Sr. Manager / SW Architect – Applications Engineering - SanJose

Quantenna Communications, Inc. is a leading developer of 802.11ac and 802.11n semiconductor solutions for the next generation of ultra-reliable, Wi-Fi networks. The first company to introduce a commercially available, standards-based 802.11ac and 802.11n 4x4 Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) chipset, Quantenna is focused on enabling a new wave of wireless multimedia entertainment solutions that require extremely predictable performance, rock-solid reliability, and easy service deployment in order to support whole-home, full HD video distribution and networking services over standard Wi-Fi networks. The company's industry-leading 802.11ac and 802.11n MIMO technology offers carrier-grade features which are essential for distributing multiple HD video streams with wire-like quality throughout the home at full, 1080p resolution. Quantenna's technology is targeted at devices such as wireless residential gateways, routers, set-top boxes, wireless repeaters and extenders, and other devices that deliver highly reliable broadband multimedia video and data services over Wi-Fi anywhere in the home.


As a Sr. Manager / SW Architect, you will be leading and working with a team on various projects as our fast-paced business grows and evolves. You will be responsible for platform reference development and tech support of wide spectrum of Wi-Fi products. You will be working with some of the brightest minds in the industry and you will see a direct link between your work, company growth and customer satisfaction.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and clarify customer platform technical requirements, identify gaps with existing Quantenna solution and develop solutions to close gaps with customers and Quantenna internal teams.
  • Oversee customer reported issues, consolidate them into product plan, and continuously development improve and innovate Quantenna products / solutions.
  • Develop product / software features and resolve related bugs.
  • Educate, train and support customer and other team members on Quantenna’s solution.
  • Develop documentation in the form of application notes, whitepapers, cheat sheets, etc.
  • As a member of a SWAT team, operate in an agile environment to resolve customer emergency issues.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related discipline is required. Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Expert C and C++ developer, with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in designing, developing, optimizing and maintaining networking and wireless products – include, but not limited to - wireless routers, residential gateways, set-top-boxes, repeaters and extenders, and other Wi-Fi products.
  • Experience in leading people and managing projects.
  • Experience in customer facing and management.
  • Must be self-driven, yet accepts direction. Take initiative and drive issues to closure with customer and across teams in Quantenna.
  • Travel and on-site customer support – Primarily within U.S, plus occasionally overseas.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge of networking and Wi-Fi product software building blocks – bootloader, device driver, networking stack, application software, and Wi-Fi protocol.
  • Experiences on Wi-Fi stack and it application software (OpenWrt, DD-WRT, Android, RDK-B/CCSP, Mesh and etc.) development and debugging.
  • Experiences in Agile software development and DevOps product development.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills. Good interpersonal skills.
  • Oversea team / projects management experiences, preferably China and Taiwan.
Please forward your resume to hr@quantenna.com. Please include the job title “Sr. Manager / SW Architect – Applications Engineering” in the subject.

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