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Embedded Software Engineer - Platform Software

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Date: Jul 29, 2022

Location: Gurgaon, HR, IN, 122002

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 50328


Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

Our Optical Communications segment has recently evolved from being a manufacturer of optical fiber and cable, hardware and equipment to being a comprehensive provider of industry-leading optical solutions across the broader communications industry.This segment is classified into two main product groupings – carrier network and enterprise network. The carrier network product group consists primarily of products and solutions for optical-based communications infrastructure for services such as video, data and voice communications. The enterprise network product group consists primarily of optical-based communication networks sold to businesses, governments and individuals for their own use.

 Job Description

The Platform Software Engineer is responsible for design, development and maintenance of embedded middleware/system software for wireless platforms. Expectations from the job include design and development of new features and maintenance of existing features on the Corning SCOS platform, our flagship radio access networking (RAN) software product.


Job Responsibilities

  • Design and develop middleware software for real time platforms across processors architectures and RTOS, with a focus on Linux
  • Participate in all phases of the embedded software development life cycle
  • Write software requirement specifications and test plans
  • Work with the QA team to ensure delivery of high-quality products

Technical Skills Required

  • Relevant Industry Experience
    • 4-10 years of hands-on experience of developing system and middleware software for embedded networking products.
    • Experience with various RTOS like RT Linux or VxWorks, etc.
    • Experience with processor architectures such as ARM, MIPS and PowerPC
  • Domain Skills
    • Strong knowledge of TCP/IP networking stack, IPsec, SecGW and VLANs
    • Strong knowledge of IPC, multi-threading, etc.
    • Linux internals (Kernel, filesystem, etc)
  • SW and Programming Skills
    • Strong in C and C++
    • Strong in at least one scripting language
  • SW/Product Dev. Process & Environment
    • Well-versed in software design and development best practices
    • Experience of working in an agile SW development environment (DevOps).


Soft Skills Required (All Positions)

  • Understands the dynamics of getting work done in a fast-paced product development environment
  • Meets or exceeds expectations
  • Proactive problem solver with attention to detail and methodical approach to software engineering
  • Driven, extremely result-oriented, and passionate about delivering high quality products



  • At least a bachelor’s degree in CS, CE, EE or ECE
  • Master’s degree preferred