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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Software Development
Software Engineer - Entry Level
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ARRIS Group, Inc. | San Diego, CA
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Job Description




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ARRIS is a premier video and broadband technology company that transforms how service providers worldwide deliver entertainment and communications without boundaries. Its powerful end-to-end platforms enable service and content providers to improve the way people connect - with each other and with their favorite content. The Company's vision and expertise continues to drive the industry's innovations as they have for more than 60 years. Headquartered north of Atlanta, in Suwanee, Georgia, ARRIS has R&D, sales, and support centers throughout the world.

The ARRIS CPE Video Products Software Team designs, develops and sustains software required for production of Advanced Digital Settop and Gateway products. Development is primarily based on the Linux operating system. The team works closely with product hardware and system engineers throughout the design, evaluation and test of the product. This position is based in San Diego, CA.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The Software Engineer develops embedded software for Advanced Digital Cable Settop products using primarily C/C and Linux. The candidate responsibilities include:

* Work under the guidance of advanced engineering personnel, within product development to develop and support new and legacy products, focusing on derivative designs and sustaining engineering.
* Design, implement and deliver software/firmware for Digital Cable Settop products.
* Generate required product development documentation. Participate in source code control and software release activities as required.
* Resolve technical problems and initiating design changes upon review from a senior engineer.
* Communicate project status, issues, and requirements both verbally and in writing.
* Conduct technical presentations/demonstrations if necessary.
* Perform other duties as required.

Required Education and Job Experience:

* Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field.
* 0-3 years of related experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

* Experience in embedded system software development using Linux
* Proficient in C, C
* Understanding of Linux boot process
* Experience with writing Linux user-space applications and scripts
* Experience with configuring and building the Linux kernel
* Hands-on experience with compilers, debuggers and build systems
* Strong problem solving, software debugging and hands-on trouble-shooting skills
* Ability to interface with other functions (hardware, test, etc) throughout the development lifecycle
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Additional Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

* Experience with Broadcom NEXUS
* Knowledge of QAM, MPEG, DOCSIS and network protocols
* Knowledge of Agile/Scrum development methodologies
* Solid foundation in data structures, algorithms and OO Design
* Demonstrate an understanding of standard programming and software engineering techniques.
* Effective at working in team situations.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

About ARRIS Group, Inc.

ARRIS Group, Inc. (ARRIS) is a global communications technology company specializing in integrated broadband network solutions that include products, systems and software for content and operations management, and professional services. It develops, manufactures and supplies cable telephony, video and high-speed data equipment. In addition, it is a supplier of infrastructure products used by cable system operators to build-out and maintain Hybrid Fiber-Coaxial (HFC) networks. It provides products and equipments to cable system operators and multiple systems operators (MSOs). Its products allow MSOs and other broadband service providers to deliver a range of integrated voice, video and high-speed data services to their subscribers. It operates in three segments: Broadband Communications Systems (BCS), Access, Transport and Supplies (ATS), Media and Communications Systems (MCS). (Source: 10-K)