is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including people with disabilities and veterans. To learn more visit careers.commscope.com/eeo.

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