Senior Application Engineer Cellular Products


As part of the Application Engineering Team you will be responsible for the efficient bringing to market of u-blox products by supporting the Technical Managers in all aspects of resolution of technical problems.

As part of the Application Engineering Team you will be responsible for the efficient bringing to market of u-blox products by supporting the Technical Managers in all aspects of resolution of technical problems.
You will support the improvement of existing products and the creation of new products by collecting and examination of market feedback and by analysis of competitive products. The efficiency of the application of our products is supported with the creation and maintenance of support tools. Training and education assure a high technical competence of our Field Application Engineers and the Sales in general.

You have to be customer-oriented, need to be able to quickly understand the system architecture of customer's application, and advise field application engineers or key customer on possibilities, and consult on a technical level.

The role can be located in Cambourne (Cambridge area) or in our office in Sgonico (Trieste), Italy The role is hybrid - 60% office and 40% remote

Your Responsibilities

  • Creation and maintenance of training materials for u-blox products
  • Implementation and maintenance of Know-How exchange among FAE´s and from product development team to FAE (issues, design recommendations, bugs, and feature roadmap)
  • Hardware schematic reviews and advice, layout analysis
  • 2nd level support for Technical Managers
  • Lead/Key customer design support upon Sales/FAE´s request
  • Customization of core product deliverables (Hardware or Software)
  • Supporting tools (e.g. u-center, programming sockets for FAEs)
  • Reference designs (blueprints)
  • Preparation and delivery of technical field/market feedback in specification phase
  • Dissemination of information to FAE organization after Prototype Release
  • Maintenance of product support from Ramp-up phase onwards
  • Competition analysis (technical focus)
  • External parts recommendation for customer designs
  • Preparation and maintenance of design-in supporting documents (manuals, application notes)
  • Coordinate issue replication and resolution between FAE and product development teams.
  • Technical RMA analysis (engineering back-end for RMA process under lead of Quality department)
  • Customer specific Measurements / Characterization

Your Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's, Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Telecommunication standards, 2G, 3G, LTE, CDMA
  • Internet technologies TCP/IP, Sockets, HTTP
  • Hardware engineering, BB & RF
  • Software engineering, Linux kernel, Android, embedded systems
  • GPS/GNSS technologies like in ADR, Timing, PPP, A-GNSS domains
  • Bluetooth and Wireless LAN technologies
  • Experience embedded HW&SW debugging skills on real time operating systems.
  • Experience in C/C++/C#/Perl/Python programming.
  • Experience to use embedded tools (emulators/JTAG-debuggers)
  • Willingness to travel to customer sites and events in domestic and international locations
  • Good English communication and interpersonal skill
  • Holder of a valid work permit for the application country

Bonus Point

  • Knowledge of additional European or APAC languages is an asset

What are your perks?

  • A multicultural and international company with over 50 different nationalities
  • Project-based activities working with colleagues distributed across the globe.
  • A start-up and innovation mindset while in the process of scaling-up processes and efficiencies
  • Nice location on the Carso natural area, 20 min away from Trieste downtown
  • Well-being: family environment, indoor kitchen areas, outside recreational area, yoga lessons, jogging group at lunch time, health insurance, flexible entry and lunch break time, 2% as additional contribution to pension funds
  •  Knowledge sharing is our philosophy
  • Easy car parking inside the property and bikes and motorbikes lots
  • Team parties twice a year

Office address

u-blox Cambridge Ltd
2nd Floor
Building 2020 Cambourne Business Park
CB23 6DW

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