Embedded Software Architect

Position description:

Radio Frequency Software department is looking for motivated software development professionals for the position of Embedded Software Architect. We are a part of Nokia Radio Frequency and Advanced Antennas organization. RF Software is responsible for specifying, designing, implementing, testing and maintaining radio products’ software for various radio access technologies, including GSM, WCDMA, LTE and 5G. We are divided into self-organizing teams, working in Agile environment. Our products are developed mainly in C++ and C on several software architecture layers, including those close to hardware, as well as on higher levels of abstraction. We are also responsible for our products’ integration throughout the whole product life cycle, which is performed in the automated Continuous Integration environment.

A common and clearly defined vision, open communication and a deep passion for innovation are the features that best describe our work environment and its unique atmosphere. We believe these are the values that shape the future of technology.

Embedded Software Architect is mainly responsible for: 

  • Requirement analysis, software design and implementation of industrial grade software on embedded real-time platform
  • Development of specification and design of assigned architecture entity
  • Participation in planning, reporting and reviewing of documents and architecture within the frame of specific project
  • Decision making in business critical aspects, balancing technical and business benefits
  • Execution of technical activities by leading and supervising a team of engineers
  • Cooperation with project managers in program and resource planning activities
  • Writing requirements, specifications and other guiding documentation for R&D from a technical point of view
  • Cooperation with internal and external stakeholders involved in a project, coaching and leading the teams in solving complex engineering problems from various areas of technology
  • Cooperation with software integration engineers regarding integration and verification within the frame of the project
  • Conducting technical trainings

Our expectations

    • BSc or MSc degree in Computer Science, Telecommunications, Software Engineering or similar
    • Expert level in C/C++ development, analysis and design of complex commercial software products
    • Experience in creating advanced software architecture, redesigning and refactoring
    • Experience in embedded systems programming (HW resources constraints: limited memory, CPU) including HW debugging, multithreading and multiprocessing (IPC, parallel computing)
    • Expertise in algorithm optimization, code profiling, analysis of memory usage violations and real-time performance enhancing
    • Knowledge of Unified Modeling Language (UML)
    • Good practical knowledge of STL and boost libraries
    • Design Patterns (thread-safe oriented)
    • Experience with SW and HW debugging tools (gdb, JTAG, lauterbach)
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Effective teamwork skills

Bonus points

    • Knowledge of Agile Software Development Methodologies (SCRUM, TDD, CI)
    • Experience in high scale SW projects (LOC>100k)
    • Experience with RTOS and ARM architecture
    • Google Unit Test framework (googletest, googlemock)
    • Knowledge of Boost C++ libraries
    • Basic knowledge in FPGA / ASIC design
    • Knowledge of RF signal processing
    • Knowledge of radio power amplifier control and dimensioning
    • Experience as HAM radio operator / radio technology enthusiast
    • Proactive attitude
    • Innovative approach to software development
    • Requirements engineering

Workplace: Wroclaw

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What we offer

  • variety of projects supporting different telecommunication technologies
  • working on projects that are in early development phase
  • opportunity to enhance your knowledge in modern mobile technologies
  • working in an iterative development mode, using the best practices from agile and lean methodologies (SCRUM, TDD, CI)
  • encouraging employees to bring their own ideas, as well as supporting their realization
  • strong emphasis on learning on-the-job
  • friendly work environment in a team of young engineers
  • working in international environment


    • competitive salary + bonuses depending on one’s achievements
    • medical care for you/your family
    • flexible working time
    • group life insurance
    • relocation support
    • co-financing of nursery and kindergarten
    • sport card, tickets to cinema, theater, opera, e-ticket
    • lunch cards