Main Purpose of the role
In a quite innovative environment like the one of Truphone, being in the R&D team means being continuously learning, growing and building new technology supported by other top experts (internal and external).
Truphone’s R&D team focuses on pursuing strategic internal projects, European-funded joint projects (e.g. Horizon 2020) and in nurturing the relation with universities for innovation purposes (e.
g. by mentoring students working in some of our challenges). The team scope of action encompasses the most innovative and key areas of Truphone, like the smart connectivity enablement for everything, the eSIM ecosystem (its challenges and opportunities), and IoT, always pushing the boundaries of the state of the art.
Is an embedded software specialist within a multidisciplinary R&D team, designing and proposing solutions in demanding innovative projects focusing in smart connectivity.
Participates in internal strategic projects, collaborating with several types of stakeholders in the search for a well-accepted solution to a problem or opportunity.
Formulates hypothesis, implements, tests and assesses results iteratively.
Participates in joint cofunded R&D projects (e.g. Horizon 2020), gathering requirements, researching solutions, implementing and testing hypothesis, and documenting research results.
Presents project results for internal and external audiences.
Collaborates with other teams and technical experts (like other embedded software specialists) to drive aligned technological innovation.
As an inventor of new technology, contributes to the protection of the knowledge generated (e.g. with patents)
Mentors young graduates or interns in innovative topics and proofs of concept, sometimes in partnership with a senior academic researcher.
MSc / BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent
Experience with Java Card for SIM applet development
Experience in C / C++ software development for connected devices (IoT)
Good written and verbal communication skills in English
Understands how big-picture goals inform technical details and vice-versa
High attention to detail. Doesn't leave things to be addressed or left undone
Brave, committed, creative, collaborative, and friendly
Telecommunications / mobile IoT experience is a plus
Minimove testing experience is a plus
eSIM ecosystem experience and related GSMA specs (SGP 22; SGP 02) is a plus
RTOS / FreeRTOS experience is a plus
PhD is a plus
Experience in Horizon 2020 or Portugal 2020 projects is a plus
Authorship of academic papers and / or patents is a plus