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CSR plc

CSR is a leading provider of multi-function semiconductor platforms for the auto, camera, document imaging, low-energy connectivity, and wireless voice & music markets — as well as semiconductors for the handset and many other consumer electronics markets. Our core expertise is in the areas of audio, connectivity, location and imaging technologies and our technology portfolio includes: Bluetooth® and Bluetooth Smart; Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) and GPS location products; FM... Read More

Address      Churchill House Cambridge Business Park Cowley Road Cambridge CB4 0WZ UK
Website      www.csr.com
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Job Requirements        

·            Experience of capturing/analysing air traces using wireless sniffers

·            Knowledge of memory architectures

·            Experience in bringing customer designs into production

·            Applications engineering in a semiconductor environment

·            Bluetooth and/or Wi-Fi 802.11 experience.

·            Knowledge of embedded C on a variety of different hardware platforms and also knowledge of hardware (i.e. reading schematic diagrams etc). Any ARM based microcontroller skills and/or Microchip.

·            Knowledge of OS’s used on embedded products; Linux, Windows CE right and smaller RTOS offerings

·            Knowledge of TCP/IP stacks used in embedded devices and experience of porting stacks onto new hardware

·            Knowledge of Unix based environments and/or other programming/ scripting languages e.g. Python, perl, C++, Labview

·            Knowledge of Assembler and other development in resource constrained environments
Brief Description        

·         Create and maintain technical relationships with Tier 1 customer accounts. Take responsibility for the customers’ satisfaction with CSR as a supplier

·         Prioritise, diagnose and resolve problems from assigned customers. Simultaneously manage the customer to ensure expectations are set and all necessary information is conveyed

·         Provide the customer with a source of technical excellence ensuring that they have a full understanding of everything that CSR supplies them

·         Create reference designs, application notes, white papers and carry out design reviews and HW & RF evaluations for customers

·         Develop and project manage new software or hardware solutions for customers where requested by Marketing and where they cannot be created by Development

·         Communicate technical information on new products and tools to the customers

·         Create and present training courses to customers on a wide range of topics

·         Visit customers regularly to maintain the relationship and improve communication channels.

·         Analyse & track customer projects and provide improvements to their designs and architectures.

·         Provide technical expertise support to BU management visiting customers

·         Recognise and provide customer feedback to marketing on new business opportunities and features for CSR’s next generation wireless chips

·         Keep abreast of new specifications and customer requirements to influence CSR product developments and example designs

Detailed Description        

·            Engineering Degree (or equivalent)

·            2+ years experience with embedded hardware & software debugging using PC software tools, power supplies, oscilloscopes, DMM and logic analysers.

·            Knowledge of wireless technology standards; Bluetooth, FM, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, GPS and Wireless USB

·            Ability to understand hardware/software components and system issues

·            Ability to “own” problems and take fixes to a conclusion

·            Ability to make decisions with limited supervision and where no obvious process is available

·            Diagnostic and analytical skills with a limited amount of technical information

·            Dynamic and outgoing personality with customer facing and commercial awareness

·            Strong interpersonal, written and verbal English communication skills

·            Technical ability and proven experience in embedded C development, comprehension of specifications and software architecture implementations.

·            Source code control and configuration management

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