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MaxLinear Staff Software Development Engineer, WiFi Mesh in Bangalore, India

We are the WiFi mesh SW team in Maxlinear's WiFi business line. Our target is to change the way consumers use Internet in their homes, by moving from a single gateway device to a fully connected distributed mesh system that will enable full home coverage and better user experience. The solution developed by the team is based on controller / agent application which optimizes the WiFi channels and topology over the mesh network and responsible to steer clients smoothly between devices and radios. It is now in stages of adapting to the WFA WiFi EasyMesh standard and was recently chosen by the open source PRPL foundation, providing the opportunity for the team to act as the maintainers of a big scale open source project. As a software engineer in our team, you will participate in multidisciplinary open source projects (PrplMesh, hostapd, openwrt, and more) and collaborate with other members in the open source community in the design, development, implementation, and certification of the EasyMesh standard. So if you're smart, highly motivated, think outside the box and are passionate about design and development of a large scale distributed system - your place is with us!

  • Excellent C programming skills

  • Must have Object-oriented C++ programming skills

  • Good knowledge of 802.11, mesh and security protocols

  • Good knowledge of networking protocols

  • Bash/Linux shell, python experience

  • Embedded Linux development experience

  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Electronics or Computer Science +8 years of experience, or MS + 5 years of experience, or Ph.D. + 3 years of experience

MaxLinear is a global, New York Stock Exchange-traded company (NYSE: MXL) where the entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well. We are a fabless system-on-chip product company, striving to improve the world’s communication networks for everyone through our highly integrated radio-frequency (RF), analog, digital, and mixed-signal semiconductor solutions for access and connectivity, wired and wireless infrastructure, and industrial and multi-market applications.

We hire the best people in the industry and engage them in some of the most exciting opportunities that connect the world we live in today. Our growth has come from innovative, bold approaches to solving some of the world’s most challenging communication technology problems in the most efficient and effective manner.

MaxLinear began by developing the world’s first high-performance TV tuner chip using standard CMOS process technology. Others said we couldn’t achieve the extremely high-performance requirements using CMOS, but we proved them wrong and achieved enduring global market leadership with our designs. Since then, we’ve developed a full line of products that drive 4G and 5G infrastructure; enable data center, metro and long-haul optical interconnects; bring 10Gbit to the home; power the IoT revolution; and enable robust and reliable communication in harsh industrial environments. Over the years, we’ve expanded through organic growth and through several acquisitions that have perfectly complemented our existing portfolio and enabled us to deliver complete end-to-end solutions in our target markets. One such example was the acquisition of Intel’s Home Gateway Platform Division that added Wi-Fi, Ethernet, and Broadband Gateway Processor SoC technology to our connected home portfolio creating a complete and scalable platform of connectivity and access solutions to fully address our customers’ needs.

Our headquarters are in Carlsbad, near San Diego, California. We also have major design centers in Irvine and San Jose, California; Vancouver, Canada; Valencia, Spain; Bangalore, India; Villach, Austria; Munich, Germany; Israel; and Singapore.

We have approximately 1,500 employees, a substantial majority of whom have engineering degrees and include masters and Ph.D. graduates from many of the premiere universities around the world. Our employees thrive on innovation, outstanding execution, outside-the-box thinking, nimbleness, and collaboration. Together, we form a high-energy business team that is focused on building the best and most innovative products on the market

ID: 2021-1196

External Company Name: MaxLinear, Inc.

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Street: Embassy Tech Village, 7th Floor, G&H Block