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Principal Engineer (626624500)

CommScope, Inc.

Last Updated: 1/31/20

Job Description

Everyone communicates. It’s the essence of the human experience. How we communicate is evolving. Technology is reshaping the way we live, learn and thrive. The epicenter of this transformation is the network—our passion. Our experts are rethinking the purpose, role and usage of networks to help our customers increase bandwidth, expand capacity, enhance efficiency, speed deployment and simplify migration. From remote cell sites to massive sports arenas, from busy airports to state-of-the-art data centers— we provide the essential expertise and vital infrastructure your business needs to succeed. The world’s most advanced networks rely on CommScope connectivity.

Title: Principal Embedded Software Engineer

At Ruckus Networks, a Commscope company, we are constantly redefining connectivity to create a smarter, simpler, more connected world. We are a pioneer in the wireless infrastructure market, enabling carriers and enterprises to stay ahead of the exploding demand for high-bandwidth applications and services.

Our Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi, LTE, IoT, and Switching technology redefines what’s possible in wireless network performance with flexibility, reliability, and affordability.

Our canine mascot symbolizes our business built on deep relationships with our partners and an obsessive dedication to our end-customers. Dogs are fiercely loyal and known to go to extremes for the benefit of the pack. We win when our customers win, and that drives everything we do.

The Role

We are looking for highly talented software engineer as part of Enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) group. You will be working with a highly motivated team on cutting-edge wired and wireless IoT radio technologies, services, protocols and standards. You will be developing next-gen enterprise grade IoT gateway products that will enable carriers and enterprises to securely onboard, manage, monitor, troubleshoot  exploding number of IoT devices and associated services. You will work in a fast paced development environment and address complex architectural problems with simple and innovative designs.


Work across all phases of software development lifecycle ( Analysis, Design, Implementation, Deployment and Support)

Design and implement software features and enhancements related to IoT Gateway and related radio technologies and protocols such as  BLE, Zigbee, LoRa, WiFi etc.

Collaborate effectively with technical partners and software and hardware teams spread across the geos

Communicate technical ideas and directions across the organization

Should be a self-starter requiring minimal direction, exercising latitude in determining goals of the assignment  

Minimum Qualifications:

10+ Years of research and development experience building  embedded telecommunication products

BS or MS degree in Computer Science or closely related field

Practical understanding of data structure, algorithms and design patterns

Experience in ARM, MIPS architectures

5+ Years of hands-on experience developing device Drivers, kernel Modules and application programs in  Linux or other embedded RTOS environment using C/C++

Ability to use embedded software development tools including debuggers, protocol analyzers etc.

Exposure to scripting languages such as Python, Lua, Node.js etc.


Knowledge in one of the wireless protocols – WiFi, Zigbee, BLE, LoRa

Strong analytical and debugging skills with customer-facing products experience

Excellent organization, prioritization and communication skills

Exposure to cloud-based architectures – AWS, Azure, GCP

Experience with Node JS/Javascript

It is the policy of CommScope to provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all individuals based on merit, qualifications and abilities. CommScope does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, age or any other characteristics as protected by law. Furthermore, this contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities.


Company Details

CommScope, Inc.

Hickory, North Carolina, United States