Software Architect

- United Kingdom -- England -- East of England -- Cambridgeshire -- Cambridge Posted 15 June 2021 Permanent

Job Description

We are looking for a Software Architect to join our Wi-Fi Firmware team. You role will be to help architect our Wi-Fi host software stack and working with the system architects to understand the complexities of IEEE and WFA standards and to integrate these into the current firmware.

You will need a good understanding of current Wi-Fi standards and how they can be mapped to embedded systems providing excellent performance and innovation using free thinking and good communication skills to share ideas with the engineering team. This will involve writing and maintaining architecture documents for others to develop from.


  • Architecting our Wi-Fi Firmware
  • Fully documenting and communicating the architecture to technical teams
  • Ensuring the correct architecture is implemented and responding to any changes as needed
  • Keeping up to date on new standards and determining how best to fit them into our current architecture
  • Communicating the architecture to customers as needed
  • Ensuring suitable test interfaces are architected into the design

Required Skills

  • Relevant degree in a technical subject such as maths, science, computer science or engineering alternatively, the equivalent qualification or experience
  • Experience of wireless communication protocols such as Bluetooth or Wi-Fi
  • Previous experience of developing host and embedded software within a communication protocol stack
  • Previous software architecture experience
  • Experience with TCP/IP stacks
  • Excellent both written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven problem solving abilities

Desired Skills

  • Member of a professional body such as the IET or IEEE
  • Software prototyping experience

Working with us

Joining our team, you'll receive a great benefits package.

Benefits include:

  • Annual bonus
  • Continued training and development
  • Private medical insurance
  • Travel insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible benefits system
  • 25 days holiday with the option to buy or sell days
  • Great discounts on Samsung products
  • Free on-site gym and canteen

We know that the diversity of our team is integral to our continued success. We encourage people to apply from all backgrounds. Please let us know if you need any reasonable adjustments to take part in this recruitment process and we'll do our best to arrange these if needed.

Contact information

Natasha Willett