Description

Expand are looking for a Software Architect for WiFi access point systems including device drivers, settings management APIs and supporting management applications.

  • Software design patterns and principles of architecturally sound implementation with emphasis on abstraction, interfacing, encapsulation, coupling, scalability and re-use
  • Embedded Linux architectures from bootloader up to user-space applications
  • Linux subsystems including device-drivers, user-space / kernel interaction, systemd, inter-process communication
  • WiFi technologies;
    • 11 standards (n,ac,ax)
    • Wireless LAN Topologies
    • WiFi Alliance standards
    • Client management solutions, what, why & how
  • Software design patterns and principles of architecturally sound implementation with emphasis on abstraction, interfacing, encapsulation, coupling, scalability and re-use
  • Different API mechanisms including when and how to use
  • Network technologies & protocols including IP, Ethernet & LAN management applications
  • Data representation and communication (e.g. JSON, XML)
  • End to end embedded software development for technology products, from requirements capture, design, development, test and post release maintenance
  • Software delivery workflow tools (e.g. Jira, Redmine)
Key Responsibilities
  • Break down WiFi / Mesh related product requirements into software requirements providing design / implementation input as appropriate
  • Within software feature delivery lifecycle, perform architect review and sign-off of WiFi / Mesh related tickets prior to commitment into development sprint
  • Provide point of synchronisation with Comcast Architecture teams acting as conduit of bilateral information share over existing WiFi / Mesh related development and future WiFi / Mesh roadmap
  • Provide source of subject matter expertise on WiFi / Mesh related features to support development and test teams deliver these features into Home Comms products
  • Where needed, provide technical arbitration over WiFi / Mesh related issues representing Sky / Comcast strategic objectives