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UK Company
Software Engineer - Protocol
£35-45k plus bonus and benefits

The Software Department is one of the core elements of the R&D organisation. This area is responsible for the design, development and programming of all the fundemental features of 3G and Symbian based products. The department operates at the leading edge of technology with world-class engineers who are dynamic, entrepreneurial and self motivated.

The successful candidate will play a major role in driving and implementing protocol stack integration, test, debug, and maintenance activities. He/she will drive the coordination between software and hardware teams, and 3rd party suppliers to ensure that the protocol stack fulfils requirements for the various protocol and protocol related features defined in product specifications. He/she will drive the quality and reliability of the protocol stack throughout the product life cycle.

The candidate should be curious, autonomous, like challenges, and be committed to meeting goals. He/she must be interested in investigating and solving issues, and will challenge mediocrity.

Specific Knowledge/Skills 
Experience Required
5 years or more experience working with digital cellular protocol stacks, preferably in the area of Layer 3. Three or more years experience working with UMTS is required.
Some general telephony and/or L1 knowledge would also be an advantage.
Also highly desirable are:
Experience with version-control software systems.
Experience with bug tracking tools.
Experience with trace tools used by MS manufacturers.
Experience with real-time debugging on target.
Experience with protocol conformance test tools (R&S, Anite, Anritsu).