Company:Qualcomm Atheros, Inc.

Job Area:Operations Group, Operations Group > Product Management

Job Overview:

Qualcomm is a company of inventors that unlocked 5G ushering in an age of rapid acceleration in connectivity and new possibilities that will transform industries, create jobs, and enrich lives. But this is just the beginning. It takes inventive minds with diverse skills, backgrounds, and cultures to transform 5Gs potential into world-changing technologies and products. This is the Invention Age – and this is where you come in.

As a market leader in wireless networking solutions, Qualcomm has been instrumental in enabling Wi-Fi to become the primary means of providing network access to devices in homes, small businesses, large enterprises, and public venues such as airports and hotels. As new applications and devices take advantage of Wi-Fi’s seamless network access capabilities the demands for continuous efficiency and performance improvements have never been greater and the diversity of the markets serviced by Wi-Fi have never been broader. Next generation Wi-Fi solutions will drive levels of network efficiency and performance to unprecedented levels enabling them to service applications that demand low latency and high bandwidth all while accommodating the rapid endpoint growth being driven by IOT, and smart home/business solutions and providing Wi-Fi service providers with additional revenue generating models.This recasting of wireless networking solutions presents the opportunity to truly drive the transformation of how Wi-Fi networks are designed, provisioned, and used. As a thought leader this is where you come in. As a Software Product Manager for Qualcomm’s Wireless Infrastructure Networking (WIN) business you will define and drive a comprehensive software platform strategy that is efficiently organized around the different features, performance and ecosystems needs of our diverse end markets.In this role you will work closely with geographically dispersed engineering, marketing, and sales teams to define the WIN software platform strategy.

Additional Responsibilities Include: – Working with SoC product managers to specify software platform market requirements. – Driving an extensive ecosystem of third-party software developers leveraging the Qualcomm platform. – Identifying opportunities for software reuse, and architecture innovation that result in software roadmap optimizations that drive an efficient engineering execution strategy and a clear go to market strategy. – Identifying and managing synergies between tactical customer software features and then distilling, prioritizing, and communicating the software product features to broad sets of geographically dispersed engineering stakeholders and arriving at a negotiated outcome for feature delivery that best serves the WIN business. – Managing the WIN software platform life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities. – Responsible for the WIN software platform product launches and release plans. – Lead and coordinate product launches with market segment leads. – Develop key marketing messages around the WIN software platform. – Maintain subject matter expertise and internally/externally evangelizing software ecosystems and technical trends that will have a material impact on the WIN business – Deliver presentations at technical conferences and to customers. – Identifying partnership opportunities and driving partnership relationships. This is a business professional leadership role for a technically strong, experienced platform software product manager with a proven track record of delivering 802.11/802.3 networking products into enterprise, carrier, and retail markets. Minimum Qualifications – Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, Humanities, or related field. – 5+ years Product Management or related work experience. Preferred Qualifications – 8 years of product management experience with complex networking platforms – 5 years of software architecture and development experience is mandatory. – Proven track record of delivering a strong ROI on large software platform products as well as incremental software feature upgrades. – Strong software ecosystem development experience. – Exceptional communication skills with an ability to quickly establish credibility and positive influence across a diverse array of technical teams in multiple geographies. – Experience working with TCP/UDP/IP/802.3/802.11x protocols and working with drivers from various wireless vendors – Experience working with Linux networking data path tools and processor offload architectures including OVS, DPDK, etc. – Experience working with networking data path services including packet filtering, QoS, packet classification, DPI, firewall, wireless IDS/IPS, traffic and application visibility, network instrumentation and telemetry. – Experience with managing/designing software that can support proprietary and open source initiatives efficiently. – Experience with managing/designing software applications that can run across multiple platforms. – Experience with managing/designing software for reuse.


– Frequently transports between offices, buildings, and campuses up to ½ mile. – Frequently transports and installs equipment up to 5 lbs.- Performs required tasks at various heights (e.g., standing or sitting).- Monitors and utilizes computers and test equipment for more than 6 hours a day. – Continuous communication which includes the comprehension of information with colleagues, customers, and vendors both in person and remotely.

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Who is Qualcomm, and what do we do? We are engineers, scientists and business strategists. We are from many different countries and speak many different languages. We come from diverse cultures and have unique perspectives. Together, we focus on a single goal—invent mobile technology breakthroughs.