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Firmware Engineer, Modem Testing Automation, Pixel Mobile Wireless



New Taipei, Banqiao District, New Taipei City, Taiwan
Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2023

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Note: By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location from the following: Banqiao District, New Taipei City, Taiwan; Xindian District, New Taipei City, Taiwan.


Minimum qualifications:

  • 3 years of experience in NR/LTE modem design, development, or testing
  • Experience with NR/LTE test equipment operation
  • Experience in NR/LTE protocols, including the MAC, AS, or NAS layer
  • Experience in Python coding

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent practical experience
  • Experience in embedded software development and debugging
  • Experience in mobile device certification tests
  • Understanding of NR/LTE physical layer operation

About the job

As a Firmware Engineer on the Modem Testing Automation team, you will be responsible to ensure that the next generation Pixel products can meet all the cellular service providers’ requirements and 3GPP requirements by performing efficient and accurate conformance testing, analyzing modem issues, and collaborating with various functional teams to resolve problems. You will also need to develop software functions to facilitate automatic, efficient, and reliable testing of Pixel modem functions.

Making the world's information universally accessible and useful doesn't stop at the desktop. The Mobile team builds tools to get you the information you need no matter where you are. Android has become the world's most popular mobile ecosystem, powering billions of devices, from smartphones to tablets, watches to TVs and everything in between. Whether adding to the core Android experience, forging new markets for digital content, creating immersive and portable versions of our products or managing relationships with a global community of developers, the Mobile team is giving you Google on the go.


  • Perform automated carrier protocol conformance tests using a test automation platform and industrial test equipment, and work with test equipment vendors to resolve test script issues.
  • Automate carrier conformance tests by designing and implementing necessary software functions to facilitate test automation and improve test efficiency.
  • Work across different functional teams to investigate the root-cause of protocol conformance test failures.
  • Explore and execute new test cases beyond the current scope, including but not limited to data performance tests.
  • Analyze test failures and modem/testing logs to create bug triaging rules and help develop automatic bug analysis tools.

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